August 25th – Bragg Hill’s Fourteenth Annual Community Day Celebration
From 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on August 25th the Bragg Hill Family Life Center there will be international, multicultural activities for the entire family. RCASA and other community agencies will be available to answer questions and will provide information on agency services.
August 21 – September 6 – RCASA Volunteer Training
If you are interested in volunteering at RCASA please contact our staff at firstname.lastname@example.org or find an application on our website.
It is once again that exciting time of the year when we welcome new volunteers to RCASA’s team! Our volunteers undergo a comprehensive 40 hour training that orients them to agency services and equips them with the skills needed to serve survivors of sexual assault.
There are three levels of volunteers at our agency:
Level 1 Volunteers provide general administrative and clerical support.
Level 2 Volunteers assist agency prevention and outreach efforts. This includes providing support for public awareness campaigns and outreach events.
Level 3 Volunteers act as crisis responders, staffing our 24 hour, 7 day a week hotline and serve as hospital advocates for victims of sexual assault.
All potential volunteers must submit to a criminal background check, a drug test and an interview with a staff member before they are allowed to volunteer. If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at our agency please visit our Facebook page and send us a message with your contact information or show up to the first night of our volunteer training THIS MONDAY at 5:30 PM.
Below you will find our volunteer training schedule. We hope you will join us in our fight to end sexual violence in our community, after all our volunteers are the heartbeat of our agency!
Our agency is located at 3331 Shannon Airport Circle Fredericksburg, VA 22408. We are located on Rt. 2 next to the Rappahannock United Way.
Here at RCASA, we are gearing up for another great volunteer training! It is always really exciting to get a new group of volunteers, staff, and interns involved in our agency who will soon learn just exactly how you get to be “Against Sexual Assault”. It seems like a no brainer, but there is alot more to being a part of this agency than just recognizing the problem of sexual assault. We have to learn not only where the victim of a sexual assault is coming from, but also how to help get them where they need to go in order to begin the healing process. To do this we have to recognize and understand the roles of the many different people involved in this healing process. In our agency, we work as a team with clearly defined roles– crisis responders, education and outreach, case mangers, court advocates, counselors, and the very important people who get down to the actual business of keeping us not just afloat, but running smoothly. Outside our agency we have healthcare professionals, investigators, prosecutors, allied agencies and resources. We have to all keep a healthy respect for all the spokes in the wheel that turn in order to to change the lives of our clients, and hopefully our community as a whole. Just one person CAN make a difference, but when we get together, we can truly change the world. Everyone who comes to the RCASA Volunteer Training is going to take on an important role in the battle against sexual assault. They will know what their comrades are doing both in the agency and in the community. They will understand how vital their own mission is, as well as how they are a part of something bigger. It is truly an honor to take all these good intentions and direct them into great actions. I am grateful for another chance to show off what we are always raving about at the agency, RCASA ROCKS!