Career Opportunities If you’ve registered with us previously, please login now. If you’d like to register, please click the ‘Register’ link below.Username: Password: Register | Forgot your password?Related CategoriesACESDV Positions, Advocacy Title Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney Categories ACESDV Positions Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney position open at ACESDV. REPORTS TO Lay Legal Advocacy Program Manager EFFECTIVE DATE January 2016 STATUS Full-Time 40 hours/week REVISION DATE N/A Starting Salary Range DOE FSLA Exempt JOB SUMMARY: The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence (ACESDV) Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney is responsible for providing direct legal services, information and resources and advocacy to victims of sexual and domestic violence who are victims in criminal cases. Additionally, the Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney will work closely with the ACESDV Public Policy Manager and Legal Advocacy Program Manager to identify any legal and policy issues that may arise and need to be addressed. The Crime Victims’ Rights Attorney upholds the mission, vision and guiding principles of the Coalition. CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify and analyze relevant Arizona and national legal cases and state laws to positively affect public policy and the Crime Victims’ Rights Project, assist in the preparation of amicus curiae briefs and appellate matters related to victims’ rights issues on of behalf of ACESDV and the project; Provide direct legal representation for the projects crime victim clients in the assertion of their crime victims’ rights; Work closely with the Legal Advocacy Program Manager on issues and referrals that may come directly from the Lay Legal Advocacy Hotline; Develop written resource materials useful to legal advocates, attorneys, and sexual and domestic violence programs and victims; Develop and implement strategies for increasing pro bono and low cost civil legal representation for sexual and domestic violence victims and clients of the Crime Victims’ Rights Project; Develop training curricula and deliver trainings on crime victims’ rights legal issues; Develop, maintain, and update relevant case law and subject matter legal information/files Supervises legal interns and volunteers; Complete relevant reports; ACESDV liaison to assigned committees and participate in ACESDV Legal and Legislative Advisory Committees; Ensures representation at community committees; Facilitate/Participate in community outreach to member programs and other victim service agencies; Provides support to and participates in Coalition events, meetings and task forces; Participate in regular project meetings with partners; Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Juris Doctorate degree from an accredited university and experience with sexual and/or domestic violence and criminal court processes and crime victims’ rights; Licensed to practice law in the state of Arizona; Demonstrated excellence in legal writing and research; Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently; Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel statewide; Computer literacy; Public presentation and speaking skills; Demonstrated ability to complete tasks within established time frames; Demonstrated team building, problem solving, creative/ analytic thinking skills, and organization skills; Ability to analyze state laws and public policy and its potential effects on victims of sexual and domestic violence; Demonstrated ability to delegate responsibility; Experience coordinating departments or projects; Excellent written, oral communication and listening skills; Experience in social change advocacy; Knowledge of sexual and domestic violence and related issues and a commitment to ending violence against women; Demonstrated ability to work in high pressure, limited resource work environment. Preferred: 2 years of litigation experience in the area of high conflict family law and/or criminal prosecution and; Public policy and systems advocacy experience; Bilingual English/Spanish. Send resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on December 4, 2015 to: ARIZONA COALITION TO END SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Attn: Chief Operating Officer EMAIL: email@example.com Apply Now Title Crime Victims’ Rights Advocate Categories ACESDV Positions Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information Crime Victims’ Rights Advocate Position Open at ACESDV REPORTS TO Legal Advocacy Program Manager EFFECTIVE DATE January 2016 STATUS Full-Time 40 hours/week REVISION DATE N/A Starting Salary Range DOE FSLA Exempt JOB SUMMARY: The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Crime Victim’s Rights Advocate is responsible for carrying out the objective and activities related to the Crime Victims’ Right Project funded by the Arizona Department of Public Safety and the Arizona Voice for Crime Victims. The Crime Victims’ Rights Advocate will provide crime victims’ rights legal advocacy to project clients including crisis intervention and emotional support, explanation of their crime victims’ rights and the criminal justice process and guidance to project clients as their case moves through the criminal justice system. The Crime Victims’ Rights Advocate upholds the mission, vision and guiding principles of ACESDV. CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide crime victims’ rights advocacy services to project clients who are victims/survivors of sexual and domestic violence; Provide emotional and supportive services to project clients; Locate and provide resources and referrals to project clients; Assist volunteers and interns on the project; Facilitate community education and outreach on crime victims’ rights and available services; Conduct project intakes and act as a liaison between the project clients and project attorney; Collect information for project specific reporting; Maintain confidentiality of project clients; Provide support to and participate in ACESDV’s events; Remain current on issues related to sexual and domestic violence and the law; Attend and participate in staff, department and supervision meetings and well as relevant community and collaborative partner meetings; Administrative duties such as organization emails, time tracking, etc.; Other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS: Required for all candidates Bachelors degree in criminal justice, women’s studies, social work or a related field or equivalent experience; Knowledge of sexual and domestic violence and a commitment to ending violence against women; Ability to work in high pressure, limited resource work environment; Excellent written, oral communication and listening skills; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Computer literacy; Demonstrated ability to manage time, evaluate progress, and adjust activities to complete assignments within established time frames. Ideal Candidate will have: Bilingual English/Spanish; Legal advocacy experience; Crisis intervention experience Send resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm on December 4, 2015 to: ARIZONA COALITION TO END SEXUAL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE Attn: Chief Operating Officer EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org Apply Now Title Lead Domestic Violence Advocate Categories Advocacy Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information The Lead DV Advocate at UMOM New Day Centers will directly supervise the DV Advocates and provide case management level services to assigned families/individuals in domestic violence shelter. Job Specific Performance Responsibilities (Supervision): Provide supervision and guidance to Advocates in delivering survivor centered, voluntary services including safety planning, referrals, lethality assessments, Play Care and other services as appropriate. Prepare Advocate staff schedule. Provide adequate coverage for each shift. Ensure that Advocates complete intake, exit and other paperwork and data entry in a timely, thorough manner and in accordance with program indicators. Fill all vacant Advocate positions quickly. Ensure to have on call staff available as needed. Be the point of contact for any Advocate who is calling off for a scheduled shift. Develop and provide staff training as needed. Conduct data entry and develop reports as needed. Ensure that all Advocates complete the AZCADV 40-hour Sharing Experience training within one year of hire and meet all other training requirements in a timely manner. Conduct supervision meetings with direct reports, at least twice monthly. Document supervision meetings. Prepare and submit payroll for DV Advocates bi-weekly. Comply with established policies and procedures. Perform other duties, as assigned. Job Specific Performance Responsibilities (Direct Service): Provide voluntary services to domestic violence survivors in shelter. Be the primary point of contact for case load of approximately 10 survivors/households. Provide education and information about the nature and dynamics of domestic violence. Assist survivors with identifying their needs and available resources. Collaborate with the DV Services Specialist to assess functional and social needs in order to support residents in developing and attaining goals that are important to them. Update goals (including safety related goals) as needed to respond to survivor desires and needs. Enter intake and exit data for residents on case load into Shelterbase in a timely manner. Write timely and accurate progress notes for each survivor receiving services and/or referrals and enter all services and referrals into Shelterbase within 24 hours. Respond in a timely manner to new families/individuals. Coordinate services with other organizations in a collaborative manner. Assist survivors with accessing other appropriate UMOM services/programs. Facilitate referrals to community resources and maintain current information relative to city, county, state and federal domestic violence, legal, health and social service resources. Under the direction of the Domestic Violence Program Manager, ensure that work schedule promotes availability to survivors. Complete assessments in the absence of the DV Services Specialist and as necessary. Comply with established policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field. At least two years of supervisory experience and two years of case management experience required. Experience working with domestic violence victims and knowledge of domestic violence best practices, including voluntary services, required. Must embrace the voluntary services model. Bilingual in Spanish Please send resume and/or cover letter to Norell Peplinski, HR Specialist at email@example.com. 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