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Posted on: June 11, 2018

Looking for a way to give back? Become a Victims Assistance Volunteer with Castle Rock Police

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Looking for a way to give back? The Castle Rock Police Department’s Victims Assistance Unit is accepting applications through Jul. 26


Have you found yourself looking for a rewarding way to give back to our community? Consider becoming a Victim Assistance Volunteer with the Castle Rock Police Department’s Victims Assistance Unit. The unit is currently looking for volunteers and you could be the perfect fit.

 

Great listeners and compassionate neighbors are needed to lend emotional support and crisis intervention for victims of crimes and other tragic events. The volunteers provide victims with information on the criminal justice system and other helpful resources.

 

Victim Assistance Volunteers fill shifts during the weekend as well as weekday evening hours.  Potential volunteers must go through an application process and more than 40 hours of training before being certified. Training classes for new volunteers will begin on Sep. 22 and will continue each Saturday through Oct. 10.

 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Have a valid Colorado driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Successfully complete the application process which includes an interview and background check
  • Be able to work on call at least four 12-hour shifts per month


Applications must be submitted before 5 p.m., Thursday, Jul. 26 by either mail, email or in person to the Castle Rock Police Department, 100 Perry St.


More information and online applications are available at CRgov.com/VA-Volunteer. Questions? Contact Debbie Lewis at 303-663-6110 or dlewis@crgov.com. 

 

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