The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for Victim Advocate. Provides direct services to victims’ of crime for the Madison County Sheriff’s Department and is available to assist other county agencies upon request. Responsible for all aspects of the program designed to provide physical and emotional assistance and support to crimevictims.
Duties of Victim Advocate:
- Follow-Up Contact: Phone clients to determine their needs and provide referrals and case status information.
- Cisis Intervention: Available to be called out on sexual assault, domestic battery and other situations when victims need emotional support, advocacy and information.
- Transportation: Transport clients to station, shelter, and court.
- Court Accompaniment: Accompany clients to court for trials and to protective order hearings as available.
- Documentation: Provide written documentation to victim advocate coordinator of services rendered.
- Requirments: Local volunteer advocacy training required. Continuing education in victim advocacy is encouraged.
Preferred Qualities (Not Required)
- 1. Specialized knowledge of assisting crime victims gained through education or expereince, equal to working five years in related field, or equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree, Criminal Justice, Social Work, or related field.
- 2. Valid Driver’s license and demonstrates safe driving record.
- 3. Ability to effectively communicate with law enforcement, court officials, co-workers, attorneys and the general public during situations of potential conflict.
- 4. Ability to maintain accurate records and prepare factual reports.
- 5. Ability to utilize standard office equipment.
- 1. Completed courses in social work, psychology, criminal justice or similar field.
- 2. Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
- 3. Experience working with victims of domestic/sexual assault or experience public service.
- 4. Knowledge of local, state and federal domestic violence service systems, policies and issues.
Applications are available at the Sheriff’s Department, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m.to 4:00 p.m. or online. Interested applicants should submit a completed application and resume to the Sheriff’s Department at: Attn. Sheriff Scott Mellinger, Madison County Sheriff’s Department, 720 Central Ave., Anderson, IN 46017.
Madison County is an equal opportunity employer.
The hourly rate is $18/hour. Deadlines accepted until August 21st, 2017 by 8:00 a.m.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for Deputy Sheriff.
You must have an active email account, or access to one, to be considered. If you have an issue with this requirement contact Kim or Amber at 765-646-9290 (press 1 when prompted)
Application deadline is October 1st 2017 Any application which is incomplete will not be accepted.
After preliminary background investigation, selected applicants will be invited to participate in the Physical Fitness Assessment. Date, location and times will be emailed to applicants.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department strongly recommends that you
consult with your physician if you have any concerns about your physical capabilities or condition. All applicants must be able to perform physically exerting tasks to be eligible for this position.
Please download and complete the PDF employment application and send it to David Callahan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Deputy Sheriff Information
Madison County Sheriff's Department
720 Central Ave
Anderson, IN 46016
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