Police Based Victim Services Manager
Reports to: Initially to Executive Director
Hours/Week: $28/hour; 28 hours per week (Flexible schedule depending on need)
Location: Ladysmith RCMP detachment
Ladysmith Resource Centre Association (LRCA) is a dynamic Non-Profit organization that provides community-based services to the community of Ladysmith and surrounding areas
(based on the policing jurisdiction of the Ladysmith RCMP). We strive to create a safe, healthy, and inclusive environment for all.
- Overall administration of the Ladysmith Police Based Victim Services program, including direct case management and coordination, client contact and follow-up.
- Recruitment, training, supervision and support of staff and volunteers of the program.
- Administrative clerical duties and routine office procedures for service delivery of the program.
- Monitoring and ensuring compliance with policy, procedures and existing legislations and protocols
- Preparation of monthly/annual reports and statistics, maintain and update records
- Liaise with members and staff of the Ladysmith RCMP Detachment and with community agencies and the community at large.
- Ensure program expenses are within budget.
- Ensure completion of projects are within time frame and budget allocation.
- Stay current on research and training that support effective Victim Services work.
- Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of the program through regular data collection and reporting.
- Investigate funding opportunities and participate in grant writing as needed.
- Communicate and liaise with LCRA programs and management, where required to foster community and collaboration.
- Post secondary training: degree in social sciences, social work, community support worker diploma or related field and/or equivalent combination of post-secondary education, training or experience is required.
- Good understanding of victim service and trauma informed services
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of and/or experience working in the Victim Services field.
- Ability to support individuals from a variety of walks of life.
- Active listener, intuitive, collaborative, and open approach.
- Self-awareness and ability to acknowledge biases, prejudices and triggers.
- Empathetic and relationship-based work, interpersonal skills and the ability to make others feel safe.
- Awareness and openness to Indigenous perspectives, respecting cultural practices and flexible and appropriately informed in order to respond to cultural and/or spiritual needs of individuals.
- Proficient in MS Office Word and Excel.
- Ability to keep good boundaries.
- Knowledge of the Court Process
Considered an asset:
- Criminal Record (Enhanced Security Clearance)/Vulnerable Sectors Check (RCMP)
- First Aid Certificate.
- Current Driving License.
- Driver’s Abstract Record (Is this a requirement?) this has not been a requirement in the past, but it might not be a bad idea. I was required to provide one with Nanaimo.
- Knowledge of Community Resources.
- Successful Reference check and educational verification.
- Reliable vehicle and appropriate insurance coverage.
This position is funding dependent, and the length of the contract is dependent on funding received from the Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Justice, Victim Services and Crime
Prevention Division, and the town of Ladysmith.
Applications should be marked Confidential and sent to [email protected] or to the attention of the
ED at the address below.
Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 28 per week
Salary: Up to $28.00 per hour
Flexible Language Requirement:
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Ladysmith, BC V9G 1S4
Application deadline: 2023-10-07
Expected start date: 2023-10-02