VICTIM'S ADVOCATE - PHONE
Supervisor: Volunteer Coordinator
Time Commitment: 1-10 Shifts per Month
Dispatch Escort Advocate to hospital
Provide immediate short-term support to caller through Active Listening and Crisis Intervention.
Make appropriate referrals as outlined in the Volunteer Manual.
Able to work independently.
Willing to accept directions and limitations.
Must be Non-judgmental.
Training: Provided by the SLESAC. Followed up through in-services at monthly meetings.
Benefits: Both the training and the work conducted by the Advocate can be very beneficial to the Advocate both personally and professionally. Training will be provided initially and on an on-going basis. The Volunteer Coordinator and/or Director are available as a reference for other volunteer or professional positions.