Victims of Crime Helpline Seeking Volunteers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2012
CONTACT: Wendy Allmendinger at Day One, Phone: (401) 421-4100, ext. 146
Assist Victims of Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Hate Crimes
Rhode Island – The Victims of Crime Helpline is seeking volunteers to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and hate crimes. Volunteers will work with victims at hospitals and police stations throughout the state to offer support, information, referrals, and safety planning.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and complete a 30-hour training program. The next training session begins September 27th. To sign up, or for more information, contact Wendy Allmendinger at Day One, 421-4100 x146 or firstname.lastname@example.org. In particular, there is a current need for volunteers who are bilingual and able to work with diverse populations. Deadline to apply is September 17th, 2012.
The Victims of Crime Helpline is a partnership between the Day One and the Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center, on behalf of the six domestic violence agencies of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence.