Medical Advocate Volunteer
Company: YWCA Chicago
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Medical Advocate Volunteer (Non-compensation Part-time)Sexual
Violence Support Services ProgramWant to gain valuable work
experience while helping others with crisis recovery and support?
Do you enjoy being able to work from home from time to time? Are
you a great listener? Apply TODAY!As a medical advocate volunteer,
you will be on-call to provide 24-hour medical advocacy to hospital
emergency rooms and police districts. With the survivors
permission, advocates are expected to stay and provide comfort
throughout hospital examinations, evidence collection, and police
interviews. Volunteers must demonstrate a non-judgmental,
supportive attitude toward all survivors of sexual assault.
Volunteers should be able to provide a one-year service commitment
and complete the 40+ hour Crisis Intervention Training. Volunteer
Advocates will benefit from comprehensive training, experience in
crisis counseling, references for future job opportunities and
opportunities to interact with veteran advocates and other sister
organizations.This position will require documented proof of full
COVID-19 vaccination. Volunteers will be required to provide proof
of vaccination prior to start date. Until further notice,
volunteers will provide advocacy via telephone working from home.
Locations: Chicago, Chicago Heights, and Addison Must be 18 yrs. or
older One-year commitment required Personal vehicle and valid
drivers license required Requires mobile phone Flexible work
schedule Work from home opportunities until Covid-19 restriction
lifted to return to office To be considered for this opportunity,
please complete the online application. Easy-Apply candidates will
not be considered for this opportunity
Keywords: YWCA Chicago, Chicago , Medical Advocate Volunteer, Other , Chicago, Illinois
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