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Review for Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Inc AKA RAINN, Washington, DC, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I have been volunteering with RAINN since September 2010. I am in the Navy stationed in the greater DC area. I have personally been affected by sexual assault and have gone through the process of healing. I have changed my major from education to psychology and am going to get my masters in social work. RAINN is a wonderful organization with an awesome mission. My work as a RAINN volunteer has not only alowed me to help alot of people start to heal, it also has helped me continue to heal.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

RAINN has not only alowed me to help others but it has helped me continue my healing process by reminding myself that I am SSSOOO not alone out there...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I am not quite sure why sharing of personal expieriences with visitors (no details, for obvious reasons) is not allowed but I think it could help in some cases where empathy is hard to achieve. As volunteers we are not bound by Ethic Codes like proffessional mental health care providers are. I think I would change that rule if I could. Just my oppinion. Otherwise, the organization is AWESOME!!!!!

Would you volunteer for this group again?


For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?


Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?


What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?

Letting us talk to other volunteers when noone is in the Que

Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)

ABSOLUTELY!!! I have learned so much as a volunteer with this wonderful organization. Life skills, career expierience, comunication enrichment just to name a few...

How did this volunteer experience make you feel?

Enlightened, empowered, humble, enthusiastic, greatful, appreciative, thankful, empowering, helpful, and I could go on and on... Just the few months I've been with RAINN, I definatly know that I have found the right career for me :)...

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Volunteer & I have helped alot of people start their healing process through this wonderful service.