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AMAZON SMILE

Are you an Amazon aficionado? Does Prime get your blood pumping? Why not support Open Arms while you shop? Through AmazonSmile, you can do just that! Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Open Arms. You’ll get the same selection and same prices, but now with the added bonus of helping us provide our vital services to the Concho Valley. To get started, simply visit smile.amazon.com and select Open Arms Rape Crisis Center from the list of charities!

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BRAVELETS

There are times in all of our lives where we need to be brave – whether for ourselves, for our family, for our friends, or even for a complete stranger. Bravelets bracelets are more than just something to wear on your wrist. All Bravelets jewelry and accessories are symbols of hope, strength and courage and are designed to help you be brave in the toughest of times -- and 10% of your purchase can go to Open Arms. To start, just search for our agency in the "Search Causes" box!

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VOLUNTEER WITH US

Would you like to make a difference for someone who has been a victim of crime? Open Arms is always in need of compassionate, caring individuals who have a heart to help victims of sexual assault. Volunteers make such a difference in the lives of sexual assault victims and families. With your help, we can continue to provide services to victims of sexual violence and their families/friends which bring comfort in times of crisis. To apply, just fill out our Volunteer Application!
VOLUNTEER ADVOCATE

Volunteer Advocates help answer the 24-hour hotline and provide hospital accompaniment. Interested applicants must be at least 18, fill out an application, attend an interview and pass a criminal background check. Once approved, applicants must attend a 40-hour certified training program. Volunteer Advocates will also be qualified to provide law enforcement and court accompaniment as well.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Volunteers help so much with fundraisers and other special events. Keep updated by checking the website for upcoming events and fundraisers and let us know if you have any special talents. Volunteers can also represent Open Arms at health fairs and various related events by distributing materials and answering questions about our services. Orientation is required. Participation as a Special Event Volunteer is on an as-needed basis.

OPEN ARMS CARE COMMITTEE

Care Committee Volunteers are responsible for providing breakfast, lunch or snacks (depending upon time of day) for meetings with local agencies that work with Open Arms, meetings (such as S.A.R.T.), and quarterly volunteer meetings. Orientation is required. Care Committee Volunteers must be available during the week, usually between the hours of 8 am to 5 pm, however some after hours shifts may be available.

EDUCATION + PREVENTION

Once familiar with the center and its services, volunteers can observe at least one program and then help facilitate educational programs.

INDIVIDUAL + GROUP COUNSELING

ASU graduate students who need practicum hours may be considered as individual counseling and group counseling session leaders.

OFFICE HELP

Sometimes we need help with general office duties such as filing, copying, answering telephones, etc. Orientation and a short training is required.