Volunteer Victim Advocate


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

2645 Ridge RoadHighland, IN 46322


About

Advocates are professionally trained to support victims of sexual assault crimes. They are the continuum in care for victims of sexual assault. Advocates offer:

  • Emotional support.
  • May be present during the forensic evidence examination as well as police interviews.
  • Provide information on crime prevention.
  • Provide information of a victims legal rights.
  • Provide support during the criminal justice process.
  • Attend court proceedings with the victim.
  • Aide victims in safety planning.
  • Aide victims in Victim Compensation paperwork.
  • Providing community resources and referrals.
  • Maintain confidentiality.

Skills

  • Crisis Intervention
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Critical Thinking

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 6 months

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