The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center is hiring!
Court Advocate Position
Seeking applicants for a full-time position (35 hours/week).
The Court Advocate will work from the agency office at the Kent County Courthouse, providing direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including provision of support, information, referrals, and advocacy.
Key responsibilities include assisting victims in understanding court procedures related to both criminal cases and protective orders, working to ensure that victims receive appropriate consideration in court proceedings, and assisting victims with necessary paperwork.
The ideal candidate for this position has experience working with victims of interpersonal violence, an understanding of the Rhode Island courts and the criminal justice process, strong problem-solving and communication skills, and is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
Hours: 35 hours/week. Schedule to be determined.
The Application Process:
• Resume and cover letter by July 31, 2018
• Initial interview with EBCC Manager of Advocacy
• Reference check
• Criminal background check
• Second interview may be requested
send resume and cover letter via email to:
Gina Davis, Manager of Advocacy Services at ginad@ebchouse.org