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Volunteers are needed to provide support to sexual assault survivors and their families.

Become a Volunteer

What does a volunteer advocate do?

  • Offer comfort and nonjudgmental support to survivors of all forms of sexual violence
  • Support survivors by responding to the crisis hotline
  • Support survivors in the Emergency Room at the appropriate hospital
  • Offer education and compassion to secondary survivors (such as family members, significant others, etc.)
  • On-call 3 days a month (you are able to choose the days you want to be on-call)
  • Attend at least 4 of the 12 monthly volunteer meetings

Qualifications and expectations of volunteer advocates

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Non-judgmental and supportive personality
  • Strong listening and communication skills
  • Reliable transportation
  • Reliable phone or cell phone
  • Within a 45 minute drive to AnMed Hospital or Oconee Memorial Hospital
  • Completion of a volunteer interview
  • Completion of volunteer training (10 hours) and emergency room tour

Other Volunteer Opportunities

  • Office: Volunteers are needed in the office during the day to help with answering phone, greeting clients, mailing, special events, fund-raising, etc. Contact Heather at 231-7273
  • General Needs: There is never a dull moment at Foothills Alliance! We welcome volunteers who enjoy painting, cleaning, yard work, and landscaping. If you have a desire to help, just let us know!
  • Clothing: We are always accepting new clothes donation to go to our survivors during their Emergency Room Visit/Exam.

For more information on volunteering:

Contact Stacie Mahaffey, Volunteer Coordinator

Phone: 864-231-7273

Email: stacie.mahaffey@foothillsalliance.org

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