Volunteer Opportunity

 

Diverse Skills Needed in Unique MFAC Position

 

Your administrative, interpersonal and childcare skills, as well as your ability to tactfully handle sensitive information and circumstances, will be essential in helping to administer our Victim Assistance program. As a Victim Services Assistant volunteer with our Victim Services Unit at our Mesa Family Advocacy Center (MFAC), you will support the Victim Assistance Volunteer Coordinator with administrative tasks (including researching agenda issues; composing, summarizing, editing, and disseminating information; maintaining work and training schedules for Victim Assistance volunteers, and related duties), interact with citizens, management, and sworn/civilian staff on a variety of complex and sensitive issues related to crime victims, and assist with caring for children brought to the Center who are victims or accompanying victims.

 

Desired Skills:  Experience working with law enforcement or the judicial system; bilingual in Spanish is preferred; experience operating basic office equipment, including a personal computer; ability to maintain strict confidentiality, attention to detail and tact.

Special Requirements:  Any combination of training, education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school or a G.E.D.; must be able to climb stairs; must be able to pick up small children, up to 30 pounds; must be able to work with diverse population; must possess a valid driver's license.

Hours Needed:  Flexible hours -- you may choose any time between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Mesa Police Department
Volunteers In Police Service (VIPS)

PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211
480-644-2073

If you are interested in this volunteer position, please call the volunteer coordinator at (480) 644-2073.

You can download the application packet here or use the online form to request an application.