Career Opportunities If you’ve registered with us previously, please login now. If you’d like to register, please click the ‘Register’ link below.Username: Password: Register | Forgot your password?Related CategoriesAdvocacy Title Project Coordinator/Lead Victim Advocate Categories Advocacy Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information Position: Project Coordinator/Lead Victim Advocate, FULL TIME available at Arizona South Asians For Safe Families (ASAFSF) Reports to: Executive Director Job Summary: Project Coordinator will be responsible for all aspects of project design and implementation; will be attentive to project’s fiscal and administrative requirements, gather material for report-writing, and coordination with Executive Director and Administrative Assistant. She/he will supervise staff and Volunteer Victim Advocate(s) and provide direct advocacy services to survivors as necessary; design and conduct outreach and training sessions to community members, professionals in the field, and ASAFSF volunteers; identify and address project challenges and language needs. She/he will assist Executive Director in collaborations with local, state and national networks to address domestic violence in the project’s target South Asian immigrant communities. She/he will supervise other staff and volunteers, and Administrative Assistant. As Lead Victim Advocate she/he will deliver services to South Asian domestic violence survivors; engage in community outreach; identify South Asian and mainstream community resources; work closely with Admin Assistant/Victim Advocate. This Lead Victim Advocate will help the South Asian victims of domestic violence to help themselves in leading a life free of violence for themselves and their dependent children. As Lead Victim Advocate, this position will support and empower survivors in achieving economic and emotional empowerment by offering education, culture-specific intervention/advocacy, and information/referral and long term case management. Duties and Responsibilities: Collaborate with community partners, coordinate and develop the project with culturally specific services and training, focusing on the underserved South Asian community. Build partnership with local, mainstream DV shelters and professionals in the field, ensuring ability to work collaboratively in effective utilization of mainstream resources. Develop cross-training, co-case management skills with mainstream DV service providers to promote culturally appropriate and sensitive interventions to enhance a coordinated community response to DV in the South Asian community. Develop community outreach and education program to reach both the South Asian community and mainstream DV service agencies and there by foster cultural sensitivity. Design, implement and conduct ongoing processes and outcome evaluation for all implemented project strategies and maintain continuous quality improvement plan, evaluation plan and sustainability plan. Maintain collaborative partnership with ACESDV staff, local DV shelters, and other service agencies. Work with the Executive Director to share information with volunteers, staff, members of the Board and donors through newsletters. Continual vigilance of project’s fiscal and administrative requirements and timely report- writing on project progress and expenses. Regularly review current and future budget and finance statements with Executive Director, and Treasurer and assist with ongoing funds development and overall budget needs and goals. Work closely with Executive Director and Board, to prepare for annual audit. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of Domestic Violence issues and ability to understand barriers faced by South Asian victims of domestic violence and approaches to providing culturally sensitive services. Knowledge and proven experience in community organizing strategies with focus on appropriate cultural sensitivity. Knowledge of South Asian community systems to effectively deliver project strategies. Experience in partnership development and maintenance Knowledge of one or more South Asian language(s) and being bi-cultural. Understanding and knowledge of dynamics of family and domestic violence in South Asian community and how it differs from mainstream community. Awareness of minority cultures. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. Ability to work independently and as a member of team Proven skills in data collection and analysis Excellent organizational skills. Ability to meet timelines and deadlines. Flexibility, ability to prioritize, and experience in working on multiple tasks, efficiently and effectively Working with women in empowering way Case Management/Advocacy skills Awareness of immigrant issues and how they impact DV victims Ability to work some evenings and weekends whenever needed. Ability to get a fingerprint clearance card• Computer proficient (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Must have own reliable transportation/Vehicle, current auto insurance and a valid Arizona State Drivers’ license. Email Resume and Cover Letter to: email@example.com Apply Now Title Sexual Assault Advocate Categories Advocacy Location Casa Grande, AZ Job Information Sexual Assault Advocate position available at AGAINST ABUSE, INC. JOB DESCRIPTION AAI provide services victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and sex trafficking. Staff provide victims with the tools to become empowered survivors. Services and supports are: person/ family centered, strength-based, self-determined, trauma informed, culturally responsive and confidential. Staff are mindful of their own self-care and seek assistance needed for trauma they have experienced or vicarious trauma they might experience from the work they do. PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The purpose of this position is to provide crisis assistance, advocacy, lay legal advocacy, and SA related case management services for victims of sexual assault. Services will include families, households and witnesses as applicable. Appropriate services will be identified, planned, obtained, provided, recorded, monitored, and follow-up will be provided. This position will provide outreach services at local events, ensuring outreach to underserved communities. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work (BSW), Social Justice and Human Rights, Women and Gender Studies or closely related field, or five years experience working in related field. Must understand basic dynamics of domestic and sexual violence. Bi-lingual in Spanish required. Must be able to obtain/possess a valid Driver’s License and show proof of current auto insurance. Must possess basic skills in the operation of a smart phone, GPS systems, internet, basic computer skills. GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide sexual assault crisis intervention. Be available for on call shifts (and provide backup) with the ability to respond to sexual assault survivors during days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. Respond to sexual assault survivors in office and in the community, providing crisis intervention in a timely manner. Provide SA crisis intervention counseling for victims of sexual assault, families/households and witnesses. Provide education, accompaniment and advocacy or intervention for medical exams or follow-up appointments. Provide lay legal advocacy for victims of sexual assault. Explanation of the judicial system, constitutional rights, services available through Victim Witness offices, including Victims Compensation and Restitution. Explanation and assistance with understanding forms such as orders of protection or crime victim compensation etc. Identification of options and contacts in law enforcement and legal system which may assist the victim. Accompaniment and advocacy for court hearings, interactions with law enforcement, probation, and prosecutors. Provide case management services for victims of sexual assault. This will include the development of an individual case plan, implementation, monitoring and closure of the case plan. Provide advocacy to AAI clients and their children in shelter, transitional housing unit and other settings. This will include referring and assisting the client in obtaining necessary services and resources. This will also include accessing appropriate city, county, state and federal resources. Coordinate and facilitate access to and delivery of supportive services to the client and record this information in accurate, up-to-date client files. Provide and/or arrange transportation to the client in order that appropriate resources are accessed. Conduct outreach presentations and tabling events by conducting/facilitating speaking engagements or by disseminating information at county-wide related events and activities, focusing on participation in underserved communities. Participate in regular staff meetings and supervision. Provide follow-up and aftercare services for victims of sexual assault. Must be able to lift 20-50 pounds. Other related duties as may be assigned. Starting salary is $45,000/year depending on Salary. Please apply by sending cover letter and resume to Dynia Abraham at firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply Now Title Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Coordinator/Victim Advocate Categories Advocacy Location Key West, FL Job Information Florida Council Against Sexual Assault has a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Coordinator/Victim Advocate Position Open Purpose: This full-time position provides leadership and coordination of the development and activities of county-specific Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) in Monroe County. The position assists with ensuring collaboration between all agency members of the SART, and provides advocacy to victims of sexual violence. RESPONSIBLE TO: Director of Advocacy STATUS: Full time, exempt LOCATION: Key West, Florida Expectations: Develop and maintain a sustainable SART program with the goal of improving services to adult and adolescent sexual assault victims, sexual assault investigation, evidence collection, and prosecution. Work with medical personnel in the community to enhance a medical-forensic exam program for adult and adolescent sexual assault victims. Flexible hours, e.g. some evenings and weekends may be required Responsibilities: Coordinate effective interagency collaboration to generate a coordinated response team to meet the needs of adolescent and adult sexual assault survivors Staff the community SART program and its activities, including planning and conducting monthly SART meetings Maintain regular communication with SART members to ensure consistent participation in SART activities Coordinate SART trainings and assist, if necessary, with the coordination of medical- forensic exam training Provide leadership and facilitation in the development and implementation of SART policies and protocols Provide direct advocacy to/for primary and secondary victims of sexual violence, including crisis intervention, emotional support and case management Ensure access to forensic exam evidence collection, working closely with the Monroe County Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Coordinator Qualifications: Bachelor degree in related field or 3 years of relevant experience Possess a valid Florida driver’s license and automobile insurance Outstanding oral and written communication skills Ability to communicate effectively, problem solve, and work well with people from diverse backgrounds Commitment to working to end sexual violence and all forms of oppression Must be able to work independently with limited direction and meet deadlines Must be able to maintain confidentiality Organized, detail orientated, and flexible. Able to identify and respond to shifting priorities Preferred Qualifications: Experience with sexual assault response and knowledge of SART best practices Proven ability to work with stakeholders from multiple disciplines and develop collaborative relationships Spanish speaking Requirements: Complete FCASV’s 30 hour Advocacy Core Training Complete at least 8 hours of continuing education on sexual assault annually Travel throughout Monroe County as needed Provide on-call advocacy and accompaniment to victims receiving forensic exams. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. This job requires the ability to travel to and from different locations within Monroe County. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. TO APPLY: Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume, via email to FCASV Director of Advocacy Theresa L. Prichard (email@example.com). Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis; initial review of applications will begin on April 2, 2018. Position will be open until filled. No phone calls, please. FCASV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind. FCASV is committed to the practice of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at FCASV are based on agency needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national, social, or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, familial status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and/or expression. 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