Volunteer Directly with Survivors
Thank you for your interest in helping survivors of domestic violence & sexual assault.
As a STARS volunteer, you have the opportunity to work directly with victims in crisis and their children. These positions all require our 40-hour New Advocate Training in addition to program-specific training and observation. You must be 21 years of age or older. Prior to the training, please plan to attend orientation and meet with the Volunteer Engagement Manager to ensure you are a good fit for the position. See the descriptions below for more information and check the ones that interest you on the application. All of these positions require a criminal background check done before starting.
Client-Based Advocate Services – OAG Training required
- Community Ambassador – Do you love talking to people? Help educate and share Fort Bend Women's Center's mission making the community aware of the services available for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
- Legal Assistant - One of the resources we offer survivors is legal representation. You can be a part of our legal department by assisting our FBWC attorney. The perfect candidate must be comfortable contacting clients to schedule consultations and pay close attention to detail with files and casework.
- Life and Wellness Advocate - Can you teach a yoga, self-defense or dance class? Come provide activities or workshops which promote health, wellness, and innovative support services, including arts and crafts. Activities must be pre-approved.
- Neuro-Feedback Advocate– Be a part of a revolutionary way of exercising and training the brain to restructure brainwaves into healthy patterns. The NFB Assistant will learn a basic understanding of the NFB software and hardware, conduct intakes (pre) and exit (post) sessions, record EEGs, and run NFB sessions.
To get started, please apply below, contact us, or attend a Volunteer Orientation.
Thank you for bringing Healing & Hope to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. We can't do it without you!