Victims Assistance Volunteers

Looking for a Way to Give Back

The Castle Rock Police Department's Victims Assistance Unit is now accepting volunteer applications.

Have you found yourself looking for a rewarding way to give back to our community? Consider becoming a Victim Assistance Volunteer with the Castle Rock Police Department's Victims Assistance Unit. The unit is currently looking for volunteers and you could be the perfect fit.

Great listeners and compassionate neighbors are needed to lend emotional support and crisis intervention for victims of crimes and other tragic events. The volunteers provide victims with information on the criminal justice system and other helpful resources.

Victim Assistance Volunteers fill shifts during the weekend as well as weekday evening hours. Potential volunteers must go through an application process and more than 40 hours of training before being certified. Training classes for new volunteers will begin in August.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Castle Rock Police Department's Victims Assistance Unit. We are not accepting applications at this time.


For specific questions about the program or application process, please contact Debbie Binks at 303-663-6110 or email Debbie Binks.

Job Description 

Below is more information about the Volunteer Victim Advocate position.

  1. Purpose
  2. Responsibilities
  3. Qualifications
  4. Essential job functions


Volunteer Victim Advocates will be trained to offer emotional support and crisis counseling to crime victims and victims of traumatic events in the Town of Castle Rock. They will also provide information on the criminal justice system, community resources, and aid in acquiring emergency shelter and facilitate other immediate needs. The volunteer victim advocate will provide assistance regarding information on victim compensation benefits and the preliminary status and progression of their case in the judicial system.

Supervision received:

Reports directly to the Castle Rock Police Department Victim Assistance Coordinator, or designated staff member of the Victim Assistance Unit. Be able to perform on-call advocacy duties independently.