victim advocate resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Driven and decisive Leader offering 13+ years of experience managing human resources teams to deliver compliance, personnel communication and workforce programs. Accomplished at working with senior managers to build organization to meet performance goals.

  • Records management & Management
  • Performance evaluation
  • Onboarding
  • Training & Leadership development
  • Staff compensation
  • Employee engagement & Relations
  • Organization
  • Crisis Management
  • Adaptability
  • Problem resolution
  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Employee handbook development
  • Benefits administration
  • Human resources operations
  • Payroll administration
  • Employee relations
  • Conducting interviews
  • Family needs analysis
  • Curriculum development
  • Public policy
  • Court procedures
  • People skills
  • Supervision
  • Legal documents
  • Docket preparation
Victim Advocate, 02/2019 - Current
City Of Aurora, Co Aurora, CO,
  • Developed individual safety and crisis plans and assessed ongoing risk assessments to decrease further to Victims. Coordinated referrals and crisis counseling services and programs to victims and witnesses of crimes. Corresponded and collaborated with law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, social services agencies, judges, court staff and other victim advocacy groups.
  • Reviewed and analyzed violent crime reports to identify crime trends.
  • Assisted individuals through criminal justice process by providing information and support including financial and emotional impact debriefing. Advocated for victims during difficult situations by handling various tasks, including filing police reports. Acted as liaison between victims and law enforcement agencies to assist with filing police reports and explain informed consent.
  • Created awareness of victims' rights and services by delivering presentations to agencies, schools and community groups.
Humans Resource Director, 08/2/18 - Current
Central Oregon Radiology Assoc., P.C. Bend, OR,
  • Devised and updated policies based on changing industry and social trends, while increasing departmental efficiency by organizing comprehensive new hire training and orientation. Therefore, reducing budget by 15% by developing new processes and improving workflow. Advised managers on organizational policy matters, policies, and recommend needed changes.
  • Launched innovative incentive program to achieve low turnover rate in highly competitive market. Facilitated new hire onboarding by scheduling training initiatives, resolving issues and processing paperwork.
  • Evaluated and updated compensation strategies to offer competitive employment packages and attract top-notch talent. Administered payroll, retirement-plan contribution tracking and health and welfare outsourcing. Launched wellness plans to reduce stress, boost morale and increase productivity. Administered workers' compensation program covering injured employees. Supported onboarding of new employees by supplying key job information, including organizational policies, job duties and employment benefits.
  • Identified vacancies in staff, supported recruiting process and interviewed prospective personnel.
  • Conducted exit interviews and recorded employee feedback for use in retention strategy development.
Payroll Specialist and Benefits Coordinator, 07/2019 - 01/2021
Town Of Allendale City, STATE,
  • Reviewed, investigated and corrected errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents and reports. Processed rehires, transfers, terminations, garnishments and withholdings. Worked quickly and efficiently, with minimal oversight, to accomplish assigned duties. Stayed current on multi-state and local tax laws and made sure any changes were immediately noted. Collaborated with Finance Department to provide insight into audits regarding payroll processing. Responded to employee inquiries regarding payroll and timekeeping. Monitored vacation accrual.
Chief Financial Officer, 11/2010 - 01/2019
Anthony Transportation City, STATE,
  • Oversaw monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting while developing annual operational budget and projections. Minimized losses by improving financial strategies to improve corporate position. Analyzed operational processes and implemented continuous improvement initiatives to promote profitability and efficiency.


  • Led Zeta Eta Chapter of Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, INC. as Organizing Charter (2019), to charter only Chapter of the Sorority in the State of SC.
  • Served as President in Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, INC. for 3 years and created highly effective new programs that significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Certified Global Career Development Facilitator
  • Notary Public
  • Member of SHRM
  • Founder of S.T.A.R.S. Youth Leadership and Mentoring
  • Founder of The XL BluePrint
  • Recognized as Employee of the Quarter for outstanding performance and team contributions.
  • Created highly effective new Employee Incentive Programthat significantly impacted efficiency and improved operations.
  • Promoted from Payroll Specialist to Director of Human Resource, in less than 24-months.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.
  • Seat on Board of Directors at Denmark Technical College for Career and Student Services 2021.
  • Planning and Zoning Commissioner.
  • Global Career Development Facilitator
Education and Training
Master of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 07/2018
Walden University - ,
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  • 3.5 GPA
  • National Society of Leadership and Success Member
Bachelor of Arts: Sociology, Expected in 05/2008
University Of South Carolina - Aiken,
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Associate of Arts: Early Childhood Education, Expected in 05/2002
University Of South Carolina - Allendale,
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School Attended

  • Walden University
  • University Of South Carolina
  • University Of South Carolina

Job Titles Held:

  • Victim Advocate
  • Humans Resource Director
  • Payroll Specialist and Benefits Coordinator
  • Chief Financial Officer


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Associate of Arts

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