Dekalb County Solicitor General’s Office
Victim Witness Advocate
The DeKalb County Solicitor-General’s Office is currently accepting resumes/applications for a Victim Witness Advocate. This position will work closely with victims and/or witnesses of a crime to guide them through the Victim/Witness Advocacy Program.
Responsibilities include; assisting with compensation claims, victim impact statements and advising of available resources based on the Victim Bill of Rights. Knowledge of the judicial process with respect to victims’ rights and case filings; and experience working with prosecutors and law enforcement are preferred.
Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work, counseling or a related field and two years of experience working in criminal justice, social services, crisis intervention, or trauma and violence safety assessment and planning. Superior customer service skills, positive attitude, personal responsibility and a strong sense of responsibility to the community at large is preferred. All candidates are subject to a background check. Applicants selected for hire will be subject to fingerprinting, a criminal history background check, a motor vehicle driver’s history check and pre-employment drug screening; employment is contingent upon the completion and satisfactory results of each investigation.
Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Social Work or related field required; three years of experience in victim and witness advocacy and support; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver’s license.
The DeKalb County Solicitor General’s Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.
Salary Range: $42,000-$55,000
Contact Number: 770-286-8406
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