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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 and a good driving record is required.
- Requirements: Attendance at SARC's 50-hour Supportive Advocacy Training (Training in January, April, July and October), 12-month commitment on the Support Line, and monthly Volunteer Meetings.
- 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 individuals 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 50-Hour Advocacy Training depending on the scope of the Latin@ Outreach Volunteer'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 firstname.lastname@example.org and for any other questions, please email or call (503) 626-9100.
- Support Line Advocacy
- Preferred way to contact:
- Bus Service
- Red Line