About the Role
The Victim Service Coordinator is responsible for providing advocacy, support, and resources to victims of crime and their significant others. This position helps to address and overcome barriers in receiving support services. The Victim Service Coordinator is responsible for providing crisis intervention, emotional support, and appropriate referrals/linkages to victims/survivors and their significant others. In addition, this position is responsible for providing advocacy to victims, including but not limited to in-person accompaniment to police stations, throughout the court process, and to obtain an Order of Protection; and referrals for other services; and/or providing community referrals. This position is part of the on-call staff rotation providing 24- hour crisis response to affiliated hospitals.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a related field.
Bilingual (Written and verbal fluency) in Spanish/English strongly preferred; Bicultural strongly preferred
Ability to objectively advocate for the needs/rights of others
Positive attitude and proactive approach to problem solving a must.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional organizational, documentation and data tracking skills
Previous experience providing advocacy services to crime victims is strongly preferred.
Previous experience working on women’s and/or human rights issues, addressing sexual violence/gender‐based violence, and working with diverse populations including LGBTQ communities strongly preferred.
Ability to respond in a timely manner to Partners Against Violence Partner hospitals, Redlands Community Hospital and Eisenhower Medical Center.
Completion of a 52-hour Crisis Response Training within 30 days of hire is required; previous completion of the training is very strongly preferred.
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