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)

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