COVA strives to provide victim service providers with a resource to post their current job openings and volunteer opportunities, as well as a place for victim service personnel to find new openings.
If you are a provider and wish to post a job or volunteer opportunity please email the job position description and details to Leah at the following e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Asian Pacific Development Center
DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a Human Trafficking Lived-Experience consultant/Leader to participate as a member in the DATA Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee serves as a body of multidisciplinary professionals that provide feedback on DATA’s efforts and support its strategic direction. The Advisory Committee will also analyze the overall anti-trafficking response in our collaborative, offer guidance, and provide avenues for an enhanced response to trafficking in Denver. This is a grant-funded, time-limited contract position. The grant period ends September 30, 2025.
APPLY: Send the following to: email@example.com
● In lieu of a cover letter, please answer the following questions: Why are you interested
in this position? How will this position advance your career goals and professional
development? Why do you think survivor voice is important?
● A work product related to one area of focus (report, powerpoint presentation, journal
Division of Criminal Justice, Office for Victims Program
SALARY: Min.$68,100 to Max.$78,324 Although the full salary range for this position is provided, appointments are typically made at or near the range minimum.
DESCRIPTION: To assist the Grant Managers with monitoring of grantees to ensure compliance with state and federal rules and regulations regarding any funds administered by OVP including state funds, VOCA, STOP VAWA, and SASP funding. To provide technical assistance to grantees. Key Responsibilities: Financial monitoring of grantee agencies; Programmatic monitoring of grantee agencies; Provision of technical assistance to grantees;
COVA’s Emergency Fund (EF) Program provides meaningful support to crime victims through financial assistance to alleviate some of the financial burden experienced during the aftermath of a crime and to achieve safety and relocation, when needed.
Please email a cover letter, resume, and professional references from two prior supervisors (include name, current title and affiliation, email address and phone number) to COVAs Emergency Fund Director, Mandee McLane – Alvarado, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The position closes on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. COVA will only contact applicants who will be invited to interview.
SALARY: $85,000-$100,000 Annually
DESCRIPTION: Wings is a non-profit organization based in Denver, Colorado that supports adult survivors of childhood sexual (CSA) abuse to transcend trauma and lead their fullest, healthiest lives. The Director of Development will work closely with the Executive Director and other members of the leadership team to design and implement strategies that ensure a successful organizational development program, including all activities related to the prospect identification, solicitation and cultivation of individual, corporate, and foundation support. The experienced development professional will maintain and grow Wings’ annual fund, strategic special events and major gifts program, also leading Wings’ first comprehensive fundraising campaign and planned giving program. In summary, the Director of Development will align, promote and engage donors and funders into Wings’ mission in highly meaningful and transformational ways that advance the organization’s ability to enact its mission, deepen its impact, expand its reach and work toward its lofty vision. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a genuine joy in connecting with the Wings team, board, and all stakeholders, as well as work ambitiously to meet or exceed all development goals. They will also remain informed and connected to key philanthropy, health and trauma focused, and/or social justice networks and communities in the Colorado area and as needed, nationally, to engage game-changing partners in advancing our cause.
APPLY: For a full job description and application instructions, please visit https://www.wingsfound.org/about/#careers-tab. We are accepting resumes through December 8, 2023.
Adams County Sheriff’s Office
SALARY: $52,891.55 – $74,048.17 Annually
DESCRIPTION: To act as liaison between law enforcement, the criminal justice system and victims to ensure maintaining of County, State, and Federal Laws. Be available during your scheduled on-call shifts to respond on-scene or by phone to assist victims of and/or witnesses to criminal and critical incidents. Be available to assist other staff when demands on the VSU exceed the typical on-call schedule coverage including but not limited to multiple calls for service at the same time, large-scale events, staff personal emergencies, or to assist another agency when requested. Daily review of incident reports to determine which cases fall under the purview of the VRA and will need follow-up services per the guidelines of the Victims’ Rights Act. Complete follow-up services on incident reports that fall under the purview of the VRA. Follow-up services include but are not limited to the following: contact victims by phone/email, answer case related questions and addressing victim/witness concerns, provide resources and referrals as needed, send via postal service victims’ rights in writing and other material as appropriate, attending to incidents of returned mail as appropriate, assist with the completion of crime victim compensation applications, and address safety concerns. Upon completion of follow-up services, information describing resources provided, should be entered into the client management system. Log daily activities and follow-up work including start time and end time of each service completed, a case number for reference, and details of actions taken. Assist with the volunteer program and mentoring individuals as needed. Attending volunteer monthly meetings. Attend Detective Division, other agency, and some community-based meetings as scheduled. Maintain confidentiality of all case work and contact with victim/witnesses from outside entities to ensure the integrity of case investigations. Incident reports and other sensitive documents should be destroyed immediately per office guidelines to maintain continued confidentiality of client information. Transport children, victims, and/or witnesses when appropriate. Participate in VSU related presentations by assisting with the planning, execution of, and all other responsibilities necessary with attending community and agency events, trainings, and educational programs. Assist all Sheriff’s Office employees with fulfilling the requirements of and maintaining compliance with the Victims’ Rights Act. Other duties as assigned.
APPLY: Job posting closes 11/6/2023 4:30 PM Mountain. Click here to view the full job description and to apply.
Aurora Police Department
SALARY: $25.08 – $31.36 hourly
DESCRIPTION: The Aurora Police Department is looking for a Victim Advocate who performs crisis intervention work, both on-scene and follow-up contacts to provides support, intervention, information, and resources to victims of crimes.
Rose Andom Center
DESCRIPTION: The Resource Advocate plays a crucial role in the operations of the Rose Andom Center by serving as a victim’s first and primary point of contact while receiving services. The Resource Advocate provides the initial intake, conducts a risk assessment, and develops a service delivery plan with the client. They assist clients in navigating resources and referrals to our partners, which include 16 nonprofits and 6 systems-based agencies who collaborate to serve victims at the Center. The Resource Advocate supports the client throughout their time receiving services at the Center, following up as needed to help ensure the necessary services and resources are obtained. The Resource Advocate is required to address a variety of client needs, including those of clients in crisis, ranging from short-term safety planning to long-term life stabilization. Necessary traits of a successful candidate for this position include an awareness of the complexity of domestic violence and related issues, the ability to maintain extremely high levels of confidentiality, intuitive problem-solving abilities, and strong interpersonal skills, facilitating positive connections with a broad range of agency partners.
APPLY: To apply email a cover letter + resume to email@example.com
Colorado Springs Police Department
SALARY: $4,454.00 – $5,347.00 Monthly
DESCRIPTION: As a Victim Advocate, you will provide direct services to victims and witnesses encountered by CSPD (Colorado Springs Police Department). You will coordinate crisis intervention for victims of crimes, assess the needs of the victims and witnesses, determine the assistance needed, and provide referral support and follow-up. This special (at-will) position is grant-funded through December of 2024 with the possibility of extension.
APPLY: Job posting closes 10/17/2023 4:00 PM Mountain. Click here to view the full job description.
Mental Health Partners and Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA)
SALARY: This is a volunteer/unpaid position through Mental Health Partners and Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA).
DESCRIPTION: This is a volunteer/unpaid position through Mental Health Partners and Moving to End Sexual Assault (MESA). Volunteers must pass a background check before volunteering as an advocate. Volunteer Sexual Assault Hotline Advocates provide crisis intervention, emotional support, legal and medical advocacy, information, assistance, and referrals to survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones. Volunteer Advocates operate Boulder County’s 24/7 Sexual Assault Hotline, Textline, and provide support to survivors in-person when accompanying survivors to court and to the hospital for a forensic exam. Provide telephonic, text, and in-person response for survivors of sexual violence their friends and family. Offer immediate emotional support, information, and referrals to primary and secondary survivors of sexual violence. Act as an advocate for the client during law enforcement investigations, court hearings, and SANE exams. Minimum 1 year commitment.
APPLY: Submit your application online here: https://movingtoendsexualassault.org/volunteer/
Sheridan Police Department
SALARY: $19.57 – $28.40 Hourly
DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision, the Victim Advocate Assistant Coordinator must educate victims of criminal incidents about their rights as described in the Victim’s Rights Act, as well as act as a liaison between the community and law enforcement. Provides both on-scene crisis intervention, support and assistance to victims of crime and traumatic incidents by providing resources and referrals to long term supportive services. This is a safety-sensitive position exercising a high degree of discretion, confidence, and trust. This position must work well independently and with teams, while providing excellent, respectful customer service skills.
SALARY: Annual salary of $46,872; excellent benefits, including parking or public transit pass, health, dental, vision and
disability insurance, flexible work schedule and generous paid leave. This is a full-time position at 36
hours/week (PSG offices are closed Friday afternoons).
DESCRIPTION: The successful candidate for this position will ensure that Project Safeguard’s services are appropriate, accessible, and available to Spanish-speaking and other individuals seeking services in the following locations: The Project Safeguard office in the Adams County Courthouse, Broomfield Combined Court, and Adams County Department of Human Services Location. The Bilingual Legal Advocate must be able to accomplish all required job responsibilities in both English and Spanish.
APPLY: We will begin the process of reviewing applications immediately and applications will be accepted until the
position is filled. Send a cover letter detailing your interest in Project Safeguard, the position and telling us
why we should hire you, along with your résumé to Jenny@psghelps.org. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.