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Sexual Assault Resource Center
Visit the organization web site: www.sarcoregon.org
- What We Do
Our mission is to promote social justice by eliminating sexual violence in our community through education, support, and advocacy.
We do this through our 24-Hour Crisis Support Line, Case Management, Individual and Group Counseling, Prevention Education, Latin@ Program, and Program to Support Sexually Exploited Youth.
- Opportunities for service with us
Volunteers and Interns support all our programs in a variety of ways, depending on your availability and volunteer goals. We are currently looking for support in these core opportunities:
- Support Line Advocacy
- Advocates are the first line of contact for women, men and youth seeking information, resources and emotional support in Washington and Multnomah counties. Advocates provide this service in two ways: (1) telephone response and (2) in-person response at hospitals, police departments and youth shelters.
- Qualifications: Women who are caring, compassionate and open minded. Minimum age is 20. Access to a car during shifts is required.
- Requirements: Attendance at SARC's 48-hour Supportive Advocacy Training (Training in January, April, July and October), 12-month commitment on the Support Line, and monthly Volunteer Meetings.
- Community Outreach Volunteers
- Community Outreach Volunteers raise awareness about the issue of sexual assault by increasing visibility of SARC's presence in Washington County. Outreach Volunteers identify and contact organizations that can display infomration about Volunteer Opportunities that SARC offers to the English and/or Spanish Speaking community.
- Qualifications: Women, Men and Transgender individual who are non-judgmental and eager to connect with the Washington County community. Minimum age is 18. Access to car is not required, but helpful.
- Requirements: Attendance at SARC's 5-hour New Volunteer Orientation (Next Training on March 31st), 6-month commitment, and regular meeting with Volunteer Supervisor
- Latin@ Program Education and Outreach
- Latin@ Services Volunteers do outreach and education in the Latin@ community in Washington County about sexual assault and language and culturally competent support services for survivors.
- Qualifications: Bilingual Women, Men and Transgender individual who are non-judgmental and eager to connect with the Washington County community. Bi-cultural preferred, but not required. Minimum age is 18. Access to car is not required, but helpful.
- Requirements: Attendance at SARC's 5-hour New Volunteer Orientation OR 48-Hour Advocacy Training depending on the scope of the Outreach Position's responsibilities, 1 year commitment, and regular meeting with Volunteer Supervisor
- Office Support and Small Projects
- Help with clerical tasks, elaboration of training materials, or other small projects
- Please ask about other requirements/qualifications
Internship opportunities are limited to Support Line Advocacy. For information about Masters' Programs internships, please contact the Volunteer Program Coordinator at (503) 626-9100.
- Support Line Advocacy
- Preferred way to contact:
- Bus Service
- Red Line