Victim Support Worker
Volunteer Types: Emergency Services, Human rights, Mental Health, Others, Translation and Interpretation, Transportation of goods
Organization types: Children, Youth and Family, Community and Social Services, Criminal Justice, Human Rights and Civil Liberties, LGBTQIA2+, Women
Ongoing (more than a year)
Application Deadline: April 10, 2024
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A Victim Support Worker provides emotional support, practical support, and referrals to individuals who have been victimized as a result of a crime or tragic circumstance. Clients can access our services and supports through referrals from other community agencies. Volunteers may provide support to clients on scene in person or over the phone i.e. Court support, Police report support, police accompaniment, or providing practical assistance to clients who have fled violence.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
This is an opportunity for volunteers to support and empower vulnerable individuals in our community who are in need of support during their times of crisis and uphold values such as individual's human rights.
How will the organization benefit?
Volunteer support helps Ottawa Victim Services increase our capacity and reach for giving and to support more individuals who are in need. It takes a village. Help us make a great impact on our community!


Aceil Rashid
@Ottawa Victim Services
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This position would be great for: Adults, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 12
Good for people interested in: Emergency Services, Human rights, Mental Health, Others, Translation and Interpretation, Transportation of goods
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, Homeless, LGBTQI2+, Men, Persons new to Canada, Seniors, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (16-18 years), Youth (19-24 years)

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  • Vulnerable sector check required
  • Public transportation available
  • This position can accommodate persons with a disability
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