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Alice Paul House: Victim Advocate

Alice Paul House is a comprehensive victim service program located in Indiana, PA.  We provide services to victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, other crime and juvenile offenders. 

Victim Advocate: Full Time & Part Time

This position reports directly to the Victim Advocate Coordinator regarding case management, policies, procedures, and agency operations.  The expectation is to establish relationships with all victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, other serious crimes and juvenile offenders and to empower them to seek emotional support services through Alice Paul House

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide crisis intervention counseling, accompaniment, and trauma-focused advocacy to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, other serious crimes and juvenile offenders as well as significant others and witnesses
  • Completion and timely submission of Crime Victim’s Compensation forms
  • Guide staff and clients through PFA, PFI, and SVPO court processes
  • Provide advocacy for all Prison Rape Elimination (PREA) cases
  • Maintain case files that accurately record pertinent client information

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience in the field of sociology, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or related social sciences
  • College degree in education, sociology, psychology, social work, or related human services field highly preferred.
  • Employment contingent upon: PA Act 34 certification, Act 151 certification, FBI Fingerprint clearance and successful completion of approved APH crisis intervention training
  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license, clean DMV record, and reliable method of transportation to various worksites, and three reference

Note: Above is an abridged list of responsibilities and qualifications

To Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their resume, along with a cover letter to whitney.carmichael@alicepaulhouse.org or by fax to 724-349-7883

Attention: Whitney Carmichael Deadline: Monday July 26, 2021