Victims Services Liaison(Job Id 51689)

State Of Arizona Phoenix , AZ 85002

Posted 3 months ago

Arizona Department of Child Safety

A New Beginning for Arizona's Children


(Grant Funded Position)

Victims of Crime Acts (VOCA)
1455 S Alvernon Way

Tucson, AZ 85711

DCS Mission Statement

Successfully engage children and families to ensure safety, strengthen families, and achieve permanency.


Are you interested in protecting the victim's rights of the Department of Child Safety's' (DCS) children in care? The VOCA Unit is currently in search of a qualified candidate who has experience in child welfare and/or criminal justice.

The Victim Services Liaison serves as a liaison between the DCS and external victim services agencies to promote and encourage victims' rights for child victims in care, custody, and control of DCS.


  • Provides information to case managers and victims concerning victims' rights, procedures of the criminal justice system

  • Maintains contact with DCS Specialist as needed and may accompany them to court to provide support and information

  • Serves as a liaison between the DCS Specialist, victim, attorneys and consults with prosecutors' offices regarding trial preparation and victim opinion

  • Evaluates cases and assists DCS Specialists and or victim advocates in applying for compensation through the local county victim compensation board

  • Documents services, contacts and referrals in designated databases

  • Performs other duties appropriate to the assignment


Knowledge of:

  • Child welfare system and laws

  • Criminal court proceedings and the effects of victimization on crime victims

  • Legal terminology

  • Crisis intervention methods and techniques

  • Principles and practices of case management

Skill in:

  • Providing support

  • Operating computers and office equipment

  • Verbal and written communication

  • Establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships

Ability to:

  • Interpret and understand Arizona statutes related to victims' rights

  • Prepare and deliver trainings

  • Analyze and interpret information from multiple sources

  • Evaluate cases to make appropriate decisions


  • Requires

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related field; and two (2) years' experience in counseling, social work, crisis intervention, criminal justice, or a related field which involves public contact.

Requires the possession of, and ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver's license appropriate to the assignment. Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver's license record checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any required driver training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

Employees may be required to use their own transportation as well as maintaining valid motor vehicle insurance and current Arizona vehicle registration; however, mileage will be reimbursed.

Must be able to secure and maintain an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance card.

Must be able to secure and maintain clearance from the CPS Central Registry.


  • Master's Degree in Social Sciences (Criminal Justice, Sociology etc.)


Employment is contingent on the selected applicant passing a background investigation.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Sick leave

  • Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Retirement plan

  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance

  • Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance


Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).

Enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-255-2903. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer

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