Employment at Prevail allows you to put your skills and experience to work to improve the lives of families in your community. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.
Victim Notification Advocate – Prevail, Inc.
Location: Noblesville, IN
Type: Full Time
Organization: Prevail, Inc.
Description: Prevail, Inc. provides crisis intervention and restorative support services for adult, adolescent and child survivors of crime and abuse to residents of Hamilton and surrounding counties. Prevail is seeking a full-time victim notification advocate. Responsibilities include prevention and intervention services for all victims of crime and educating victims about the criminal justice system and their personal case information.
Duties:Provide information and referrals to participating victims as well as verifying/obtaining updated victim contact information for the Victim Notification database.
Provide continued assistance to victims by providing crime victim court advocacy services, assistance with filing Violent Crime Compensation forms, Victim Impact Statements, making appropriate referrals to community resources and updating victims on court related activities and case dispositions.
Coordinate response to victims to offer supportive services in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies which includes receiving, reviewing and contacting victims after receipt of police report.
Work in conjunction with staff to provide intervention and follow-up services to clients as needed, which may include (but are not limited to): intake assessment, community referrals and resources, court advocacy, assistance in filing protective orders, completing safety and action plans, and inter/intra-agency networking and advocacy on behalf of the victim.
Serve as a reference guide for the community in the areas of victim resources and violence prevention, by direct referrals for clients, and through public presentations and participation in community organizations.
Complete 24-hour on-call crisis line shifts and providing backup service to the child advocacy centers as scheduled and approved by the Adult Advocacy Supervisor.
Collaborate with Prevail staff, other agencies, groups, organizations, and individuals to identify and develop prevention/intervention services for victims of crime and other populations within the community, as needed.
Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field; or a combination of experience, education and/or training.
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All interns need to submit a resume and cover letter upon application.
Your cover letter should include:
- Your population of interest to work with at Prevail.
- An outline of your learning goals for the placement.
- Hours/days per week you would be available.
- Contact information for your school liason, placement coordinator, or professor.
- Any information about your school requirements.
- Approximate start and end date of your placement.
We ask that interns complete a minimum of 15 hours per week over a 16 week semester.
We accept Fall, Spring, Summer and full-year placements.
It is preferable to have a site visit by your school official (whether in person or via technology) and to have an evalution tool to use at the completion of your placement.