Victims' Rights Program Coordinator Opening

Turning Point, a program offering services to victims of domestic violence, is seeking the position of a Victim’s Rights Program Coordinator.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

 

  1. Supervise the provision of victims’ rights advocacy services including legal advocacy for residents and non-residents.

  2. Provide support for advocates surrounding information about domestic violence legal issues.

  3. Provide individual advocacy for individuals with more complex legal issues. 

  4. Coordinate the implementation with law enforcement and Turning Point to utilize the guidelines of a Lethality Assessment Program (LAP).

  5. Coordinate to provide training and technical assistance to the communities that are interested in the LAP.

  6. Assist law enforcement to understand the assessment tool and that it is not intended to bring every domestic violence victim into shelter.

  7. Provide training to staff who may answer a hotline call recognizing and utilizing LAP.

  8. Ensure regular training are being conducted with Turning Point staff and law enforcement. 

  9. Document case activity in each resident’s and non-resident’s file and maintain other necessary records as appropriate.

  10. Develop agency relationships with all law enforcement officials, attorneys, prosecuting attorneys,   and court personnel, and provide training and consultation when available.

  11. Accompanying clients to legal appointments, hearings, etc. upon request. 

  12. Providing emotional support to victims of domestic violence.

  13. Document case activity in each client’s file and maintain other necessary records.

 

This is a full-time position with benefits.  Salary range is commensurate with experience ($43,000-$53,000 per year).

 

Master’s Degree preferred, Bachelor’s degree in a human service-related field required. Must have supervisory experience.   

 

Please submit resume to:

Turning Point

Program Director

P.O. Box 875

Marion, Ohio 43302
pburnside@turningpoint6.org

 

Or call for more information at 740-382-8988