Victim Advocate (Homicide Victim Services)
Waymakers
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Post Date: Feb 07, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: DOE
Location: US - California - Santa Ana
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Description
About Us

Waymakers is a well-established non-profit human services agency committed to helping individuals experiencing conflict and crisis make their way to a place of strength and stability. Celebrating more than 45 years of providing services in Orange County, Waymakers is comprised of 8 core programs assisting over 120,000 persons a year.

Learn more at www.WaymakersOC.org.

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm

Victim Advocate (Homicide Victim Services) responsibilities include:
Respond to families of homicide victims as required to mitigate the impact of victimization, case investigation and trial proceedings
Victim Advocate (Homicide Victim Services) requirements include:
-Bachelor’s Degree in behavioral science, criminal justice, or related field
- Knowledge of the criminal justice system, family dynamics, sociological aspects of homicide and victimology
- 1-3 years of related experience working with people in a human services and/or criminal justice system setting - Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural/ethnic diversity of the service population
- Valid California driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a satisfactory driving record
- Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Vietnamese preferred

Benefits
- 12 Paid Holidays
- 15-20 Paid Leave Days (based on hours worked and years of service)
- Choice of pre-tax group health plans with generous employer contribution
- Medical (HMO), Dental (PPO), and Vision (PPO) Plans
- 401K Retirement Savings Plan with 3% fully vested employer contribution plus 1% match
- Free $50,000 Basic Term Life/AD&D Insurance
- Free Long-Term Disability Insurance
- Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Contact Details
Name: Human Resources
Address: 1221E. Dyer Rd.
State/Province: California
Country: United States
Ph: 9492500488
Email: recruiting@waymakersoc.org