Position: Hospital Response Team Advocate (Duchesne)
Full Time Equivalency: Part-time, hourly
Reports to: Assistant Director
The Hospital Response Team Advocate will provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence through advocacy and crisis intervention as part of a mobile response team. The ideal candidate has experience in human services and working with clients from various cultural and identity groups. This job requires a person who works well independently with excellent crisis management skills.
- Provide victim advocacy to survivors of sexual violence.
- Be mindfully present and work to understand each client’s individual needs and assist them accordingly. This includes remaining at the hospital for the duration of the Code-R and assisting with any housing and transportation issues.
- Assist with crisis line coverage.
- Represent the UCASA with a professional image and manner.
- Work with UCASA staff, volunteers, and community partners in a collaborative, respectful fashion that further strengthens the relationship UCASA has with those agencies.
- Attend monthly staff meetings and individual supervision meetings as requested.
- Respond to work communications within 2-business days.
- Seek out any information you may need to be effective in the advocate role and make appropriate referrals based on each client’s individual needs.
- Type correspondence and reports; edit and update relevant spreadsheets.
- Maintain confidential records and files.
- A working knowledge of community resources and services available.
- Confidence and competency in knowledge base and people skills.
- Crisis response experience.
- Must live in or near Duchesne county.
Conditions of Employment Offer
- The employee must obtain a 40-hour crisis counselor certification within 90-days or next available training.
- The employee must pass a background check.
- Committed to the values of UCASA, including anti-oppression and anti-racism.
How to Apply
Send cover letter and resume to [email protected]