Advocacy

Advocacy Volunteers provide 24-hour in-person crisis response to RVA's 14 partner hospitals, providing survivors of sexual violence with assistance navigating the medical system, emotional support, information and resources, as well as assistance with criminal justice systems.  Advocacy volunteers commit to being on-call for two 12 hour shifts per month for a period of 12 months.  Advocacy volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.