Volunteering

The vital work of The Crime Victims’ Center is made possible by people like you! If you are compassionate, empathetic, and willing to empower members in your community, becoming a volunteer at the CVC might be the perfect fit.  

 

To become a volunteer, you must: 

  • Live in Chester County 

  • Be at least 18 years old

  • Submit a criminal background check and child abuse clearance

  • Complete a comprehensive 40-hour training

 

VICTIM ADVOCACY
Assist staff after business hours to answer hotline calls and provide crisis support to victims. Provide accompaniment to hospitals or police stations. Represent CVC at community fairs and special events. A fulfilling opportunity for anyone hoping to gain hands-on experience!

 

VOLUNTEER TRAINING

Learn about the following topics:

  • Sexual assault and victimization

  • Crisis intervention

  • Confidentiality

  • Medical and legal procedures

  • Effective hotline and communication skills

Plus a variety of other topics concerning advocacy.

 

To fill out a volunteer application, click here.

 

*Next Volunteer Training is

nights and weekend hours

beginning May 11th. 

 

For more information contact Joe Myers at JoeM@cvcofcc.org .

Current Openings

Internships

Internships are available in all three of our main departments. 


DIRECT SERVICE

Work side-by-side with advocates to help victims through the legal process.

 

PREVENTION / EDUCATION

Present or create educational programs aimed to prevent violence.

 

COUNSELING

Collaborate with counselors to gain hands-on experience.

 
Contact Brooke at Brookeh@cvcofcc.org 

Business Hours: 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday

Address: 135 W Market Street West Chester, PA 19382

Office Number: (610) 692-1926 Office Fax: (610) 692-4959

The Crime Victims' Center of Chester County, Inc. 2017