New Job Victim Services - Assistant Coordinato In British Columbia

Victim Services - Assistant Coordinato
Victim Services - Assistant Coordinato

Victim Services - Assistant Coordinato

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Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Department: RCMP Victim Services
Closing: Until Filled
Hours: 25 hours per week
Union/Exempt: Exempt

Experience the wonder of living in the gorgeous setting of BC’s northwest coast. A majestic city
of over 14,000 (with an annual influx of 250,000 visitors) abounds with natural beauty and includes
a bustling waterfront and charming heritage buildings. Ocean views and all the amenities for
quality living are at hand.

Reporting directly to the Victim Services Manager, the Victim Services Assistant Coordinator
provides Victim Services support services at the Prince Rupert RCMP Detachment.

The City of Prince Rupert is currently accepting applications for a Victim Services Assistant

Coordinator (part-time, contract position). This position is 25 hours per week. Reporting to the

Victim Services Manager, this individual provides support services, practical assistance,

information and referrals to clients who have been victims of all types of crime or serious trauma.

Services are provided with the intent to lessen the impact of crime and trauma on primary victims

and assist in their recovery and to reduce the trauma of secondary victims.


  • Secondary school graduation; Completion of a degree or diploma in the social
sciences field along with two years related experience or an equivalent
combination of education and experience
  • Training in crisis intervention, providing support through a trauma informed lens,
effective communication, basic counselling skills, or victim service training is


  • Providing direct support services to victims and witnesses of crime and trauma
• Providing crisis intervention, emotional support, information, and referrals over the

phone and on site
• Liaise with criminal justice partners including RCMP, Crown Counsel, Probation

and the Coroner’s office
• Offer clients involved with the criminal justice system access to court support

(including providing information on court process, court orientation, court
attendance, and other related duties

  • Attending the scene of police crisis call-outs and providing emotional support to
victims and witnesses when required

  • Providing information to victims and witness regarding agencies available to
provide assistance and liaising with agencies to obtain services
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of
internal and external contacts
  • Providing assistance to victims in completing Crime Victims Assistance, Victim
Impact Statements and other relevant forms
  • Establishing and maintaining client files
• Performing administrative duties, as required
• Performing other related duties as required


  • Training in crisis intervention, providing support through a trauma informed lens,
effective communication, basic counselling skills, or victim service training is


  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate sound judgment and skill in high
stress situations and critical incidents
  • Strong sense of professionalism, non-judgmental attitude and the ability to handle
sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Knowledge of victim issues and an understanding of the Criminal Justice System
is an asset
  • Superior organizational, multitasking and time management skills
  • Computer experience, preferably in a Windows environment using Outlook,
Access, Word and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills including report writing
  • A class 5 BC Driver’s License and a satisfactory driving record
  • Reliable transportation for work purposes
  • The position is based on the successful completions of an enhanced security

clearance which will take several months

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Asna Shareef
RCMP Detachment Office Manager

100 6th Avenue West
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3Z3

Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: Until Filled

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those applicants
selected for an interview will be contacted.