Victims Assistance Volunteers

Looking for a way to give back?

The Castle Rock Police Department’s Victims Assistance Unit is accepting applications through July 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 Sept. 22.
 


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
  • Victim's Assistance Volunteer job description

Applications must be submitted before 5 p.m., Thursday, July 26. Those interested should submit a completed application to:

Mail: Castle Rock Police Department
Attention: Debbie Lewis
100 Perry St.
Castle Rock, CO 80104

In-person to Castle Rock Police Department from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Questions


For specific questions about the program or application process, please contact Debbie Lewis at 303-663-6110 or by email.