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Victim Notification Program Advocate – Prevail, Inc.

Location:  Noblesville, IN

Type:  Full Time

Organization:  Prevail, Inc.

Description:  Prevail, Inc., a victim awareness and support program providing services to residents of Hamilton and surrounding counties, is seeking a full-time victim notification program advocate. Responsibilities include prevention and intervention services for all victims of crime and educating victims about the criminal justice system and their personal case information,

Duties:

Work in conjunction with staff to provide intervention and follow-up services to clients as needed, which may include (but are not limited to): intake assessment, community referrals and resources, court advocacy, assistance in filing protective orders, completing safety and action plans, and inter/intra-agency networking and advocacy on behalf of the victim.

 Provide information and referrals to participating victims as well as verifying/obtaining updated victim contact information for the Victim Notification database.

Provide continued assistance to victims by providing crime victim court advocacy services, assistance with filing Violent Crime Compensation forms, Victim Impact Statements, making appropriate referrals to community resources and updating victims on court related activities and case dispositions.

Serve as a reference guide for the community in the areas of victim resources and violence prevention, by direct referrals for clients, and through public presentations and participation in community organizations.

 Complete 24-hour on-call crisis line shifts and providing backup service to the child advocacy centers as scheduled and approved by the Adult Services Coordinator.

 Collaborate with Prevail staff, other agencies, groups, organizations, and individuals to identify and develop prevention/intervention services for victims of crime and other populations within the community, as needed.

Qualifications:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field is required.  Minimum of 2 years experience working in a victim assistance or related field.

Click APPLY NOW to submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Michelle Moen – mmoen@prevailinc.com