FPSE/CWE Court Advocate Position Announcement
The Central West End Neighborhood Security Initiative (CWE NSI) is looking to fill a Court Advocate position. The position of FPSE/CWE Neighborhood Court Advocate is to advocate on behalf of both the Forest Park Southeast and Central West End neighborhoods in the circuit and city courts of the City of St. Louis. The advocate will identify criminal incidents that occur in the listed neighborhoods and track these cases in the respective court once an arrest has been made and criminal charges have been issued. This monitoring and tracking of criminal cases will require the advocate to work closely with and interact with the various neighborhood groups, members of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, attorneys and staff of the Circuit Attorney’s Office and court personnel.
Qualified applicants should have a college degree however we would be willing to consider applicants with equivalent work related experience. Experience and understanding of criminal law, elements of criminal cases, how the courts work and working knowledge of basic criminal investigations and prosecutions is necessary. Please refer to the job description for further information. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and background.
Apply by submitting a resume, cover letter and references to the CWE NSI Office, 447 N. Euclid, St. Louis, Missouri, 63108 or email to Jim Whyte at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, January 17, 2014.