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Job TitleVictim Witness Aide/Advocate(s)
Job Title NoteWill County State’s Attorney’s Office
Job SummaryResponsible for providing information, support services, and assistance to victims and witnesses of domestic violence with a victim sensitive focus. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: • Explain victim rights according to the Illinois Crime Victim’s Bill of Rights, including the right to Crime Victim Compensation • Explain court system and procedures and assists with the completion of Crime Victim Compensation Application • Accompany victims to court to provide emotional support and to be available to answer any questions regarding court proceedings • Act as a liaison between Assistant State’s Attorneys and victims/witnesses • Provide regular notification of court dates pursuant to statute • Assist with drafting victim impact statements when applicable • Coordinate with outside agencies (i.e., social service agencies, law enforcement) and provide resources and referrals when necessary • Review, prepare and maintain victim/witness case files on a daily basis.
Minimum QualificationsBachelor’s Degree in social work or related field; Prior experience working with crisis intervention or victims of domestic violence. 65 Hour Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Cross Training Certification preferred. Bilingual; Spanish preferred.
Salary Range$38,704 per year – Grade C, Step 3
Apply ToSEND RESUME TO: SAOHR@willcountyillinois.com
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Disclaimer*Completed Will County Employment Application or Resume with cover letter may be submitted by mail, fax or hand delivered. Only interviewed applicants will be notified of the selection process. Equal Opportunity Employer

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