Volunteer Advocates

Do you have what it takes to make a difference to victims of crime and tragedy in your community?

Basic qualifications: 

• Police Enhanced Security Clearance – specific to police agency to which the Victim Service Unit is associated 

• Ability to manage one’s own emotions during high stress situations 

• Maintain confidentiality in accordance with program policy 

• Excellent communication skills 

• Integrity 

• Attend al mandatory training sessions 

• Desire to assist victims of crime and tragedy in your community 

 • 18 years or older 

• Some agencies require Canadian Citizen/Landed Immigrant status but RCMP-based programs can consider individuals who have resided in Canada for a minimum of 5 years 

• Valid drivers license (mandatory in most areas but not all).

Application Form

volunteer-application form (pdf)