Qualifications to Participate in Training
- A passion for ending intimate partner violence & sexual assault.
- Patient, empathetic and sensitive to the diverse needs and backgrounds of clients.
- Ability (or willingness to learn) to communicate effectively with people in crisis and remain calm during crisis situations.
- Must maintain complete client & shelter location confidentiality.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) language capabilities are strongly preferred, but not required.
- Past/present perpetrators of abuse are not eligible to participate in training.
While survivors of Intimate Partner Violence and/or Sexual Assault are welcome, they must be emotionally ready to assist other survivors. As the training and work can be triggering, we encourage abundant self-awareness, self-care and a significant amount of healing prior to enrolling in the class.
RISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, religion, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability. RISE is committed to upholding diversity within its volunteer pool, as well as its staff, in order to reflect the communities we serve. We strive to offer inclusive, accessible, and accommodating services to everyone in our community by centering & amplifying marginalized voices & experiences within the movement.