Bilingual (Spanish Speaking) Domestic Violence Advocate Atlantic Street Center

Brief Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
• Conduct domestic violence and sexual assault community outreach and education
• Provide support, advocacy, referral, and case management services to domestic violence/sexual assault survivors
• Work with survivors to create, implement, monitor, and update individual safety plan
• Assist survivors in emergency situations to obtain shelter, financial assistance, and other basic needs
• Recruit participants and work with program staff to facilitate weekly support group sessions
• Maintain accurate files, progress notes, data entry, submit timely monthly reports and paperwork to meet contract requirements,
• Assist clients with obtaining legal assistance; interface with legal providers to guide victims through multiple systems
• Assist survivors with accessing other services (job training, counseling, housing, medical services, etc.); set up appointments, and provide transportation to and from appointments
• Network with other providers to help survivors access community resources

QUALIFICATIONS
• Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment
• Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or related field
• Minimum two years paid experience working with survivors of Domestic Violence
• Completion of a minimum of 20 to 30 hours of training in domestic violence and sexual assault as well as continuing education required
• Demonstrated track record in advocacy, with ability to navigate multiple systems

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