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Experience Experience
12/2016 present
Detroit, MI
Family Advocacy Program Victim Advocate
Detroit, MI
Family Advocacy Program Victim Advocate
12/2016 present
Detroit, MI
Family Advocacy Program Victim Advocate
12/2016 present
  • Advocating and providing services for victims and their families
  • Assisting with securing medical treatment
  • Promoting Domestic Violence prevention through community meetings and public education
  • Providing information in reference to domestic violence
  • Occasional Travel
  • Respond regardless of whether or not a victim decides to file a report with UWPD or another law enforcement agency
  • Support secondary victims; families, roommates and others that may be impacted by an individual’s victimization
05/2014 08/2016
Houston, TX
Victim Advocate Coordinator
Houston, TX
Victim Advocate Coordinator
05/2014 08/2016
Houston, TX
Victim Advocate Coordinator
05/2014 08/2016
  • Explain the rights and options around University's Title IX investigation process
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of clients through detailed case noting of assessments, contacts and progress
  • Implement a complete case plan to monitor clients’ progress towards established goals
  • Provide engagement support with clients through follow-up calls and caseload management reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned by OUAC Victim Advocate II
  • Maintain proactive outreach and follow up with victims
  • Work collaboratively with campus, community, and statewide groups to better coordinate efforts to support victims
08/2008 11/2013
Los Angeles, CA
Victim Advocate
Los Angeles, CA
Victim Advocate
08/2008 11/2013
Los Angeles, CA
Victim Advocate
08/2008 11/2013
  • Keep abreast of federal and state laws relating to student safety
  • Identify good practices used by higher education institutions and community survivor resource organizations
  • Manage a data base of student cases
  • Provide support and information to secondary victims including family members, loved ones, friends, and roommates, consistent with state and federal laws
  • Assist in the implementation and evaluation of campus-wide crime as well as consultation to faculty and staff prevention and awareness programming consistent with evidence-based practices
  • Contribute to the overall mission and work of the Campus Violence Response Center in both victim response and education
  • Collaborate on campus projects and serve on University committees
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services
Pepperdine University
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services
Skills Skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills to include comfort with public speaking
  • Knowledge of Crime Victim Compensation laws
  • Two years’ experience working with relationship violence victims in an advocacy field, and work within the legal system
  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of violence prevention and intervention, including sexual assault/relationship violence issues and strong theoretical and practical understanding of interpersonal violence
  • Victim Advocacy Services
  • Victim Support Services
  • Administrative Duties
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Victim Advocate & Educator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Master’s Degree in a related field
  • Grant writing experience. Experience in the areas of general violence prevention and specifically in power based violence such as sexual assault or relationship violence prevention
  • Social media experience to market programs and support resources using Facebook, Twitter, and other appropriate modalities
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Victim Advocate Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • Some, 1 to 5 days per month
  • Ability to accurately track personnel and training requirements for those involved in additional duty/special assignments and/ or current volunteers of the SAPR program. Competency in recruiting, training and monitoring volunteers. Knowledge of the policy and procedures in bringing new volunteers on board and knowledge of how to retain volunteers in the SAPR program. Competency in crisis intervention skills, safety planning and procedures
  • Knowledge of sexual assault and family violence dynamics, local community resources, and relevant federal and state laws. Understanding of the military and DOD SAPR or Army SHARP program is strongly preferred
  • Ability to develop and facilitate effective prevention and education trainings that are interactive in nature and scenario based. Topics to include sexual harassment and sexual assault
  • Knowledge of military organizations, mission, lifestyles, and situations which can contribute to individual and family stress, problems and crisis situations
  • Ability to use Excel to generate workable spreadsheets to organize information and relay current statuses of information quickly. Able to work independently on processes and procedures central to office operations
  • Ability to express oneself orally and in writing in a professional manner, to deal with diversified groups, individuals and organizations, and to compose written reports and material clearly, concisely and effectively
  • Knowledge with the dynamics of substance abuse, particularly with regard to co-occurrence with sexual assault, and recognizing symptoms and understanding the impact upon individual and family
  • Presently the HQ ARNG and the HQ ANG SAPR and SHARP offices conduct the specific DoD 80-hour course - Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program (D-SAACP)
  • All attendance requests are approved by the applicable HQ ARNG and the HQ ANG SAPR and SHARP program representatives and trainers
  • Within 60 days of appointment as a SARC or SAPR VA Title 32 Technician, the qualified applicant must successfully complete the HQ ARNG and the HQ ANG SARC and/or SAPR VA initial 80-hour D-SAACP training course, which is approved and evaluated to meet the D-SAACP requirements
  • Within 120 days of appointment, if not previously D-SAACP certified, once appointed as a SARC or SAPR VA, and AFTER the employee completes the 80 hour course program, the employee must submit the DD Form 2950, "Department of Defense Sexual Assault Advocate Certification Program Application Packet," that includes the D-SAACP training certificate and the favorable Security Clearance Tier 2 Background results, the employee must be awarded the D-SAACP certification
  • The Tier 2 Security Clearance investigation must be conducted every five years, in accordance with the cited references
  • Instructions concerning how to complete the form and where to submit are provided on the DD Form 2950
  • The DD Form 2950 is located at the DoD Forms Management Program website at: http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/infomgt/forms/dd/ddforms2500-2999.htm
  • Please do not send/fax/courier/email any applications or resumes to the National Guard Human Resources Office. You must apply on-line or fax your application to the fax number 1-478-757-3144 with the prescribed Cover Letter. The Human Resources Office can only process materials received through USAJOBS
  • NOTE TO ALL APPLICANTS: A STANDING REGISTER WILL BE CREATED FROM THE LISTING OF QUALIFIED APPLICANTS FOR THIS/THESE POSITION(S). APPLICANTS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR POSITIONS IN THE SPECIALTY AREA AT THE SPECIFIED LOCATIONS FOR UP TO 90 DAYS FROM THE CLOSE OF THIS VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
  • Social Security Number: Your Social Security Number is requested under the authority of Executive Order 9397 to uniquely identify your records from those of other applicants who may have the same name. As allowed by law or Presidential directive, your Social Security Number is used to seek information about you from employers, schools, banks, and others who may know you. Failure to provide your Social Security number on your application materials will result in your application not being processed
  • PRIVACY ACT- Privacy Act Notice (PL 93-579): The information requested here is used to determine qualification for employment and is authorized under Title 5 U.S.C. 3302 and 3361
  • False Statements - If you make a false statement in any part of your application, you may not be hired; you may be fired after you begin work; or you may be subject to fine, imprisonment, or other disciplinary action
  • To fax your documents, you must use the following cover page http://staffing.opm.gov/pdf/usascover.pdf and provide the required information. The Vacancy ID is
  • 1912570
  • To Fax your documents to 1-478-757-3144
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Victim Advocate Coordinator Resume Examples & Samples

  • AS NEEDED OR DIRECTED
  • Your resume describing your military/civilian work history and experience in your own words (plagiarizing will eliminate your application from further consideration)
  • Your responses to the Occupational Assessment
  • Any other documents specified in the Required Documents section of this job announcement
  • Login to your USAJOBS account with your user name and password. Under "My Account" select "Application Status". This will take you to a screen displaying the vacancies you have applied for
  • Under "Application Status" select "more Information" for the position you wish to upload additional documents to
  • You will be re-directed to Application Manager to upload and/or review your application package
  • Once you have been re-directed to Application Manager, select "Accept and Proceed"
  • Select "Add Documents" and then "Upload Documents" from the list to the left. Upload your documents. You will see "Upload Successful" when you are finished
  • To ensure successful uploads to USAJOBS, please ensure your documents are saved in an accepted file format and are not password protected. Accepted file formats include: JPG, PDF, TXT, RTF, DOC, WPD, XFD, FDF, XFDF or HTM/HTML
  • Required Documents
  • College Transcript from accredited university for degree and/or 24 semester hours of social sciences proof
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Victim Advocate Sharp Resume Examples & Samples

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  • Business travel up to approximately 10% of the time
  • 2) Qualifying based on a combination of education and specialized experience: A combination of education and specialized experience may be used to qualify for this position as long as the computed percentage of the requirements is at least 100%. To compute the percentage of the requirements, divide your total months of qualifying experience by 12. Then divide your semester hours of graduate education in excess of 1 year (18 semester hours) by 18. Add the 2 percentages. Note: For the purpose of qualifications, 1 full year of graduate education is equivalent to 18 semester hours
  • Click the Submit My Answers button to submit your application package
  • It is your responsibility to ensure your responses and appropriate documentation is submitted prior to the closing date
  • It is your responsibility to verify that information entered, uploaded, or faxed (i.e., resume) is complete, accurate, and submitted by the closing date. Uploaded documents may take up to one hour to clear the virus scan. Faxed documents must be completely transmitted (fax and scan complete) by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement
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Victim Advocate Sharp Resume Examples & Samples

  • Business Travel may be required up to 60%
  • Victim Advocacy Services
  • Victim Support Services
  • Your resume: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos/SSN, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position
  • Your responses to the questionnaire
  • Additional required documents (see Required Documents section below)
  • Fax the completed OPM Form 1203-FX, along with your required and supporting documents, to 1-478-757-3144. Your OPM Form 1203-FX will serve as a cover page for your fax transmission
  • Resume: If you submit a resume with inappropriate material e.g. photos, you will not be considered for this vacancy. Your resume may be submitted in any format. For qualifications determinations your resume must contain hours worked per week and the dates of employment (i.e., HRS per week and month/year to month/year or month/year to present). Resumes that do not contain this information will be marked as insufficient and applicants may not receive consideration for this position
  • College transcripts: For verification of the basic education requirement and/or if you are qualifying based on a combination of education and experience or solely on education, you MUST include your college transcripts with your application
  • Supporting documents: You MUST submit documents verifying your eligibility with your application package. For current or prior employment verification, a SF-50 or DD3434. If you are claiming Veteran's Preference or Military Spouse preference (MSP), to verify your preference claim you MUST submit supporting documents with your application package. These documents may include, but are not limited to: for MSP claims, PCS orders and marriage certificate; for verification of Veteran Preference, DD214 (which indicates character of service) SF-15, VA Letter and/or Activation/Deactivation orders
  • If you are currently serving on active duty: You MUST submit a certification from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions not later than 120 days after the date the certification is signed. If you supply a certification at this stage, your preference/eligibility will be verified prior to appointment. For more information about Veteran's Preference, please click this link
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Victim Advocate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Conduct assessments and identifies areas of need
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of clients through detailed case noting of assessments, contacts and progress
  • Link clients to appropriate community resources and coordinates access to those services
  • Implement a complete case plan to monitor clients’ progress towards established goals
  • Provide engagement support with clients through follow-up calls and caseload management reports
  • Establish, maintain and update client case records using approved agency forms and required software
  • Maintain confidentiality and complies with all applicable state and federal regulation’s including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Perform other duties as assigned by OUAC Victim Advocate II
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English with ability to help translate documents
  • 2-3 years’ experience in social work setting required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a behavioral health field preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, problem solve, and work effectively with people of various social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • In depth knowledge of Case Management practices
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently and see tasks to completion
  • Computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Products
  • Skilled at establishing and maintaining positive, ethical, and effective professional relationships with clients and families, coworkers, external providers and customers
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment
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Family Advocacy Program Victim Advocate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Evaluating victims needs
  • Providing information in reference to domestic violence
  • Advocating and providing services for victims and their families
  • Assisting with securing medical treatment
  • Promoting Domestic Violence prevention through community meetings and public education
  • Position may require 10% travel away from home station
  • Knowledge of Crisis Intervention
  • Ability to provide Community Outreach
  • Ability to communicate orally
  • Ability to communicate in writing
  • To verify your application is complete, log into your USAJOBS account, select the Application Status link and then select the more information link for this position. The Details page will display the status of your application, the documentation received and processed, and any correspondence the agency has sent related to this application. Your uploaded documents may take several hours to clear the virus scan process
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Victim Advocate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Refer students to appropriate ongoing support and counseling services
  • Assist in the implementation and evaluation of campus-wide crime as well as consultation to faculty and staff prevention and awareness programming consistent with evidence-based practices
  • Contribute to the overall mission and work of the Campus Violence Response Center in both victim response and education
  • Promote the visibility of services throughout the campus community; and
  • Must demonstrate the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Must be able to act independently and to balance advocating for multiple clients, responding to crisis and walk-in traffic, and developing and delivering programs for students, faculty and staff
  • Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, or related field
  • N. C. Victim Advocate certification or equivalent advocacy experience and/or certifications
  • Experience working with college students or adolescents
  • Experience working with law enforcement and court settings
  • Experience with public speaking and program development
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Victim Advocate Sharp Resume Examples & Samples

  • The business travel requirement is 10%
  • Best Qualified. Candidates in this category possess exceptional skills and experience to exceed well above the minimum requirements for the announced position
  • Highly Qualified. Candidates in this category possess good skills and experience above the minimum requirements for the announced position
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Victim Advocate Resume Examples & Samples

  • Associate's Degree required; Bachelor's degree proffered or 1-3 years of experience
  • Position requires expertise in establishing a counseling relationship within a crisis environment
  • Position also requires an independent, self motivated individual with effective communication skills
  • Individual must possess an ability to remain calm and rational and manage multiple priorities in a crisis intervention environment
  • Individual must also possess familiarity with the criminal system, government and nonprofit agencies as they relate to the issues of sexual assault. In addition, position requires awareness of feminism and sensitivity to the societal issues of violence against women and children. This position requires high sensitivity to cultural norms