This is a job listing for Victim Services, Inc.
Victim Services Inc. (VS) is seeking 2 (two) passionate individuals to fill the roles of Legal Advocates, one to provide services in Cambria County and one to provide services in Somerset County. Legal Advocates provide assistance, accompaniment and support in a trauma-informed, victim-centered, and culturally competent manner to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and other violent crimes as they navigate the criminal or civil justice systems. These positions will also work closely with the criminal justice system to strengthen the response to survivors of violence. The ideal candidates will be victim-centered and can effectively balance advocating for their clients’ needs while maintaining strong relationships with allied professionals. Extensive and ongoing training in working with survivors of crime will be provided. Both positions are full time and include medical, dental, & vision insurance, generous paid time off, life insurance, & 401K participation.
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Sociology, or related field preferred – training, work history, and life experience considered
- Proficient computer skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Reliable, personal transportation
- Act 33, 34 and 114 clearances
Ideally, we are seeking individuals who are able to function somewhat independently and have the capacity to be compassionate yet resilient in the face of continued exposure to trauma. Self-care is a priority and will be an ongoing part of employment at our agency. Successful candidates must demonstrate dedication and passion for serving survivors of violence in our community.
Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Clinical Director, Erika Brosig, at firstname.lastname@example.org before Friday June 11, 2021. For questions, call 814-288-4961.
Victim Services Inc. is committed to the policy of providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants.
Survivors of domestic and sexual violence and people of color are encouraged to apply.
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