Volunteer Crime Victim Advocate

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Sandy City Police Department

  • 8 people are interested

Victim advocates and volunteers are members of the community who want to make a difference by helping victims of crime.

What we do:

  • Respond to our 24 hour crisis line
  • Respond to scenes where there has been a victim
  • Be on-call for periods of time, each volunteer must commit to at least 24 hours each month
  • Help individuals in crisis with their immediate needs
  • Help domestic victims and others obtain vital resources

More opportunities with Sandy City Police Department

No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.

About Sandy City Police Department

Location:

10000 Centennial Dr #111, Sandy, UT 84070, US

Mission Statement

Integrity, Commitment, Excellence. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of police services to citizens and visitors of Sandy City, Utah.

Description

The Sandy City Victim Assistance Program provides on-scene and/or follow up support for victims, survivors, and witnesses of crime. Victim advocates act as a resource for Sandy City Police Officers and help provide education and outreach to the Sandy community pertaining to personal safety and victim issues and rights. The program offers the following services:

  • On-scene or telephone crisis response 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Court advocacy for victims involved with the judicial system. This includes cases in Sandy Justice Court as well as Third District Court.
  • Assistance to victims seeking a protective order or stalking injunction.
  • Support for all victims of crime.
  • Information and referral services for counseling, support groups, financial assistance, food banks, child care, legal assistance along with a variety of other resources.
  • Crisis line for information, referrals, support, or immediate intervention.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

10000 Centennial Parkway #111Sandy, UT 84070

(40.57095,-111.89538)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Must have the ability to be on-call at least 24 hours each month (two 12 hour shifts).
  • Must attend mandatory 20 hour training given by the Family Crimes and Intervention Unit staff. Ability to work with people in crisis. Attend on-going training by Sandy PD or other agency advocate programs.

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