Job Opportunity: Campus Sexual Assault Advocate
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This position is a key component of a partnership between Clackamas Community College and Clackamas Women’s Services to provide highly trained, certified confidential, community based advocacy services to survivors of sexual assault on site at Clackamas Community College. This position will provide a wide range of confidential trauma informed advocacy services to victims from the campus community and will work in partnership with the College in developing a campus wide intervention response and prevention strategy.
- Provide support to survivors of sexual assault. Including their experiences with domestic and dating violence and stalking.
- Provide the following advocacy and case management services to individuals and families walking seeking support directly or referred by CCC staff, CWS and Community Providers:
- Short-term, crisis intervention services
- On-going assessment of strengths and needs and emotional support services
- Goal-setting and development of case plans
- Advocacy and accompaniment in systems of care (i.e. medical)
- Safety planning
- Assistance with Protective Orders; assistance in the criminal and/or civil justice systems at the direction of the survivor
- Court accompaniment
- Accessing resources
- Information and referral for community resources; linkages with services and natural helpers
- Sexual assault education; emotional support
- Systems advocacy and ongoing contact with involved service providers
- Provide accompaniment and transportation to participants (agency vehicle).
- Serve as a primary walk in advocate for survivors requesting services and support at the Clackamas Community College (CCC) Campus.
- Connecting to and and making warm hand offs to other CWS services or services available through partnerships at A Safe Place Family Justice Center as appropriate.
- Consult with College staff and community service providers regarding sexual violence issues with their clients.
- Establish positive networking and referral relationships with College staff, existing service providers and social service agencies in Clackamas County
- In conjunction with other CWS staff, provide ongoing training to service providers regarding sexual violence as necessary.
- Implement prescribed participant self-assessments and surveys.
- Participate in Clackamas County collaborative efforts to address sexual assault in the community and related committees.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Represent the mission and values of CWS to program participants and community partners.
- Provide culturally appropriate services, support, and referrals.
- Maintain appropriate case records including client interactions, case plans and services provided. Complete documentation of all services, including intakes, confidentiality statements, and statistics, within the agency database for all clients on a minimum of weekly basis.
- Maintain appropriate client confidentiality.
- Work to increase other providers’ capacity to respond to sexual violence within their programs.
- Attend CWS all staff meetings and weekly team meetings
- Meet regularly with supervisor to plan and prioritize projects
- Submit necessary monthly service logs, staff reports, mileage reimbursement forms and quarterly program statistics
- Bilingual (Spanish) with direct experience and/or immersion with the Hispanic culture preferred.
- Experience in the field of domestic violence, sexual violence and/or child abuse.
- Demonstrated understanding of the dynamics domestic and sexual violence.
- Demonstrated ability to work non-judgmentally with people of diverse backgrounds and life experiences.
- Case management experience.
- Experience with public speaking or trainings preferred.
- Ability to work with systems outside of domestic and sexual violence field.
- Ability to work both independently and in a team.
- Valid driver’s license and reliable motorized vehicle.
Please submit your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
CWS is an equal opportunity employer.