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Advocate

For Voices Against Violence

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

Dec 12, 2018
Jan 18, 2019
St. Albans