Now Hiring: Police and Court Support Worker

Reports to: Police and Court Support Lead

Number of positions: 1

Job Type: Full-Time

Hours per week: 37.5

Hourly rate: Determined based on education and experience

Location: Red Deer, AB

Application Deadline:  May 28, 2024



About Us:

The Central Alberta Sexual Assault Support Centre (CASASC) is a non-profit organization serving the Central Alberta region under the direction of a community-based Board of Directors.

We specialize in healing sexual trauma and provide a range of judgement-free, support services for individuals and their families who are affected by sexual violence. Our programs and services include counselling, play therapy, police and court support, crisis support and education.

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Police & Court Support Lead, the Police and Court Support Worker is primarily responsible for helping individuals navigate the criminal justice process including police investigations, preliminary hearings and trials and other supports as well as building relationships with local law enforcement, VA, Crown and health stakeholders. The Police and Court Support Worker advocates for victims/survivors of sexual assault, their families and significant others through the court system and follow up as well as debrief and counselling referrals.

The Police and Court Support Worker is expected to represent CASASC in a professional manner and work according to the mission and vision of CASASC. the incumbent is also expected to have full knowledge of, and to follow the Philosophy, the Guidelines for Personnel Policies & Practices, and the Policies & Procedures of the CASASC while upholding our mission, vision, and values.



  • Justice Studies, Social Work, Psychology diploma and/or a related degree;
  • Two years minimum working experience in the Human Services sector. Experience in the areas of sexual violence and/or the justice system is preferred;
  • Working knowledge of sexual violence and the criminal justice system;
  • Knowledge of community supports and resources to better support clients;
  • Work experience with Indigenous communities, including protocol, to be able to develop and implement worksite initiatives;
  • Work experience with LGBT+ community, including protocol, to be able to develop and implement work site initiatives.
  • Work experience with Immigrant communities, including protocol, to be able to develop and implement worksite initiatives.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with professionals from other legal disciplines;
  • Crisis Intervention Training an asset;
  • Working proficiency of other languages will be considered an asset;
  • Must produce an approved Police Record Check including Vulnerable sector and screening;
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License, a Driver’s Abstract completed results of which must be satisfactory, access to a reliable vehicle with full cover insurance;
  • Ability to travel to outlying communities within Central Alberta.


  • Provide information regarding victim’s/survivor’s rights and options regarding legal issues.
  • Provide supports to victims/survivors of sexual assault such as court preparation, court support including accompaniment.
  • Assist the support team reporting program.
  • Navigate the system with the clients.
  • Be familiar or connected with the community partners is preferred.
  • Preparation of reports for legal or therapeutic purposes.
  • Provide advocacy services to victims/survivors of sexual assault.
  • Provide follow up and debrief meetings with clients.
  • Provide referrals to other services if necessary.
  • Provide crisis care services for recent victims/survivors.
  • Provide community based presentations regarding the program.
  • Participate in case conferences with the Clinical Team.
  • Participate in program evaluation as required.
  • A second language will be an asset.


Please send your resume and cover letter to

Mention your name and the position in the subject line, attachments must be in either PDF or Word (doc/.docx) format.

CASASC is an equal opportunity employer, and we value the importance of diversity, dignity, and worth of every individual in the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Application Deadline:  May 28, 2024