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Volunteering

Volunteers provide intervention and services to victims and other vital support for the Advocates organization.

Ending domestic and sexual violence and empowering survivors is a community effort. Our fantastic team of volunteers is why Advocates of Routt County can provide 24-hour support to survivors in this community. Volunteers are an essential part of our team and take on a variety of roles. 

Please contact our volunteer coordinator at chelsie@advocatesrc.org to learn about the volunteer opportunities available or apply by following the links below.

Safe-Line Volunteers

Provide on-call crisis intervention and support to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in the community.
  • Provide direct on-call crisis intervention and support to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in the community. 
  • After hours, volunteers provide crisis intervention and confidential support for survivors in the community. 
  • Safeline volunteers are asked to commit to at least 2 days on call each month. Volunteers can live their lives normally while on call, but must be available to step into a confidential space to take a call if one comes in.
  • Safeline volunteers are required to attend 12 hours of CORE training and 18 hours of Safeline training before they are able to take shifts on call.
  • Safeline volunteers are provided ongoing support from Advocates staff and other volunteers. Advocates hosts monthly meetings that include continued education opportunities. We ask Safeline volunteers to attend when they can.
  • If you are interested in becoming a Safeline volunteer, please complete the application form below.

To learn more about becoming a Safe-Line volunteer, please contact chelsie@advocatesrc.org

 

Office & Outreach Volunteer

Support Advocates' operations through clerical work, special projects, event production support, 'tabling' etc.
  • Support Advocates staff and volunteers by answering phone calls, organizing, assisting with events, tabling, and helping out with updates in the shelter. For more information about this opportunity, please click here.
  • OLS Volunteers are invited to attend 16 CORE training so that they are able to answer questions about our agency’s services and the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, but the training not required for all roles.
  • If you have any specific interests or expertise, such as yoga teacher training, graphic design, organizing experience, etc. that you would like to utilize as a volunteer for Advocates, suggestions are welcome.
  • If you are interested in becoming an OLS volunteer, please complete the application form below.

If you are interested in becoming an Office & Outreach Volunteer, contact Mark at mark@advocatesrc.org

 

Survivor Speaker

Share your story, inspire other survivors, educate the community, create social change, and build community.
  • Share your story, inspire others, educate the community, create social change, and build comradery with others who are speaking up. For more information on this opportunity, please click here.
  • Confidential services staff will work with survivor speakers to determine their comfort level speaking about their experiences to different kinds of audiences through our prevention programming, volunteer training, and/or awareness events.
  • Confidential services and/or social change staff will always be present with survivor speakers when they are presenting, will assist them with preparing for each event, and will do everything within their power to negotiate and maintain the survivor’s boundaries with their audience before, during, and after speaking events.
  • Survivor Speaker training is tailored to each individual’s needs, but includes at least 3 hours of specific instruction about trauma-informed public speaking.
  • If you are a survivor of intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault, and are interesting in becoming a speaker, please complete the application form below.

If you are a survivor intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault and interested in learning how to tell your story please contact, chelsie@advocatesrc.org to set up an interview.

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Chelsie & our Superstar Volunteers staffing the Advocates table at the Women’s March 2022!
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