Victim Assistance Internship

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Asian Pacific Development Center

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APDC (Victim Assistance) Intern/Volunteer Program:

The Asian Pacific Development Center is a community-based, nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) organization founded in 1980 to serve the needs of a growing population of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AA/PI) residents throughout Colorado. Trained professional staff provides Culturally Competent services that include: assessment and evaluation, individual and group counseling; case management services; victim assistance services; mentorship, after school, and youth leadership programs; health promotion; interpretation/translation services; as well as cultural competency training and consultation. Services provided are linguistically and culturally appropriate.

Intern/Volunteer Required Qualifications:

Must have an interest in victim services or human services;

Must commit to 15 to 20 hours per week;

Must commit to a minimum of six (6) months;

Must maintain a high standard of confidentiality and respect for others;

A patient, calm, positive attitude and disposition;

Excellent oral and written communication skills and report writing skills; and

Ability to execute independent judgment, organize and execute work with minimal guidance and meet established deadlines in a fast-paced, high output environment

Intern/Volunteer Preferred Qualification:

Bilingual in one of the languages found within the AAPI culture (Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Burmese, Korean, Mandarin/Cantonese, Khmer, etc.)

Prior experience or demonstrate knowledge of victim advocacy and crisis intervention

Strong computer and analytical skills, utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Networking and outreaching to syst

APDC (Victim Assistance) Intern/Volunteer Program:

The Asian Pacific Development Center is a community-based, nonprofit, 501 (c) (3) organization founded in 1980 to serve the needs of a growing population of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AA/PI) residents throughout Colorado. Trained professional staff provides Culturally Competent services that include: assessment and evaluation, individual and group counseling; case management services; victim assistance services; mentorship, after school, and youth leadership programs; health promotion; interpretation/translation services; as well as cultural competency training and consultation. Services provided are linguistically and culturally appropriate.

Intern/Volunteer Required Qualifications:

Must have an interest in victim services or human services;

Must commit to 15 to 20 hours per week;

Must commit to a minimum of six (6) months;

Must maintain a high standard of confidentiality and respect for others;

A patient, calm, positive attitude and disposition;

Excellent oral and written communication skills and report writing skills; and

Ability to execute independent judgment, organize and execute work with minimal guidance and meet established deadlines in a fast-paced, high output environment

Intern/Volunteer Preferred Qualification:

Bilingual in one of the languages found within the AAPI culture (Thai, Vietnamese, Japanese, Burmese, Korean, Mandarin/Cantonese, Khmer, etc.)

Prior experience or demonstrate knowledge of victim advocacy and crisis intervention

Strong computer and analytical skills, utilizing Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Networking and outreaching to system professionals as well as to the community including by not limited to :

  • Create flyers for events, update current VA flyers, and create outreach and community engagement materials
  • Network with court, law enforcement, and other victim assistance agencies.
  • Assist in cross-cultural training for law enforcement, victim assistance agencies, hospitals, schools, and government agencies.
  • Assist in outreach presentations for diverse AAPI communities to raise awareness about victims’ rights and available services.
  • Assist in coordinating, developing, and maintaining relationships with multiple judicial districts first-line responders to crime victims, such as law enforcement.
  • Assist in developing, monitoring, and evaluating progress towards program goals and objectives.

Networking and outreaching to system professionals as well as to the community including by not limited to :

  • Create flyers for events, update current VA flyers, and create outreach and community engagement materials
  • Network with court, law enforcement, and other victim assistance agencies.
  • Assist in cross-cultural training for law enforcement, victim assistance agencies, hospitals, schools, and government agencies.
  • Assist in outreach presentations for diverse AAPI communities to raise awareness about victims’ rights and available services.
  • Assist in coordinating, developing, and maintaining relationships with multiple judicial districts first-line responders to crime victims, such as law enforcement.
  • Assist in developing, monitoring, and evaluating progress towards program goals and objectives.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1537 Alton StreetAURORAAURORA, CO 80010

(39.74124,-104.882454)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Case Work / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Administrative Support
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 to 20 hours for 6 months.

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