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Rape Crisis Center Advocate - McHenry County

Date: From October 26, 2017
Until October 26, 2018

Organized By: Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault

Address: 104 Minnie St, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Allyson Schnoor
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Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (NWCASA) is a non-profit agency dedicated to servicing sexual assault/sexual abuse survivors and their families throughout north/northwest Cook County. Volunteers are essential to providing these services.

Volunteer Roles:

Advocacy: Medical advocacy is available to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at hospital emergency rooms and police departments. Staff and trained volunteers respond in person to offer emotional support and provide information.

Crisis Intervention: Phone response is available to callers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hotline services include telephone crisis counseling and information/referrals. The hotline is answered by staff and trained volunteers.

Requirements & Commitments:
1. Must be at least 18 years old.
2. Agree to a Background Check.
3. Must have valid Driver's License.
4. Must volunteer at least 12 hours a month (2 shifts) for a minimum of 1 full year.
5. 40 Hour Training (provided by Northwest CASA).
6. Be able to arrive within 1 hour of the following hospitals:

- Northern Illinois Medical Center (Centegra McHenry in McHenry)
- Centegra Memorial (Centegra Woodstock in Woodstock)
- Centegra Hospital (Centegra Huntley in Huntley

Matching Interests: Relevant Experience Appreciated, Children & Youth, Women's Issues

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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