Crime Victim Advocate
Job Details
Sunnyside - Sunnyside, WA
Full Time
Bachelor's degree
$16.75 - $20.94 Hourly
Day
Health Care
Description

Who is Comprehensive Healthcare?
Comprehensive Healthcare provides innovative behavioral health and integrated healthcare services to clients of all ages. We take pride in our creative and collaborative work environment and in delivering clinically excellent, trauma-informed, recovery-oriented services.

What are we looking for in a Crime Victim Advocate?

Crime Victim Advocates are part of our Aspen Victim Services program and provide supportive services to families and individuals who have been impacted directly by violence and other crimes. Crime Victim Advocates support clients as they progress through the legal system, providing advocacy-based counseling and referrals in a sensitive and supportive manner. Advocates also facilitate group sessions, assist with training & mentoring volunteers, and provide presentations & trainings to community partners. Consultation with law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, and victim witnesses is part of this position, so a collaborative attitude is a must. Crime Victim Advocates will need to have exceptional communication skills, feel comfortable working with those who have experienced trauma, and be committed to encouraging and empowering others. This position is based in our Sunnyside office, but may also provide services in Yakima on occasion. The schedule for this role is Monday-Friday day shift, with no on-call responsibilities. The ability to fluently speak, read, and write both English and Spanish is required.

Crime Victim Advocate duties may include:

  • providing information, supportive counseling, and referrals to victims of violence and other crimes
  • assisting clients through the criminal justice system by providing help with forms, procedures, transportation, and support during court appearances
  • coordinating and consulting with community legal entities, including law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, and victim witness assistants
  • facilitating support groups with Aspen clients
  • providing education and training about the Aspen program to community members and organizations
  • maintaining accurate documentation and data collection 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, or related field
  • Must complete or have already completed Core Training provided by Aspen
  • Bilingual English & Spanish preferred
  • Driver's license and vehicle liability insurance
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide documentation upon hire or be approved for a qualified medical or religious exemption prior to starting work


What Comprehensive Healthcare Can Offer You 
Training and Development

  • A variety of career opportunities in a wide range of settings with room for mobility and promotion
  • Regular training opportunities including support, supervision, and consultation in implementing evidence-based services and programs
  • Clinical supervision toward licensure, if applicable

Innovative Program & Services

  • A strong reputation for providing quality, evidence-based services within a collaborative multi-disciplinary team environment 
  • Innovative, forward-looking leadership that seeks to thrive in an ever-changing healthcare environment
  • Joint Commission-accredited organization committed to continuous quality improvement
  • Established partnerships with major research universities and other community and healthcare providers to implement cutting-edge treatment programs and services

Excellent Benefits

  • Competitive salaries within our communities and industry
  • Healthcare coverage for employee and qualified family members
  • Generous vacation, paid holiday and sick leave policies
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program services
  • Agency-funded retirement plan with contributions equal to 5% of compensation
  • Additional retirement investment opportunities with a 50% investment match of up to 4% of compensation
  • Agency-funded life and disability insurance program 
  • Financial incentives to further employee education
Equal Opportunity Employer

Comprehensive Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. We value the diverse perspectives and strengths that our employees bring to the workplace and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply for our positions. The Human Resources department offers accommodations and assistance for the application and interview process; please contact us to make arrangements. 

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