JOB PURPOSEThe Hotline Advocate supports the agency mission of providing hope and healing to those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault by providing prevention and intervention services for those at risk of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse or neglect.RESPONSIBILITIES / ACCOUNTABILITIESClient CareUsing a trauma-informed, client-centered, two generational model:Provide assessment, crisis intervention, safety planning, parent support, and education to callers, focusing on needs of entire family.Provide information and referral to community resources to callers as appropriate.As appropriate, assist client with navigating the criminal justice system as it relates to their victimization by providing information, court preparation, and education, working closely with the Victim Assistance program and Victim Witness Assistant at the DA’s Office.Educate client on process to obtain a protective order and coordinate with the Victim Assistance and Legal Representation Program, as appropriate.Accompany victims of child and adult sexual abuse to the hospital or police department during regular work hours and on-call as needed.Act with client in mind and work to meet client expectations to the extent possible.AdministrationMaintain accurate, up to date client, program and agency records, including case tracking.Record and report program statistics accurately and in a timely fashion.Work to ensure the goals and outcomes for the program are met.Research, write, and manage grant reporting and grantor relationships, as assigned by supervisor.Adhere to Agency procedures concerning Documentation, Critical Incident Reports and Client Satisfaction Surveys and participate in the Quality Assurance Process.Work at least two Holidays per calendar year as requested by supervisor.StewardshipIncrease community awareness of victimization, prevention, and available resources through public speaking and media requests as assigned by supervisor.Support agency mission by staffing outreach activities as requested by supervisor.Support agency mission by participating personally in agency and community meetings and committees as requested by supervisor.Promote and maintain professional relationships with agency staff, interns, volunteers, and community partners.Facilitate volunteer training as needed.Professional DevelopmentContribute to quality services by staying informed of developments and trends in the area of trauma and victimization, especially as it relates to sexual violence, child maltreatment.Maintain and develop skills and knowledge by attending training and staying informed of trends affecting job related duties and issues facing the agency/clients.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSSafe Alliance may still be subject to government mandated vaccine requirements and testing as outlined by the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard. All applicants must be willing to submit proof of vaccination status or test weekly.Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred2 years related experienceExperience in human services preferredExperience working with victims or experience in childhood development preferredSpanish speaking preferred – If hired as a Spanish speaking candidate, employee must be fluent in understanding, speaking, reading, and writing in Spanish.Position Requirements;Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, twist, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.The worker is required to have the ability for close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection), to determine accuracy and thoroughness of work assignment. Position requires ability to reach, stand, crouch, walk, finger, grasp, sit, lift, pull, push, twist, talk, hear, talk, and perform repeated motions.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work hours assigned by shift; may include day, afternoon, overnight, or weekend.Employee must have access to transportation that allows them to meet all job requirements in a timely fashion.No calls, emails, or visits please. For immediate consideration, please formally apply online and provide a resume and cover letter. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned this job classification. They are not to be constructed as an all-inclusive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities of people so assigned. Safe Alliance may still be subject to government mandated vaccine requirements and testing similar to the ones outlined by the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard. As a condition of employment you must be willing to submit proof of vaccination or submit testing results weekly or as outlined by the agency. Proof of vaccination status must be provided at hiring and/or upon request by the agency. Accommodations: Safe Alliance will engage in an interactive process with employees requesting medical or religious accommodationsThe Agency’s policy is to provide equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment for all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability or veteran status.