Victim Advocate (Law Enforcement Based Victim Advocacy Unit-Irvine PD)

Application Deadline: October 31, 2021

Location: Irvine, CA, United States

VICTIM ADVOCATE (Law Enforcement Based Victim Advocacy Unit - Victim Assistance Programs - Irvine Police Department)

F/T. (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, Some evenings and weekends required).

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide assistance to victims of domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, and elder abuse to mitigate the impact of victimization and/or during the case investigation and court appearance.

  • Provide crisis intervention, short-term counseling, referrals and accompaniment services.

  • Work in partnership with the District Attorney’s Office and law enforcement.


  • Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral science, criminal justice, or related field.

  • Basic knowledge of the criminal justice system, family dynamics, and sociological aspects of family violence and victimology.

  • Ability to work successfully with collaborative partners.

  • Must pass background investigation.

  • Complete 48-hour state certified sexual assault counselor training and certified Domestic Violence Counselor training within first six months of employment.

  • Valid California driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a satisfactory driving record.

  • Bilingual English/Korean or English/Mandarin preferred.

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