Have you ever
thought about doing something
to make a difference
in the lives of others?
Would you like to become part of a group whose
mission is to help others when they most need the assistance?
Do not miss this exciting opportunity to participate in direct victim services.
The Tom Green County Sheriff’s Crisis Intervention Unit is accepting volunteer
applications at the Sheriff’s Office, located at 222 W. Harris.
The intensive 36-hour training includes Dynamics of Family Violence,
Investigation of Family Violence, Rape Trauma Syndrome, Child Abuse, Grief
Counseling, Crisis Counseling, and other relevant topics.
working at the C.I.U. have a unique opportunity to assist victims at the crime
scene when a request is made by a law enforcement officer.
Volunteers may perform duties
inclusive of crisis counseling, assessment of needs, make community referrals
and provide vital crime victims' rights standards.
Other duties might include:
- Assistance with obtaining
Emergency Protective Orders
- Stand-by assistance for
retrieval of property
- Court accompaniment
- Death notification
VOLUNTEER TRAINING PROGRAM
Please call Rita or Sandy at 658-3921 or 655-8111 for more information and/or an application form.