Career Opportunities

If you have a bachelors degree in a field related to human services, social work, education, or criminal justice, you live in Chester County, and you would like to be considered for any openings at CVC, please submit a cover letter and resume to Brooke Hedderick, Managing Supervisor. As positions become available at CVC, they will be posted on this site.

CVC has volunteer positions available.  If you are interested in volunteering at CVC, please visit our volunteer page.


Posted 1/7/15

VICTIM ADVOCATE: The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. is a private, non-profit victim service agency. Responsibilities of the Victim Advocate include:

  • Providing direct services to victims and their families, including but not restricted to the following: crisis response, supportive counseling, needs assessment, individual goal setting, development of service plans, advocacy, and accompaniment throughout medical, police and court procedures, at hospitals, district courts, courthouses, police stations, CVC offices, crime scenes, or any other place that is necessary.
  • Providing hotline coverage on CVC’s sexual assault and other crimes hotlines
  • Develops and provides supportive service plans.
  • Provides supportive counseling for victims of sexual assault and other crimes and/or their significant others individually or in groups, as needed.
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of CVC which support the goals and mission of the agency and meet funding requirements.
 
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice, or a related field and one year of experience, or the equivalent of same.
  • Training in individual and group counseling and casework supervision.
  • Skill in supportive problem solving, advocacy and crisis intervention.
  • Ability to assume responsibility and make decisions.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with staff, volunteers, other agencies and the general public.
  • Ability to express ideas both orally and in writing.
 

Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. A Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, Criminal History, and FBI Clearance must be obtained upon employment. This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. This position requires some nights and weekends.  Must possess a current valid driver’s license, have the use of an automobile during working hours, and show evidence of proper auto insurance coverage.  Must be Chester County resident. You may email your resume/cover letter to Brooke Hedderick, Managing Supervisor at brookeh@cvcofcc.org or fax to 610-692-4959. EOE

 

PREVENTION/EDUCATION SPECIALIST: The Crime Victims’ Center of Chester County, Inc. is a private, non-profit victim service agency. Responsibilities of the Prevention/Education Specialist include:

  • Conducts education and awareness programs and professional in-service trainings
  • Assists in the development of all educational and training materials
  • Updates agency training materials to assure that they are accurate and current
  • Assists in regular evaluation of educational efforts
  • Provides supportive counseling for victims of sexual assault and other crimes and/or their significant others individually or in groups, as needed
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of CVC which support the goals and mission of the agency and meet funding requirements
 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's or Associate’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice or a related field and one year of experience, or the equivalent of same
  • Knowledge of and experience with Primary Prevention initiatives
  • Strong public speaking and training skills
  • Strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills
  • Ability to assume responsibility and make decisions
  • Skill in problem solving and crisis response
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with staff, volunteers, other agencies and the public with an emphasis on children
  • Demonstrated sensitivity in responding to crime victims and their significant others
 

Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus. This position is part-time. A Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, Criminal History, and FBI Clearance must be obtained upon employment. This position requires some nights and weekends. Must possess a current valid driver’s license, have the use of an automobile during working hours, and show evidence of proper auto insurance coverage. Must be Chester County resident. You may email your resume/cover letter to Brooke Hedderick, Managing Supervisor at brookeh@cvcofcc.org or fax to 610-692-4959. EOE