Primary Purpose: Providing legal information and referrals over the statewide 1-800-VICTIMS hotline. Conducting legal research and writing on victims' rights related matters. Assist with creating VCRC publications and informational materials.
Assists with VCRC outreaching, including: leading presentations to community groups and service providers, attending outreach events.
Assist in management of VCRC website.
Assist with coordinating activities for new VCRC grants.
Assist with research for grant proposals.
This position reports to the Director of the Victim of Crime Resource Center.
Essential Functions: Provides legal information and referrals to callers on the statewide 1-800-VICTIMS line
Answers questions and provides legal information through the 1800victims.org website chat function. Responds to text messages, emails, and other correspondences.
Conducts legal research and provides technical assistance to service providers on victims; rights related issues
Conducts Know Your Rights presentation to community groups, schools, service providers, and other groups and organizations
Attend various outreach events throughout California to share information about the VCRC
Publish articles on victims rights related issues in regional magazines and the VCRC quarterly newsletter
Assists VCRC Director in creating new VCRC publications and informational materials
Assists Director in ensuring that VCRC website and social media accounts are up to date
Assists with coordination of outreach campaigns
Assists in scheduling presentation and other VCRC events
Performs additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: Juris Doctor from accredited Law School.
Experience working with victims of crime or underserved communities
Ability to work with victims of all crimes in a culturally competent and trauma informed manner
Strong public speaking skills and experience with presentations, workshops, and training programs
Excellent oral and written communication
Ability to clearly and simply communicate legal terms and procedures
Strong team player
Detail oriented and able to multi-task
Strong preference for bilingual- English and Spanish
Physical Requirements: Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Some lifting of materials (20 lbs or less)
Bending, stretching, reaching required
Sitting for long periods of time
Work Week/Work Environment/Travel: This is a full-time, forty (40) hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Occasional overtime as directed Ability to travel
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience, non-exempt
Background Check Statement: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must pass a criminal background check.
Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates prepared for personal and professional success. Our student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with a long tradition of dedicated teaching, small class sizes, practical experience and vibrant residential life. The breathtaking main campus in Stockton, California is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Total university enrollment is nearly 7,000, with 3,757 undergraduates in an average class size of 19 and a student/faculty ratio of 14:1. Eighty-seven percent of students come from California, with 35 other states and 25 foreign countries also represented.