Rape Crisis Center of Milford accepting applications to be a certified sexual assault crisis advocate/counselor

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

Volunteer as A Certified Sexual Assault Crisis Advocate/Counselor

 Our mission is to eliminate violence and sexual assault through education and prevention, and to empower victims to regain control of their lives.

 The Rape Crisis Center of Milford, member center of The Alliance to End Sexual Violence, is a non-profit service organization established in 1974. Our volunteers cover a 24/7 crisis hotline. Our center serves the areas of; Ansonia, Derby, Milford, Orange, Seymour, Shelton & West Haven.

The Center is now accepting applications for the upcoming training to be a certified sexual assault crisis advocate/counselor pursuant to CT State Statute 52-146(k). The 40-hour curriculum includes training and information on/in sexual assault/violence, crisis intervention and counseling, cultural competency, police processes, forensic evidence collection, mandated reporting, counselor/advocate procedures, court process & Connecticut Sexual Assault Statutes.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. You must be willing to sign a confidentiality agreement upon acceptance into the program. No previous counseling experience required.

Bi-lingual volunteers are strongly encouraged to apply! 

Volunteers are asked to pay a $50.00 fee to cover costs of all training materials.

The RCC of Milford Volunteer Training run one to two days per week in the evening beginning in the Fall 2018. Trainings will be held on Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 5:30-8:30 PM.

The first night of training is scheduled for Wednesday September 12th and is set to conclude on Wednesday November 7th.

For additional information or volunteer applications please contact:

203-874-8712 (M-F 7:30 AM-5:00 PM) and ask to speak with or email

Melissa Jennings, College Advocate – melissa@rapecrisiscenterofmilford.org

Stephanie Chandler, Adult Advocate- stephanie@rapecrisiscenterofmilford.org

 Applications will not be accepted after August 24, 2018

The interview process will begin as soon as your application is received and reviewed.

For more information about The Rape Crisis Center of Milford visit: www.rapecrisiscenterofmilford.org