• State of Illinois
  • $55,940.00 -106,430.00/year*
  • Elk Grove Village , IL
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 209 E Elk Grove Blvd

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Description of Duties/Essential Functions Benefits Supplemental Questions The VOCA Training Coordinator position will support and enhance ICJIA's efforts to implement a multi-pronged training plan to support the state's efforts to strengthen and expand victim services in Illinois. Trainings include, but are not limited to, assisting victim service agencies in: (1) providing culturally-specific assistance and service delivery; (2) implementing trauma-informed, victim-centered approaches; (3) working with individuals who are incarcerated or otherwise justice-involved; (4) developing strategies for improving service engagement for hard to reach populations; (5) identifying, understanding, and responding to financial crimes and human trafficking; (6) engaging underserved groups, such as elderly victims and young men of color; (7) responding to adolescent bullying; (8) addressing complex trauma and the needs of individuals experiencing multiple victimization; and (9) improving responses to victim mental health needs, including trainings on the use of evidence-based modalities.
The person in this position will be responsible for collaborating with internal staff and external subject matter experts to develop a training plan and individual training curriculum to be used for regional trainings for VOCA grantees; planning logistics for training venues; promoting trainings and conducting registration and pre/post testing for training; collaborating with internal staff and external subject matter experts to develop 2020 and 2021 Annual VOCA Conference agenda (including trainings and presentations); recruiting presenters for VOCA Conference; negotiating and executing contracts for presenters, in keeping with State of Illinois Procurement Code; creating conference materials for web-based application, such as registration materials agenda and learning objectives; reviewing conference presenter curriculum; attending project related trainings and conferences.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree in criminal justice, psychology, social work or a related field; at least 5 years in victim service direct services field; minimum of 2 years' experience conducting knowledge and skill based trainings to external audiences including victim service providers. Excellent communication and organizational skills; experience in planning and implementing large multi-session conferences; experience in developing training and conference materials such as registration materials, website materials, and learning objective summary for publication.

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