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Senior Victims Advocate (Grant Funded) DART

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED -Job Classification: SENIOR VICTIMS ADVOCATE (GRANT FUNDED) DARTPosting Number: PN #29976Division: VICTIM SERVICESReporting Location: VARIOUS* - -Workdays & Hours: VARIOUS* - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - *Subject to changeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvides comprehensive information on assistance and support services to victims and theirfamilies. -RESPONSIBILITIES:--- Advocate will be partnered with a police officer which would respond to intimate partner family violence "DART" scenes while on patrol.--- Provides victims, and their families, with support, referrals and information on victim rights, the judicial process, community resources and programs.--- Will provide on-scene victims in crises of family violence resources and shelter if needed.--- Develops and maintains a filing and tracking system covering disseminated information,referrals, requests, agencies, and concerns.--- Creates and revises documents, handouts and packets.--- Networks with local communities and agencies.--- Participates and may be involved in the coordinating, planning, research, presentation,promotion, and evaluation in special events and projects: National Crime Victims' Right'sWeek, Texas Victim Services Association, and National Police Week, etc.--- Performs special assignments as requested.--- May function as a lead or provide work direction to others.--- All duties and responsibilities may not be included in the above job descriptions.WORKING CONDITIONS -The position is physically comfortable; the individual primary duties will mostly be inside of a patrol vehicle with a police officer. -"Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearance where required." - -If applicable, the applicant's past performance evaluations, past and present supervisory recommendations, and/or Internal Affairs complaint history will be reviewed and considered. -

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , Senior Victims Advocate (Grant Funded) DART, Other , Houston, Texas

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