Pearls of Power Awards Gala
Friday, April 17th
The Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce Pearls of Power Awards Gala: Celebrating 40 Years of Service to the Community at the Charles Morris Center on East Broad Street. This is the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year. The evening will begin at 6:00 p.m. with entertainment by Trae Gurley, cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, oysters on the half shell and a silent auction of art, staycations, and jewelry. At 7:30 we will have dinner, an awards ceremony and message from our guest speaker, survivor and current Executive Director of Piedmont RCC Susan Kendrick Schuenemann. The evening will conclude with a live auction featuring a seven-day Costa Rica vacation, valued at $10,000. For tickets, call the Rape Crisis Center at 912-233-3000 or email us for more information.
Krav Maga Self Defense Class
Sunday, April 26th
Bring your daughter, sister, mother and girlfriends to a self-defense class sponsored by the Rape Crisis Center from 3:00 to 5:00 at Asbury United Methodist Church located at 1008 E. Henry Street. $10 donations accepted. Call the Rape Crisis Center at 912-233-3000 or email us for more information.
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Thursday, April 30th
The Rape Crisis Center will host the 2nd Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Event at Forsyth Park, from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., at the Band Shell. This unique activity allows RCC to galvanize the support of men and boys in our community. Participants are asked to secure pledges in any amount from family and friends to take the mile challenge, and walk around Forsyth Park in high-heel shoes, to symbolize the steps victims take toward healing. The purpose of the event is to establish a unified front against sexual violence. For more information, call the Rape Crisis Center at 912-233-3000 or email us for more information.
The Rape Crisis Center will be hosting a support group Wednesday nights from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm starting soon. Email us for more information.
The Rape Crisis Center is currently recruiting for a Prevention Program Coordinator. The Prevention Program Coordinator position is responsible for the coordination, development,
implementation and evaluation of dating, domestic and sexual violence primary prevention activities in Bryan, Chatham, Effngham and Liberty counties. To learn more about the position and how to apply, please download the full ad.
The Rape Crisis Center is also currently recruiting volunteers to serve in the following capacities:
Responds to the hospital and offers advocacy and support to victims of rape during the initial law enforcement interview and sexual assault forensics examination. Various shifts are available during a 24-hour period.
Receive and respond to calls from victims and survivors who call the 24-hour crisis-line. Various shifts are available, during a 24-hour period.
We are looking for mature, empathetic, non-judgmental and dedicated individuals to make a difference in our community. All applicants must be 21 year of age, complete 40 hours of training, have at least two years of college experience, and submit to a drug screen and criminal background check.
If you are interested, please send a request for a volunteer application to firstname.lastname@example.org