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Victim Advocates provide legal and administrative support to people who have been assaulted or abused. Essential job duties of a Victim Advocate include explaining legal procedures to victims, guiding the victim throughout the court process, finding ways to improve services, recording statistics, and providing emotional support to the crime victim. Based on our collection of example resumes in the field, main job requirements are problem solving, knowledge of court procedures, teamwork, empathy, networking, and recordkeeping. Successful resumes in the field make display of a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice or social work.

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Sexual Assault Victim Advocate

Provided crisis intervention, referral, and ongoing non-clinical support to sexual assault victims within the Department of Defense (DOD).

  • Educated victims on their rights and sexual assault reporting options and developed safety plans.
  • Trained over 200 members of the Department of the Army on the DOD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program to increase awareness and reduce number of sexual assaults.
  • Conducted strategic planning, monitored policy and regulatory changes, and performed trend analysis to advise senior leadership on SAPR program implementation.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Criminal Justice
MA
International Relations
2

Victim Advocate

  • Assessed individuals that have experienced trauma and developed service plans based on their emotional, physical, and psychological status as well as provided referrals to agencies/individuals within the organization and community.
  • Accompanied and assisted clients through the process of going to hospitals, court, DA, CPS, APS, child advocacy centers, and law enforcement agencies.
  • Provided individual and group counseling to individuals who have experienced various forms of distress as a result of abuse and/or sexual assault.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
BS
Family And Community Services
3

Victim Advocate

  • Supported clients of domestic violence and sexual assault through military and Alaska legal systems, i.e., protective orders, court accompaniment, safety planning, and crisis intervention
  • Case review within multidisciplinary team, i.e., social worker, Unit Commander, Family Advocacy Team, and law enforcement
  • Developed and facilitated domestic violence and sexual assault annual trainings for military and civilian personnel
  • Organized and maintained statistical data to evaluate program productivity
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Social Work
4

Victim Advocate/office Manager Full-time

This non-profit organization provides supportive services, counseling, finds victims and their families' shelter who have been in involved or threaten by sexual assault and domestic violence. Coordinates with local Law enforcement and other Domestic violence agencies.

  • Provide comprehensive case management services: assessment, service plan development and implementation, goal setting, treatment planning, address survivor's basic needs (housing, safety planning, family needs, etc.), community orientation, information and referral.
  • Provides emotional support and encouragement to victims and witnesses as the case moves through the criminal justice system, including providing support during court proceedings, if requested
  • Consult with High Risk Team (HRT) about cases that are in imminent and life threating danger and make referrals to other agencies within the HRT.
  • Provided a 24 hour on-call assistance program to the Oceanside Police Department for Domestic Violence.
  • Schedule and attended meetings and appointments for victims, provide fundraising, performed Interviews for potential volunteers as well as training. Conduct community outreach and education about domestic violence.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
BA
Criminal Justice Administration
MS
Administration Of Justice And Security
5

Victim Advocate

  • Answer emergency hotline calls and complete screenings for victims of domestic violence.
  • Conduct intakes, needs assessments and safety plans with participant according to state standards.
  • Established service plans with clients while identify long and short term goals.
  • Provide participants with full case management, including referrals to community programs.
  • Transport and accompany victims to their court hearings during Injunction for Protection Petition Process.
  • Facilitate Primary Prevention comprehensive training and technical assistance at local middle schools.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Psychology
6

Victim Advocate

  • Provides coverage and back up for both 24-hour hotlines, ensuring callers have immediate access.
  • Screens and conducts initial intake with all people requesting services
  • Conducts intake interviews and provides orientation and follow-up to new shelter residents and non-residents.
  • Provides monthly reports to the Executive Director
  • Ensures that precautions are taken to provide security and confidentiality.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
English
7

Victim Advocate

Provide crisis counseling to non-offending caregivers throughout the life of the case and forensic
interview process

  • Refer children and families for medical examinations and mental health services
  • Provide Spanish-Bilingual Translation through Multidisciplinary Team meetings for caregivers
  • Perform duties according to VOCA standards
  • Assist families with Victims Compensation Assistance of Pennsylvania applications
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Social Work
MA
Healthcare Management
8

Nas Sapr Victim Advocate

Providing the utmost customer service with handling distraught calls from beginning to end

  • Being able to relate to customer and provide empathy in the time of desperate need
  • Research non-clinical information and resources as to assisting the customer with pursuing the complaint
  • Maintain a continuous relationship with the victims through the healing process
  • Regulate a high level of calls
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AS
Digital Photography
Digital Photography
9

Intern-victim Advocate Specialist

  • Provided information on victimization and crime prevention
  • Assisted victims with finding shelter and transportation as needed
  • Informed victims about their legal rights and protections
  • Attended and observed trials, hearings and other judicial and administrative proceedings
  • Processed all applicable forms
  • Retrieved case files, witness lists and calendars for morning and afternoon courts
  • Enter case dispositions into the tracker
  • Maintained a high level of confidentiality and discretion
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Criminal Justice
Paralegal
10

Uniform Victim Advocate

  • Train and mentor service members on sexual assault prevention measures and reporting processes in accordance with Department of Defense and Federal Regulations
  • Manage unit sexual assault prevention by developing training timelines, resulting in 100% compliance of yearly training requirements
  • Provide case management and assistance to victims of sexual assault, ensuring routine follow up on the welfare of recovering sexual assist victims and reporting concerns to appropriate medical providers.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Social Psychology
BS
Social Psychology

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