Sexual Trauma Resource Center
Rape Crisis Companions form the principal component of our rape crisis response service by:
- Providing emergency hospital accompaniment to survivors at Mecklengburg County hospitals.
- Providing crisis intervention, advocacy, and information/referrals to our clients.
- Helping members of staff with communtiy engagement and education efforts.
Addtionally, administrative volunteers are always needed for administrative support duties, including greeting and checking in clients as well as assisting with admin support.
Qualifications: Ability to listen and communicate with empathy and to maintain non-judgmental attitude. Availability of a telephone and transportation to area hospitals.
NOTE: All general STRC volunteers must complete some basic training in HIPAA/client confidentiality and child endangerment recognition.