Take a Stand Against Violence in Your Community! Volunteer with San Francisco Women Against Rape!
SFWAR seeks compassionate people committed to:
- Supporting survivors of sexual assault.
- Challenging all forms of oppression that contribute to gendered violence.
- Developing valuable counseling, facilitation, and leadership skills.
- Working/in and from multi-lingual communities.
- Be a part of an inspiring community working for social justice!
Upcoming Volunteer Training dates:
If you are interested in volunteering in a non-direct service capacity (special events, fundraising and administrative tasks), please fill out our application. We have an application and interview screening process for all prospective volunteers. We accept applications year round. Sexual Assault Counselors Peer counselors staff our 24-hour hotline, provide advocacy and accompaniment to survivors at San Francisco General Hospital, in-person counseling sessions and facilitate support groups. Community Initiatives Community Outreach Sexual Assault Counselors table at community events, do street outreach, distribute our materials to community centers, and keep our outreach center up to date.
Fundraising Special Events:
Volunteers work on SFWAR special events like Walk Against Rape, Artists Against Rape and She Who Laughs Lasts.
Volunteers organize house parties, sidewalk sales and other community fundraisers to support SFWAR.
Administrative Work Databases:
Volunteers help us with data entry and in keeping our databases up to date.
Volunteers help with mailings we send out a few times a year.
Projects come up throughout the year. Our volunteers constantly tell us that they grow enormously, both personally and politically, from the volunteer training and find the work to be tremendously important and rewarding.
*SFWAR’s understanding of “woman/women” is based on self-identification. SFWAR supports and prioritizes the leadership of transgender, gender variant, intersex and gender non-conforming people.