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Overview

Victim/Witness Advocate I/II: There is currently one (1) vacancy for the position of Victim/Witness Advocate for the Del Norte County District Attorney’s Office. This position is classified as permanent full-time. This recruitment will establish a list of candidates to be used in filling

the vacancy as well as an eligibility list that may be used for future vacancies or temporary help for up to one (1) year. Essential Duties: Plans organizes and coordinates the functions provided by the Victim/Witness Grant Program for the County. Initiates victim contacts, including walk-in and call-in victims. Acts as information source for clients, other individuals or agencies regarding the criminal justice system. Assists victims in submitting claims to the California Victim Compensation Program. Provides crisis intervention to victims of all types of crime, including field and/or home visits, and provide emergency assistance. Conducts follow-up counseling with victims to ensure their needs have been met. Acts as a court escort and/or provides courtroom accompaniment which may include coordination of transportation in conjunction with the case. Requirements: Possession of a valid California Driver’s License. Must complete the advanced California Victim/Witness Advocate Academy training within the first twelve (12) months of appointment.  If interested: A standard application is required and available on the Del Norte County Employment Opportunities or in person at Human Resources Office, 981 H Street, Suite 250, Crescent City, CA 95531, (707) 464-7213. Resumes are encouraged, but will not be accepted in lieu of required application materials. Filling in sections of the application with “Please see resume” or not completing the required sections will be considered incomplete. Applications which are incomplete as of the final date to apply will be eliminated from consideration. Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on July 31, 2020.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: yes