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Domestic Violence Legal Advocate

Posted: 08/05/2022

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEGAL ADVOCATE

Starting Pay: $17/hour. The Domestic Violence Legal Advocate provides legal advocacy for victims of domestic violence. Responsibilities include civil and criminal legal advocacy and crisis counseling.

  • Accompany clients to police stations, state’s attorney offices, and courtrooms to provide emotional support to victims as they progress through the legal system.
  • Periodic on call hotline duty on a rotational basis is a function of the position.
  • Previous experience preferred in counseling and/or court advocacy or a college degree in a related field. 

Western Illinois Regional Council and Community Action Agency is a great place to work. WIRC-CAA offers an excellent benefit package, including:

  1. 100% employer-paid premiums for employee health, dental, and vision insurance.
  2. Retirement plan benefits.
  3. 37.5 hour work week.
  4. Generous vacation, personal, and sick leave.
  5. Holiday and birthday leave.
  6. A casual and flexible work environment.
  7. The opportunity to contribute to important work in our community.

We welcome your application. WIRC-CAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and encourages diversity and inclusion. We welcome applications for everyone interested in working with us. If you have questions about working at WIRC-CAA, call Roger Pavey, Executive Director, at 309-837-3941.

You can apply three ways:

  1. Email your resume and cover letter to wirc@wirpc.org.
  2. Mail or drop off your resume and cover letter at WIRC, 133 W. Jackson Street, Macomb IL 61455. If you don’t have a resume, you can stop by our office to fill out an application or call us at 309-837-3941 and we will mail an application to you.
  3. Apply on Indeed.