Outreach Advocate
Job ID 4655 // Posted February 2, 2021

The Outreach Advocate will provide direct services to survivors of domestic violence; which includes providing crisis intervention, safety education, information and referral, and criminal and civil justice advocacy.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

  • Provide domestic violence crisis counseling services in person and over the phone.
  • Provide survivors with support, resources, referrals, safety plans, injunction assistance, and advocacy services.
  • Participate in any outreach related activities as assigned by the Non-Residential Advocate Manager.
  • Initiate and complete intake documents and all necessary paperwork for the participant files.
  • Complete all required paper work and data entry in a timely manner.
  • Schedule intake appointments for the Outreach Advocate Team.
  • Work with program participants to assist them in assessing their needs, developing and implementing goals, and offering case management services.
  • Provide victim compensation application assistance.
  • Provide address confidentiality program assistance.
  • Complete annual training requirements.
  • Host a support group as needed.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Non-Residential Advocate Manager.
  • Responsible for understanding and acting in accordance with CASA policies.
  • Work with volunteers collaboratively in order to enhance program services.
  • Regular work attendance including punctuality.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related human services or has equivalent life experience preferred.
  • Experience working with survivors of domestic violence or other crisis experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources and the ability to maintain working relationships with other agencies.
  • Ability to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Willingness to drive agency vehicles as needed.
  • Ability to function independently and work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Valid Florida State Driver’s License to be verified annually.
  • Participate in a background check and fingerprinting upon employment
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