Victim services volunteers provide crisis intervention

News Oct 02, 2009 Ancaster News

The victim services branch of the Hamilton Police Service has launched its annual recruitment for volunteers.

The branch provides 24/7 coverage to assist police officers in responding to all victims of crime and trauma. Volunteers are required to respond to both telephone and on scene requests for assistance.

Victim services has an average of 80 volunteers that respond to calls of sudden death (suicide, natural causes, homicide, fatalities), assaults, robbery, and break and enter, to name a few. Volunteers provide on scene crisis intervention that may include practical assistance, emotional support, information and resources.

Successful candidates receive 12 weeks of intensive training commencing in January. For more information or to apply, contact Brenda Elkins at 905-546-4904.

Victim services volunteers provide crisis intervention

News Oct 02, 2009 Ancaster News

The victim services branch of the Hamilton Police Service has launched its annual recruitment for volunteers.

The branch provides 24/7 coverage to assist police officers in responding to all victims of crime and trauma. Volunteers are required to respond to both telephone and on scene requests for assistance.

Victim services has an average of 80 volunteers that respond to calls of sudden death (suicide, natural causes, homicide, fatalities), assaults, robbery, and break and enter, to name a few. Volunteers provide on scene crisis intervention that may include practical assistance, emotional support, information and resources.

Successful candidates receive 12 weeks of intensive training commencing in January. For more information or to apply, contact Brenda Elkins at 905-546-4904.

Victim services volunteers provide crisis intervention

News Oct 02, 2009 Ancaster News

The victim services branch of the Hamilton Police Service has launched its annual recruitment for volunteers.

The branch provides 24/7 coverage to assist police officers in responding to all victims of crime and trauma. Volunteers are required to respond to both telephone and on scene requests for assistance.

Victim services has an average of 80 volunteers that respond to calls of sudden death (suicide, natural causes, homicide, fatalities), assaults, robbery, and break and enter, to name a few. Volunteers provide on scene crisis intervention that may include practical assistance, emotional support, information and resources.

Successful candidates receive 12 weeks of intensive training commencing in January. For more information or to apply, contact Brenda Elkins at 905-546-4904.