Salary: $30,000.00 to $33,945.00 /year
JOB TITLE: Bi-Lingual Sexual Assault Victim Advocate
JOB SUMMARY: The Women’s Center of Jacksonville serves as the certified rape crisis center for Duval, Baker and Nassau Counties, offering comprehensive sexual assault services to survivors and their loved ones. The Sexual Assault Victim Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention, advocacy, emotional support, support groups, and case coordination to sexual assault survivors and their loved ones at any stage of their recovery process. Participation in team outreach efforts and professional trainings is also a responsibility of the Sexual Assault Victim Advocate. The Sexual Assault Victim Advocate will be expected to communicate effectively with law enforcement, community agencies, and diverse populations. Participation in a 24/7 on-call rotation, including evenings and weekends, is mandatory. In addition, the advocate will provide specialized outreach to the spanish speaking community, including individual advocacy and support groups to this population.
CREDENTIALS, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES:
BA or BS in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Criminal Justice or related field and 2 years of direct service experience or a minimum of 4 years direct service experience
Fluency in spanish is required
Must be able to respond to downtown Jacksonville within 30 minutes from your home and have reliable transportation
Proficiency in Microsoft computer programs
Knowledge of sexual violence issues
Ability to navigate the criminal justice system
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience conducting formal and informal networking and community organizing, including facilitating professional trainings
Experience in crisis intervention and case management.
Experience with sexual assault or domestic violence programs
Awareness of feminism and sensitivity to the issues of women preferred.
CLOSING DATE: November 10, 2017
REQUIRED: SEND COVER LETTER AND RESUME to firstname.lastname@example.org
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills.
The Women’s Center is an Equal Opportunity employer. It is the policy of the Women’s Center of Jacksonville, in recognition of the essential rights of all employees and applicants, to recruit, hire and promote all job classifications without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, Vietnam Era, Veteran status, or any other protected class.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.