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Title Lead Domestic Violence Advocate
Categories Advocacy
Location Phoenix, AZ
Job Information

The Lead DV Advocate at UMOM New Day Centers will directly supervise the DV Advocates and provide case management level services to assigned families/individuals in domestic violence shelter.

Job Specific Performance Responsibilities (Supervision):

  1. Provide supervision and guidance to Advocates in delivering survivor centered, voluntary services including safety planning, referrals, lethality assessments, Play Care and other services as appropriate.
  2. Prepare Advocate staff schedule. Provide adequate coverage for each shift.
  3. Ensure that Advocates complete intake, exit and other paperwork and data entry in a timely, thorough manner and in accordance with program indicators.
  4. Fill all vacant Advocate positions quickly. Ensure to have on call staff available as needed.
  5. Be the point of contact for any Advocate who is calling off for a scheduled shift.
  6. Develop and provide staff training as needed.
  7. Conduct data entry and develop reports as needed.
  8. Ensure that all Advocates complete the AZCADV 40-hour Sharing Experience training within one year of hire and meet all other training requirements in a timely manner.
  9. Conduct supervision meetings with direct reports, at least twice monthly. Document supervision meetings.
  10. Prepare and submit payroll for DV Advocates bi-weekly.
  11. Comply with established policies and procedures.
  12. Perform other duties, as assigned.

Job Specific Performance Responsibilities (Direct Service):

  1. Provide voluntary services to domestic violence survivors in shelter.
  2. Be the primary point of contact for case load of approximately 10 survivors/households.
  3. Provide education and information about the nature and dynamics of domestic violence.
  4. Assist survivors with identifying their needs and available resources.
  5. Collaborate with the DV Services Specialist to assess functional and social needs in order to support residents in developing and attaining goals that are important to them.
  6. Update goals (including safety related goals) as needed to respond to survivor desires and needs.
  7. Enter intake and exit data for residents on case load into Shelterbase in a timely manner.
  8. Write timely and accurate progress notes for each survivor receiving services and/or referrals and enter all services and referrals into Shelterbase within 24 hours.
  9. Respond in a timely manner to new families/individuals.
  10. Coordinate services with other organizations in a collaborative manner.
  11. Assist survivors with accessing other appropriate UMOM services/programs.
  12. Facilitate referrals to community resources and maintain current information relative to city, county, state and federal domestic violence, legal, health and social service resources.
  13. Under the direction of the Domestic Violence Program Manager, ensure that work schedule promotes availability to survivors.
  14. Complete assessments in the absence of the DV Services Specialist and as necessary.
  15. Comply with established policies and procedures.
  16. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field.
  • At least two years of supervisory experience and two years of case management experience required.
  • Experience working with domestic violence victims and knowledge of domestic violence best practices, including voluntary services, required.
  • Must embrace the voluntary services model.
  • Bilingual in Spanish

Please send resume and/or cover letter to Norell Peplinski, HR Specialist at hr@umom.org.

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Title Lead Community Advocate
Categories Advocacy
Location Phoenix, AZ
Job Information

Lead Community Advocate job available at De Colores Domestic Violence Shelter

TITLE LEAD COMMUNITY ADVOCATE
REPORTS TO PROGRAM MANAGER
HOME BASE DE COLORES DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Lead Community Advocate is responsible for providing  oversight and leadership to the De Colores Community Based Program as well as provide domestic violence support services, education and case management to “out-of-shelter” victim of domestic violence in a community based setting, as well as to existing participants of the De Colores domestic violence program. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required masters degree preferred. 
  • Must be able to work with families who have experienced domestic violence
  • Experience providing case management services in a crisis environment
  • Excellent networking skills
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to be insured under automotive insurance policy.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have good organization and time management skills.
  • Must have current Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to have within 60 days of employment
  • Must pass a background screening prior to start
  • Must be 21 years of age.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 

  • Provide oversight and leadership to the De Colores Community Based Program.  (supervise staff,  program & curriculum development, assessment and outcome management and client management).
  • Provide appropriate supportive services, group facilitation and individual case management in a community based setting to “out-of-shelter victims of domestic violence.
  • Ability to develop partnerships in the community and gain a knowledge base of local and state agencies that assist victims of domestic violence in the community.
  • Maintain client records for all services rendered.
  • Complete all training courses within the timeframe specified.
  • Participate in program activities, staff and clinical meetings,  and planning and problem solving.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

JOB DEMANDS

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to work in an active environment with clientele that require special attention. 

CONTINUOUS EDUCATION

Employee is expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of case management and crisis intervention skills.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in the community, satellite offices and at the shelter.   

ACCOUNTABILITY

Reports to and is supervised directly by the Program Manager.  Employee is accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.

Apply online through their website here: https://home2.eease.com/recruit2/?id=19039792&t=1

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Title Clinical Coordinator
Categories Leadership
Location Northern Arizona
Job Information

TITLE: NACASA (Northern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault) Clinical Coordinator, Eastern Region, North Country HealthCare

STATUS: Exempt, 1.0 FTE

SUPERVISED BY: Regional Clinical Coordinator 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, helps create protocols and processes to provide medical examinations to sexual assault victims in North Country clinics in Flagstaff, Show Low, Holbrook, Springerville, Page and Winslow. Coordinates and oversees the NACASA volunteer medical forensic examiners in those areas.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs forensic examinations for victims of sexual assault
  • Participates in clinical supervision and staff education/peer review
  • Conducts case reviews of all newly created patient records from previous on-call shifts
  • Participates in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and training new volunteer forensic examiners
  • Coordinates call schedule for medical examiners in North Country clinics offering forensic services in Navajo and Apache counties
  • Ensures that nurse examiners’ hospital credentialing is current
  • Provides presentations to the community regarding the program
  • Communicates and interacts with the various systems involved with this program, i.e., forensic laboratories, law enforcement, prosecutors, hospitals
  • Provides back-up, on-call support to the program
  • Other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • SANE-A certified, or at least experienced
  • Current R.N. licensed in the State of Arizona
  • Working knowledge of all OSHA safety and health standards relevant to the position and job duties
  • 2000 hours of prior nursing experience preferred
  • Prior experience with sexual assault and domestic violence victims
  • Experience in management and/or independent practice
  • Demonstrated competence in physical assessment, including speculum exams
  • Cultural sensitivity to local population
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Completion of SANE basic 40-hour training in accordance with the guidelines established by IAFN within six months
  • Integrity and empathy
  • Independently mobile (must have access to reliable transportation in order to meet the needs of the program)
  • Exhibits good judgment; ability to respond appropriately in crisis situations

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Requires concentrated, complex and variable mental efforts, with emphasis on synthesis of information and written and oral communication
  • Awareness of occupational exposure to blood and body fluids
  • Documentation of updated Hepatitis B vaccination
  • Current CPR certification
  • Current documentation of Rubella vaccination
  • Current documentation of PPD status testing

Email Cover Letter and Resume to jrunge@nchcaz.org.

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