Medical Advocacy

Volunteer Medical Advocates provide 24-hour in-person crisis response to Resilience's 15 partner hospitals, providing support and resources to survivors of sexual violence as well as assistance with navigating the the medical system and civil/criminal legal systems.  Volunteer Medical Advocates sign a contract agreeing to provide 288 hours on-call in one year or less. On-call shifts are 1am-7am, 7am-1pm, 1pm-7pm, and 7pm-1am daily. Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older.