The National Center for Victims of Crime is a great place to work!
The National Center offers a challenging and rewarding professional career opportunity. We also set aside some time to have fun, such as during our annual summer retreat and annual winter holiday gathering.
Our office is located in Washington, DC. We are a short walk from the Dupont Circle, Farragut North, Farragut West, and Foggy Bottom-GWU Metrorail stations, as well as several Metrobus stops. Our building also has a parking garage.
We offer comprehensive benefits to full-time employees, such as:
- CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield health insurance coverage (PPO medical, dental, vision, and pharmaceutical) for employees and their spouses, domestic partners, and children
- 401(k)plan with generous 4% matching and 3% non-elective contributions
- Short-term and long-term disability insurance coverage
- Life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance coverage
- Flexible spending accounts for qualified medical and dependent care expenses
- Section 132(f) pre-tax transportation program for qualified mass transit and parking expenses
- 3 to 4 weeks of vacation leave, 12 days of sick leave, and 2 days of personal leave per year
- 11 paid holidays per year
The National Center for Victims of Crime is an equal opportunity employer.
Stalking Resource Center Program Assistant
The National Center for Victims of Crime is seeking a full-time Program Assistant to support the Stalking Resource Center (SRC) in its mission of raising national awareness of stalking and encouraging the development and implementation of multidisciplinary responses to stalking in local communities across the country.
This professional, dynamic, self-motivated individual will assist in the coordination of the Stalking Resource Center activities and provide support to the staff. The Program Assistant is often the first point of contact for SRC professionals requesting services from the SRC. Additionally this position contributes to the overall success of the SRC by responding to requests for information and technical assistance; providing logistical support for trainings and events; assisting with publications development and distribution; carrying out tasks as assigned related to program planning and reporting; and maintaining the SRC websites and social media. Since SRC projects are collaborative efforts on the part of National Center staff, the Program Assistant should be able to work as part of a team while also being responsible for individual task management and completion.
- Maintain the Stalking Resource Center (SRC) websites to ensure that content is accurate, current, accessible, and dynamic, and make recommendations to improve design and usability.
- Manage the SRC social media – Facebook and Twitter.
- Respond to requests for information and assistance on stalking.
- Monitor news and emerging research for key issues on stalking and related issues.
- Maintain departmental databases and draft reports.
- Assist with the logistics of conferences, workshops, webinars, and trainings by managing registration activities, compiling and developing event materials, preparing faculty contracts, making travel and lodging arrangements, working with vendors, and other duties as assigned.
- Manage SRC e-mail accounts, correspondence, and discussion lists.
- Identify tools and resources that may enhance internal and external departmental activities.
- Provide general office support such as filing, copying, shipping, scheduling meetings for department staff, and coordinating the department’s acquisition of new materials and resources.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor degree or experience relevant to the responsibilities above.
- Knowledge of or commitment to working on stalking, sexual assault, or domestic violence issues.
- Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), database management and web content management. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), HTML code, and Microsoft Access preferred.
- Experience managing social media, specifically Facebook and Twitter.
- Graphic design skills desired, but not required.
- Excellent organizational abilities.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Sensitivity to victim issues.
- Dedication to social justice.
$35,000 - $40,000
Generous benefits are offered to full-time employees, including health insurance, 401(k) plan, disability insurance, and life insurance.
The position is located in our office in Washington, DC. We are located near several Metrorail stations on the red, blue, and orange lines.
Send a résumé and cover letter to email@example.com
. Electronic applications are preferred. Hard copies may be sent to:
National Center for Victims of Crime
2000 M Street NW, Suite 480
Washington, DC 20036
Deadline to apply: June 15, 2013
Victim Advocate Associate
At the United States Peace Corps
Two Associate Victim Advocate positions at Peace Corps Headquarters have just been posted to USA Jobs open for the public to apply.
The deadline to apply is Monday, March 25th. Please see more information at this site: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/339588100?share=email.
This position is located in the Peace Corps, Office of Victim Advocacy and reports to the Director, Office of Victim Advocacy (Senior Victim Advocate). The incumbent is responsible for advocacy activities related to the agency's support of Volunteers who are victims of crime including sexual assault. Maintains full understanding of the agency's programs, policies, and procedures related to all support functions and services for Volunteers, with particular emphasis on outreach, counseling and health care, and safety and security. Maintains regular communications and outreach to victims to ensure access to and continuation of appropriate care, support and assistance. Keeps the Director of OVA informed of concerns, trends, deficiencies, successes, best practices, and all other related topics and matters concerning the agency's response and support to crime victims. Identifies areas of improvement, where possible, and makes recommendations to ensure better response and support for victims.
This position is currently exempt from the limitations specified in paragraphs (A) and (B) of paragraph (2) and paragraph (5) under section 7 (a) of the Peace Corps Act (22 U.S.C. 2506(a)). The incumbent will therefore be eligible for an additional appointment at the end of the initial five year appointment.
This position is required to be on call after regular working hours in order to respond to victims a maximum of two weeks per month. It also requires overseas travel with little to no advance notice in physically austere and operationally challenging conditions; is extensive in length (days to weeks); and requires lengthy on-duty work hours.