Service Volunteer

Victim Support Scotland
Yes
Regionwide
18 but ideally over 21
None
Weekdays, Daytime
Yes
Full induction training online and attendance at online workshops. Digital portfolio of learning needs to be maintained, Supervised support sessions until accredited
Court offices are accessible - community office in Dumfries has stairs but calls can be made from home.

Providing practical and emotional support to victims and witnesses of crime in our community and court services. Signposting to other specialist services if required. Being given and developing knowledge of local and national services available to support individuals

Volunteers should be good listeners and be able to be discreet and empathetic. You should be able to work flexibly to accommodate work between court and community settings. The ability to use IT, especially mobile apps, is very useful for this position.