Washington, District of Columbia

Case Management Program Assistant - Direct Services

Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) -- Washington, District of Columbia

1 or 2 year term
Ages 20+
Mennonite Voluntary Service

 

 

​THE ORGANIZATION

Started in 2012, the mission of the Network for Victim Recovery of DC (NVRDC) is to empower crime victims in the District of Columbia through a collaborative approach by providing holistic, comprehensive services through community-based education, therapeutic, and legal support in order to achieve justice and encourage self-determination.

This agency employs a uniquely structured "shared leadership" model with two Co-Executive Directors operating together to make NVRDC a truly holistic agency that has strong relationships with other DC providers in hopes that the victim recovery process will become seamless.

POSITION SUMMARY

NVRDC seeks a case management program assistant to provide hospital-based crisis support in an on-call capacity as part of the DC Sexual Assault Crisis Response Program and to work collaboratively to provide case management support to survivors of crime. This individual will take approximately 3 to 4 on-call shifts lasting 24 hours each month for survivors of sexual assault seeking a medical forensic examination. This individual will provide case management to survivors of all crime including, providing referrals, attending court or other legal proceedings with a survivor of crime, completing crime victims compensation applications, and provide on-going support. This individual will be responsible for screening office intakes on a daily basis.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The case management program assistant on the Direct Services and Volunteer Coordination track will be tasked with office intake screening on a daily basis, providing the opportunity to develop direct services skills by interfacing with diverse clients seeking a large variety of services on a daily basis. This program assistant will also have priority assignment to Civil Protective Order clients, providing additional time one on one with survivors of gender-based violence in DC Superior Court. The position will also entail coordinating volunteers for projects such as client assessment and support warriors.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in related field preferred (Sociology, Counseling, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Pre-Law)

IDEAL VOLUNTEER

This individual will be resourceful, highly organized, a team player, very flexible, a critical and analytical thinker, self-reflective and self-aware, and open to growth and learning. The case management program assistant will be committed to working with people from diverse cultural, linguistic, economic, educational and vocational backgrounds to demonstrate NVRDC's dedication to social justice and access to justice for all victims of crime in DC. 

  • Some direct victim services experience
  • Flexible and a fast learner
  • Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of the dynamics on interpersonal violence (stalking, sexual assault, domestic violence) preferred
  • Shift work or on-call experience a plus
  • Experience helping with outreach and training events
  • Experience working with and organizing volunteers
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice, anti-oppression, and/or ending gender-based violence
  • Demonstrated desire to work with crime victims and ensure they receive the services they need
  • Experience working for marginalized communities and crime victims
  • Top-notch oral and written communication skills
  • Bilingual in Spanish, ASL, Amharic a plus
  • A reputation for integrity, dependability, and professionalism.


 Program info

 

 

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 Program site

 

 

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