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APDC looks to hire new victim advocate

Asian Pacific Development Center seeks victim advocate to work with refugee community from Burma

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AURORA – The Asian Pacific Development Center is looking to hire a victim advocate to specifically help work with the refugee community from Burma.

 

The position is part of the APDC's Victim Services Unit, which helps provide crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy to AAPI victims of crime. The job is a temporary hourly position that requires approximately 20 hours a week.

 

Qualifications for the position include being able to read and write in English and communicate preferably in Burmese or a related language. Applicants must also possess an understanding of the refugee and immigrant communities in Adams County.

 

The responsibilities of the victim advocate are:

• Work closely with the APDC's Victim Services Unit to understand all programs and services

 

• Conduct four workshops to the AAPI communities in Adams County with emphasis on the refugee community from Burma

 

• Work with AAPI communities in Adams County with emphasis on the refugee community from Burma in providing resources and referrals for services

 

• Assist 20 AAPi victims and witnesses in Adams County

 

• Provide interpretation and translation services

 

• Attend meetings and trainings as required by their supervisors

 

Those interested can send their resume to: Asian Pacific Development Center, c/o Mr. Shoua Her, Project Director of Victim Services, 1544 Elmira St. Aurora, CO 80010.

 

For more information about the position, contact Her at sher@apdc.org or 303-393-0304.

 

The Asian Pacific Development Center is a nonprofit organization that provides culturally appropriate and integrated medical, behavioral and related services to the AAPI communities in Colorado. For more information about APDC, go to www.apdc.org.

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