Domestic Violence Advocate

Domestic Violence Services, Inc.
Job Description
Do you want to be part of a team that provides safety and assistance for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence or stalking? If you fit the following criteria, please give us a call:
  • Good judgment, problem solver
  • cultural competence, excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with individuals and groups of diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Associate degree, or High School diploma plus experience
  • Good Boundaries
  • Computer skills
  • Valid driver license and insurance
  • Must pass background test and drug test
Duties: 
Respond to clients in crisis including transportation
Provide safety planning and advocacy
Provide Life Skills or other classes for clients as requested
Conduct support groups as requested
Provide care of facilities – shelter or office
Assist with court hearings and restraining orders
When assigned to Department of Human Services:
  • Provide advocacy services at the DHS offices in Boardman or Hermiston weekday mornings
  • Provide education for DHS Child Welfare and Self-Sufficiency staff regarding DV/SA or stalking
  • Provide information about DVS’ twenty-four-hour response and programs
  • Provide direct services for DHS clients that may have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking
  • Accompany DHS staff on home visits per DVS policy/procedures
When assigned to shelter:
  • Intakes, house meetings, provide information and referrals
  • Monitor supplies
  • Case management with clients
  • Conduct support groups for clients on a weekly basis using approved curricula
  • Maintain statistical records
  • Conduct basic yard maintenance
  • Maintain a clean and organized office and clean, litter-free exterior

General:

Attend staff meetings and training
On call and other duties
Assist with event planning andimplementation
Non-exempt, Full-time, Benefits
 
Call Kathryn at 541-276-3322 or email letter of interest and resume to kathryn@dvs-or.org
 
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