The MSU Center for Survivors has volunteer positions that will help you develop practical, work-related skills while providing essential services to people in need and reducing violence in the campus community.

Service areas include:

  • 24-hour crisis hotline
  • Crisis Chat – available 10am-10pm, 7 days per week
  • Peer education and outreach
  • Safe Place shelter support & childcare
  • Crisis Advocacy - volunteers who provide an in-person crisis response to meet with survivors at the Sexual Assault Healthcare Program or residence halls on MSU’s campus

Review the Volunteer Training Flier for the most current training dates and submit your Volunteer Application today!

 Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Team

Survivor Advocacy & Crisis Support (SACI) Volunteer

Formally known as Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Volunteer Advocate. MSU students, alumni, faculty/staff, and community members are eligible to volunteer with the SACI team. SACI advocates must complete the comprehensive 40-hour training before providing crisis intervention services.

Requirements to Volunteer

  1. Complete volunteer application and volunteer interview 
  2. Agree to a criminal background check (ICHAT), a federal sex offender registry search, a Michigan sex offender registry search, a MDHHS Clearance, and a MSU conduct check if applicable.
  3. Complete 40-hour Survivor Advocacy & Crisis Intervention (SACI) volunteer training
  4. Attend weekly SACI volunteer meetings on Mondays at 6pm
  5. Sign up for two service shifts a month
  6. One year commitment
  7. If you are a survivor of sexual assault or relationship violence, we ask that one year has elapsed since receiving services from the MSU Center for Survivors before applying to volunteer with our program.