DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Aug 02, 2021
Closes
Aug 16, 2021
Function
Other
Hours
Full Time

Alexandria, Virginia

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION SPECIALIST

(Victim Witness Specialist I)

GRANT FUNDED POSITION

Office of The Commonwealth’s Attorney

Victim Witness Assistance Program

$44,538 (Grade 14) + Benefits

Provide direct services to victims of domestic violence. Duties include extensive work in the field with clients, providing crisis intervention, safety planning, referrals, court preparation and advocacy; conducting professional and community education and events and coordinating the objectives and activities of the grant to include collecting statistics and producing reports. Requirements: four-year college degree; one year of experience in a human service delivery program providing direct guidance and case work services; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Preferred qualifications include a four-year college degree in psychology, sociology, criminal justice or social work; 2 years’ experience in the provision of direct services to victims of domestic violence; and the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally to include speaking publicly to a variety of community and professional audiences. Additionally, the ability to fluently speak, read and write in English and Spanish is preferred.

Must have a valid driver’s license and own transportation. Successful completion of a criminal background check required before employment. The ability to work limited evening hours required. This position is grant- funded through December 31, 2021. Continued funding beyond this date is contingent upon availability of grant funds.

Employees of the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office are at-will employees and serve at the pleasure of the Commonwealth’s Attorney. We are an equal opportunity employer. Interested parties should apply through the Alexandria City Government Jobs site (link below)

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/alexandria/jobs/3175219/domestic-violence-intervention-specialist?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs 

Applications accepted through August 16, 2021

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