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Medical Advocate Volunteer at YWCA Chicago

Medical Advocate Volunteer

YWCA Chicago Addison, IL Full-Time
Medical Advocate Volunteer (Non-compensation Part-time)

Sexual Violence Support Services Program

Want 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*

Recommended Skills

  • Criminal Investigation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Sexual Harassment Awareness
  • Medical Emergency
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