Umatilla County Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault 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
Direct Service
Provide outreach to all of Umatilla County including remote communities
Contact potential community partners in Umatilla County
Develop effective strategies for reaching potential clients
Locate meeting space for delivering direct services
Respond to survivors in crisis
Provide safety planning and advocacy for clients
Provide Life Skills, support groups and other classes for clients as appropriate
Assist with court hearings and restraining orders
Provide transportation for clients in crisis and other approved purposes
When assigned to shelter:
  • Conduct intakes, house meetings, assess client needs, and explain shelter guidelines and procedures, provide information and referrals
  • Conduct support groups for clients using approved curricula
  • Maintain client records, and provide case management
  • Conduct basic yard maintenance
  • Maintain a clean and organized office, monitor supplies
Community
  • Participate in related community groups to learn of programs that benefit clients and to promote DVS services
  • Public speaking on behalf of DVS
  • Represent DVS in outreach tabling opportunities
General
On call, crisis and back-up duties as assigned
Attend staff meetings and training
Assist with event planning and implementation
Non-exempt, full-time
Benefits
Statistical and narrative reports
 
Call Kathryn at 541-276-3322 or email letter of interest and resume to kathryn@dvs-or.org
 
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