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City of St. Paul – Victim Witness Assistant

Posted 2 years ago

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Performs entry level professional work to serve as a liaison between the criminal justice system and crime victims or witnesses. Provides outreach to underserved and at-risk crime victims. Identifies needs of victims/witnesses and makes appropriate referrals. Provides education, referral services and other resources to the community about victim/witness statutory rights and legal system processes, including diversion programs. Coordinates efforts with attorneys and community partners related to services to victims/witnesses and inclusion of their needs in non-traditional prosecution efforts. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as required.

This is a part time position, and is expected to work 20 hours per week.
 

The City of Saint Paul’s mission is to integrate equity and inclusion into how we approach all our work. Our vision is to be committed to building an equitable and inclusive city that will shift culture in city processes and policies, eliminate structural inequities, and ensure timely and relevant access to services, resources, support, and opportunity to every person in Saint Paul.

To learn more about the City of Saint Paul jobs visit www.stpaul.gov/jobs

REQUIREMENTS:

Two years of education working towards a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, law enforcement, or a related degree, and one year experience working with victims and witnesses of crimes or working in a community outreach capacity providing education and referral services.

APPLY:

Submit City of Saint Paul online application, answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire at http://bit.ly/2mEZQmS

Contact Information

Portia Hampton-Flowers
Deputy City Attorney
City Attorney’s Office
15 W. Kellogg Blvd., Suite 750
Saint Paul, MN 55102
P: 651-266-8774
F: 651-266-8787
portia.flowers@ci.stpaul.mn.us

Anita Vue
Human Resources Recruiter
Office of Human Resources
25 West Fourth Street, Suite 200
Saint Paul, MN 55102
P: 651.266.6523
E: anita.vue@stpaul.gov

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