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POSITION: Victim Services Program Coordinator
COMPENSATION: $36,000- $39,000
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full Time, Hourly, Benefits Package
REPORTS TO: Crisis Intervention and Response Supervisor
The Victim Services Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of all victim services. This position provides advocacy (direct client services), support and crisis intervention to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. In addition, the Victim Services Program Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of all Outreach and Prevention Education Programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
● In conjunction with the Crisis Response and Intervention Supervisor, create and implement a community outreach plan for Safe Embrace Events (i.e. Human Trafficking Awareness, Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Assault Awareness, Domestic Violence Awareness).
● Develop and implement outreach and prevention education programs. This includes designing curriculum and creating lesson plans.
● Communicate with members of the public and donors about the issues of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking and available services
● Provide support for outreach services such as networking, lectures, trainings, speaking engagements, and health fairs to increase public education and awareness on the issues of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, stalking and available services.
● Identify under-served populations of victims and those most likely at risk in the community and explore means to provide information.
● Offer survivors emotional support, information about community resources and services (including employment, housing, shelter services, health care, victim compensation, etc.), and assistance completing paperwork (social services applications, legal filings, etc.).
● Facilitate client intake and exit interviews.
● Provide case management and crisis intervention services to shelter residents and transitional housing clients when needed.
● Carry overnight and weekend Emergency Hotline phone on a regular basis and receive on-call reimbursement.
● Transport clients when necessary, and visit high-risk clients placed in motels.
● Maintain accurate and confidential case files.
● Answer calls on a multi-line telephone system.
● Do statistical data entry, complete routine paperwork and produce small reports. Assists with compiling data and narratives for grant and board reports.
● Facilities upkeep and maintenance.
● Attend and participate in staff meetings and trainings as requested.
● Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, behavioral sciences or related field or 3 years of experience in human services.
● Pass a Federal & State criminal background check.
● Pass a comprehensive drug screen.
● Provide minimum of three recent professional references that will vouch for competency, honesty & reliability.
● Demonstrate passion for helping others (must be evident from previous work and volunteer experience).
● Be able to communicate effectively and professionally, even when under stress. Both orally and in writing.
● Be computer literate and able to use standard office equipment and software, including copy machines, fax machines, email, MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel), shared network drives, etc.
● Possess the ability to manage stress in a crisis environment.
● Possess the ability to set boundaries and maintain ethical relationships.
● Maintain a current and valid driver’s license and insurance (100/300), ability to drive a full-size van (9 passenger), and clean driving record.
● Be able to work independently with little supervision, but also interact warmly with a small team of dedicated staff and volunteers in high-stress environment.
● Be able to lift 40 pounds.
● ************ Bilingual (English/Spanish) Highly Preferred ****************
● In-depth understanding of the dynamics of interpersonal violence.
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