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LGBT DV/SA Advocate

Company: In Our Own. Voices
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

In Our Own Voices LGBT DV/SA AdvocateNon-Exempt Full-TimeIn Our Own Voices, Inc.CompensationSalary $48,500Compensation package includes Health, Vision, Dental, 401K, 3.5 weeks PTO Responsible for: LGBT DV/SA Advocate will provide services and activities that assist victims of domestic and/or sexual violence in understanding the dynamics of victimization and in stabilizing their lives after victimization. Directly responsible to: Director of Anti-Violence Services Essential Functions: LGBT DV/SA Advocate will provide immediate crisis intervention, hotline counseling, assist clients in locating, securing, furnishing, moving into, and maintaining appropriate housing, and provide information and referral for general and, assistance. Oversight of OVW CSSP grant objectives and outcomes.Roles and Responsibilities Areas of Responsibility:Demonstrate a commitment to the mission of In Our Own VoicesConduct and coordinate services with other IOOV team members to assist clients who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including, but not limited to, coordination of safe shelter, information and referral, safety planning, and legal counseling and advocacy.Perform other duties as assignedMaintain written case notesStaff In Our Own Voices' LGBT domestic violence referral line, providing referrals to full services and anti-violence programs for LGBT domestic violence and sexual assault victimsProvide training & technical assistance (TTA) to traditional/mainstream victimservice providersPartnering with traditional service providers by participating in Local and Statewide Task forcesFacilitate Supports Groups and Alternative Healing workshopsSubmit documentation and reports in compliance with project requirements, as well as provide monthly reports and submit monthly articles for the newsletter *Ensure confidentiality law requirements are incorporated into all aspects of programming.Collaborate with community partners to provide linkages & referrals to culturally relevant services/resources.QualificationsRequired:Bachelor's Degree in, Social Work or Mental Health Counseling, preferred MSW,Proven ability to work effectively with diverse staff, clients and volunteersPaid Case Management experiencePaid individual and group counselingPaid experience working on issues of domestic violence, sexual assault or related concerns preferred.Commitment to lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual people of color community issues and interests.Excellent written and interpersonal communication skillsExperience in the social services and courts system field requiredAbility to think creatively and strategically about fulfilling program objectivesExcellent time managementPreferred:two + years working with domestic violence and sexual violence survivors, with a proven ability to advocate for the needs of underserved communities.Preferred 4-year degree, additional experience may be substituted for degree Skills:Strong time management and organizational skills, self-directed, strong advocacy skills, ability to navigate and work with a variety of personalities and work ethics, solution-oriented, excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficiency in data collection and reporting, excellent problem solving and strong understanding of boundaries as it relates to subordinates.How to Apply:Send Resume and Cover Letter by clicking the apply button below.PDN-98aa88e5-3623-44b0-a203-5fe831dbf828

Keywords: In Our Own. Voices, Albany , LGBT DV/SA Advocate, Other , Albany, New York

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