Bay Area Women Against Rape flyer for 2023 Sexual Assault Advocate Training. Black text on a teal background with colorful graphics of people. Top graphic shows a person in a sleeveless top and long ponytails raising a fist. Lower left graphic shows a Black person with curly hair wearing shorts and sneakers holding a poster that reads ‘Amplifying Survivor Voices!’ Lower right graphic shows two people interacting in a virtual meeting. One person has their hair pulled back and is dancing to music while the other person wearing hijab smiles with joy.

The Training Application is open and we are screening for the June 13th cohort. Applicants are also being accepted for the October session.

What can I do after completing the California Sexual Assault Counselor Training?

Volunteer with BAWAR

  • Be eligible to attend Volunteer Advocate Training and join our hotline and bedside advocacy teams
  • Participate in outreach & education events with BAWAR’s ECHO Team

Personal growth & professional Development

  • Enhance your resume and personal advocacy for survivors
  • Meet your agency’s training requirements
  • Learn more about gender based violence

Interested in volunteering with BAWAR in other capacities outside of direct service? Fill out our administrative volunteer interest form to be contacted and invited to a 5-hour volunteer orientation.