Crossroads Sexual Assault Response & Resource Ctr.

Description: Our Mission statement is: to reduce sexual violence, child victimization, and their effects through confidential counseling, advocacy, child medical treatment, education, and community awareness for adults and children. Our Agency provides prevention education, inter-agency coordination, and services for persons concerned with or experiencing sexual violence. Crisis Intervention Volunteers cover our 24-hour crisis line and respond to victims at the hospital or police department or provide support to callers. A Community Education Volunteer provides sexual violence prevention programs to local groups and in the Alamance-Burlington school system. Interested students can call the office at 336-228-0813 to schedule an appointment. The dates for the spring 2013 Volunteering Training Program are February 25, 26, and 28, and March 4, 5 and 7. These meetings will start at 6 p.m. at 1206 B, Vaughn Road, Burlington. Please contact Pamela Tyler Thompson at volunteercoordinator@crossroadscares.org for more information.

Primary Contact: Julie Budd
Mailing Address: PO Box 673
1206-B Vaughn Road
Burlington, NC 27216
Phone #: 336-228-0813
Fax #: 336-228-7087

On BioBus route: No

Office Hours: M-F 9-5

Best Times for Volunteers: Volunteers that want to work in the office need to come during our regular office hours. Crisis Intervention volunteers will need to be available for the training at night and then as their schedule permits. Community Educator volunteers are needed between 7:30 to 4:00pm for 90 minute classes within the school system; or on night and weekends.

Notes: 20 hour training is provided for volunteers who choose to be a Crisis Intervention Volunteer or Community Ed. Volunteer. The training topics include CrossRoads History, Sexual Assault, Offenders, Special Population, Volunteers Role, Advocacy, Crisis Intervention, Active Listening, and more. Students will gain experience in public speaking, working

Directions to Service Location: ON THE BIOBUS LOOP- *may need transportation from bus stop to office (bus stop is at Positive Attitude Youth Center and it is about four blocks from our agency. Walk down Graham Hopedale road towards