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WOMEN'S ADVOCATE - EQUAYWIIGAMIG (WOMEN SHELTER)

 

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

WOMEN'S ADVOCATE

EQUAYWIIGAMIG (WOMEN SHELTER)

Open: July 12, 2021

Closing: July 28, 2021 @ 12:00 p.m.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Provide support advocacy, crisis intervention, information, access to resources for battered women and their children. Must be willing to work night shift and weekends. Reports to Director, full-time position with benefits, salary; DOQ.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

• Provide crisis intervention/prevention in behalf of battered women.

• Provide general, supportive advocacy in behalf of victims.

• Provide transportation and accompaniment as requested to all business related meetings/appointments for battered women and secure child care during designated meetings/appointments.

• Facilitate Talking Circles for residential women.

• Provide educational sessions for residential women.

• Provide resources for women to meet self-defined needs.

• Provide House Dynamics documentation during shift.

• Become knowledgeable about the tribal/state/federal laws that pertain to domestic violence.

• Provide court/legal advocacy for victims.

• Ensure safety and security is being applied at all times during shift.

• Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE

• High School Diploma or G.E.D Certificate

• Knowledgeable in the area of domestic violence.

• Ability to work independently with battered women and their children.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to apply a team-work approach in addressing advocacy for victims.

• Apply collaborative efforts with local service providers in behalf of battered women.

• Willingness to up-grade skills and attend trainings regarding domestic violence.

• Ability to apply public speaking presentations for system change.

• Must be able to adhere to Data Privacy Law.

• Abide by the Code of Ethics Policy.

• Must have a valid Minnesota Driver's License

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at the Government Center - Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Fax (218)-679-4176.

 

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