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become a VOLUNTEER at lvsu

Volunteers play a crucial role in the running of our unit! We are always looking for dedicated, caring individuals to join our Leduc & District Victim Services Team! Below are some ways that you can get involved!

Volunteer ADVOCATE

Our unit is always looking for caring individuals to join our advocate team. If you are a caring and compassionate individual that would like to be directly involved with front line victim support, click the arrow for more information.

As a Volunteer Advocate your role may include:

  • Provide crisis support on callouts with the RCMP
  • Cover on-call for evenings and weekends should an emergency require Victim Service’s attendance
  • Attend court to support victims of crime
  • Attend community/ fundraising events to promote Victim Services


Volunteer Advocate Requirements:

  • Sign up for a minimum of 4, 12- hour on-call shifts per month
  • Sign a 2-year commitment
  • Attend Advocate meetings (held the last Monday of every month, except July, August and December)
  • Take part in training provided and paid for by our program to stay up to date with your skills


Application Process:

  1. Fill out the application form and submit to our volunteer program coordinator
  2. Complete an in-person interview with staff to meet you and determine if this is a good fit for volunteering. Following the interview, the volunteer program coordinator will follow up with your references.
  3. Once approved, you will go through the security clearance and training process. On average it takes approximately three months for an advocate to complete their security clearance and E-Learning.
  4. After Security Clearance is obtained, an office orientation at the Leduc RCMP detachment will take place with our volunteer program coordinator. The new advocate will then be paired up with a mentor who is a senior advocate to train with on call.

Form Download our Volunteer Advocate Application



Leduc & District Victim Services is looking for volunteers with a variety of backgrounds and experiences to make up our Board of Directors. If you someone who would love work behind the scenes to make a difference in your community, click the arrow for more information.

The main role of our Board of Directors is to provide governance, develop and set policies under which the organization operates, ensure the executive director delivers programs and services aligning with the organizations core vales, mission and mandate. There are a number of positions on our Board of Directors including past and present President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and several Director positions.


As a member of the Board, you’re role may include:

  • Attending monthly meetings, providing feedback during discussion and voting on items requiring attention
  • Attending the Annual General Meetings held once per year and participate according to your board position
  • Supporting fundraising efforts
  • Participating on a sub committee of your choosing
  • Reviewing meeting minutes, agendas, and various reports
  • Ensuring the Board of Directors operates according to the Core Values, Mission and Mandate of
    Leduc & District Victim Services


Volunteer Board Member Requirements:

  • Attend monthly board meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of every month (except for July and August)
  • Commit to volunteering approximately six hours a month


Application Process:

  1. Complete the Volunteer Board application and submit it to the Executive Director who will ensure the Board Chair receives it
  2. A member of the Board will contact your references and then contact you to discuss attending the next Board meeting
  3. At that Board meeting, the Board and yourself will have a conversation. This will include introductions of each Board member and yourself, and an opportunity for questions from both the members and yourself
  4. Once the question period and introductions are complete, you will be free to leave the meeting for the Board to have further discussion about your application. A member of the Board will notify then you with a decision.
  5. If successful, you will be required to have a Criminal Record Check completed, sign organizational documents, meet the staff and tour the Detachment

Form Download our Volunteer Board Member Application



Leduc Protective Services Building
(Leduc RCMP Detachment)
#1, 4119 50th Street
Leduc, Alberta T9E 7L9


OFFICE AT (780) 980-7232


8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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