We couldn’t succeed or provide the support that we do without the dedication of our staff, volunteers and interns. We’ll provide all the training and education you need. And you’ll experience the emotional satisfaction that comes from knowing you’ve truly made a difference.
Volunteers are invaluable in the services & support ZCenter provides. We welcome passionate, dedicated individuals looking to be an ally for survivors. We’ll provide all the training, education, and support you need and you’ll experience the honor of supporting survivors.
For more information and to get involved with a program that's a good fit for you, please contact Gaby Castrejon at email@example.com or call (847) 244-1187. Some of the work ZCenter volunteers are involved with are:
- Providing support on our 24-hour support line: (847) 872-7799
- Offering medical & legal advocacy to survivors and their families
- Providing prevention education & awareness to students and the community
- Joining a fundraising committee to ensure clients continue to receive free counseling & advocacy services
- Offering administrative assistance
*There is a $100 fee for the 40-hour New Volunteer training – check here for Summer 2020 schedule.
APPLY TO VOLUNTEER
Bachelor’s Level – We provide a well-rounded experience, allowing students to participate in a variety of aspects within our agency. Available summer, fall and spring. Completion of the 40-hour training will be necessary prior to your internship. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to Valerie Walker at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 244-1187.
Master’s Level – Completed from August to June of each year, applications for Master’s level students are accepted beginning in January until all internship positions are filled. MA intern applications will be accepted through mid-May. Flexibility to work at both the Skokie and Gurnee location is requested. If you are interested in applying, please email a cover letter, resume, current school transcript and three letters of recommendation to Valerie Walker at email@example.com or mail your application materials to the Gurnee location. You may contact us via telephone with additional questions at (847) 244-1187.
- Volunteer & Outreach Specialist
The Volunteer and Outreach Specialist is responsible for coordinating and implementing Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center’s 40-hour Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention trainings, promoting a healthy and positive environment for agency volunteers and interns, and supporting them in their work with survivors. This position is also responsible for community outreach, engagement, and supporting the advocacy programs through on call crisis intervention.
Please direct any inquiries including a cover letter and resume to Valerie Walker, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are being considered through the month of February.