Description

Job Summary: Why work at YCC?

YCC Family Crisis Center is in its 75th year of serving Ogden and Northern Utah. The Victim Assistance Center provides support to individuals and families escaping abusive situations. This is an opportunity to join an outstanding team of dedicated professionals making a difference in the lives of our community. Join us in our mission to save and change lives!

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the direct supervision of the VAC Manager and the general supervision of the Executive Director, ensure sexual assault victims have access to emergency crisis intervention and support services including advocacy, legal services and shelter.
Primary Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Provide crisis intervention advocacy for underserved victims of sexual assault including but not limited to: immigrants, seasonal migrant farmworkers, university students, members of a rural community, and trafficking victims.
Assess client needs and refer clients to therapy as needed.
Maintain accurate records on all clients and enter into the client database.
Assist victims with Crime Victims Reparation forms and protective orders.
Facilitate weekly support groups for rape and sexual assault victims.
Provide court advocacy when required.
Participate in rotating, on-call 24-hour crisis intervention, respond on-scene if needed.
Provide advocate victim intake folders, clothes for victims, and information and referral.
Assist Sexual Assault Coordinator with: recruiting and training of volunteer advocates; monthly advocate meetings and annual training; quarterly and annual reports.
Attend YCC all staff meetings, VAC weekly meetings/trainings, and staffing meetings for victims of sexual assault.
Attend trainings as requested by the VAC Manager.
Adhere to all policies and procedures stated in the Employee Handbook and any applicable Policy and Procedure Manuals.
MARGINAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform other functions as necessary or as assigned.
NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS

Interact and communicate in a professional and effective manner with all levels of employees, management, executives, vendors, clients and external partners.
Desired Qualifications: TRAINING & QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or Industry related field or equivalent amount of experience plus 3-5 years of experience working with individuals & families in crisis, or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must be able to read, write and speak in English & Spanish.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Computer literacy including MS Office products: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point.
Exceptional time-management, planning, and administrative skills.
Demonstrate a high level of diplomacy, sound judgment, and discretion when dealing with clients and other department staff.
High degree of energy, self-motivation, and flexibility with schedule.
Strong work ethic with a professional, positive attitude.
Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
Ability to think strategically and interact with all levels of the organization.
Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.

PHYSICAL/SENSORY DEMANDS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is generally performed in an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: sit for long periods of time; use computer to enter data; use telephone to converse with customers and employees.
The employee is regularly required to: perform repetitive wrist, hand and/or finger movement, feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands.
Must be able to occasionally move objects of 30 lbs.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: YCC offers medical, dental and vision insurance as well as a 403B matching program, EAP and TeleHealth Services.
How to Apply: E-mail resumes to employment@yccogden.org
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: $16/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $17/hour
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 10/1/2020
Status: Full Time
Location: 2261 Adams Ave Ogden

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact Name: Bekah Clements
Email: employment@yccogden.org