Advocacy 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 Client Advocate (Part-Time, Flexible Hours) Categories Advocacy Location Phoenix, AZ Job Information Client Advocate (Part-Time, Flexible Hours) available at Chrysalis About us… Chrysalis, a 35-year-old nonprofit in Phoenix, is seeking inspired individuals to join our innovative team that provides shelter, housing, counseling, treatment, and other services to those impacted by domestic violence (DV). Chrysalis serves more than 1,400 individuals annually and is proud to be the first certified trauma-informed care provider in Arizona! About the position… The Client Advocate position is a direct service position that has primary responsibility for, as part of a team of shelter staff, assisting, advocating, and enabling survivors of domestic violence and their families who are temporarily residing in the emergency shelter to be safe, empowered, and have increased ability to be independent and free of violence. Plus: Participate as a member of the advocate team in providing services to clients Provide screening and, if necessary, refer crisis phone callers to appropriate referral agencies Perform intake interviews and new client orientation Provide assessment for crisis intervention Assess for immediate and on-going physical and emotional client needs and provide appropriate referrals; Provide appropriate interventions/resources for life skills and community living Maintain daily documentation in progress notes of advocacy with client Required… Associates Degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience in social services field Experience and/or knowledge of domestic violence Ability to perform client assessment and crisis intervention Ability to maintain working relationships with supervisor, co-workers, clients and community agencies Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing Ability to utilize effective organizational skills Minimum 21 years of age Other Requirements… Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance as required by Chrysalis and ADHS licensure requirements; must maintain current TB Testing, CPR and first aid training as required by Chrysalis policies; May be required to move equipment weighing up to 25 lbs and to ascend/descend stairs. Interested?… Chrysalis cares about the individual, promoting both personal and professional success. If you embrace and apply the core values of Chrysalis — empowerment, safety, integrity, excellence, innovation and compassion — we invite you to apply for the Client Advocate position online here! Chrysalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It recruits and hires without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran or disability status, sexual orientation, gender expression, or any factors prohibited by law and affirms in policy and practice to support equal opportunity in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Job Type: Part-time Salary: $14.00 to $19.00 /hour Apply Now Title Legal Advocate Categories Advocacy Location Apache Junction Job Information Legal Advocate position available at CAAFA (Community Alliance Against Family Abuse) Job Description: The Legal Advocate is responsible for providing legal advocacy services to program participants affected by domestic and sexual abuse. The Legal Advocate is responsible for providing services in a manner that builds on the strengths of the participants and their children. The Legal Advocate is not a lawyer and cannot give legal advice. This position reports to the Director of Community Services. The starting salary is $34,985-$37,170 commensurate with experience and salary history, and a 5% increase in base pay for bi-lingual English/Spanish abilities. Other benefits include health insurance coverage and generous paid time off. Responsibilities and Duties: Provide legal advocacy services to individuals affected by domestic and sexual violence; Complete intake and needs assessment of participants seeking general advocacy and community and legal advocacy services; Assist with safety planning; Facilitate outreach presentations to community members and potential clients on domestic abuse, sexual abuse, legal issues, and safety planning; Build relationships and work cooperatively with other agencies that provide legal services to victims of domestic and sexual abuse; Establish and maintain office hours for referrals and assistance; Work cooperatively with other staff members to help meet program participant basic needs; Provide assistance in completing and filing civil court documents; Provide support and accompaniment to civil, criminal, and domestic relations courts; Be willing and able to travel through Northern Pinal County and Eastern Maricopa County to deliver services; Maintain program participant files in accordance with legal and grant, complete all intakes, progress notes, and/or closures during specified time frames; Complete and assist in required weekly, monthly, and quarterly reporting as needed; Attend all regularly scheduled meetings and trainings as required; and Other duties as assigned. Reports To: Director of Community Services Minimum Education Qualifications: Hold a Bachelor’s degree in a related area (Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Women’s Studies, Justice Studies, Criminal Justice, Pre-Law, etc.) or four (4) years work experience in the field of social sciences, preferably in the area of domestic or sexual abuse. Additional related work experience may substitute for education requirement. Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual English/Spanish Required Knowledge, Skill and Ability: Knowledge of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, social services, community organizations, and the legal system. Effective interviewing and crisis counseling skills; Ability to remain calm in crisis situations; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Caring, honest, and cooperative nature; Supportive, sensitive, and empathetic personality; Strong problem solving skills; Ability to be flexible; Ability to provide responsive services to a diverse population of program participants; Maintain a positive attitude; Ability to work collaboratively and independently; Ability to respect confidentiality of information learned through providing services; Consistently represent the mission and philosophy of the agency; and Maintain effective and cooperative relationships with community partners, safe home, other employees, and volunteers. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Community Services Director, Samantha Weiss at firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply Now Title Legal Advocate Categories Advocacy Location Payson, AZ Job Information Time Out has a Legal Advocate position available. Job type Full-time Job Description Minimum Requirements: Associates Degree or High School Diploma or equivalent, plus minimum two years experience in behavioral health, or related field. Two years experience in a legal field preferred. Certification in First Aid and CPR. Ability for fingerprint clearance from the State of Arizona, Department of Economic Security and, Department of Public Safety. Primary Function: Time Out’s Lay Legal Advocate provide trauma informed approach in assistance and support to victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault as they engage with the criminal or civil legal system. Attend required AZ State training to be a registered Address Confidentiality Program (ACP) Application Assistant who assists victims/survivors determine eligibility into the program, determine if program will be beneficial to victims/survivors overall safety plan, and recommend victims/survivors into the program. Lay Legal Advocates do not act as attorneys for survivors and are not able to provide legal advice in accordance with Arizona supreme Court Rule 31(a)(2)(A). Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for all Legal Paperwork and files. Initial intake Interaction Safety Plans Documentation Familiar with bench book and laws and victim rights. Attend Legal training. 40 hour Core Advocacy Training Certification Services provided by Lay Legal Advocates include but is not limited to: Support clients in how to navigate the legal system. Liaison, as an “interpreter” of legal terminology and proceedings Accompanying the client to court proceedings Provide assistance in filing for Crime Victims’ Compensation, preparing victim impact statement, and preparing applications for Order of Protection Other legal matters include but not limited to pursuing divorce and child custody issues, landlord/tenant issues, supportive services for victims with criminal charges. Providing technical assistance in accordance to client confidentiality ARS title 12-2239, to police, prosecutors, judges, probation officers, regarding dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault, safety planning, etc. Coordinate lay legal services with Bilingual Liaison Mobile Advocate (s) Other related services as directed by Executive Director or assigned designee Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com by July 25, 2019. Apply Now Jobs 1-3 of 3 This job listing was created using Job Manager for WordPress, by Tom Townsend.