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About the Position
Position # 1779
OrganizationHalifax Regional Police
Position Victim Services Volunteer
Location 7 Mellor Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Impact Statement Volunteers with Halifax Regional Police assist in crime prevention and victim support.
Description Halifax Regional Police Victim Services volunteers provide emotional support, crisis intervention and referral information to victims of crime at the scene, during evening hours. Volunteers provide support to victims who may have been involved in domestic violence, robberies, assaults, motor vehicle accidents, etc.
Qualifications:
• 19 years of age or older
• Knowledge, education or experience in providing listening and referral supports to clients in a human services capacity
• Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s Licence
• Candidates must have reliable transportation to and from the Dartmouth police office due to late evenings and no public transportation available
• Good driving record
• Meet security clearance requirements, including a polygraph examination
• Able to make a minimum one-year commitment.
For more information:
Visit https://www.halifax.ca/fire-police/police/volunteer-halifax-regional-police, call 902-490-6976 or email hrpvolunteers@halifax.ca
Training Details Training will take place over one full weekend, and on-the-job training will continue over several months.
Minimum Duration More than 1 year
Timing Weekend - Evening
Time Detail Weekend shifts are 6:00 pm - Midnight.
Age 19+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Counselling/Conflict, Office Work
Skill(s) Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language, Problem Solving, Empathy
How to Apply
Application File:
Website https://www.halifax.ca/fire-police/police/volunteer-halifax-regional-police
Email Send an Email Message
Contact Delthia Miller
Phone 902-490-6976
Address 7 Mellor Avenue Dartmouth, B3B 0E8
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