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FEMALE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATE - RED LAKE EQUAY WIIGAMIG WOMENS SHELTER

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

FEMALE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATE

RED LAKE EQUAY WIIGAMIG WOMENS SHELTER

Open: April 27, 2016

Closing: May 4, 2016 @ 3:00 p.m.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The Domestic Violence Advocate will be working with all women and families with holistic, cultural based programming and services. Reports to Director, part-time position, salary; DOQ.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

• Will provide;

o One-on-One Services

o Facilitate Groups

o Access Community Resources

• Access Community Resources to assist sexual assault/abuse victims in their recovery

• Provide assessments of;

o Need

o Crisis Intervention

o Support/Court Advocacy

• Provide Safety Planning

• Provide referrals for;

o OFP's (Order for Protection)

o Harassment Orders

o Restraining Orders

o Shelter Referrals

o Emergency Needs

• Able to provide strong empowering;

o Empathy

o Support

• Maintain strict standards of behavior and confidentiality

• Performs other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS:

• GED/High School Diploma

• Establishes and maintains an effective working relationship with people of varied economic, educational, and cultural backgrounds

• Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

• No felony convictions and must never have been convicted of Domestic Violence

• Valid Minnesota driver's license and clean driving record

• Employment is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug test and background check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are being accepted at the Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Phone (218) 679-1847.

 

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