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Peer Advocate (Bilingual English/Spanish)

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Community United Against Violence (CUAV) | San Francisco, CA
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Community United Against Violence (CUAV)


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Published 14 days ago

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Up to $50,000



Job Description: Peer Advocate (Bilingual Spanish/English)


Community United Against Violence (CUAV) is a San Francisco, CA-based organization working to build LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) power to create safety in our lives and communities. CUAV seeks an experienced person to serve as a full-time Bilingual Peer Advocate to support the self-determination of LGBTQI survivors of violence through 1:1 peer advocacy counseling and in support groups, provide support with other service provider agencies, and participate in trainings as needed.


STATUS:

  • This is a full-time, 40-hrs per week, position.
  • This position will be paid an annual salary of $50K and receive full benefits.
  • Reports to: Co-Executive Director


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide advocacy-based counseling to LGBTQI survivors of violence
  • Support curriculum development
  • Co-facilitate support groups for LGBTQI people surviving violence
  • Coordinate healthy meals for participant and member activities.
  • Conduct outreach and in-services to recruit new participants
  • Conduct workshops and trainings for community partners
  • Prepare and distribute educational and outreach materials
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with service providers and ally organizations
  • Complete relevant documentation and reporting of program activities
  • Attend staff meetings, program team meetings, and relevant trainings
  • Demonstrate an ability to practice non-shaming and to sit with feelings in facilitation, counseling, and staff interactions.
  • Actively engage in personal and political development to better support organizational mission
  • Additional duties, as needed


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English
  • Two or more years of experience in peer counseling, advocacy-based counseling, case management, or support group facilitation
  • Committed to open, direct, and non-violent communication
  • Knowledge of and experience working with diverse LGBTQ communities, particularly low-income, immigrant, communities of color, and people of various ages
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to multi-task and problem-solve to meet competing deadlines
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work Wednesday evenings, and others nights and weekends when necessary
  • Deeply committed to providing services from a harm reduction, social justice, and community organizing framework



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with training and facilitation, particularly popular education.
  • Experience in social change community engagement work
  • Experience working in a multi-racial, multi-gender, intergenerational organization.
  • Personal experience with or extensive knowledge of issues affecting Black and Latinx survivors of violence
  • Know your way around Google apps, Salesforce database, Apple computers, and Microsoft Office.



TO APPLY:

  • Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to hiring@cuav.org with “Bilingual Peer Advocate” in the subject line. Please NO phone inquiries about this position.
  • Position will remain open until filled. There is no specific start date.


CUAV strives to cultivate a staff team that reflects the diverse communities we serve. People of color, immigrants, and transgender and gender non-conforming people are encouraged to apply.


Job Description: Peer Advocate (Bilingual Spanish/English)


Community United Against Violence (CUAV) is a San Francisco, CA-based organization working to build LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex) power to create…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish

English and Spanish

Location

427 South Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94103
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