Volunteer

Join our team as a Per Diem Advocate

Join our team as a trained crisis line advocate! Per diem advocates take crisis line calls in their own home, during the evenings/overnight and/or weekend shifts. As a crisis line advocate you will listen, support, provide information and referrals and discuss options with the survivor. Advocates will also respond to local hospitals and police stations to support survivors, as well as screen in survivors seeking emergency shelter.

You choose your schedule! If this sounds like something you’d be interested in contact our Direct Services Coordinator at: dscoordinator@mcvprevention.org


Calling all Volunteers!

Who is qualified to become a MCVP volunteer?
• You are 18 years of age or older;
• You are sensitive to issues of sexual assault and domestic violence;
• You are open minded and non-judgmental in your interaction with
others;
• You successfully complete and fulfill all aspects of MCVP’s training program.

Volunteer Applications

PROCEDURE:

  1. All applicants will complete an application form, provide the names of three references, and participate in an interview with the Direct Services Coordinator.
  2. All information submitted will be considered in determining eligibility for volunteering with the agency.
  3. All information will be kept in strictest confidence, to the extent permitted by law, and will become part of the volunteer’s file.
  4.  An applicant may be ineligible for volunteering or terminated from the training program should MCVP determine that the volunteer is conducting her/himself in such a way as to be considered detrimental to the agency, or if any false, dishonest, or misleading representations have been made.

Volunteer Application

Volunteer Position Descriptions

Direct Service Advocate 

– Trained direct service advocates  listen to, validate, educate and support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.  Advocates provide information & referrals and options counseling and safety planning. Opportunities are available to staff our 24-hour crisis hotline during nights and weekends or provide in-person advocacy in the MCVP office during regular business hours. (A 40-hour training is required prior to assignment.)

 

Support Group Facilitator

One way to reduce the isolation of domestic and sexual violence is to develop forums for survivors to come together and share their stories with a supportive group of peers. Volunteer advocates facilitate these meetings and can assist staff advocates with the development of innovative groups. This position requires additional training that we do not always offer, but please contact us if you are interested!

 

Fundraising and Event Planning 

Contact MCVP’s Executive Director, Robin Christopherson to find out more about getting involved in event planning committees, development committees and the Advisory Council.

To register for volunteer training or for more information, contact our Direct Services Coordinator, at (603)-352-3782 or dscoordinator@mcvprevention.org.