Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: $20 per hour
Organization's Mission: Organization Overview
We engage individuals and organizations in local and statewide collaborations to strengthen the effectiveness of sexual violence education, prevention, and response in Utah. UCASA started in 1996 when people from across the state came together to end sexual assault. We began a partnership with state agencies and service providers that lasts to this day. Together, we support survivors and work to prevent sexual assault in all forms. UCASA is growing! This is an exciting time to be a part of this organization, to be on the ground as we work toward the next amazing chapter of our organization. If you excel in a busy, dynamic and transitioning environment, this could be the place for you!
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: UCASA is committed to improving our services to include all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, childbirth, pregnancy related conditions, age, religion, national origin, disability, gender, religion, age, ethnic background, social, economic status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental status. UCASA recognizes the necessity of pro-actively addressing racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, ableism, and other forms of oppression in order to make services accessible to all individuals.
Position Summary: Position Summary
The Sexual Assault Services Program Coordinator is responsible for working with victims of sexual assault. These responsibilities include attending court proceedings with victims, hospital and medical examination accompaniment, crisis intervention, safety planning, and ongoing support. This position is also responsible for coordinating and setting up meetings of the rape crisis team and the sexual assault response team in the Tooele area.
Primary Responsibilities: Essential Job Functions
Respond to crisis calls involving sexual assault.
Work directly with victims of sexual assault in providing support, the full realm of advocacy, referrals and facilitate art workshop healing groups for primary and secondary victims of sexual assault.
Work with first responders to sexual assault (emergency room, police, etc.) in ensuring that victims receive respectful and appropriate services and information.
Act as liaison for victims of sexual assault with other agencies and with tribal, state, and federal criminal justice agencies and keep victims updated on the status of their cases and any criminal proceedings.
Prepare paperwork including victim assistance compensation.
Network with and make referrals to other agencies that could assist victims.
Report monthly, quarterly and annual grant activity including statistics of services provided, numbers served, and gathering and classifying other relevant data and statistics.
Adhere to and enforce Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault policies.
Desired Qualifications: Competencies & Essential Skills
Problem Solving/Analytical Thinker: Ability to solve and analyze problems effectively and efficiently.
Communication/Interpersonal Skills: Ability to provide exceptional customer service to supporters, partners, board members and co-workers. Exceptional communication skills and ability to respond to difficult situations.
Time Management: Ability to multitask and work efficiently within close time constraints. Ability to work under pressure and in a stressful environment.
Business Knowledge: Ability to master the components of a state-wide coalition and partner organizations. Knowledge and understanding of sexual assault.
Organization: Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize efficiently and meet deadlines.
Judgement and Decision Making: Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgement and problem solving techniques in the decision-making process.
Technology/Tools: Ability to use various computer systems and applications including proficiency in online and electronic communication strategies.
Compliance: Demonstrates commitment to PPAU mission and philosophy. Adheres to UCASA’s policies and is committed to act legally and ethically within the scope of the work.

Ideal candidates will have the following:
Ability to manage time effectively and complete multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
Maintain personnel and client confidentiality.
Maintain professional appearance and demeanor.
Ability to partake in training and professional development which may require in-state or out-of-state travel.
Experience working in a non-profit organization.
Comprehensive knowledge of direct victim services and the agencies involved with violence against women issues and sexual violence issues from a feminist perspective.







Qualifications
Minimum qualifications include a combined 2 or more years of education and experience:
Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in women’s studies, political science, public policy, communications, criminal justice, social work or another closely related field plus 6 months experience in victim advocacy and/or domestic violence/sexual assault work.
High school diploma plus 2 years of relevant demonstrated experience (listed above)
An understanding of and agreement with UCASA’s mission, values and philosophy regarding the elimination of sexual violence, empowerment of victim/survivors, commitment to anti-oppression work and social justice.
Understanding and commitment to the issue of cultural diversity and anti-racism.
Ability to work scheduled hours on a regular basis, some weekends and evenings required.
Visionary, enthusiastic and invested in fulfilling the obligations of the position. Actively participates in the co-inspiration and co-creation of projects while providing momentum.
Proficiency with general office duties, computer systems and technology.
Excellent writing, interpersonal communication, and public speaking skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time, evaluate progress, and adjust activities to complete projects within established timeframe.
Demonstrated experience functioning within multidisciplinary settings.
Skilled in establishing effective working relationships.
Ability to collaborate and invite collaboration.
Able to demonstrate skills in effective communication, conflict resolution and problem solving.
Ability to travel statewide, a valid Utah driver’s license, access to an automobile, and valid auto insurance required.
Must obtain the Utah 40-hour crisis counselor certification within 90 days of the start of their position. (If you have already done this training through UCASA, it will be accepted).
Benefits / Why Work With Us: UCASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). If you need assistance or accommodation
during the application process due to disability, it is available upon request. No applicant will be
penalized as a result of such a request.
How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to admin@ucasa.org.
Closing Date: 01/15/2022
Location: Tooele

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Contact: UCASA
Email: admin@ucasa.org
Phone: 8017460404