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Aug 13, 2015 12:29 ET

Volunteer Opportunities

Victim Services of Durham Region recruits from within the community and is always seeking compassionate and dependable people to join our team. Volunteer applicants may apply to become a Volunteer Crisis Responder on our 24/7 Victim Response Team or serve as a member on our Board of Directors.

As a volunteer with our 24/7 Victim Response Team you will be required to provide a minimum of two, 12-hour shifts per month, responding to calls for on-scene or telephone support to victims and their families.

As a member on our Board of Directors, a Director acts in a position of trust for the community and is responsible for the effective governance of the organization. You will be required to attend regular monthly meetings and work collaboratively as a team.

All Volunteer applicants are required to consent to a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Person's screening with a commitment to attend a 40-hour training program, a requirement to volunteer with the Victim Response Team.

If you feel that this type of volunteer work interests you, please visit our website at If you have further questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 905-579-1520 ext. 3400 or email us at