540-981-9352 (24/7 crisis hotline)

Crisis Advocates

Become a Crisis Advocate

About Our Crisis Advocates

Our Crisis Advocates provide 24-hour crisis response through SARA’s crisis hotline as well as respond to emergency requests for in-person advocacy at local hospitals and law enforcement agencies. SARA volunteers are a crucial part of our ability to respond to survivors and their loved ones in moments of need, providing crisis intervention, support, advocacy, emergency assistance, and information and referrals.

Important Dates

      • Application Deadline: Friday, January 5, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.
      • Crisis Advocate Candidate Interviews: January 8-12, 2018
      • Crisis Intervention Training Dates
        • Tuesday, January 16, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Wednesday, January 17, 2018: 6 -9 p.m.
        • Thursday, January 18, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Saturday, January 20, 2018: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (lunch provided)
        • Monday, January 22, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Tuesday, January 23, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Thursday, January 25, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Tuesday, January 30, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Wednesday, January 31, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Thursday, February 1, 2018: 6 – 9 p.m.
        • Saturday, February 3, 2018: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (lunch provided)
      • Crisis Advocate Activation Interviews: February 5-9, 2018

Download the documents below to start the application process