Overview

Nature of work
Seneca County Victim Assistance Program provides trauma-informed services to victims of crimes through criminal proceedings in and outside of Court. We provide short/long term advocacy in person, via phone, text, etc., to address victimization and criminal process.
Job description:

Provide victims with support
Maintain a caseload of misdemeanor cases at Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court
Provide assistance to walk-in clients and those with scheduled meetings
Provide victims with information about the criminal justice system
Serve as a liaison between and work closely with victims and Prosecutor’s Office and other agencies
Provide victims’ input on case to Prosecutor’s Office and Court when addressed
Keep victims updated as to the status of the criminal case and of hearing dates
Accompany victims to the court proceedings (attend Court proceeding with or without victims)
Assist victims in registering for notifications as to the custody status of an offender in jail or prison.
Assist the Victim with preparing a Victim Impact Statement that will help them voice how the crime has impacted them psychologically and physically and what they would like to see happen to the offender regarding a sentence
Assist victims with preparing a Financial Impact Statement and Restitution Request form to submit to the court (financial loss incurred due to the crime)
Assist victims in filling out Victim of Crime Compensation Applications
Assist clients (public) with filling out and filing Protection Orders and accompany them to the hearings if they wish
Assist in crisis intervention and provide emotional support
Assist with safety planning
Assist with coverage for other Courts and front desk coverage: Seneca County Common Pleas Courts and Seneca County Juvenile Court
Provide information on community resources
Collects supervision fees (fees ordered by the Court)
Assists with community outreach as well as other duties/responsibilities assigned by the Director or Prosecutor

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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.50 – $16.50 per hour
Benefits:

Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Schedule:

8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday

Work Location: One location