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On-Call Victim Advocate (Victim Assistance Programs)

Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

Location: Santa Ana, CA, United States

ON-CALL VICTIM ADVOCATE (Victim Assistance Programs – Sexual Assault Victim Services - Santa Ana)

– On-Call (On-Call After Hours/Weekends).

Responsibilities include:

  • Respond to victims of sexual assault and their families as required to mitigate the impact of the victimization and/or the case investigation.

  • Respond to victims of sexual assault and their families as required by being present with the victim at the hospital before, during and after the medical forensic examination.

  • Assist with 24-hour rape crisis hotline and responsibilities.


Requirements include:

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

  • Completion of the Sexual Assault Counselor certification training and SAVS Volunteer Orientation.

  • Experience in providing information and support services before, during and after the medical forensic examination.

  • Basic knowledge of the criminal justice system and victimology.

  • 1-3 years of related experience in a position involving the provision of victim services, peer counseling, equivalent social skills, and program administration preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural/ethnic diversity of the service population and to be sensitive to the needs of special populations.

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

  • Must be available to be on rotation for 24-hour response and emergency calls.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


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