Play a role

Get Involved

Get Involved

Become a volunteer

Support Rape Crisis by participating in one of our three training courses and becoming a volunteer.

Rape Crisis

Counselling Course

We offer a vigorous and compelling counselling course for individuals wanting to train as volunteer rape counsellors. The training will enable you to provide face to face counselling to survivors of rape, their family members as well as telephonic counselling.

Rape Crisis

Community Educator Course

Become a community educator to conduct workshops and talks in our communities. This training is aimed at challenging the myths and stereotypes about rape as well as building a culture of consent in South Africa.

Rape Crisis

Advocacy Volunteer Course

Become an advocacy volunteer to support survivors of sexual violence in the criminal justice system.

Requirements for volunteering:

  • 18 years +
  • Commit to a minimum of 8 hours of your time per month
  • Commit a period of one year once graduated to do Facilitation
  • Commit to attend monthly meetings
  • Willing to work directly with and engage with community members in hosting workshops, giving talks and doing information stalls when required
  • A 6 month probation/practical period is later required for you to officially become a member of our counselling and training and development team.

Intern with us

If you are interested in doing an internship with Rape Crisis, introduce yourself and we will get in touch if there is an internship available.

Send your resume/CV and cover letter to:


If this sounds like you, reach out and we’ll get back to you

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Learn more about the programmes we offer

Join the visionary community of monthly and yearly givers

Head Office

23 Trill Road, Observatory
Cape Town 7925
P O Box 46 Observatory 7935

Send us an email


Head Office: 021 447 1467

Athlone: 021 684 1180
(335a Klipfontein Road)

Khayelitsha: 021 361 9228
(89 Msobomvu Drive)

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