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CAREERS

FALL 2018

Bilingual Victim Advocate

Salary: $16-$17 DOE with an opportunity for dollar increase per 90-day evaluation

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84105

General Information:

  • Full-Time, 32-hours per week, eligable for benefits
  • Monday-Thursday within the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Benifits:

  • Annual sick/vacation accrual
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Paid Federal holidays and PTO

Reports To: Director of Advocacy Services

Job Summary:

The Sexual Assault Victim Advocate will provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence through advocacy, short-term structured coping skill development, and support groups. Candidate must have experience working with a varied clientele in both English and Spanish. This job requires a person who is task oriented, has excellent verbal and written communication skills and enjoys working with a diverse staff and volunteer team.

General Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent the Rape Recovery Center with a professional image and manner
  • Show confidence in knowledge base, people skills, and competency
  • Build collaborative relationships with staff and volunteers as well as members of the community
  • Attend staff meetings, advocacy team meetings, and monthly Spanish-speaking providers meeting

Direct Service Responsibilities:

  • Provide victim advocacy and referral services to survivors of sexual violence in both English and Spanish
  • Provide short-term coping skills counseling to survivors aimed at improving their knowledge of post-traumatic stress symptoms and coping strategies to mitigate the impact of these symptoms
  • Co-facilitate support groups for survivors, as well as occasional topical workshops
  • Answer crisis-calls and provide crisis intervention and referrals over the phone

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be fluent in both Spanish and English (no exceptions)
  • Applicant should have a bachelor's degree related to the human services field, OR at least five years of relevant experience, OR an equivalent combination of practical and academic experience
  • Applicants with a strong understanding and interest in social justice are encouraged to apply.

Desired Qualifications

  • 40-hour state mandated crisis counselor certification
  • Innovative, collaborative, and self-directed Outstanding communication skills, including writing, de-escalation, crisis intervention, and listening
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google Suites
  • Ability to work well with and inspire confidence in volunteers and clients
  • Excellence in balancing multiple responsibilities
  • Organized and detail oriented Understanding of micro, mezzo and macro systems and their impact on survivors
  • Embrace the mission of the Rape Recovery Center
  • Experience with case management, crisis advocacy, working with vulnerable populations (LGBTQI+, Homeless, Pacific Islanders, American Indian/Native American, undocumented immigrants)

Open Date: 10/11/2018

Close Date: Open Until Filled

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Katherine Aguilera, Director of Advocacy Services at jobs@raperecoverycenter.org with subject title "Victim Advocate."

Prevention Coordinator

Salary: $18-$20 per hour DOE

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84105

General Information:

  • 22 hours per week, not eligable for benefits
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9- 2, with one required evening until 7:30 p.m. to be set upon hire. Some weekends and early mornings as scheduled.

Reports To: Director of Education and Outreach

Job Summary:

The Prevention Coordinator is responsible for planning,coordinating and managing the Rape Recovery Centers prevention initiatives. Coordinator will provide culturally relevant educational programming focused on primary prevention of sexual assault, healthy relationships and empowerment. They will work to facilitate community partnerships with designated groups and work towards the overall goal of decreasing sexual assault in Salt Lake County.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent the Rape Recovery Center with a professional image and manner.
  • Show confidence in knowledge base, people skills, and competency.
  • Work to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors for youth and their parents/caregivers through strategic prevention partnerships in the Salt Lake County area.
  • Oversee community collaborations under the guidance of the Director of Education and Outreach.
  • Coordinate with team and agency staff to provide information about prevention at outreach events and through social and traditional media.
  • Coordinate and present primary prevention workshops at Salt Lake County Schools, partner organizations and community events.
  • Meet weekly with Education and Outreach Director for supervision and attend weekly staff and team meetings as scheduled.
  • Supervise prevention educators and volunteers on a weekly basis and ensure accurate reporting, supervision and management of staff and volunteers.
  • Ensure adherence to all contract goals and objectives detailed through provider service agreement, logic models and contract goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A strong understanding of health prevention best practices, assessment, evaluations and models.
  • Minimum two years’ experience supervising staff or volunteers.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in health, social work, communication or other relevant field.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in sexual violence field.
  • Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models, and selecting and successfully operationalizing innovative programs
  • Strong understanding of social justice
  • Strong understanding of best practice for working with youth from traditionally underserved populations, including but not limited to; LGBTQ+, Latinx , Pacific Islander and Immigrant/refugee youth.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to facilitate difficult dialogues in a trauma informed and empathetic manner.
  • Flexible availability strongly preferred.
  • Individuals who have completed 40 hour Rape Advocacy Training will be given preferance.
  • Spanish/English Bilingual Verbal and Written Proficiency will be given preferance

Open Date: 10/9/2018

Close Date: Open Until Filled

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Stephany Murguia, Director of Education and Outreach at jobs@raperecoverycenter.org with subject title "Prevention Coordinator."

Additionally, we are always looking for volunteers to join our team! View more information about volunteering.


INTERNSHIPS

AUTUMN 2018

Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Salary: n/a

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84105

General Information: Part-time, 10-15 hours per week M-Th, flexible within 9-5pm, some weekends and evenings as scheduled

Reports To: Development Director

Job Summary:

The Volunteer Coordinator will assist in the scheduling and oversight of Rape Recovery Center volunteers. The role will be responsible for managing a calendar of volunteer tasks, communicating with volunteers and assist in the development of ongoing volunteer projects and their administration.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ongoing scheduling and support of RRC Volunteers through in-office oversight and maintaining volunteer calendar
  • Communicate consistently as the main point of contact for RRC Volunteers
  • Recommend the most efficient use of volunteers
  • Construct and distribute project guides for volunteers to reference while completing tasks
  • Draft letters of completion for community service volunteers upon request
  • Keep record of all volunteer hours donated to the Center
  • In conjunction with the Development Director, the Volunteer Coordinator will help organize and participate in volunteer recognition programs and special events
  • Represent the RRC with a professional image and manner both online and in-person

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants should have strong writing, editing, and communication skills
  • Applicants should have strong organizational skills and ability to effectively manage volunteers and projects
  • Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to conduct one’s self in a calm and professional demeanor when
  • dealing with the public and/or difficult situations
  • Applicants with a strong understanding and/or interest in social justice are encouraged to apply
  • Bilingual and Mulitilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Applicant must be pursuing degree in a related field

Open Date: 7/20/2018

Close Date: until filled

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Morgan Stinson, Development Director at jobs@raperecoverycenter.org with subject title "Volunteer Coordinator Intern."

Communication & Development INtern

Salary: n/a

Location: Salt Lake City, UT 84105

General Information: Part-time, 10-15 hours per week M-Th, flexible within 9-5pm, some weekends and evenings as scheduled

Reports To: Development Director

Job Summary:

Communication/Development Intern(s) will assist in the daily operations of the Rape Recovery Center’s Development Department. The role will be responsible to assist the management of agency-wide social media and/or assist with agency-wide grant research, grant writing and reporting.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management of RRC social media including coordinating and scheduling daily content, monitoring discussions and engaging in comments, and creating original content that reflects the mission and values of the agency
  • Assist updating RRC webiste with upcoming events, blog posts, etc.
  • Represent the RRC with a professional image and manner both online and in-person
  • Assist with RRC Grant Writing including prospecting potential funders, tracking RRC grant funds, and writing grant funding requests and outcomes reports
  • Build collaborative relationships with staff and volunteers as well as members of the community
  • Attendance at weekly staff meetings is highly encouraged, though not mandatory

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Applicants should have strong writing, editing (photo/video/text), and communication skills
  • Applicants should have adequate knowlegde of social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, and web design platforms like Squarespace
  • Applicants with a strong understanding and/or interest in social justice are encouraged to apply
  • Bilingual and Mulitilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Applicant must be pursuing degree in a related field

Open Date: 7/20/2018

Close Date: until filled

To Apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Morgan Stinson, Development Director at jobs@raperecoverycenter.org with subject title "Communication/Development Intern."

Clinical Interships

The Rape Recovery Center accepts applicants for Master’s level and Doctoral candidates each year in January and February to begin internships the following academic year (August-May).

Qualifications:

  • Current graduate student in CMHC, PhD, or MSW program Counseling experience
  • Strong references
  • Experience and/or interest in feminist multi-cultural theory and application

Requirements:

  • Internship is for two full semesters, August-May
  • Complete 40-hour state-certification training on issues of sexual violence (Trainings offered at RRC in January, May, September)
  • Work at least 20 hours/week, including staff meetings and clinical meetings (Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon), office is open Monday-Thursday
  • Will primarily work with clients in individual and group therapy
  • Opportunities in community outreach, volunteer training, and other RRC projects.

Stipend: Amount depends on RRC grant funding

What we offer:

  • A supportive, energetic work environment
  • Training and experience in working with victims of sexual violence
  • Training in feminist multi-cultural and Trauma-oriented approaches to therapy
  • Excellent supervision & clinical mentorship.

To apply: Send resume and letter of interest to Melinda Pettingill LCSW, Clinical Director, Rape Recovery Center, 2035 South 1300 East, SLC, Utah 84105 or m.pettingill@raperecoverycenter.org

Deadline for applications: February 10

Crisis Line Internships

The Rape Recovery Center accepts associate and bachelor's level student applicants seeking academic credit for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters of a traditional academic calendar.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Advocacy and or Customer Service
  • Strong references
  • Experience and/or interest in feminist multi-cultural theory and application
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred

Requirements:

  • Internship is for one full semester, (Fall/Spring 300 hours, Summer 200 hours)
  • Complete 40-hour state-certification training on issues of sexual violence (Trainings offered at RRC in January, May, and September)
  • Work at least 300 or 200 hours per semester (depending on semester average of 250 minimum), attend staff meetings advocacy meetings, office is open Monday-Thursday
  • Will primarily work with clients over the phone on our 24 hour crisis line.
  • Additional opportunities in Sexual Assault Advocacy assigned as needed
  • Availability to cover overnight shifts needed. ( 10 PM to 9 AM)

Stipend: There is no stipend available at this time, however the Rape Recovery Center covers all upfront Training costs (ie. 40 Hour training, back ground check etc.)

What we offer:

  • A supportive, energetic work environment
  • Training and experience in working with victims of sexual violence
  • Training in feminist multi-cultural and Trauma-oriented approaches to advocacy work
  • Excellent supervision & mentorship

To apply: Send resume and letter of interest to Emma Zevallos, HRT Client Coordinator Rape Recovery Center, 2035 South 1300 East, SLC, Utah 84105 or crisisline@raperecoverycenter.org

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.