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Our volunteer recruitment is currently on hold.

Volunteers are one of CRASAC’s most valuable resources. Our volunteers help us to support thousands of victims and survivors of sexual violence and abuse and their supporters every year.

If you’re looking for a rewarding role which really makes a difference to people’s lives, volunteering for us could be for you. There are a number of ways you can get involved.

If you would like to make a difference contact volunteering@crasac.org.uk to register your interest.

Community Engagement

Community engagement volunteers help CRASAC to build awareness and understanding of sexual violence across Coventry’s diverse communities. You will assist at events in the local community to help us spread the word about the services that we offer, so that survivors have access to appropriate information, support, advocacy, and justice. You will also assist the volunteering team to raise awareness of volunteer opportunities available and how people can support our services.

Counselling Volunteering

We occassionally offer volunteer counselling placements for counselling students with suitable prior experience, either in counselling or related fields of work. Email volunteercounsellors@crasac.org.uk to join our contact list and be notified of new opportunities.

Fundraising

Fundraising volunteers help organise local fundraising events and activities to raise funds to support our charity. You will also help spread the word, raise awareness about our services.

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Trustee

The charity is governed by a board of trustees, it is important that we have a diverse range of individuals and skills to make sure that CRASAC is delivering our mission and vision. Do you have something to offer in this strategic role?

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Do you have any other skills?

Get in touch if you have professional skills or expertise in a particular area that we can draw upon as we could require your help for project specific work.

We’re looking for females over 18 who:

  • Have good listening and verbal communication skills
  • Are empathic and non-judgemental
  • Can work in a non-discriminatory way
  • Will maintain confidentiality and anonymity
  • Can work independently using initiative and be part of a team
  • Ideally will be able to commit to volunteering a minimum of 3 hours per week
  • Able attend regular supervision and mandatory bi-monthly volunteer meetings
Training and support

In return for your time, we will provide all the training and support you need to carry out your volunteering role and to make sure you are fully equipped and confident to deal with whatever comes your way.

Our training sessions are normally held at weekends to promote flexibility for prospective volunteers. Training is a vital part to volunteering and it is important that all sessions are completed.

We will also provide you with thorough induction into the charity and provide you with regular support sessions.

We especially welcome enquiries from black and minoritised women.

Please note that we are unable to offer structured work placements.

Gender Equality

CRASAC recruits female volunteers and staff only who will be working with survivors of sexual violence under the Equality Act, 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1, Paragraph 1. 

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