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Sherwood Park Adult Court Worker

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Position description: 

The Adult Court Program works with individuals who have been charged with a criminal offence and are appearing in Docket Court.  The volunteer will assist individuals who are appearing in Docket Court in Sherwood Park on Wednesday mornings by providing them with information and referrals as well as provide return court date cards.

Deliverables/Duties: 

.Greet and assist each person outside the courtroom.
.Provide an explanation of charges, court procedure and terminology to the accused, their family or friends.
.Compile a list of individuals who need to see Duty Counsel.
.Provide return to court date cards, Legal Aid and Student Legal Services cards.
.Keep accurate statistics.
.Abide by volunteer agreement as outlined.

Qualifications: 

.Excellent listening and verbal skills
.Good hearing is important for in-court work
.Some knowledge of the court system – but not essential
.Punctual and Reliable
.Non-judgmental

Volunteer skills: 
Role is suitable for: 
Adult
How to apply: 
Email Tamara Chomyc with resume and a reference (professional)
Contact person: 
Tamara Chomyc
Contact phone: 
780-644-1689
Volunteer Centre: 
Mission:
The Elizabeth Fry Society advances the dignity and worth of women and girls who are or may be at risk of being criminalized
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Position start/end date:
20 Sep 2017
Time Committment:
4 Hours Per Week
Time of day:
Weekdays
Work location:
Sherwood Park Court House
Sherwood Park, AB