Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time

Pay Range: 14.50 per hour
Organization's Mission: We engage individuals and organizations in local and statewide collaborations to strengthen the effectiveness of sexual violence education, prevention, and response in Utah.
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: The Hospital Response Team Advocate will provide direct services to survivors of sexual violence through advocacy and crisis intervention as part of a mobile response team. The ideal candidate has experience in human services and working with clients from various cultural and identity groups. This job requires a person who works well independently with excellent crisis management skills.
Primary Responsibilities: Provide victim advocacy to survivors of sexual violence.
Be mindfully present and work to understand each client’s individual needs and assist them accordingly. This includes remaining at the hospital for the duration of the Code-R and assisting with any housing and transportation issues.
Assist with crisis line coverage.
Represent UCASA with a professional image and manner.
Work with UCASA staff, volunteers, and community partners in a collaborative, respectful fashion that further strengthens the relationship UCASA has with those agencies.
Attend monthly staff meetings and individual supervision meetings as requested.
Respond to work communications within 2-business days.
Seek out any information needed to be effective in the advocate role and make appropriate referrals based on each client’s individual needs.
Type correspondence and reports; edit and update relevant spreadsheets.
Maintain confidential records and files.
Desired Qualifications: DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
A working knowledge of community resources and services available.
Confidence and competency in knowledge base and people skills.
Crisis response experience.
Must live in or near Duchesne county.

Conditions of Employment Offer:
The employee must obtain a 40-hour crisis counselor certification within 90-days or next available training.
The employee must pass a background check.
Committed to the values of UCASA, including anti-oppression and anti-racism.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: UCASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). If you need assistance or an 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: Send cover letter and resume to admin@ucasa.org
Closing Date: Until filled
Location: Duchesne county

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Contact: UCASA admin
Email: admin@ucasa.org
Phone: 801-746-0404