Job ID: 211132987
Victim Advocate / Community Engagement Facilitator Community Educator designs, coordinates and implements community awareness programs to provide information regarding crime victimization. The position will also plan and present prevention programs to a wide variety of audiences to promote social change.
Victim Advocate provides crisis intervention and advocacy services for general crime victims or victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse. Provides initial eligibility and psychosocial assessments, an integrated safety plan with desired outcomes, follow-up information, ad support. Advocates for the client and provides legal rights and responsibilities information relative to legal proceedings. Advocates for adult victim rights in the legal system. Advocates for abused children’s rights in the social service system and coordinates with the legal system. Maintains records of client contact, serves as client liaison with other service providers and prepares periodic reports and correspondence. Serves as a community resource for information regarding the impact of crimes on victims and the rights of victims. Coordinates services between victims, law enforcement, prosecutors and judges.
Provides in person response, including but not limited to medical advocacy, to victims as needed. Serves victims in crisis as needed.