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Victim Advocate

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Victim/Witness Services of South Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA
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Victim/Witness Services of South Philadelphia


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Published 14 days ago

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019

Salary

Low 30's


Description: A small non-profit community-based agency is seeking an advocate for victims and witnesses of crime in South Philadelphia.

Responsibilities

  • Staff preliminary hearings providing support services to victims i.e. support counseling, orientation to the criminal justice system, restitution, assistance with intimidation etc.
  • Provide follow-up support services to victims after court, including emergency services referrals, support counseling and trial accompaniment
  • Assist victims in filing Victim Compensation Assistance Program claims
  • Advocate for the needs of victims with medical providers, creditors, employers and various social service agencies
  • Work with the Police Department and the District Attorney’s office
  • Offer home visiting for victims unable to come into the office
  • Keep comprehensive statistics on all of the above services
  • Assist the Executive Director on other projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Minimum high school diploma, college degree strongly preferred
  • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply
  • Enjoy working in a diverse community
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work collaboratively
  • Computer skills--Microsoft Office
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact:

E-mail resume & cover letter to: employment@vwssp.org

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Description: A small non-profit community-based agency is seeking an advocate for victims and witnesses of crime in South Philadelphia.

Responsibilities

  • Staff preliminary hearings providing support services to victims i.e. support…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

Individual insurance

Individual insurance

How To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to employment@vwssp.org. No phone calls please.

Please send resume and cover letter to employment@vwssp.org. No phone calls please.

Location

Philadelphia, PA
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