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Victim Advocate (Lamoreaux Justice Center)

Application Deadline: August 31, 2022

Location: Orange, CA

VICTIM ADVOCATE (Domestic Violence Assistance Program)

Lamoreaux Justice Center – Orange.   F/T, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide assistance to victims of domestic violence in obtaining restraining orders.

  • Provide necessary services to assure immediate safety and long-term needs of the client and his/her dependents.

  • Work in collaboration with law enforcement, court, and partner agencies.


Requirements Include:

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

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

  • 2 years of related experience working with clients in a position involving the provision of victim services and/or peer counseling 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.

  • Complete training for certification as a Sexual Assault Counselor as mandated by PC13835.10, and a Domestic Violence Counselor in 1st year of employment.

  • Valid California driver's license, liability insurance meeting minimum state requirements, and a satisfactory driving record.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.


 

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