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Avail NYC

Serve as an Equip/EMA Client Advocate

About this Opportunity

Avail is a confidential care network for those confirming and making decisions about unexpected pregnancies and those seeking support after an abortion.


Volunteer Client Advocates are needed to serve women in our Equip/Every Mother's Advocate Program (Parenting Support Programs). Major responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining client confidentiality (applies to all relationships and client contacts are within the office).
  • Provide respect and compassionate care.
  • Actively listen to all clients.
  • Review cases with Case Manager & provide community referrals to address clients’ immediate needs (Safe Families, Nurse Family Partnership, Medicaid, etc).
  • Support the client in developing short and long-term goals.
  • Provide Earn While you Learn videos/worksheets.
  • Connect clients to Avail programs (parenting support classes, support groups, male advocacy, etc).
  • Provide client with appropriate referrals and resources for needs beyond what Avail provides.
  • Provide timely follow-up with clients.
  • Document all client interactions and requirements as noted on Client Checklist.
  • When not providing direct or indirect client care, will assist with necessary administrative tasks.
  • Other duties as may be required.

Because of the need to maintain client relationships, all advocates are required to commit for a minimum of one year (at least 2 hrs/wk).


Avail offers clients both remote sessions or in-person sessions. Volunteers are able to select based on schedule preferences. Vaccination is required for in-person service only.


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In-person or Virtual
United States

Opportunity For
Type of Screening
Statement of Faith
Age Minimum