PPCWNY is now seeking candidates for the following volunteer opportunity:
RESTORE Advocate Training - Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming counties, March 2023
RESTORE, our support program for survivors of sexual abuse, will be holding its next round of volunteer advocate training in early March. The role includes answering hotline and hospital calls in the evenings and on weekends; providing emotional support to survivors; discussing available options; offering accompaniment to hospitals and law enforcement; and providing support and information to significant others and family.
Volunteer advocates must complete a 32-hour training, have reliable transportation, commit to the role for at least one year, and attend a minimum of three in-service trainings each year. Volunteers are on-call for 16-hour shifts at least four times per month.
If you or someone you know is in need of RESTORE’s services, there are 24-hour hotlines available:
Monroe County: 1-585-546-2777 Genesee, Livingston, Orleans, and Wyoming Counties: 1-800-527-1757 RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network): 1-800-656-4673