South Asian Case Manager

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $37,000
Maximum: $40,000
Details: Based on experience and qualifications.

Published

07/10/2018

Start Date

08/13/2018

Application Deadline

07/30/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The Case Manager is a full-time (40 hours per week), non-exempt position in DVRP’s Survivor Services Program. In this specific position, we are seeking a candidate that has experience working in and with the South Asian community. The Case Manager works closely with domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, providing direct case management services. Although this position will mostly be during the weekday hours of 9 am — 5:00pm, it may require work on weekends and evenings. This position reports to the Survivor Services Program Manager. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure A/PI survivors of abuse receive culturally and linguistically appropriate direct services (80%)
  • Provide direct services to clients, including crisis intervention, safety planning, assistance with applying for a protection order, referrals to social/legal services and court accompaniment to individual A/PI survivors of domestic violence 
  • Conduct intakes for survivors of domestic and sexual violence 
  • Respond to calls from survivors or bystanders on DVRP’s hotline 
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all survivors and DVRP organizational information 
  • Accurately and effectively provide interpretation and/or translation assistance for survivors


  • Other related duties: (20%) 
  • Submit forms and communicate with staff in a timely manner 
  • Raise awareness about domestic violence within local A/PI communities 
  • Assist in outreach events as needed 
  • Other related duties, as assigned by Program Manager or Executive Director 

Benefits

This is a full-time position with benefits. 

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Fluency (speaking, reading, and writing) in English and one or more of the following languages: Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali, Tamil or Nepali
  • At least 2 years of previous case management experience working directly with survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault or trauma, highly preferred 
  • Extensive knowledge of health care systems, resources and services available in the DC metropolitan area, highly preferred 
  • Valid driver’s license access to insured and registered vehicle and willingness to use vehicle to accompany clients to appointments 
  • Commitment to ending a culture of violence 
  • Ability to work with survivors and/or children in crisis situations 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Take initiative and is open to continuous learning

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

hr@dvrp.org
http://www.dvrp.org

Please email resume, cover letter, and at least 3 references to the hiring committee at hr@dvrp.org by 12PM on July 30th, 2018. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. 


DVRP is committed to equal opportunity in employment and, in accordance with the District of Columbia Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, does not discriminate on the basis of “race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability, source of income, and place of residence or business.


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