Four Oaks Campus Advocate - Survivor Services in United States
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Medical/dental/vision Flexible benefit & Health Savings Account (HSA)
Paid Holidays (Observe 7 holidays) Personal time
Paid Leave 401(K) Retirement Plan
Employee Assistance Program Self-care program
Group Life insurance Long term disability
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Family Resources is looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and innovative Campus Advocate. The Campus Advocate will be responsible for providing comprehensive sexual abuse services to the middle schools, high schools, campuses, secondary schools, trade schools, community colleges, and other campuses in the service area as a component of the SafePath Sexual Abuse Comprehensive Services (SAC). The Advocate will offer outreach and awareness to all campuses, and provide training and technical assistance to ensure compliance with Title IX and Campus SaVE for students, faculty and staff. This position will also train campus affiliates in how to identify and reduce sexual violence among college age students. The Campus Advocate will collaborate with the Volunteer Coordinator to train and develop student advocates for campus sexual assault crisis response.
Position Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with occasional evenings and weekends, this position also participates in the mandatory on-call rotation.
40 hours a week salaried position.
Full time benefits offered.
This position will be located in our Davenport Office, but will require traveling.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The statements below are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the people assigned this classification. This description is not intended to provide an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
Ensure free, voluntary, non-discriminatory, accessible services for all clients.
Provides the following services to survivors, students, faculty and staff of colleges, universities, trade schools, secondary schools, and other educational campuses:
Targeted professional outreach to increase awareness and referrals, school outreach, health and housing advocacy, immigration advocacy, information and referrals, job training and employment advocacy, systems advocacy and multi-disciplinary team participation, public awareness campaigns specific to the student population, outreach materials specific to the student population, economic empowerment services, emergency food, clothing, and transportation assistance, emergency legal assistance, financial planning assistance, immediate shelter and related supportive services, information and referrals, legal advocacy, medical advocacy, transportation, child care and/or respite care, and safety planning.
Coordinate and execute training of Campus SaVE for school faculty, staff, and students.
Assist schools in updating and maintaining appropriate policies and procedures.
Participate in and assist schools with awareness campaigns/events.
Develop a campus sexual assault awareness team within each school.
Support student advocates or groups.
Provide weekly office hours at each school and make referrals as needed.
Provide confidential services and assistance to students
Assist in school disciplinary proceedings under Title IX and Campus SaVE
Collaborate with community organizations to implement outreach and awareness programming at schools
Provide leadership in the community in communicating the unique experiences and needs of students who are survivors seeking medical care, criminal justice intervention, or other services.
Maintain cooperative working relationships with community agencies that serve as a resource and client or volunteer referral source.
Provide on call direct service on a pre-scheduled rotating basis with other staff members outside of normal office hours.
Establish and maintain positive relationships with individuals and community members in the service area.
Complete annual continuing education requirements to ensure certification as a Sexual Abuse Advocate with the IowaCASA.
Provides and accepts ideas and suggestions in a constructive and helpful manner.
Exhibits good teamwork; is approachable cooperative and contributes to an overall positive and productive work/team environment
Takes initiative in problem solving and utilizes resources such as team members and community resources to assist in addressing client/volunteer issues that arise.
Provides support and input to team members that is helpful in finding solutions and allows for a team approach to solving barriers and challenges.
Completes all documentation and record keeping daily.
Utilizes feedback from various sources in order to improve the quality of services offered. Sources such as survey, volunteer, community, and team members.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in survivor/human services field required. 3 Years of experience working in human services field with survivor services experience preferred.
Must have current proof of car insurance, able to pass driving background check and have reliable transportation.
Bilingual and/or bi-cultural applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
Family Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employer that thrives on Diversity!