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Call for Volunteers: Support Survivors of Violence

Victim Support Team volunteers needed – Training will be provided

HSD’s Safe and Thriving Communities Division is recruiting community volunteers to offer support to survivors of violence in their unique time of need.

About becoming a Victim Support Team volunteer:

·        VST community volunteers represent diverse personal and professional backgrounds.

·        No experience in social work or counseling required.

·        Free onboarding, training, and mentorship will be provided.

·        The Victim Support Team provides short term advocacy, safety planning, and referrals to culturally specific resources.

·        VST volunteers provide an in-person response on the weekends and remote phone advocacy during the week. 

Benefits of volunteering with VST:

·        Make an important impact, providing compassionate and non-judgmental support.

·        Join a professional community of experts in the field of victim advocacy.

·        Gain skills and knowledge in survivor advocacy and build community connections and relationships.

Please visit VST Volunteer Opportunities – HumanServices |  for more information and to to apply online.

·        Applications are open now, deadline to submit is March 1st, 2023

·        Must be 21+ and pass an SPD background check