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Crime Victims Assistance Network (I-CAN) Foundation

The I-CAN Foundation is a crime victims assistance organization based in Sacramento. We provide services free of charge to victims of violent crime. Our services include: information, referrals, peer counseling, advocacy, and accompaniment to parole hearings. I-CAN Volunteers work to enhance the victim-centered approach embraced by the I-CAN Foundation. Advocates provide crisis intervention, peer counseling, emotional support, and other services to victims and their loved ones. In addition, volunteers assist the organization in outreaching to the community and other organizations. Individuals interested in becoming a Victim Advocate must first successfully complete the Victim Advocate Training that covers a variety of subjects on victims services. General Qualifications: Must be 21 years or older Must relate sensitively to victims Communicate well with others and be a good listener Maintain confidentiality Be willing to submit to a live scan background check Complete a 40+ hour training and ongoing training Bi-lingual individuals are encouraged to apply (especially those fluent in Spanish). To apply please fill out our application here: https://form.jotform.com/92795228562165 . Once your application is reviewed by our staff you may be called in for an in person interview. For more information please call 916-273-3603 ext 28 during our business hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm; or e-mail volunteer@ican-foundation.org *Important information *Volunteer time shifts are broken down into the following time frames: Monday Morning Monday Afternoon Tuesday Morning Tuesday Afternoon Wednesday Morning Wednesday Afternoon Thursday Morning Thursday Afternoon Friday Morning Friday Afternoon

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About Crime Victims Assistance Network (I-CAN) Foundation

Location:

1809 S St #101316, SACRAMENTO, CA 95811, US

Mission Statement

Mission: To support, educate and empower those impacted by crime. The Crime Victims Assistance Network (I-CAN) Foundation is a crime victims assistance organization based in California. We are here to help. The I-CAN Foundation provides services, free of charge, to victims of crime in Sacramento, throughout the state of California and across the country that include information, advocacy, accompaniment to parole hearings, and resources and referrals.

Description

I-CAN Volunteer Victim Advocates work to enhance the victim-centered approach embraced by the I-CAN Foundation. Advocates provide crisis intervention, peer counseling, emotional support, information and referrals to victims of crime and their loved ones. They may be asked to support a victim through the parole hearing process and accompaniment to court. In addition volunteers may be asked to assist the foundation in outreaching to the community and other organizations. Individuals interested in becoming a Volunteer Victim Advocate with the I-CAN Foundation must first successfully complete the I-CAN Victim Advocate training that covers a variety of subjects on victim services, with emphasis on crisis intervention and peer counseling. To apply email us for the Volunteer Application. Once your application is reviewed by our staff you will be called in for an in person interview. For more information, please call 916-273-3603 ext 28 during our business hours: Mon-Fri, 9:00am - 5:00pm; or email volunteer@ican-foundation.org

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Justice & Legal

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1809 S Street Box 101316Sacramento, CA 95811

(38.5679,-121.48623)
 

SKILLS

  • Advocacy
  • Data Entry
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Critical Thinking
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training

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