COMMUNITY-BASED VICTIM SERVICES WORKER (Part Time)

Company

North Coast Community Services

Description

# Hrs. Weekly 32 hours Monday -Friday  
Program Description:  Support services, practical assistance and referrals to clients – survivors of power-based crimes
Summary of Requirements
EDUCATION:   Diploma in Human / Social Services Field

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:  Two (2) years recent related experience

OR equivalent combination of education, training and experience

EXPERIENCE & PROFICIENCIES:

1. Provides emotional support to clients who have been victims of power-based crimes

2. Assesses clients’ need for other services, provides them with information on helping organizations and professionals and refers to appropriate services

3. Provides crisis response and intervention as necessary

4. Supports clients’ interests and rights by performing duties such as liaising for clients with the police and Crown Counsel, obtaining information about clients’ cases including case status and hearing dates

5. Provides information on crime prevention, police and legal systems in general and specific to clients’ cases

6. Provides court support services such as explaining court processes and trial procedures and providing court orientation, information on court preparation for legal forms such as Victim Impact Statements

7. Participates in public education to raise awareness of physical or sexual assault and/or abuse

8.Consults and liaises with community service agencies to maintain up-to-date information on available resources and develop community relations

9.Maintains and provides statistics and reports regarding service delivery

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

1.      Access to and use of vehicle, Class 5 drivers license with clear Driver’s Abstract

2.      Clear Criminal Record review

How to Apply

Submit resume and handwritten cover letter to:   

Attention:  Sherry Beal, Executive Director

North Coast Community Services Society

Email:  sbeal.nccs@citywest.ca

 
ONLY SHORT-LISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED
NCCS is committed to Employment Equality and encourages applications from qualified candidates.

Competitive benefit packages are available for those who qualify.

This position requires BC Government Employees Union membership.