Victim Outreach Volunteer


Volunteer BadgeThe 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 maintain attention to detail while performing repetitive tasks
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and integrity
  • Ability to perform assignments
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse client base
  • Ability to work effectively with law enforcement
  • Be a productive member of good standing in the community
  • Capacity to work independently with limited close supervision
  • No history of drug use or abuse
  • No history of felony or violent misdemeanor arrest
  • Possess a good moral character
  • Respect for government agencies and programs
  • Willingness and ability to pass a thorough background check


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