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 Hospital Response Advocate

Salary: $18 - $21 per hour D.O.E.

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, 84105

Job Summary: The Hospital Response Team Advocate will provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence through advocacy and crisis intervention as part of a mobile response team. The ideal candidate has experience in human services with an experience in working with clients from various cultural and identity groups. This job requires a person who works well independently with excellent crisis management skills.

General Information:

Part-Time, 6-18 hours per week. Schedule: On-Call, 10 PM to 8 AM M-F secondary overnight shifts and 8 AM TO 5 PM Thursday Primay Shift; Anticipated Start Date 8/1/2019

Reports to: Hospital Response Team Staff Coordinator

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 monthly Hospital Response Team staff meetings and required individual supervisions.

  • Attend annual staff retreat

  • Respond to work communications within 2-business days

  • Provide victim advocacy and referral services to survivors of sexual violence

  • Turn in client paperwork within 48 hours

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Employee must complete and pass a criminal background check. * Employee must obtain a 40-hour crisis counselor certification within 90-days. Emplyoee may take the Rape Recovery Center 40-hour traning and the Rape Recovery Center will absorb the cost for the training itself ($150) but cannot compensate employee (hourly office rate)

  • Employee must complete all new hire paperwork provided by Office Manager by end of the day on the first paid work day.

  • Employee must agree to a probationary period of 90-days from the start of employment. After 90-days, the employee with receive a detailed evaluation of their progress.

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Emma, Client Coordinator at with subject title Hospital Response Team Advocate. Additionally, please fill out the Hospital Response Team Application here.

Open Date: 7/17/2019

Close Date: Open until filled