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Victim Advocate Position – Caroline County, Virginia

In Advocacy, Outreach on January 26, 2010 at 9:01 am

Victim’s Advocate

Caroline County, VA

Caroline County is seeking a temporary part-time Violence Against Women Victim’s Advocate for its Victim Witness Program.

The successful candidate must possess the following: (1) a bachelor’s degree with major course work in criminal justice, social work, or a related human services field OR any equivalent combination of experience and training, (2) effective oral and written communication skills, (3) proven computer skills, including Microsoft Office software, and (4) good judgment, discretion, and initiative.

Job includes working with victims and witnesses through the criminal justice process, sending correspondence to victims, providing court advocacy for victims, making referrals to other agencies, maintaining records, and preparing reports.

This is a grant-funded position requiring 20 hours per week with a salary of $21,000.

To obtain an application, contact Cindy Gatewood at 804/633-8037 or at P.O. Box 432, Bowling Green, VA 22427, or visit the County’s web site at www.co.caroline.va.us.  A completed County application must be submitted to P.O. Box 432, Bowling Green, VA 22427, no later than February 5, 2010.  A background check is required.

Caroline County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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