Homicide/Other Violent Crimes Specialist position, Waterloo, Domestic Sexual Assault Outreach Center
The Domestic Sexual Assault Outreach Center is looking for a dynamic and caring individual to fill a full time Homicide/Other Violent Crimes Specialist position in our Waterloo office. The Homicide/Other Violent Crimes Program provides comprehensive services to individuals, families and communities impacted by homicide or other violent crimes to 15 counties in north central Iowa with the Waterloo office responsible for 7 of them. This position will provide crisis response, support and advocacy for survivors of homicide, vehicular homicide and victims of other violent crimes. Responsibilities include providing support to crime victims through direct and indirect contact, coordinating and facilitating support groups; designing and implementing special events, and advocating for survivors with professional organizations, including law enforcement, the media and prosecution staff. Some public speaking will be required. Being on call and travel with possible overnight stays are a must. This individual will need to be able to deal with highly emotional and crisis situations, while maintaining a professional demeanor. Must be able to respond out of town with minimal to no advance notice.
Job Type: Full-time