OSARCC is now recruiting volunteers for our Spring 2020 training!

OSARCC is now recruiting volunteers for our Spring 2020 training!

Are you an empathetic, empowered woman who wants to see a world free from sexual violence?

OSARCC is a feminist organisation comprised of women of all ages and backgrounds.  We provide a diverse range of services for women and girl survivors of sexual violence, as well as deliver outreach work to prevent further violence.

There are lots of ways you can get involved:

  • Offering emotional and practical support via our phone, email and text listening services (evenings)
  • Delivering consent workshops in local schools (daytime)
  • Offering therapeutic support via our face-to-face counselling service or support group (qualified or trainee counsellors, daytime or evenings)
  • Organising fundraising and awareness-raising activities (daytime or evenings).

Full training will be provided, as appropriate for each role. OSARCC offers all volunteers ongoing support and supervision, travel expenses, additional training sessions , social events and much much more. We are looking for women who can commit to 18 months with the organisation,

For more information on each role go to our volunteer page.

The deadline for applications is midnight on the 1st March 2020, with interviews taking place on the 7th March. Training commences on the 14th March. For an application pack and further information please email detailing the role(s) you are interested in.

Training with OSARCC has empowered me, grown my confidence and made me feel like I can make a difference for other women who have experienced sexual violence. I have felt supported and held by my fellow volunteers, as well as the OSARCC staff. I feel more able to articulate my views on sexual violence in an authoritative way, as I have been able to absorb facts and statistics. I feel good about being part of an organisation committed to being as inclusive and intersectional as possible. The whole experience of learning to non-directively listen has been simultaneously empowering and humbling.

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