SYNOPSIS: The person in this position is responsible for providing trauma-informed case management to rural domestic and sexual violence, stalking & human trafficking victims (adults and children), victims with advocacy, information and referrals, and education. Case management includes, but is not limited to, support, safety planning, law enforcement advocacy, court support, crisis intervention and hospital advocacy. The Rural Advocacy Case Manager also shares responsibility for implementing professional training and increasing community awareness on the issue of sexual assault, domestic violence, teen dating violence, and stalking with the Rural Advocacy Team.
COMMUNITY EDUCATION & TRAINING
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The following experience/knowledge is not required but helpful:
TESSA is an equal opportunity employer.
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This job is open until filled.
B.A. or B.S. Degree
Two years relevant experience (Confidential Victim Advocacy; working within judicial/legal/social service systems; etc.)
Knowledge of sexual assault and domestic violence issues and experience working with DVSA victims.
Able to work a flexible schedule with potential evenings, weekends and on call periods.
Equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be considered
Displays a positive attitude, desire to be part of a team, works well with others, and accepts direction well.
Excellent organizational, communication (verbal and written), problem solving, listening and interpersonal skills. Creative thinker preferred.
Self-starter; comfortable working both autonomously and in teams.
Able to give attention to detail while being able to see the big picture.
Able to work well in stressful and emotionally taxing circumstances and engage in effective self-care.
Ability to empathize, encourage and guide.
Able to independently use a computer for word documents, spreadsheets, presentations, email, internet research, data entry and data management.
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation with car insurance.
Must be willing to complete and able to pass background and child abuse & neglect history checks.
Ability to read, write and speak English.
Fluency in Spanish and/or ASL preferred.
Possess vision and hearing sufficient to work on a computer, on the telephone and in person.
Ability to lift 50lbs, intermittently.
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Pay Rate: $18.61/hr
TESSATeller County, CO
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