At Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County – Spanish Speaking Advocate

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Job Details

Full-time: $39,000 – $42,000 / year

Location: At Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County, 533 N Niles Ave, South Bend, IN 46617

Job Description

General Statement of Responsibility: This individual will provide culturally appropriate advocacy to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, financial exploitation, and neglect with a focus on those who are elderly, disabled, non-English speaking, LGTBQ, and/or other underserved populations. Additional responsibilities will include assisting victims with orders for protection, safety planning, coordination with and facilitation of outreach to local and governmental social services agencies, and making referrals to resources in the community. Essential Functions: 1. Provides crisis intervention for clients experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. 2. Serves as liaison between FJC and community-based organizations to coordinate information and services for victims of crime. 3. Maintains documentation required documentation of client interactions for program evaluations and grant reporting. Required Qualifications: 1. Bachelor’s Degree in social work, criminal justice, or other relevant field. 2. Full professional proficiency in written and spoken Spanish 3. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with the public and vulnerable populations 4. Excellent communication and organizational skills. 5. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and with a team. Preferred Qualifications: 1. Experience providing services to individuals experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. 2. Experience in leading support groups.

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Amy Stewart-Brown, Executive Director, at astewartbrown@fjcsjc.org by May 14, 2021.

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