Victim Advocate (Law Enforcement/Fullerton)

Application Deadline: January 7, 2023

Location: Fullerton, California, United States


Fullerton Police Department. F/T, Monday – Friday, 8 am - 5 pm (Variable Schedule – Some Weekend and Overnight, Ride-Along Shifts Required.)

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for the provision of assistance to victims of violent crimes to include 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.

  • Service provision will include victims that are part of underserved populations, including, but not limited to dependent adult and elder populations.

Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral science, criminal justice or related field and basic knowledge of the criminal justice system, family dynamics, sociological aspects of family violence and victimology.

  • Two years of related experience working with people in a position involving the provision of victim services, peer counseling, or equivalent social skills.

  • 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, liability insurance meeting minimum state requirements, and a satisfactory driving record and possession of a reliable automobile.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Waymakers is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state and/or local laws.

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