LATINO LAW ENFORCEMENT ADVOCATE
Primary responsibility to implement the Law Enforcement Program in conjunction with the Central Falls Police Department.
*Provide information and assistance to police officers working with victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
*Meet with victims either on scene (with police accompaniment), at department or hospital, following the incident or within a few days as a follow up.
*Assist with training programs for police officers, community members and other agencies on domestic violence and sexual assault issues.
This is a full time position with benefit package available. Bachelor's degree and prior domestic violence experience required. Bilingual/bicultural required.
COURT ADVOCATE - PART TIME
Provide advocacy and support to victims of domestic violence during court proceedings in the Garrahy Judicial Complex in Providence. Assist petitioners who are seeking Orders of Protection as well as provide legal advocacy to victims of a domestic violence crime. Inform victims of the status of case, forms of protection available, domestic violence services, etc.
This is a part time position, 20 hours per week. Prior domestic violence experience and BA or equivalent experience. Bilingual/bicultural preferred.
And the winners are....
October 1st...Ruth Lorenzo...October 2nd...Claudine Wehbe...October 3rd...Brian Sullivan...October 4th...Maria Clarke...October 5th...Luca Razza...October 6th...Diane Landry...October 7th...Tracey Sutherland...October 8th...Luis Garcia...October 9th...Christine Byrnes...October 10th...Diane Dufresne...October 11th...Melanie Krikorian...October 12th...Joe DiOrio...October 13th...Ruth Bennett...
Board of Director
Volunteer Position Available
The Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center is a non profit agency providing comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence. The Board of Directors is interested in expanding its size and are looking to the community we serve to ask for help. Responsibilities include:
v Regularly attend board meetings and important related meetings.
v Make a serious commitment to participate actively.
v Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments and completes them thoroughly and on time.
v Stays informed about agency matters.
v Actively participates in annual evaluation and planning efforts.
v Participates in fund raising for the organization.