Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 19.00-19.50
Organization's Mission: YCC supports individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence through safety, advocacy, and resources on their journey to safe and healthy lives.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: YCC is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values a diverse staff. Organizations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical ability, ethnicity, and perspective are more likely to be high functioning. We believe that creating an environment where everyone belongs and can do their best work is the right thing to do for our employees, our clients and our community.
Position Summary: Why work at YCC?

YCC Family Crisis Center is in its 77th 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 as we support individuals and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence through safety, advocacy, and resources on their journey to safe and healthy lives.

GENERAL PURPOSE

Under the direct supervision of the VAC Director and the general direction of the Executive Director, oversee the Sexual Assault Program functions to ensure sexual assault victims have access to emergency crisis intervention and support services including advocacy, legal services, and shelter. Assist in the development of community awareness and partnerships for sexual assault victim advocacy.
Primary Responsibilities: ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Establish partnerships with local law enforcement agencies and statewide rape programs.
Represent YCC on local Sexual Assault Response Team (SART), acting in a leadership role.
Coordinate and conduct annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month Activities.
Work with CRT coordinator to develop, coordinate, and conduct regular advocate trainings.
Create and distribute culturally relevant information regarding sexual assault.
Provide speaking engagements to the community.
Assist with the preparation of quarterly and annual reports.
Provide crisis intervention advocacy for victims of sexual assault.
Assess client needs and refer clients to therapy as needed.
Maintain accurate records on all clients and enter them into the client database in a timely manner.
Assist victims with Crime Victims Reparation forms.
Co-facilitate weekly support groups for rape and sexual assault victims.
Provide court advocacy when required.
Prepare and coordinate CRT advocate, volunteer and staff calendars monthly in order to ensure on-call, 24-hour crisis intervention.
Develop; coordinate, and conduct monthly CRT training meeting.
Participate in rotating, on-call 24-hour crisis intervention, respond on-scene if needed as back up to the Crisis Response Team and rape crisis line.
Provide advocate victim intake folders, clothes for victims, and information and referral.
Prepare and coordinate rape volunteer advocate and staff advocate calendars monthly in order to ensure on-call, 24-hour crisis intervention.
Recruit, train and supervise volunteer advocates.
Develop, coordinate, and conduct annual advocate training.
Attend YCC monthly all-staff meetings, VAC weekly meetings/trainings, and other relevant meetings.
Complete 24-hour domestic violence core training and 40-hour rape advocacy training.
Adhere to all policies and procedures stated in the Employee Handbook and any applicable Policy and Procedure Manual.
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.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Social Work, Social Sciences, or Industry-related field. Social Service Worker License is highly recommended. An equivalent combination of practical and academic experience may be substituted.
Requires 3-5 years of experience working with individuals and families in crisis, or any combination of education, experience, and training that provides the desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Valid driver’s license required.
Must have an understanding of sexual assault and domestic violence issues, knowledge of community resources, and the ability to facilitate support groups.
Outstanding interpersonal relationship-building and employee coaching skills.
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 work schedule.
Strong work ethic with a professional, positive attitude.
Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
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 movements, feel the attributes of objects, grasp, push, and reach with arms or hands.
Must be able to occasionally move objects of 15 lbs.
DIVERSITY

YCC is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values a diverse staff. Organizations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical ability, ethnicity, and perspective are more likely to be high functioning. We believe that creating an environment where everyone belongs and can do their best work is the right thing to do for our employees, our clients and our community.

AT WILL

All employment at YCC is considered “at will”; meaning employment is subject to termination at any time, for any reason, with or without cause or notice. At the same time employees may terminate their employment at any time for any reason.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: YCC offers health, vision and dental insurance as well as a 403B matching program for full-time employees. We also provide an employee assistance program, TeleMd services and the Calm App free of charge to all employees.
How to Apply: Email resumes to employment@yccogden.org
Location: Ogden

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Bekah Clements
Email: employment@yccogden.org
Phone: 801-689-1741