Nelson CARES Society (NCARES) is a not-for-profit organization that provides programs and initiatives housing, employment, legal information and support services. The Advocacy Centre provides legal information and advocacy to low-income residents of the West Kootenay region and supports to victims of relationship and sexual violence.

The Community-Based Victim Assistance Support Worker reports to the Manager of The Advocacy Centre and the Community-Based Victim Services Program Coordinator.  The Victim Support Worker provides:

  • emotional support, referrals, information related to the justice system,
  • advocacy for:
    • adult victims of violence in relationships and sexual assault,
    • survivors of childhood physical and sexual abuse,
    • child and youth victims of physical and sexual abuse,
    • child and youth witnesses of violence in relationships.

Job description is available upon request.

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