Associate Victim Advocate

Job Type: 
Career
Company: 
Peace Corps
Department: 
Office of Victim Advocacy
FLSA Status: 
Full-Time
Deadline: 
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Description: 

This position is located in the Peace Corps, Office of Victim Advocacy and reports to the Director, Office of Victim Advocacy (Senior Victim Advocate). The incumbent is responsible for advocacy activities related to the agency's support of Volunteers who are victims of crime including sexual assault. Maintains full understanding of the agency's programs, policies, and procedures related to all support functions and services for Volunteers. Manages an ongoing caseload and maintains regular communications/outreach to victims in order to ensure access to support services provided by Peace Corps. May accompany a victim through the criminal justice process in countries which Peace Corps serves.

This position is required to be on call after regular working hours in order to respond to victims a minimum of two weeks per month. It also requires overseas travel with little to no advance notice in physically austere and operationally challenging conditions; is extensive in length (days to weeks); and requires lengthy on-duty work hours. Interested applicants can view additional details and apply using USAJOBS.