The Union County Rape Crisis Center is seeking new Volunteer Advocates to provide guidance and support for victims of sexual violence.

The Rape Crisis Center is a division of the Union County Department of Human Services, supported by a corps of volunteers Advocates who are trained to provide reliable guidance and empathy for victims, many of whom have no-one else to help them in the aftermath of an assault. The volunteers are fully mentored and supported by experienced, professional staff.

Prospective volunteers must be over 18, hold a valid driver’s license, and have their own vehicle.

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The next Advocate training course begins on April 5. If you are interested in becoming an Advocate, call the Rape Crisis Center by March 29 at 908-233-7273 or email to determine your eligibility.

To find out more about the volunteer experience, contact the Rape Crisis Center at 908-233-7273 or, or visit online at