Get Involved!

We Welcome any and all volunteers!

Please email for more information on volunteering.

VOLUNTEER Opportunities

  • Provide in-office support.
  • Provide crisis intervention and basic counseling via after-hours crisis line.
  • Assist in fundraising.
  • Accompany survivors through the reporting process at the emergency room and law enforcement interviews.
  • Participate in Support Within Reach community awareness activities
  • Become a member of the Support Within Reach board of directors.

VOLUNTEER Responsibilities

  • Complete pre- and post-shift check-ins.
  • Comply with SWR’s policies and philosophy.
  • Adhere to reporting requirements for clients.
  • Maintain confidentiality of clients and advocates.
  • Respond to clients in a professional and supportive manner.
  • Serve on-call a minimum of two overnight shifts per month, one weekend every four months, and one holiday per year.

ALL potential volunteers must submit an application, go through at least one interview, pass an initial criminal background check (and periodically thereafter), and complete a reference check before training.

- Must be at least 18 years old to provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence.
- Must successfully complete the 40-hour training provided by SWR prior to providing direct services to clients.
- Must have no history of sexually exploitive behavior, sexual violence or other related offense.
- Must have no recent issues related to sexual violence that would keep you from effectively assisting survivors of sexual violence and/or cause a conflict of interest for the agency.
- Must commit to active service for a minimum of one year.

Our volunteers are a core component in providing advocacy and support to survivors of sexual violence. Being a volunteer is an opportunity to impact and support a person in need, enhance social change and participate in a strong team. Support Within Reach welcomes you to consider being a volunteer with our agency as an opportunity for both personal and professional training and generosity to our community.

Volunteer Application

Join our Board of Directors!

SWR gratefully acknowledges the dedication of our Board of Directors. These dedicated professionals are passionate advocates of the SWR vision and the work that our agency provides to victims and survivors of sexual violence.

Board Application

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