Advocate – St. Albans
Voices Against Violence works towards the elimination of domestic and sexual violence and stalking through direct service, education and systems change. The Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity / Voices Against Violence program seeks a motivated professional with a passion for this mission to be responsible for providing direct support and advocacy services to survivors, coordinating services with other systems and community outreach.
We’re looking for a highly motivated and responsible individual with the ability to relate to a wide variety of people in a non-judgmental, positive and competent manner to provide support and advocacy services to victims and their children. A Bachelor’s degree in a Human Service field (Social Work, Counseling…) or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired is required. Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence; trauma informed; and experience working in a crisis oriented environment preferred. Must possess excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills while promoting the core values of the organization. A valid driver’s license and access to a private vehicle is necessary. Please submit resume and cover letter via email to: AdvocateVAV2018@cvoeo.org No phone calls, please. Position will remain open until filled.
This is a 40 hours/week position with excellent benefits. Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends at events or meetings required. To learn more about this position please view our job description: VAV Advocate or visit www.voicesagainstviolence.org