Teri, Survivor and Victim Advocate

OUTREACH/ COMMUNITY EDUCATION

Outreach Volunteers assist with our community outreach and prevention education efforts where they present to other community organizations and non-profits in the area and provide information on and promote awareness of all aspects of sexual violence.


Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.

FUNDRAISING

These positions offer a meaningful way to support survivors without being involved with direct services. Fundraising volunteers work on committees, special events, appeals, and a range of other fundraising-related tasks. 


A full committee is formed to prepare for the annual Take Back the Day 5K Run/Walk to Prevent Child Abuse and Sexual Violence.  Contact us if you are interested in volunteering. 



ADMINISTRATIVE

These volunteers assist in fundraising, special projects, data entry, and mailings, and are trained to answer the Crisis Line as needed during regular business hours.


Contact us if you are interested in volunteering. 

educate yourself

What qualifies as rape, sexual violence or child abuse?  What are my rights as a survivor?  Learn more here.

speak out 

No voice is too quiet to be heard.  Find out how to speak out against child abuse and sexual assault.   Speak out here. 

volunteer 

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate, advocate and feed.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Rape Crisis impacted my life in ways I could never have imagined. My “normal” before help was its own form of insanity, and I don't even know how I survived the way I was living. Because of Rape Crisis, I went from being a perpetual victim of child sexual abuse to embracing my status as a survivor.  I was able to get the help and healing I needed.”  

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

become a VOLUNTEER victim advocate 


​Volunteer Advocates receive comprehensive 22 hour training to become a Volunteer Sexual Assault Victim Advocate. Volunteer Advocates are expected to provide on-call service at least 24 hours a month, respond to local hospitals within 30 minutes, provide advocacy and crisis intervention for survivors of child abuse and sexual assault (children, women and men), participate in community education and awareness activities as available, and provide volunteer support to RCSAS special events and fundraisers as available.

The 22-hr training is held over five (5) days, six times per year and includes presentations by medical, law enforcement, and social service professionals, specialized response training, advoacy training, training on social stigmas, and a self-defense class. Following the training, Volunteers are mentored by current Volunteer Advocates to prepare for emergency room and hospital response.

TO VOLUNTEER: Call 706-774-2746 or emailvolunteerrcsas@uh.org

Rape Crisis & Sexual Assault Services

I like coming in and helping people the best way I can, just trying to guide them through the process and being that advocate." 

Aja, Victim Advocate

Building a Community Free of Sexual Violence

We want victims to report sexual assault, and when they do, we need advocates to handle that caseload and to give people the help they deserve."

Danielle, Victim Advocate

VICTIM ADVOCATE

Volunteer Victim Advocates are the most critical component of Rape Crisis' services.  After receiving a comprehensive 25-hour training, Volunteer Advocates are expected to provide on-call service at a minimum of 24 hours per month, responding to crisis calls and local hospitals.  Advocates provide advocacy and crisis intervention for survivors of child abuse and sexual assault.  


Contact us if you are interested in volunteering.