Post Date: 11/04/2019
Close Date: 11/17/2019
Are you passionate about seeking justice for victims of crime? Are you ready to inspire professionalism and compassion as a leader for the Victim Assistance Program? Are you an experienced program coordinator with an understanding of the criminal justice system and the role of an advocate within the District Attorney's Office? If so, Come Lead With Us by joining the District Attorney's Office as a Victim Assistance Program Coordinator!
The Victim Assistance Program Coordinator position will assist with the assessment, planning, oversight, development, implementation and evaluation of various components of the District Attorney's Victim Assistance Program. Responsibilities include assigning and reviewing the work of Victim Advocates; and providing day-to-day training and education to staff and volunteer advocates to advance knowledge of victim advocacy and how it affects prosecution interests. Successful candidates will also work with our IT staff to maintain and improve our current technological strategies in the furtherance of victim assistance; and assist in the collection of program statistics and drafting grant reports for which they are collected. A key role for this position is to work with effectively with community partners by serving on committees and attending meetings to promote the interests of the organization.
The ideal candidate will have prior experience leading and inspiring a team of advocates to effectively and compassionately assist victims of crime as their case moves through the criminal justice system. Familiarity with the relevant criminal laws and constitution rights that affect victims of crimes would be a great benefit for this position. Excellent time management skills, effective verbal and written communications skills, professionalism, and resourcefulness are a must for success in this role.
Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in criminal justice, corrections, social work, or related fields; AND
Three (3) years of work experience in program administration and/or contract administration within the criminal justice field.
If you are interested in applying for this opening, please visit our website at www.washcojobs.org and search for job #2019-318 before the deadline of November 17, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
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