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
Full time position with
health benefits, vacation,
sick and personal time.