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Resource Line Advocate

Function: To provide support and advocacy to victims of sexual assault and/or family, friends, or professionals via a toll free, 24-hour crisis and information line

Hours: Part-time, hourly; 6 am - Noon shift; works 2-3 shifts during the weekday and 4-5 weekend shifts per Month (anytime). Shifts occur in 6-hour increments around the clock.

Please note: This job is performed in the home of the staff person. This position requires the staff person to have a landline telephone with no extra features (voice mail, call blocking) in a private location that is free from distraction and noise. KCSARC picks up the monthly cost for this phone.

Status: Non-exempt

Reports to: Resource Line Manager

 

Essential Functions

Attend agency meetings

Back-up advocates who are unable to cover shifts due to illness, vacation, or other absences

Assist in training new staff

Other duties as assigned by the Resource Line Manager or Deputy Executive Director

 

Secondary Functions

Participate in community training events or activities

 

Technical Functions

Ability to use Word, Access based database system, Outlook

Keyboarding skills

Ability to use a standard telephone

 

Personal Competencies

Demonstrated interpersonal skills

Demonstrated skills communicating with people in crisis

Excellent decision making skills

Excellent professional judgment

Demonstrated written and oral communication skills

Demonstrated active listening skills

Demonstrated problem solving skills

Demonstrated empathic skills

Knowledge of sexual assault victimization and the healing process

Ability to work with independence

Ability to work collaboratively within a team setting

Ability to work with initiative and assertiveness

Ability to teach new concepts

Ability to teach alternate behaviors in a persuasive manner

Understanding of cultural differences

Ability to organize and prioritize competing work demands

Ability to multi-task

Ability to build rapport quickly

Ability to read, write and speak English

Accept and work in accordance with the Guiding Principles of KCSARC

 

Physical-mental-psychological Skills

Limited travel may be required

Interface with the impact of secondary trauma

Ability to work with individuals in a high stress situation

Ability to uphold confidentiality

 

Minimum Experience

4 year college degree plus 1 year directly related work experience; or

2 years college/vocational school plus 3 years directly related work experience; or

6 years direct work experience

Demonstrated skills in crisis intervention and/or counseling skills

 

Preferred Experience

Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related field

Experience working with sexual assault survivors

Experience working in a rape crisis center

Bilingual English/Spanish Skills

Function: To provide support and advocacy to victims of sexual assault and/or family, friends, or professionals via a toll free, 24-hour crisis and information line

Hours: Part-time, hourly; 6 am - Noon shift; works 2-3 shifts during the weekday…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    Other Education Requirement

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English & Spanish preferred.

Bilingual English & Spanish preferred.

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Renton, WA
Associated Location
707 S Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057, USA
300

How to Apply

Please visit https://www.kcsarc.org/resource-line-advocate-1 to apply.

Please visit https://www.kcsarc.org/resource-line-advocate-1 to apply.

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