Victim Services Division

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Ventura County District Attorney

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Assist domestic violence victims obtain restraining orders to protect them from spouses, family members and significant others that have assaulted or threatened them. Duties include working with individual victims or small groups to explain the legal process to them, assist them in completing and processing the necessary paperwork, and accompanying them to court for the hearing.

Volunteers will first participate in weekly training for 4 weeks.

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About Ventura County District Attorney

Location:

800 South Victoria Avenue, Ventura, CA 93009, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Ventura County District Attorney's Office is to promote justice and protect the people of the county of Ventura and the State of California by aggressively and fairly prosecuting those who violate the law. We employ individuals of character and courage who provide the highest quality legal representation for the public, steadfastly protect the rights of crime victims, and conscientiously seek to improve the criminal justice system and strengthen our community.

Description

The District Attorney's office prosecutes criminal violations committed in the County of Ventura, including homicide, sexual assault, child abuse/neglect, domestic violence, gang crimes, general felonies (robbery, burglary, narcotics, etc.), misdemeanors (driving under the influence, battery, petty theft, etc.), juvenile cases, major fraud, consumer fraud, and environmental violations.

The DA's Crime Victims' Assistance Program provides services to victims of crime including assistance in obtaining domestic violence restraining orders, crisis intervention, providing information about the justice system and the case, accompaniment at interviews and in court, processing claims for restitution, and referrals to therapists and other services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Office of the District AttorneyHall of Justice, Room 311800 South Victoria AvenueVentura, CA 93003

SKILLS

  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 hours per week

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