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Position Summary:

ATASK is in search of a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a full-time Chinese Advocate/Case Manager. The position is within our Community Based Services Program, based out of our Boston site serving clients primarily in Greater Boston, Metro West and Southeastern MA; though services extend throughout Massachusetts and occasionally bordering states to provide needed services to victims, survivors, and their children.

ATASK’s mission is to prevent domestic violence in Asian families and communities and to provide hope to survivors.  The ideal candidate will be a passionate advocate for victims, survivors and their children and will work as a team member of ATASK to provide comprehensive services to the Asian and general community. 

 Hours: Typically, weekdays (M-F) 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with possible after hours and weekend work.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Case Management/Advocacy:

  • Provide culturally competent, trauma informed services to survivors of domestic violence
  • Provide direct services to clients: including safety planning, crisis intervention, risk assessment, case management, and advocacy       
  • Conduct intake, assessment, and goal planning with clients
  • Assist with and/or accompany clients (and their children) to appointments, meetings and referrals.
  • Provide service and supportive counseling in a client’s native language where needed.
  • Collaborate with internal and external multidisciplinary teams on domestic violence cases.
  • Make referrals, network, and directly advocate with other agencies to assist clients in achieving safety and stabilization goals and seek-out funds needed to stabilize and assist client.
  • Answer hotline calls: ascertain caller’s needs; and provide supportive listening, crisis intervention, safety planning, information about domestic violence, resources and inter-agency and external referrals .

Administrative:

  • Maintain current and accurate records of services and regularly check and update client database.
  • Attend staff meetings, supervision, case meetings, and contribute to the ongoing development of ATASK culturally responsive service delivery system.
  • Participate in the Silk Road Gala and other cultural and fundraising events or research projects as needed.
  • Represent agency at meetings with community collaborators and other community events as needed
  • Engage in community outreach and engagement, research collaborations and policy advocacy
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

*Job description duties are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required by the employer.


Qualifications:

  • Required native proficiency (writing, reading and speaking) in a Mandarin, and professional fluency in English
  • At least two years of prior advocacy/case management experience, including experience in co-case management and working in a service delivery team
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred, but not required
  • Experience providing services to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individuals from diverse
  • backgrounds required
  • Experience with domestic violence, sexual assault, trauma, and/or crisis work preferred
  • Knowledge of health care, legal, education, work force development, mental health, and child systems preferred
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented, with strong documentation and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Be able to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities, including the stress of juggling daily tasks, ongoing projects, and crisis support of survivors as it comes up
  • Have a passion for social justice and change
  • Be able to work independently and part of a team
  • Committed to completing ATASK DV training
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle or reliable transportation, and willingness to travel preferred
  • CORI (Criminal Offender Record Inquiry) check upon hire.
  • Committed to ATASK’s mission and goals, and to ending a culture of domestic violence

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants of all nationalities, ethnicities, backgrounds, orientations, genders, and abilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Email your resume and cover letter to:

Shruti Rauniyar

ASAP Operations Manager

Email: shruti@atask.org


Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women and LGBTQ+ community members to apply. It is ATASK’s policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender, genetic information, natural origin, disability, veteran status, or on basis of any other legally protected category.



 

Position Summary:

ATASK is in search of a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a full-time Chinese Advocate/Case Manager. The position is within our Community Based Services Program, based out of our Boston site serving…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    May 3, 2021

Level of Language Proficiency

Required native proficiency (writing, reading and speaking) in Mandarin, and professional fluency in English

Required native proficiency (writing, reading and speaking) in Mandarin, and professional fluency in English

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA
Associated Location
Boston, MA

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Shruti Rauniyar

ASAP Operations Manager

Email: shruti@atask.org

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