Catholic Charities Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Program

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Year Founded:
1925
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Diane McKee / Program Manager
Main Address:
P.O. Box 497
Council Bluffs, IA 51502-0497
Volunteer Opportunity:

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response Team Volunteer (DVSART)

To assist victims seeking medical care as a result of domestic/sexual violence by providing support, information and links to community services
.
Be available for week long, on-call shift to respond to the hospitals (from 4:30pm– 8:30am Mon-Thursday and from 4:30pm Friday – 8:30am Mon) Unless other arrangements are made for a different and specific schedule with supervisors.

1. Be ready to respond to calls from local medical facilities requesting DV/SA advocate who come to
Catholic Charities Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault program.
2. Complete required paperwork for every client assisted and hand-in in a timely manner.
3. Offer each victim a package of important information.
4. Debrief with Sexual Assault Coordinator within 72 hours of call out
5. Comply with agency policies and procedures
6. Other duties as assigned

General

Open to
Individual

Skills Needed

No skills required

When

Repeats every week on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 100 times.
Sunday, September 15, 2019 (All day)

Location Details

Offsite Location
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Indoor Project


CHI Health Mercy Hospital/Jennie Edmundson Hospital

Council Bluffs
,
IA
 
51503