Volunteer Application Form

Please fill out the following form to apply for a volunteer position at the Orange County Rape Crisis Center.

Once an application has been reviewed by a volunteer supervisor, applicants will be asked to come to the Center for an interview. The interview is an opportunity for you and staff to learn more about each other: expectations, requirements, and concerns. Among other things, we will also ask you to tell us about any personal experience you may have had with sexual violence.

Please check the web page of the position you’re interested in for information before applying. Each page will list requirements of the position and should have a link to the training schedule.

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

Address (required)

Cell Phone (required)

Home Phone

Work Phone

Date of Birth (required)

Occupation (required)

BlackAmerican IndianWhiteLatina/oMultiracialAsianOther

If other Please Specify:

Which volunteer position are you applying for?

CompanionAmbassadorSafe Touch EducatorStart Strong EducatorOffice VolunteerSupport Group FacilitatorChildcare

(Click here to apply to the Board of Directors.)

Please list other volunteer positions you may be interested in:

Please answer the following questions.

1. Please list relevant professional and volunteer experience. Include any special skills or knowledge, such as the ability to speak a foreign language.

2. Why are you interested in volunteering at the Orange County Rape Crisis Center?

3. What strengths do you have that would help you be effective in your volunteer position?

4. Attendance at all trainings is mandatory. Each session builds on knowledge gained in the previous session. Based on the training schedule, can you commit to attending all training sessions? (For Office Volunteers and Board members, a short training session is arranged according to availability.)

5. Please describe your general availability. Are you available daytime, evening, or both? Are you available on certain days of the week? For office volunteers, please list your availability during office hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm).

Do you have access to personal transportation?

7. We ask that all volunteers make a commitment to work with us for a certain time period after training (please see each volunteer description for details). Can you make such a commitment? Are you anticipating any significant life changes during that time frame? (Graduating from college, getting married, job searching, etc.)

8. Please list two people who could provide a reference for you, preferably someone who has supervised you in some capacity. Do not list friends or family.









9. We work to make our services, including our volunteer opportunities, accessible to all people. What, if any, assistance will you need while volunteering?

10. How did you hear about the Center’s volunteer opportunities?

11. Please use this space to share any additional information you would like us to have.

I do hereby authorize the Orange County Rape Crisis Center to verify any representations made by me, whether oral or written, concerning my application for the position of volunteer. I understand that the Orange County Rape Crisis Center may contact individuals or organizations other than those I have provided as references or other information, which it feels may be pertinent to my application for this position. I also authorize the Orange County Rape Crisis Center to run a criminal background check on me.


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