Clinic Escort Training
Across the US, women’s health clinics are under siege by extreme anti-choice protesters. And it’s happening here in our backyard. Every Saturday, NOW-NYC clinic escorts help women and families to safely enter a health clinic in Jamaica, Queens. Volunteers provide a warm, welcoming presence in the face of anti-choice protesters who try to shame and intimidate women from entering the clinic.
At this training, presented by NOW-NYC Staff and the Volunteer Leaders of the Clinic Escort Program, you will get on-the-ground tips on how to be an effective clinic escort and learn the ins and outs of clinic access laws. We will end the training with a Q&A session.
Space is limited – RSVP for the training here!
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Location in Midtown Manhattan, address will be emailed to you upon RSVP
Attending an in-person training is mandatory for all new volunteers. We ask that you commit to joining us for 3 volunteer shifts over July, August and September. Clinic escorts are needed Saturday mornings from 7:00am to 11:00am at Choices Women’s Medical Center in Jamaica, Queens. Please indicate on the RSVP form which Saturdays you are available and our volunteer coordinator will reach out and confirm your three shifts with you. (Please select as many dates as possible for scheduling purposes.)
If you cannot attend but would like to join the waitlist and hear about future trainings, please sign up here.
Email us at email@example.com with any questions.
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