Bilingual Victim Advocate

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Job Description:

Bilingual Victim Advocate has primary responsibility for the provision

of direct services to victims of crime. Services include: assistance

in applying for victim compensation; court accompaniment;

supportive counseling; safety planning; assistance locating shelters;

advocacy with multiple service providers to maximize the clients

resources and capacity to heal. Candidate should be interested

in being a part of a cohesive team, receiving regular supervision

and should be capable of collaborating both within and outside

of the agency.

Specific Education, Certification and Skill Requirements (if applicable):

Bilingual (Spanish-English) , highly motivated, self-starter with

strong commitment to advocating for the rights of victims of crime.

Background in social justice, criminal justice, women’s issues, and/

or counseling. BA preferred. Computer literate; licensed driver and

car owner. Persons of color and members of LGBTQ communities

are encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Send a cover letter and resume via email to

[email protected] org or via fax to 914-345-3513 to the attention

of Keith Fadelici, Assistant Director.

Victims Assistance Services is a component of Westchester Community Opportunity Program, Inc.

lingual Victim Advocate

Start Date: August 2, 2010

Job Type: Full time

Salary: 35K

Full time position with

health benefits, vacation,

sick and personal time.

Location: Yonkers

Phone: 914.345.3113

Fax: 914.345.3513