72-hour Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault training is required for Tier 2 positions. Our On-Call Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) positions only require 40 hours of Sexual Assault training. All volunteers must commit to 200 hours per year with the agency.
Our training is an interactive curriculum that focuses on specific victim populations including LGBT, elder and dependent adults, commercially sexually exploited children, people with disabilities, incarcerated victims and others. The training program emphasizes prevention education and cultural responsiveness.
Crisis Hotline Volunteer
Court Accompaniment Advocate
Sexual Assault Response Team (SART)
Eligibility to Participate:
21 years of age
Valid CA Driver’s License
Clear FBI/DOJ Background Checks
Commitment to Volunteer 200 hours/year with the agency for one year to be eligible for Victim Advocate Certificate
Computer skills highly desirable
Bilingual highly desirable- any two languages
Strong Communications, written/verbal
Able to work with diverse populations in a fast-paced environment
Must have Integrity, compassion, reliability, and flexibility