*Employment - Victim Advocates
- The Arizona Attorney General’s Office, Criminal Division/Office of Victim Services is seeking an Advocate Program Specialist to work under general or limited supervision, this position will perform casework, human service and administrative duties of moderate difficulty, assisting victims through the complex criminal justice system including: providing quality crime victim services, including both mandated and non-mandated services, as cases progress through the judicial pre-trial or post-conviction process; handling often high-profile and complex cases such as multi-victim white collar crimes, elder exploitation, and death penalty cases, including victims' rights notification activities; assisting victims with restitution claims; and promotion of victims' interests and participation in the criminal justice progress. This position is responsible for monitoring an additional case load of restitution files to facilitate defendants' payment of restitution working with the probation department, the Clerk of Court, and the Arizona Department of Corrections. Implements program policies and procedures, operating manuals and protocols; reviews and documents case activity; and serves as a resource on victims' rights issues. Facilitates attorney-victim meetings; serves as a liaison between the victim and the prosecutor, courts, criminal justice and community agencies statewide; provides crisis counseling and intervention and follow-up services to victims, such as referrals to community agencies for assistance, court orientation and escort, personal and legal advocacy; ensures complete and accurate case documentation of activities and services; assists in the selection, training and monitoring of volunteer interns; provides coverage for other advocates and completes periodic assignments from the Advocate Program Manager and the Director of OVS.
REQUIREMENTS: A valid Arizona Driver’s License is required, along with giving consent to have your driving record run periodically.Travel is required for this position.
Ideal Candidates will have a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited university with an emphasis on social science; a minimum of three-five years of experience in victim services or a related field.
Close Date 12/09/2013
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To apply please follow this link: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/ltmprod/xmlhttp/shorturl.do?key=9BQ
- The Yavapai County Attorney’s Office, is actively recruiting for a Victim Services Volunteer Coordinator. Employment status is full time.
This recruitment is open until filled.
For more information and to apply please visit: http://apps.co.yavapai.az.us/employment