Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Help crime victims and their families

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The Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program is looking for volunteers to work in the Rockville and Silver Spring District Court to help crime victims seeking legal remedies for protection. There is a critical need for Spanish-speaking volunteers at the Silver Spring District Court. Volunteers are needed to work 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Training is provided, and volunteers are asked for a yearlong commitment for a minimum of eight hours per month (two four-hour shifts).

Call the Montgomery County Victim Assistance and Sexual Assault Program at 240-777-1355 or go to www.montgomerycountymd.gov⁄vasap and click on the link for volunteering⁄donating.