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vsumark
05-05-2011, 10:55 AM
The Position Details:

Description:
Victim Services Volunteer Advocate
Work in conjunction with the RCMP to provide immediate assistance, support, information and agency referral to victims of crime and trauma in Strathcona County and provide support to victims through the criminal justice system.

Benefits:
Explore new career options and network.
Improve the quality of life in Strathcona County.
Receive professional experience and training.
Acquire new skills to enhance marketability.
Contribute to a cause that's important.
Be creative, solve problems, perform challenging work.
Develop and grow personally.

Training:
Alberta Solicitor General Training.
Ongoing monthly training.
Opportunity to attend conferences, workshops, seminars, and courses.
All training at no cost to the volunteer.

Reimbursement:
Mileage

Volunteer Requirements:

Interest in helping others in your community
Strong communication skills
Willingness to learn
Contribute positively to a team environment
Respect for confidentiality
Good driving record
Ability to volunteer 3-5 hours a week.
Criminal Record Check & Child Welfare Check
Valid Driver's License, use of own vehicle
18 years +


Contact Information:

Chelsea Hawrelak
Recruitment & Training Coordinator
[email protected]
780 410 4331

http://www.strathcona.ab.ca/departments/RCMP_Enforcement_Services/victim-services.aspx (http://www.strathcona.ab.ca/departments/RCMP_Enforcement_Services/victim-services.aspx)