All paid positions at Victim Assistance Program are driven by our mission to empower our community to restore lives impacted by crisis, violence, and tragedy. Paid positions are funded by local, state and national funds that support our mission. These funds are not permanent and all positions longevity depends on the availability of funds. Victim Assistance Program does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Victim Assistance Program will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities.
When members of the community start learning the impact that trauma leaves on us all, it can motivate people to get involved. If your social club, church group, co-workers, neighborhood or any other group wants to give back through volunteering, there are many ways we can customize an opportunity. Some groups have:
Victim Assistance Program has a long history of providing meaningful training and hands on experience to students. In fact, 44% of our current staff were previous student interns. Internships are highly competitive and interested students should apply 60-90 days in advance of the semester. Internships can be self-driven or completed for school credit. Interns at Victim Assistance Program have come from the following majors; Social Work, Criminology, Women’s Studies, Para-Legal, Nursing, Criminal Justice Studies, and Child & Family Development. Victim Assistance Program Interns are unpaid positions and are available Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.