-A Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field or equivalent work
-Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaker preferred.
-Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, race, ethnicity, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals who are differently-able.
-Awareness of relationship violence, child abuse, stalking, and sexual abuse and assault preferred.
-Knowledge of counseling and advocacy techniques for people who have been victims of domestic violence, including crisis intervention and case management skills beneficial.
-Good oral and written communication and computer skills are required. -Must obtain and maintain CPR certification. (Training after hire)
-Must obtain 40 hours Domestic violence training. (Training after hire)
-Provide advocacy services and support to survivors of relationship violence, stalking, and sexual assault or abuse and their children.
-Assess immediate crisis needs of clients and address appropriately.
-Manage incoming calls and walk-ins and complete necessary documentation.
-Support the daily operations of the offices and assist the coordinated as need be.
-Complete and maintain client records that document services provided.
-Educate clients about dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, teen dating violence and stalking options/resources available.
Work with clients to develop and maintain relevant and meaningful case plans.
Provide concrete case management and access to in-house and external resources.
Meet regularly with clients to support case plan accomplishment.
Refer clients to resources within PRCC and other organization/agency as needed to help client access necessary services.
Maintain service partnerships with referral agencies.
Assist clients in identifying and fulfilling needs.
Mediate on behalf of the clients when appropriate.
Provide appropriate follow-up and documentation of emergency incidents or non-compliance of rules. Participate in staff meetings, case conferences and other meetings as needed.
Facilitate support groups as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned by Programs Coordinator.
Hours: 9:00am-6pm Monday to Friday with the flexibility of some evenings and weekends based on the need of the client.
Salary: Depends on experience starts at $29.000.
Benefits: Full-time position, personal time off and health benefits.
This position is temporary — three months, but may become permanent subject to continued funding.
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Leony Calderon, Leonyc@prcc-chgo.org. The PRCC is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.
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