Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us.
Without the support of volunteers from a variety of backgrounds, abilities, talents, and time availability, we would be unable to advance our mission to end violence in our community. By having individuals who are passionate about being a part of the solution, you help us reach individuals we may not have otherwise due to limited staffing and funding.
Valley Crisis Center has a long history of encouraging volunteers to contribute to our success.
A Crisis Advocate is a volunteer who has completed our required 80 Hour DV/SA Training (40 Hours for DV, 40 Hours for SA) and holds the same level of client-advocate privilege as paid staff.
A Crisis Advocate can support with the following:
For a Crisis Advocate to work with survivors of Human Trafficking, an additional 40-Hour training is required.
A Service Volunteer is someone who has not completed the training necessary to become a Crisis Advocate but still provides much needed non-client based support.
A Service Volunteer can support with the following:
A Member of the Friends of VCC is someone who may or may not have the training required to be a Crisis Advocate but is on our event and fundraiser planning team.
Valley Crisis Center’s has the following requirements for all levels of volunteering:
In addition to the requirements above, a Crisis Advocate must have:
In addition to the above, a Service Volunteer must have:
For information on the requirements for the Friends of VCC, head here.
Valley Crisis Center, in partnership with Mountain Crisis Services, hosts two DV/SA Advocate Trainings a year. If there are none listed below, please check back later.