Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
Salary
$30k+ Annual
Bonus/Commission
No
Job Description

Kids First, Inc. CAC

 

Job Title: Victim Advocate/Prevention Specialist

 

Reports To: Executive Director

 

Position Description: This position contributes to the mission of Kids First, Inc. by providing advocacy, crisis support and case management to child victims of abuse and neglect and their non-offending caregivers.  

Applicant must have superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide information and referrals regarding community resources to clients
  • Assist clients in obtaining resources when appropriate
  • Accept referrals from law enforcement and social services
  • Inform clients of Victim’s Compensation and assist with forms when appropriate
  • Follow up with District Attorney’s office/Victim Assistant for updates as needed
  • Greet clients and families upon their arrival to the center
  • Communicate daily with agency professionals involved with the client/case
  • Follow up with any clients who are receiving services outside the agency
  • Retrieve and log all referrals upon receipt, including any clients who may have been formerly seen and are returning for services
  • Assist in CareNet (client database) updates when needed
  • Make appropriate referrals for follow-up services
  • Screen referrals to ensure they are in accordance with the mission of the center
  • Conduct intake interviews with the non-offending family and/or caretaker
  • Maintain client contact log and turn in report weekly to Office Manager
  • Administer Pre and Post tests for quality management
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Attend meetings as representative of Kids First as assigned
  • Participate in all MDT meetings
  • Help facilitate MDT
  • Provide support/advocacy for clients in court
  • Help prepare clients for the courtroom environment
  • Provide training in prevention to community groups as requested
  • Provide outreach to community members regarding availability of services
  • Other duties as assigned

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Experience Requirements: Two years in related field preferred

Licensure Requirements: None

Educational Requirements: College Degree

Job ID: 250899306

Kids First, Inc. CAC
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