How You Can Help

  • Volunteer Certified Victim Advocate Training

    Next Advocate Training

    • Our next Certified Victim Advocate training is scheduled. The classroom training is a total of 40 hours and all sessions are required to complete the training.

      Tues 23 and 30th
      Thurs 25th
      Sat 27th
      FEBRUARY Fri 2nd and (graduate Feb 4th)

      Tues 17 and 24th
      Thurs 19 and 26th
      Sat 21st and (graduate the 28th)
    • Complete the online training at Victim Assistance Training Online at anytime to be ready when the classroom trainings are scheduled.

    RVCC’s Certified Sexual Assault Training Program (OAG Certificate #15-0602-01-26)
    Volunteers accepted into the RVCC Victim Assistance Training complete 40 hours of comprehensive training to become certified victim advocates. Each volunteer advocate commits to three shifts per month. Shifts include the telephone crisis hotline and emergency response teams during evening, weekend and holiday hours. You must be a resident of our region (Abilene and surrounding area in Texas) to qualify for our volunteer program.

    To become a Volunteer Certified Victim Advocate for RVCC:
    • Submit your Volunteer Application online or download pdf
    • You will be contacted for an in-person interview and notified of acceptance.
    • Complete online training course (see below).
    • Attend all advocate training sessions as scheduled below.

    There is no charge to RVCC advocates for this training. If you are with another agency or organization and wish to attend our training, please click here to register.

    Pay for one or more registrants here.

    Or mail your check to:
    RVCC Advocate Training
    PO Box 122
    Abilene, TX 79604

  • Volunteer Opportunities

    Thank you for your interest in assisting victims of violence!

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