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Volunteer Programs

The benefits of volunteering can be enormous to you, your family, and your community. Finding the right volunteering opportunity can help you reduce stress, find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Volunteering can even help protect your mental and physical health.

Volunteer now!  Whether you work directly with clients or help with our office, you can make a difference. To find out about volunteer requirements, qualifications, selection process, and available training, contact the volunteer coordinator.

  • Rape Crisis Counselors (RCC’s) are trained and certified rape crisis counselors. They complete a forty (40) hour training program approved by the New York State Department of Health and are certified under the auspices of VIBS. ERC’s are on call to respond to any Suffolk County hospital to meet with victims of rape, sexual assault or domestic violence of all ages.
    If you are a survivor, please be sure a minimum of two years healing time has passed before applying for this position.
    Apply to be a Rape Crisis Counselor »
  • Speakers Bureau Volunteers are available to assist the community education department by providing educational presentations  about rape, domestic violence, and sexual assault. Possible audiences are community groups, schools and health fairs.
    If you are a survivor, please be sure a minimum of two years healing time has passed before applying for this position.
    Apply to be a Speakers Bureau Volunteer »
  • Fund Raising and Special Events:  Volunteers can help with fund raising events, such as our annual golf classic or annual Spring Benefit, or help to organize miscellaneous projects and activities.
    Apply to be a VIBS Special Event  volunteer »