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Victim Outreach Volunteers

Overview

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office Victim Outreach Program is made up of citizens that volunteer their time to provide outreach to victims of property crimes including theft, burglary and vandalism. The objective of the outreach program is to make contact with victims, obtain useful information, offer resources, and get feedback that will enable the Sheriff’s Office to better serve the community.

Volunteers in this program must be self-motivated, flexible and work well independently.  Patience and a desire to help others are beneficial qualities for this position.  Volunteers must have an open, non-judgmental attitude towards victims.  The ability to communicate well, possess good telephone skills and basic knowledge of computers are essential qualifications.  Confidentiality is required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work effectively with law enforcement.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse client base.
  • Respect for government agencies and programs.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and integrity.
  • Willingness and ability to pass a thorough background check.
  • No history of felony or violent misdemeanor arrest.
  • No history of drug use or abuse.
  • Ability to perform assignments.
  • Be a productive member of good standing in the community.
  • Possess a good moral character.

How Do I Apply?

Contact:

Andrea Zielinski
Community Outreach/Volunteer Services Coordinator
Douglas County Sheriff's Office
1036 SE Douglas Avenue
Roseburg, Oregon  97470
(541) 440-4486 office
(541) 957-8140 fax
apzielin@co.douglas.or.us

Download Application Here

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