Salary: $16.00 - $18.00
Location:SALT LAKE CITY, UT, 84105
Full-time, non-exempt 32-hours per week
RRC offers an outstanding benefits package including health insurance, dental, retirement plan with employer match, paid FMLA for qualifying circumstances and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.
The potential for wage increase after a 90-day evaluation and yearly cost of living increases as funding allows.
$16-$18 DOE with an opportunity for dollar increase is available per 90-day evaluation
Monday-Thursday within the hours of 9:00 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
Reports To:Director of Advocacy Services
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. This job requires a person who is task oriented, has excellent verbal and written communication skills and enjoys working in a team. General
Show confidence in trauma-informed and crisis intervention practices, people skills, and competency
Build collaborative relationships with staff and members of the community
Attend staff meetings, advocacy team meetings, and weekly supervision
Direct Service Responsibilities:
Provide victim advocacy and referral services to survivors
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
Maintain updated notes of client interactions and a full client caseload
Applicant should have a bachelor s degree related to the human services field, OR at least 5 years of relevant experience, OR an equivalent combination of practical and academic experience
Applicants with a strong understanding and/or interest in social justice are encouraged to apply.
Applicant with a strong understanding of working with underserved communities; specifically native american communities.
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 Google Suites
Ability to work well with and inspire confidence in 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)
Close Date: 8/10/2019
To Apply:Please email your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject title Victim Advocate .