Requiring bucket loads of dedication to meet the emotional and time-heavy demands of the role, PACT Support Persons are truly exceptional!
If you have time, empathy, compassion and the desire to make a positive imPACT in the lives of child victims and vulnerable witnesses of all ages, PACT needs you! We’re now recruiting caring volunteers to support children, youth and adults who have to give evidence in the criminal justice system.
We’re expanding our services to also support vulnerable adult witnesses, especially those who have experienced sexual and domestic violence.
We now have a unique opportunity for volunteers who want to support both child and adult witnesses. If you prefer to support one age group over the other, you can also let us know your preference. In the near future there will also be some admin volunteer roles, specifically helping clients with financial assistance claims and victim impact statements.
PACT volunteers come from all walks of life, though this role is well suited to former educators, counsellors, social or care workers, people with life experience raising children or in people-centric roles and retired professionals in the fields of child protection, law enforcement/legal.
We welcome volunteers from ALL backgrounds and walks of life who have the right skills, traits and availability.
No legal experience is necessary as we offer comprehensive onboarding and ongoing trainings. However, due to the challenging and confronting nature of this role we ask candidates to self-evaluate whether they have the following traits: