Volunteer Victim Advocate
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
Where2099 Adams LaneSarasota, FL 34237
We are looking for volunteers who will perform duties related to providing crisis intervention services to crime victims and their families through the Victim Advocate Program at the Sarasota Police Department. Applicants must have an open, non-judgemental attitude toward victims of crime and trauma. Genuine concerns and empathy for victims of a crime and trauma are necessary qualities. Responsibilities include assisting crime victims and their families with compensation claims and victim impact statements, providing information regarding victim rights and related work assigned. These duties are office related. Work is performed under the supervision of the Victim Advocate Coordinator.
This is just a general overview of responsibilities. A more detailed description is available upon request.
- Disaster Response
- Law Enforcement
- Bereavement Support
- Counseling / Mental Health
- Relationship Building
- Crisis Counseling
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Requirements & Commitment
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Minimum of one day per week - approx. 20 hrs month
- Caring, compassionate, and empathetic individual with a desire to serve others.