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Hotline Crisis Services Specialist: Bilingual/Bi-cultural Advocate
Application deadline: September 23
The Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, Virginia’s statewide coalition addressing sexual and domestic violence, seeks to hire a part-time staff position to provide culturally competent crisis intervention services.
Duties and Responsibilities
This position prefers a bilingual/bicultural (Spanish/English) applicant who will respond to and document calls to the Virginia Family Violence and Sexual Assault Hotline; provide effective and timely services to Sexual and Domestic Violence Advocacy Agencies; conduct follow-ups calls with callers who identify domestic violence and sexual assault as primary issues; maintain and expand the hotline database of information and referrals for callers; develop and deliver resource materials to callers; document services provided to caller on a timely basis, and accomplish other activities related to the Statewide Hotline goals and objectives.
Training will be provided in the areas of: dynamics of domestic and sexual violence, crisis intervention, active listening, supportive counseling, risk assessment, safety planning, intersections of oppression and violence, legal advocacy, and resource identification/development. Limited statewide travel is required for training.
This position is an hourly non-exempt position that will be scheduled for 12-20 hours per week during the hours of 8am through 8pm, earning $14-$18 per hour.
The Action Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to hiring and supporting a diverse staff. We strongly encourage people of diverse racial, gender and ethnic identities to apply.
Submit cover letter and resume by September 23 to Carmen Williams at: firstname.lastname@example.org or
c/o Action Alliance
5008 Monument Ave. Ste A
Richmond, VA 23230