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Join the Board

Get involved in creating a community free from sexual assault/abuse and intimate partner violence.

RISE needs committed volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors to help lead and strengthen our newly merged organization. If you can contribute your time and leadership, and are interested in exploring this opportunity, please contact RISE’s Executive Director, Jane Pomeroy, (805-226-5400 or to see if this opportunity is right for you. The guidance, experience and input provided by an effective Board of Directors is an integral part of RISE’s capacity building process and helps to ensure our long-term sustainability. Board members are asked to serve a 2-year term, during which you would participate in monthly board meetings, participate on at least one board committee and commit to leveraging resources for the sustainability of vital services.

If you are interested in applying, you can download the Board of Directors New Member Application and email it, along with a resume, to RISE's Executive Director or by fax to 805-226-5401.

RISE is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides crisis intervention and treatment services to survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence and their loved ones. All services are provided confidentially, at low or no cost, to anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability or citizenship status. All crisis services are available in Spanish and English.