SafeHouse Counselor/Advocate

Job Type

Part Time

Salary

Details: Depends on Experience

Published

08/08/2018

Address

777 Summer Street Suite 400, Stamford, CT 06901
16 River Street Floor 1, Norwalk, CT 06850
Stamford
CT
06901
United States

Description

The primary role of the SafeHouse Counselor/Advocate is to provide supportive counseling, advocacy, safety planning, and educational services to adult/child victims/witness of domestic violence.  We are advertising for a part time position: 3pm – 11pm on Saturday and Sunday

Qualifications

  • Required fluency in both English and Spanish (spoken and written).
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or more than 5 years of experience in the human service field
  • Experience providing direct services to crime victims in a crisis intervention, criminal justice, or a human services field.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence and its impact on adult and child victims.
  • Commitment to working with domestic violence victims to develop a plan for their safety and preserve their right to self-determination.
  • Crisis intervention and counseling skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of clients.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to maintain service records, complete accurate statistical and narrative reports and submit them in a timely fashion.
  • Experience with Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be highly efficient in data entry.
  • Highly organized, focused, curious and committed to advancing safety for DVCC clients.
  • Strong advocacy skills for both client and systems change.
  • Ability to develop and work with volunteers.
  • Transportation and a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds.

Please send your resume to employment@dvccct.org with the subject line “SafeHouse Part Time”


Before applying, please review our website at www.dvccct.org, and our Spanish language website at www.EsperanzaCT.org, for information regarding our organization.


No phone calls please.

Level of Language Proficiency

Required fluency in both English and Spanish (spoken and written).

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

employment@dvccct.org

Please send your resume to employment@dvccct.org with the subject line “SafeHouse Part Time”


Before applying, please review our website at www.dvccct.org, and our Spanish language website at www.EsperanzaCT.org, for information regarding our organization.


No phone calls please.


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