Benton County, Oregon

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Printed on Nov 24, 2014 @ 4:57 AM

The Benton County District Attorney's Office – Volunteer Opportunities

Make a Difference in Your Community!

Current Opportunities

The Benton County District Attorney's Office currently has two opportunities for those interested in working with the DA's office. Below the position descriptions, you will find a link to an application form. Fill out the form and send it in if one of these positions is of interest to you.

Volunteer Opportunity

Become a Crime Victim Assistant - The Benton County District Attorney's Victim Assistance Program is seeking volunteers to assist child abuse victims and their families. Applicants will receive training that will prepare them for all areas of advocacy. Interested parties are encouraged to call the Victim Assistance Program at 766-6815.

Practicum Opportunity

Benton County Assistance Program – The Benton County Victim Assistance Program is looking for interns who are interested in gaining first hand knowledge about the criminal justice system. The interns work under the assistance of the Victim Assistance Coordinator. You will:

  • Experience hands-on introduction to the criminal justice system
  • Earn college credits
  • Make contacts with professionals
  • Receive career training

Responsibilities include:

  • Victim notification of rights
  • Victim assistance with case status
  • Research and investigation
  • Determining restitution
  • Assisting attorneys in trial preparation.

Applying for an Opportunity

If any of these opportunities are of interest to you, fill out an application form (Adobe Reader required) and return it to the Office of the District Attorney.

If you would like more information on these opportunities or have questions about the application, please feel free to call or write us. Our contact information, as well as an e-mail contact form, are available on our contact page.