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Job Category:

Government/Law


Position Title:

Victim Advocate - Franklin County serving Greenfield & Orange Courts


Position Description:

Duties: •Compliance with the Victim Bill of Rights pursuant to M.G.L c. 258B including notification of all court hearings, postponements and continuances •Provide information and assistance to victims regarding their right to provide a Victim Impact Statement to the court •To offer direct services to victims, witnesses and survivors including crisis intervention, assessment and evaluation of needs for referrals, orientation of court procedures and accompaniment to court •Maintain case files in a manner commensurate with office policy •Document all case activity •Maintain ongoing communication with Assistant District Attorneys on mutual cases regarding case status, victim concerns and input •Establish positive relationships with outside service providers, other law enforcement agencies and court personnel for consultation and cooperation •Participate in Outreach and Public Awareness Education as required •Perform any other duties as required

Qualifications: •Bachelor’s degree in social services, criminal justice or related field •Knowledge and experience in Criminal Justice System or direct victim services a plus •Excellent writing and communication skills •Domestic Violence experience preferred

Preferred Qualifications: •Compliance with the Victim Bill of Rights pursuant to M.G.L c. 258B including notification of all court hearings, postponements and continuances •Provide information and assistance to victims regarding their right to provide a Victim Impact Statement to the court •To offer direct services to victims, witnesses and survivors including crisis intervention, assessment and evaluation of needs for referrals, orientation of court procedures and accompaniment to court •Maintain case files in a manner commensurate with office policy •Document all case activity •Maintain ongoing communication with Assistant District Attorneys on mutual cases regarding case status, victim concerns and input •Establish positive relationships with outside service providers, other law enforcement agencies and court personnel for consultation and cooperation •Participate in Outreach and Public Awareness Education as required •Perform any other duties as required

How To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and list of references to: Erin O'Brien, Administrative Assistant, erin.o'brien@state.ma.us


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:

BS


Majors:

Criminal Justice


Salary Range:


Application Deadline:

11/16/2012


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Martha Murphy-Kane

Company:

Northwestern District Attorney’s Office

Industry:

Government/Law

Site/Department:

Address:

1 Gleason Plaza

City:

Northampton

State:

MA

Zip:

01060

Phone Number:

413-586-9225

Website:

http://www.northwesterndistrictattorney.org(Visit Website)


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