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Bilingual Case Coordinator - Court Support
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Bilingual Case Coordinator - Court Support

Job Description

The Case Coordinator-Court Support primarily works with program participants who have partners on probation with Pima County Adult Probation Domestic Violence Unit.  The Case Coordinator-Court Support also works with female probationers who have identified a history of domestic violence and who may or may not be on probation for a domestic violence offense.  The Case Coordinator meets with program participants to help them develop a safety plan, action plan and support system in addition to assisting program participants in navigating the court system.

  • Meets with program participants to help them develop a safety plan and a written goal plan which identifies their needs and action plans for areas such as employment, housing, financial, legal, child rearing, education and self care.
  • Facilitate evening support groups at community based sites. 
  • Works primarily with survivors whose partners are on probation through Pima County Adult Probation.  May also work with survivors who are on probation for a range of offenses.
  • Maintain regular communication with Adult Probation employees surrounding participant needs.
  • Accompany participants to court for orders of protection, contested orders of protection, divorce, child custody, mediation, CPS hearings and any domestic violence related court process, in order to provide support and advocacy while maintaining confidentiality of all victims.
  •  Help prepare the participant for all possible outcomes and setbacks in the criminal and domestic relations court proceedings, including how a participant may be treated and questioned by judges, lawyers and possibly their own abuser.
  • Assist survivors in preparing for court (i.e.: explaining appropriate behaviors expected in court; suggestions as to the participant may want to dress for the hearing.
  • Assist the participants in navigating their way through the social and legal systems, in order to get the services they are requesting and help remove any barriers in their way via advocating for them (i.e.: making phone calls to other social service agencies and case managers; accompanying participants to other appointments to assist them in attaining their goals.
  • Coordinate and facilitate bi monthly staff meetings with Adult Probation employees to provide information on domestic violence, lethality assessments, and other non-confidential information to facilitate a better understanding of the impact of domestic violence.
  • Participate in quarterly ride-alongs with Adult Probation employees to provide outreach to survivors whose partners are on probation.
  • Establish an awareness of community resources for legal, financial, medical, social service, education and safety needs. 
  • Provide community presentations to increase awareness and education about domestic violence and its impact on family systems, as well as appropriate and best practices interventions.
  • Prepare and review safety planning and preparation planning about abuser confrontations in the courtrooms as well as upon abuser release.
  • Provide transportation for the participants to the courts or outreach office in order to obtain orders of protection or attend other mandated court hearings.  Provide transportation to lawyer's offices, CPS appointments, and medical and mental health appointments as appropriate.
  • Become familiar with and knowledgeable about the "Victim's Bill of Rights" in legal proceedings, to best advocate for the participant.
  • Maintain month end reports, statistics, and participant files in accordance with legal and licensing requirements, completing all documentation in a timely manner.

Job Requirements

A fully completed Emerge! Employment Application is necessary for consideration for any open position.  The application can be found at:  www.emergecenter.org/careers/

  • Bachelor degree and 2 years related experience in the social service field or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.  One year should include experience delivering lay legal services and/or assisting clients with navigating legal systems.  Experience in the area of domestic violence preferred
  • Appropriate fingerprint clearance through the Arizona Department of Public Safety
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Valid Arizona Drivers License and proof of automobile insurance
  • Bilingual English/Spanish Required

 

PHYSICAL ABILITY:

Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time and able to lift up to twenty-five pounds.

 

Emerge! is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Nonprofit - Social Services
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Not for Profit - Charitable
Required Travel Not Specified
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Bilingual Case Coordinator - Court Support


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