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St. Peter's Health Partners Crime Victim Services

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St. Peter's Crime Victim Services Support and Advocacy Program provides 24-hour support to victims and survivors of interpersonal crimes. These services are made possible by a valued team of volunteers. All volunteers will go through a 40+ hour training and will have the support of staff to ensure they are confident in their ability to provide support to survivors.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work with people from all backgrounds
  • Ability to remain calm in a crisis situation
  • Ability to conduct self-evaluation and employ positive learning
  • Must be conscientious about completing and submitting all appropriate paperwork in timely manner
  • Must be conscientious about covering or getting a substitute for shifts when unable to be on duty for emergency reasons only
  • Ability to assume responsibility and demonstrate independent judgment
  • Utilize designated procedures for working with the police, hospital and program staff.
  • Utilizes designated procedures to work with victim.
  • Active listening, crisis intervention, and support skills.
  • Encourages victims to make own decisions and regain control.
  • Provides information to victim and family regarding hospital, police and court procedures.
  • Provides information and/or referral on options available for therapy, self-protection, and continued support by our program.
  • Complete appropriate forms and paperwork for office records.
  • Follow all program procedures outlined in the Volunteer Manual.
  • Maintain client confidentiality at all costs.

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About St. Peter's Health Partners Crime Victim Services


2215 Burdett Ave., 5 Tower, Troy, NY 12180, US

Mission Statement

St. Peter's Crime Victim Services' mission is to reduce the incidence and trauma of all crimes through person-centered emotional support, advocacy, medical and legal assistance, and community-based prevention efforts.


The Support and Advocacy Program provides voluntary and confidential services at no cost. These offerings include counseling, therapy, medical/legal advocacy and accompaniment, and assistance filing Office of Victim Services compensation claims.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Crisis Support


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Troy, NY 12180



  • Crisis Intervention
  • Advocacy
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Psychology
  • Social Work




  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers are expected to commit at least 6 months to the agency by taking a minimum of 3, 12-hour overnight and weekend shifts a month.
  • Volunteers are expected to attend monthly in-service training to meet per the continuing education requirements of the NYS Department of Health.

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