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DescriptionCompany is looking for an volunteers interested in working for a non-profit providing direct client services to victims of crime. Training provided.
Community Advocates for Family & Youth (CAFY) is full social services organization working to prevent, support and educate about violence and victimization. We serve victims of crimes to help reduce trauma, hold offenders accountable, and stabilize victims involved in violent crimes. Trained victim advocates provide crisis intervention, case management, court education and accompaniment and post trial support.
CAFY helps families deal with daily life issues associated with “at-risk youth” including youth crime, violence, sex, and substance abuse. Trained mentors work to recognize the challenges within a family given to the issues abuse, poor academic performance, etc.,
CAFY provides linguistically specific services to Hispanic victims as well.
Responsibilities- Become a victim advocate and work with residents who have been victims of crime
- Work one on one developing victim service plan to help people through trauma
- Raise awareness about CAFY through participation in community outreach
- Work at main location or in a local district station
Requirements- Excellent communication skills; ability to work in a team and with diverse groups and populations. Strong working knowledge of office computer programs.
Degree or course work in criminal justice, social work, sociology or woman and legal studies.
Must be local.