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Job Category:

Human/Social Services


Position Title:

SAFEPLAN Advocate


Position Description:

Full-time Monday – Friday 8:00a – 4:00p.

Qualifications:
• B.A., A.A., or equivalent education or experience in a human service field • Extensive experience working with victims of domestic violence • Familiarity with court systems and legal issues affecting victims of domestic violence • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals • Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Responsibilities include:
• Meet with victims of domestic violence at the court house • Provide information for and assist victims on legal options and the process to obtain a protective order. • Provide in-court advocacy at assigned court • Make necessary referrals to criminal justice victim services and community support services • Conduct comprehensive safety planning for victims and their children • Make referrals to YWCA and other domestic violence programs, other social service programs and the district attorney’s office as necessary • Collaborate with victim witness advocates, agency staff, and other service program in an effort to provide a continuum of care to victims • Attend all required SAFEPLAN meetings and trainings • Assist with training of staff and volunteers in SAFEPLAN responsibilities • Maintain current files and complete all paperwork in a timely manner. • Attend all YWCA staff and supervision meetings as required • Other relevant duties as needed.

Location: Northampton Probate Court. Hourly Rate: $12.00. Please e-mail resume/cover letter to: jobs@ywworks.org


Type of position:

Full-Time


Degree Requirement:


Majors:

Human Services (UG)


Salary Range:

$20,000-$29,999


Application Deadline:

10/26/2012


Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Kimberly L. Chatel, Human Resources Coordinator

Company:

YWCA of Western Massachusetts

Industry:

Non-Profit

Site/Department:

Address:

One Clough Street

City:

Springfield

State:

MA

Zip:

01118

Phone Number:

413-732-3121

Website:

http://www.ywworks.org(Visit Website)


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