Miami, Downtown Main Campus, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Unit: Roxcy Bolton RTC
Status: Part Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
The Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention, advocacy, emotional support, and case management to sexual assault victims and their loved ones at any stage of their recovery process. For victims who report the assault to law enforcement, the Advocate will make every effort to simplify the process for them by informing them of their rights and options, advising them regularly of the status of their case, and accompanying them throughout criminal and administrative proceedings. For victims who choose not to report to law enforcement, the Advocate will provide any other needed information, referrals, advocacy and services. Collaborate with other community agencies to ensure that victims receive the most comprehensive crisis intervention services available. Assist with implementing plans for program development.
Associate's Degree required; Bachelor's degree prefered or 1-3 years of experience.
Position requires expertise in establishing a counseling relationship within a crisis environment. Position also requires an independent, self motivated individual with effective communication skills.
Individual must possess an ability to remain calm and rational and manage multiple priorities in a crisis intervention environment. Individual must also possess familiarity with the criminal system, government and nonprofit agencies as they relate to the issues of sexual assault.
In addition, position requires awareness of feminism and sensitivity to the societal issues of violence against women and children. This position requires high sensitivity to cultural norms.
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