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Thank you for your selfless interest in volunteering for the Sexual Assault, Abuse and Victims Empowerment Program (SAAVE).

We welcome your commitment to helping others cope with a traumatic period in their lives. Training is provided, and a one-year commitment is requested. 

Please call 914.493.3650.
Volunteers participate in a free 30-hour training program, per New York State Department of Health regulations. 

Upcoming training, to be held at Cedarwood Hall on the Westchester Medical Center campus.

 A complementary lunch is provided. Some preparatory work must be completed online prior to training.

Duties for volunteers include:

  • 12-hour shifts.

  • Availability to accompany victims to Forensic Rape Exams at Westchester Medical Center, court appearances and police departments.

  • Attendance at mandatory meetings/10 additional hours of training, approximately 10 times a year, at Westchester Medical Center.

 Eligibility for volunteers:

 Age 18 or older.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish speakers are particularly welcome.

  • A form of transportation is helpful when meeting victims for accompaniment.

  • Services are provided in Westchester County. Volunteers are not required to reside in the county, but should reside in the vicinity to minimize travel obligations.  

 Thank you for your support!


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