Get Involved

We invite you to become a member of an important team assisting and empowering Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf/Blind victims of abuse. The best way we can stop violence is to become “upstanders” instead of “bystanders” doing something about it. There are many opportunities for you to make a difference!

 

Here’s are ways how you can join the “Sego Lily Team”.

Become a Board Member

Duties include:

  • Participation in fund raising planning and implementation
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Decision making
  • Attend monthly board meetings
  • Must pass a Background Criminal Investigation (BCI) check

Become a General Volunteer
Helps with:

  • Fundraising events
  • Office help
  • Assists with Education and Awareness Programs (workshops; parenting classes, trainings)
  • Child care
  • AND MORE!

Become a Volunteer Victim Advocate
What advocates do:

  • Provide comfort and emotional support
  • Empowers victims in becoming survivors
  • Find safe and accessible shelters
  • Obtains legal support for victims
  • Helps victims get medical care

Requirements to become a volunteer victim advocate

  • take the 40-hour domestic violence training
  • Attend monthly advocate meetings
  • Take on hotline duty one week a month
  • A two year commitment
  • Have fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and knowledgeable about Deaf Culture
  • Have access to private transportation and car insurance
  • Pass the Background Criminal Investigation (BCI) check
  • Be able to keep confidentiality and be willing to sign the confidentiality agreement form

Here’s the volunteer application form: Volunteer Application Form 2015

For those who are only interested in serving on the SLCAD board, fill out this form: Board Member Application Form 2016

For more information,  EMAIL US.

 

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