Duties and Responsibilities: The Victim Advocate/Volunteer Coordinator will have responsibility for the following major areas as well as additional duties added or substituted at the discretion of the supervisor as service delivery needs develop and change.
A. Coordinates and implements a volunteer program; recruits, trains, and directly
supervises volunteer, including interns from vaious universities. Weekly supervision to be given. Provide outreach, education, research and evaluation, and other appropriate roles as needed.
B. Integrates volunteer staff with permanently assigned paid staff as needed.
C. Assist the Program Director in maintaining an updated policy, procedure, and training manual for court advocacy volunteer program and accurate records of volunteer and paid hours, and evaluations.
D. Plans and facilitates volunteer meetings, support groups, and recognition
E. Develops and implements additional volunteer programs in conjunction
with Court Advocacy Program Director or other staff as needed.
F. Assesses the advocacy needs of victims of domestic violence and coordinates with criminal justice
system personnel and key community contacts.
G. Acts as an advocate on individual cases of domestic violence in the
criminal justice system.
H. Assists the Court Advocacy Program Director in planning and
execution of program evaluation.