The BVVSA consists of a board of directors, a full-time executive director, a full-time program coordinator, part time victim support workers and a team of dedicated volunteer advocates.
Volunteer support is essential to our Association to ensure victims receive support and assistance. Volunteer victim advocates provide this direct assistance to victims of crime and trauma. Our volunteer Board of Directors provides program governance.
Advocate Job Description - This is a volunteer, front line role with the BVVSA, providing direct services to victims of crime and trauma. You will work directly with victims, police and other community agencies. As an advocate you will be required to completed an extensive training program; obtain an enhanced security clearance from the RCMP; successfully complete interviews with program staff and the RCMP; complete an Alberta government on-line course; and are required to sign a one year contract with our program.
Board of Directors - A position on the board is a very interesting and dynamic way to be involved with BVVSA. The Board is responsible for the control and management of the Association. Members meet regularly and are elected for one or two year terms.