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County seeks victim assistance volunteers
The Washington County District Attorney's office is seeking community volunteers and student interns for its 33-year-old Victim Assistance program.
Volunteer victim advocates assist victims of many types of crime including assault, domestic violence, child sexual and physical abuse, elder abuse, vehicular assaults, identity theft, burglary and robbery navigate the criminal justice system.
Duties include advocating for victims of all ages in felony and misdemeanor court cases; informing victims of their rights and working to enforce them; accompanying and supporting crime victims in court proceedings throughout all stages of the criminal justice process; and educating and answering questions regarding the criminal justice process.
Applications can be found at: www.co.washington.or.us/DistrictAttorney/EmploymentVolunteer/VolunteersInterns/application-process.cfm