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    This National Guard position is for a VICTIM ADVOCATE COORDINATOR, Position Description Number D2183000 in SPMD 1320 and is part of the MO Family and Warrior Support Division.

    WHO MAY APPLY: All qualified Missouri traditional guard members and those eligible for enlistment, appointment or transfer into the Missouri Army National Guard.

    APPOINTMENT FACTORS: This is an Indefinite Excepted Service position. Employment can be terminated with a 30 day notice. Management has the right to convert this position to permanent status without re-advertising. In the event a permanent (Tenure 1 or 2) employee is selected, and is willing to accept the indefinite appointment, that employee will relinquish permanent status. Under an indefinite appointment, the employment is subject to a 30 day termination notice. This is a non-bargaining unit position.

    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an Excepted Service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an Excepted Service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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    Responsibilities

    Serves with the JFHQ Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) as the designated specialist of victim support services who coordinates and oversees local implementation and execution of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) and Sexual Harassment Assault Response& Prevention (SHARP) Programs. Ensures overall local management of sexual assault awareness, prevention, training, and victim advocacy (VA). Incumbent is required to maintain a network of victim advocacy services contacts to ensure 24/7 availability. Provides comprehensive advocacy services to individuals exhibiting a wide range of issues related to being a victim or survivor of sexual assault. Assist victims in developing safety plans, conduct a risk assessment, and provide emotional support, crisis intervention, prevention awareness and education to victims. Assesses the need for immediate victim response and develops a plan for assistance. Maintains contact with clients through follow-up support for ongoing needs related to coping with sexual assault incident(s). Conducts safety planning. Assess safety concerns (if victim declines services) and when appropriate, provides information on victim services and resources available through civilian agencies. Recognizes symptoms of emotional distress or social disorganization which may require immediate professional intervention and refers cases to appropriate professional medical and/or social services staff. Conducts educational and training workshops/seminars about the prevention of sexual harassment. Conducts prevention and response training on sexual assault for Service members, community agencies, units and leaders about identifying victim services, defining sexual assault; determining safe and confidential ways to seek assistance; safety planning; protective orders; bystander intervention techniques, identification, reporting, intervention, treatment services for victims of sexual assault. Ensures victims of sexual assault receive all needed guidance and emotional support during administrative, medical, investigative, and legal procedures, and that victims and provides support in securing medical treatment for injuries; safe shelter; protective orders; court hearings; support before, during and after trials; appointments; educational services; transportation; financial services, and follow-up assistance. Performs other duties as assigned.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Who May Apply

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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/478716500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.