Volunteer Opportunities

Hospital/Hotline Advocate

Description

Accompany survivors to local emergency rooms to provide support during the sexual assault evidence collection process Hotline calls range from survivors or community members seeking emotional support or information about sexual assault and Pathways to Healing.

Commitment

Volunteers commit to at least two on-call shifts per month: Day, night, weekday, and weekend shifts are available.

Requirements

  • Completing a volunteer application and a 25-hour training
  • Interested in working directly with survivors of sexual assault
  • Seeking flexible volunteer hours, including night or weekend hours
  • Empathetic, non-judgmental, and good listeners
  • Responsible and reliable in signing up for shifts, responding to calls appropriately, and returning paperwork to Pathways to Healing staff

Speaker’s Bureau

Description

Provide information and education to community members and Pathways to Healing supporters. Volunteers attend health fairs and public events to share information about Pathways to Healing and sexual assault education.

Commitment

Volunteers commit to attend four or more events per year. Events are scheduled various days of the week and times of the day, and volunteers are able to sign up for events that fit their schedule.

Requirements

  • Completing a volunteer application and an 8-hour training
  • Interested in public speaking or public health education.
  • Seeking flexible volunteer hours, including night or weekend hours.
  • Outgoing and interested in meeting a wide variety of individuals, and comfortable speaking to community members one-on-one or in groups.
  • Completing a volunteer application and an 8-hour training

Office Volunteer

Description

Support Pathways to Healing staff with projects and tasks connected to the agency mission. Volunteer work can be completed at the office, events, and may even have the option to be done remotely.  Tasks range from data entry, research, content editing, filing, and other related volunteer work.

Commitment

We ask office volunteers to commit to completing at least 45 hours with our agency. These could be done over a short period of time (ex., coming in daily over 2-3 weeks), or a longer period.

Requirements

  • Completing a volunteer application
  • Interested in a volunteer role that works behind the scenes.
  • Interested in assisting staff and the agency work towards its mission
  • Willingness to complete the hours requirement over a time frame agreed upon by volunteer and Pathways to Healing staff. Responsible and reliable in volunteering at scheduled times and documenting volunteer time.

Our program thrives when people of all backgrounds, identities, and abilities are engaged. Women, minoritized people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.