Volunteers WANTED for SWOP-USA community support line!

While our phone line’s 24 hour crisis functions are being transferred over to HIPS, remaining accessible via phone is crucial, especially as we grow our community to encompass regions without SWOP Chapters or harm reduction organizations, and to a more diverse group of sex workers through SWOP Behind Bars.

Interested? Join Alex Andrews (SWOP-Behind-Bars) & Katherine Koster (SWOP-USA) for a core volunteer training on:

Tuesday, June 7 – 14:00EST (Webinar)

Sign Up Here!

Learn about non-judgmental listening & culturally competent service provision

We’ll be covering the basics of motivational interviewing, reflective listening, and cultural competency for sex workers!

Learn about referrals and handy resources for common questions!

Learn about go-to databases for giving referrals on the fly, and get acquainted with existing resources to address common support line questions.

Learn about basic no-nos in harm reduction advice and education to sex workers!

There’s a fine line between harm reduction and “promoting prostitution.” We’ll go over this on the call!

Learn about the community support line!

From our systems to protocols to common calls, get to know about what is involved in answering calls!

 

Register Now!