Victim Advocate (SAVS - CJC)

Application Deadline: September 3, 2022

Location: Santa Ana, CA, United States


VAP – Santa Ana.  F/T, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Must be available for on-call rotation for 24-hour response and emergency calls. *Remote work from home available.

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 and court appearance.

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

Requirements Include:

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

  • 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.

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

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

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.

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