ID: 160392

Volunteer Support Person (Court and Legal)

Mentoring & Advocacy Regular - more than 6 months Across: Parkes ACT, Bathurst NSW, Cowra NSW, Orange NSW, Parkes NSW

About this opportunity

Responsibilities: support victims, witnesses, suspects and defendants with cognitive impairment to understand and better participate in criminal justice proceedings at Court and in prisons, appointments with Lawyers, mediations, and youth justice conferences.

Key Attributes: Good communication and effective writing skills and, be ethical, flexible, responsive, non-judgmental and empathetic


Additional requirements

Driver's Licence (C) . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Flexible and varied opportunities Commitment to attendance at Court proceedings, training and appointments

Suitable for
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Driving & Transportation
  • Mediation & Advocacy
Training

Induction and Training

Reimbursement

Reimbursement for reasonable pre-approved expenses