Many communities are unaware of Atlanta Victim Assistance (AVA) and how AVA helps victims of violent crime. Outreach and communication specialists help to enhance community awareness of AVA. By building relationships, educating the community, and connecting community members with needed services, volunteers help to solidify the presence of AVA Victim Services in all communities, thereby ensuring that victims/survivors receive the support they need. This position will also support recruitment, marketing and logistics for the agency’s three special events: The Mother’s Walk for Peace, The Links of Love Golf Tournament and the Violence is Preventable Awards Reception.
Skills/Training Requirements: complete assigned modules of Victim Assistance Training Online, good organizational skills, ability to communicate effectively, and comfort approaching community organizations to establish and strengthen networks.