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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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Victim Advocate

  • Providing emotional support to victims and notifying victims of inmates' release or escape.
  • Provide continuous victim support throughout the process
  • Provides all information to the victim so that he/she can make the best decision
  • Serve as liaison between victim and service providers
  • Provide support through initial/ongoing investigation
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Criminal Justice
12

Uniformed Victim Advocate

  • Provided information to military service members who were victims of sexual assault.
  • Provided a clear and concise explanation to victims regarding reporting options and services offered by the Sexual Assault and Response Program
  • Maintained a strict confidentiality policy.
  • Accompanied victims, at the request of the victim, to any medical, counseling, and judicial proceedings.
  • Conducted Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training to all Marines.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Chemical Dependancy
13

Victim Advocate

  • Respond to after our call outs to assist victims of violent crimes.
  • Coordinate with Cook County State’s Attorney Office, Cook County Medical Examiner’s office, and area hospitals to assists victims and their families
  • Coordinate with police staff to make death notifications.
  • Assist in victim compensation process where applicable.
  • Provide family and individual crisis counseling as needed.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Sociology
MA
Counseling
14

First Responder Victim Advocate

  • Advocate for victims of domestic violence on the scene
  • Provide ex parte assistance and crisis intervention for clients
  • Work closely with law enforcement to ensure clients are receiving services
  • Assist with tasks around the shelter and interact with residents
  • Provide PRN advocacy for victims of sexual assault that have been taken to the hospital
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Psychology
15

Court Victim Advocate

  • Accompany survivors of domestic violence to injunction hearings, family law proceedings, and criminal trials.
  • Advocate on behalf of survivors of domestic violence by connecting them to various social service agencies such housing agencies, counseling and therapeutic agencies, and agencies that provide court ordered services.
  • Provide supportive counseling, advocacy, crisis intervention, safety planning, and follow-up services to domestic violence survivors and their families
  • Conduct lethality assessments with clients and assist individuals in filing for Victims Compensation and Relocation Assistance through the Office of the Attorney General
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Psychology
MA
Social Work
16

Victim Advocate/intern

  • Offer emotional support and crisis intervention to clients
  • Assist clients in court advocacy and information on the criminal justice system
  • Answer hotline calls to respond to clients seeking community resources
  • Assist clients with obtaining protection orders while ensuring their safety
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Criminology & Justice Studies
17

Community Outreach/victim Advocate

  • Assist clients with filing orders of protections, child support, visitation and custody petitions
  • Accompanies clients to court, probation and social services
  • Provide advocacy and crisis intervention to victims of sexual assault & domestic violence
  • Raise awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence by participating in community events
  • Responsible for answering crisis hotline & providing advocacy for walk-in clients in crisis
  • Developed and implemented lesson plans and curriculums in local middle/high schools
  • Responsible for giving presentations and lectures to students and faculty on various topics
  • Engaged and challenged students to combat intolerance and celebrate differences
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
MA
Social Work
Psychology/criminal Justice
18

Victim Advocate/msw Intern

  • Provide case management and follow up with clients to ensure that their situations have improved.
  • Assist with the preparation of Orders of Protection and Restraining Orders.
  • Act as a liaison to other law enforcement, government, and social services agencies.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Family And Consumer Sciences Business
MS
Community Counseling / Psychology
MA
Social Work
19

Crime Victim Advocate

  • Provide information, referrals, and practical assistance to victims experiencing crime
  • Conduct client centered safety assessments and safety planning suited to the individual’s needs
  • Conduct training with police personnel
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
Social Work
Criminal Justice
20

Administrative Assistant/victim Advocate

  • Prepare reports and documents, update website and assist with planning fundraisers
  • Prepare meeting agendas and supporting material for distribution
  • Provide crisis intervention by receiving hotline calls and responding to hospital for victim accompaniment
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
AS
Applied Science

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