BRASS INC IS HIRING!!
FULL TIME BI-LINGUAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ADVOCATE POSITION (Spanish/English)
The Domestic Violence Advocate provides services to victims of domestic violence while performing advocacy duties for victims within the criminal justice system; assists with court advocacy, crisis intervention, safety planning, support groups, and community education; explains and assists with filing of Crime Victims Compensation applications; provides services to Spanish-speaking clients; assists with victim impact statements; participates in relevant multi-agency meetings; maintains data as required by grant.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Two (2) years college course work in criminal justice, law enforcement, social science, social work or related field; AND Two (2) years advocacy experience; AND experience coordinating cross-agency collaboration with multiple community partners; OR any satisfactory equivalent combination of education and training and/or experience relevant to the position.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
- This position provides services to Spanish-speaking clients; therefore, fluent bilingual Spanish/English skills are required.
- Must possess, at time of hire, a valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of current vehicle insurance.
- Must pass a criminal history background investigation; however, conviction of a crime may not necessarily disqualify an individual for this classification.
- Willingness to travel to rural counties.
Qualified candidates are asked to send cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 professional references to: Personnel Search, Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc., PO Box 1941, Bowling Green, KY 42102 or
Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org No phone calls.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Could you use $5,730 to further your education? How about real experience in the social work field? Serve AmeriCorps! AmeriCorps Members in the Economic Empowerment Corps work with survivors of domestic violence to break down financial barriers to self-sufficiency.
Contact BRASS, Inc. to apply for our AmeriCorps position! You will complete 1,700 hours over one year of service while providing support to victims of domestic violence.
Living Stipend, Childcare assistance, Health & Educational Benefits included! It's a great opportunity! Deadline to apply is August 8th. If you are interested in this position, you can send your resume & cover letter to email@example.com today!