Community Engagement

Community engagement is one of the factors that makes SARCC distinguishable and memorable. Many opportunities are available to become involved with our services whether through volunteering or participating in one of our free workshops. If you are interested in volunteering, we have options ranging from multiple hours of training to more general ways of getting involved. You can view some of our opportunities listed below. In order to work with us in any capacity, we require you to provide child abuse and criminal record clearances.

Another general way of getting involved (which still requires clearances) includes becoming a board of directors volunteer, in which you help provide insight, oversight, and foresight for the organization. You are primarily responsible for overseeing the executive director and setting policy. You will also monitor finances and operations and help set the strategic plan for the organization.


SARCC also offers volunteer opportunities for event set-up or day-of assistance. These may include setting up informational tables and providing general information to passers-by at local events. We greatly appreciate administrative assistance as well, such as stuffing envelopes, organizing offices, and delivering flyers or resources to different community settings. Above all, we love all of the help we can get through community engagement!

Direct Service Volunteers

SARCC provides a 40-hour state coalition approved sexual assault counselor/advocate training.

Prevention Education Volunteers 

Is prevention your passion? Do you love connecting to the community? SARCC offers training for volunteer prevention educators.

Drop-in Center / LGBTQ+ Support

SARCC partners with the LGBT Center of Greater Reading to host a drop-in Center and programming for LGBTQIAH+ youth and adults.

Community Council

SARCC’s Community Council volunteers are the champions of our work in the community. Download an application to join the council. 

Requesting Services and Trainings

Prevention programs and counseling services are no-cost. Community members can request services or trainings by emailing

Interpreter Training

SARCC offers community and medical interpreter trainings for bilingual community members. 

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