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To inquire about serving on fundraising committees, email Lauren Blackketter.

To inquire about serving on the board, email Justin Waldrop.

Volunteer

For information on becoming a volunteer with the Midland Rape Crisis and Children’s Advocacy Center contact Lee Anne Sconiers, the Volunteer Coordinator, at (432) 682-7273 or send an email to Lee Anne Sconiers.

Please consider helping us in one or more of the following areas.

P.O. Box 10081 Midland, Texas 79702

Level 1

Administrative Support

  • Requires approximately 1 hour of training
  • No direct client contact
  • All volunteer opportunities at this level are during business hours (M-Thurs, 8:00AM – 5:00PM and Friday 8:30AM-12:00PM)
  • Tasks may include filing, cleaning toys, organizing, and folding Educational hand-outs

Level 2

Children’s Advocacy Center Advocates/Family greeters

  • Requires approximately 6 hours of training
  • Must be at least 18-years-old
  • All volunteer opportunities at this level are during  business hours (M-Thurs, 8:00AM-5:00PM and Friday 8:30AM-12:00PM)
  • Tasks include greeting children and/or their caregivers when they come for an interview, sitting with clients as they wait for an interview, court accompaniment (sitting with clients in witness room while court is in session), and helping with events during the year
  • Some CAC volunteers have therapy dogs.  Therapy dogs must at least 1-year-old, pass basic obedience, and be certified through Therapy Dogs International (TDI)

Level 3

Rape Crisis/Hospital-Hotline Advocates

  • Requires 40 hour of training the first year and 6 continuing education hours each year after
  • Must be at least 18-years-old
  • Most volunteer opportunities at this level are outside of business hours (M-F, 5:00PM – 8:00AM, as well as weekends and holidays)
  • Tasks include hospital accompaniment to Midland Memorial Hospital for SANE exams, court accompaniment, answering hotline phone calls after hours, and helping with CAC emergency interviews

Women of Courage

Women of Courage serve as ambassadors for children victimized by abuse through increasing community awareness, promoting prevention, and financially strengthening the coordinated efforts of the Midland Rape Crisis and Children’s Advocacy Center.

Current Women of Courage Midland Members

Brianna Aylesworth
Lauren Blackketter*
Carrie Blakely
Suzie Boyd
Adrianne Clifton
Leigh Ann Dobson
Sharon Farmer
Jason Hatcher-Levinger
Kobi Lincoln*
Lindsay Oman*
Cathie Party*
Amy Pitcock*
Teresa Ward
Meredith Watson

* denotes Founding Member

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Member Benefits and Responsibilities

• Serve as an ambassador against child abuse by educating your community and being a voice for abused children
• Invitation to the annual Women of Courage Luncheon and other events throughout the year
• Option to participate in the Christmas Stocking project
• Follow the Midland Rape Crisis and Children’s Advocacy Center on social media to stay up to date on their latest work

Membership Levels

Membership dues are paid on an annual basis directly to the Midland Rape Crisis and Children’s Advocacy Center (MRCCAC).
For more information, contact Lauren Blackketter at (432) 210-6888.

$1,000

  • Invitation to attend stocking stuffer party to support the CAC’s Christmas party
  • Invitation to networking happy hour at the MRCCAC facility, which will include a tour
  • Half table (4) at Women of Courage – Midland Annual Luncheon with the option to purchase the other half of your table for $200
  • $800 of your contribution is tax deductible

$500

  • Invitation to attend stocking stuffer party to support the CAC’s Christmas party
  • Invitation to networking happy hour at the MRCCAC facility, which will include a tour
  • Two seats at Women of Courage – Midland Annual Luncheon; additional seats may be purchased at $50/ ticket
  • $400 of your contribution is tax deductible