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Volunteering Opportunities with SARAC

SARAC (Sexual Abuse Rape Advice Centre) offers confidential support for people in Burton, Lichfield, Tamworth, Uttoxeter, Swadlincote and South Derbyshire who are at risk of or have experienced sexual violence and/or rape at anytime in their lives. SARAC (Sexual Abuse Rape Advice Centre) offers confidential support for people in Burton, Lichfield, Tamworth, Uttoxeter, Swadlincote and South Derbyshire who are at risk of or have experienced sexual violence and/or rape at anytime in their lives.

Our volunteers are an integral part of SARACs team.

There are countless reasons why people choose to volunteer – from acquiring valuable life skills and experience to becoming an integral part of a meaningful cause. By volunteering you can also enhance your CV, broaden your job prospects, and experience the joy of making a profound difference in the lives of others.

Volunteer Roles Available:

Helpline Volunteer

The SARAC helpline is a powerful service for clients needing someone to talk to. It requires the use of focused listening skills to build rapport with clients, to promote their wellbeing and explore the impact of trauma from sexual violence in a safe environment giving stabilisation.

Placement Councillor 

SARACs face-to-face service is a vital service for our 18+ clients, providing a safe, non-judgemental, and open environment for them to explore and work through their experiences of sexual abuse. Survivors who have accessed this service, have shared their apprehension for being accepted, heard, and most importantly being believed.

Due to the nature of SARACs work, volunteering can be challenging at times, but it is an extremely rewarding experience. SARACs services rely greatly on committed volunteers in order to provide a consistent service to survivors.

For more information, email SARAC directly on: staff@sarac.org.uk

To talk to someone about whether or not volunteering is right for you, volunteering for SARAC or to discuss what other volunteering options are available:

E– volunteering@supportstaffordshire.org.uk

T– 0300 777 1207

W– supportstaffordshire.org.uk/volunteering 

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