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Services aux victimes Prescott Russell Victim Services requires a Victim Advocate.

12-month contract/maternity leave replacement

(Contract position till July 2022 with a possible extension to March 2023)


Services aux victims Prescott Russell Victim Services is composed of staff members and a team of front-line volunteers trained to assist police services and any other emergency providers in meeting immediate and short-term needs of individuals who have been victimized because of a crime or tragic circumstances.

The victim advocate will provide support to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and harassment from incident onset to completion. The victim advocate will work with community partners including the OPP to respond to victim incidents, their needs, provide support, referrals, advocacy, and navigation within the system.

Victim Advocate Qualifications:

  • Related work experience and/or Diploma in Social Work with related education in counselling, domestic violence, sexual assault, and harassment.
  • Experience in an anti-violence setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IPV with a particular focus on complexities victims face living in rural     settings.
  • Experience and or knowledge related to partnership and project initiatives.
  • Knowledge and experience in legal system navigation (criminal justice system)
  • Fully bilingual in both French and English.

This contract position begins in July 2021 and goes till July 2022 with a possible extension to March 2023. It is comprised of a 24-to-35-hour work week with some weekend and/or evening work required.

Services aux victimes Prescott Russell Victim Services strongly encourages persons from diverse communities, including, but not limited to, Indigenous, visible minorities and persons with disabilities to apply.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Resumés with a cover letter are due June 11, 2021 by 4:00PM to:

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Services aux victimes Prescott-Russell Victim Services

178 main St,

Hawkesbury, Ontario

K6A 2A5

May 2021