As a volunteer with the Council on Crime and Justice, you will be part of a dynamic organization, have flexible hours, be afforded the opportunity for extensive, ongoing training, and gain valuable experience and satisfaction in the criminal and social justice arena.  To assure that your volunteer experience will be a rewarding and satisfying one, you should have an interest in working on criminal and social justice issues.

Volunteer Crime Victim Advocate Position Description

Crime Victim Advocate Volunteer Application

If you have questions about the Crime Victim Advocate program or position, please contact haass@crimeandjustice.org


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To Help Crime Victims!

Volunteer as a crime victim advocate on the Council's 24 hour crisis hotline. You can work at home or in our offices. Flexible schedules.

Upcoming Volunteer Advocate Trainings:

June Orientation
Thu 6/18/2015 8:30am-3pm
Fri 6/19/2015 8:30am-3pm
(Lunch provided)

July Orientation
Wed 7/22/2015 3pm-9pm
Fri 7/24/2015 3pm-9pm
(Dinner provided)



Framework opinion paper by Rose M. Brewer, Ph.D, "Imperiled Black Families and the Growth of the Prison Industrial Complex in the U.S."

Framework opinion paper by Otis Zanders, "MCF-Red Wing Perspectives on the State Juvenile Criminal Justice System"

Framework opinion paper by Jason Marque Sole, "The War on Drugs"

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