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Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK)


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Published 6 days ago

$40,000 - $40,000

Position Summary: Work as a case manager/domestic violence advocate within our Community Based Services Program in Boston. 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.

Reports to: Asian Shelter and Advocacy Program (ASAP) Operations Manager and ASAP Clinical Manager

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Case Management/Advocacy:

  • Provide culturally competent, trauma informed services to victims of domestic violence
  • Provide direct services to clients: including safety planning, crisis intervention, case management, and advocacy
  • Assist and accompany clients (and their children) to court, legal appointments, health care, public benefits, social/community agencies relative to client short, and long-term stabilization goals
  • Provide service and supportive counseling in client’s native language as needed  Accurately and effectively, provide translation and interpretation on clients (and children’s) behalf as needed
  • 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.
  • Conduct intake, assessment, and goal planning with clients
  • Answer hot line calls: ascertain caller’s needs; 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
  • Provide data for periodic grant reports
  • Attend staff meetings, supervision, case meetings, and trainings
  • 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
  • Assist with community outreach
  • 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:

  • Fluent (writing, reading & speaking) in a Chinese language, preferably Mandarin; and fluent 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. May be substituted with relevant experience.
  • Experience providing services to Limited English Proficiency (LEP) individuals from diverse backgrounds required
  • Be understanding, sensitive, and have empathy for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, LEP immigrant populations and LGBTQ+ community members
  • Ability to work with survivors and/or their children in crisis situations
  • Experience working with domestic violence, sexual assault, or trauma 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
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle preferred, but not required
  • Committed to ending a culture of violence Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages women, LGBTQ+ community members, immigrants, and refugees 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.

Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

Position Summary: Work as a case manager/domestic violence advocate within our Community Based Services Program in Boston. The position is within our Community Based Services Program, based out of our Boston site serving clients…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401k, and generous paid time off.

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance, 401k, and generous paid time off.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency (reading, writing, and speaking) in a Chinese language, preferably Mandarin, is a must in this position.

Fluency (reading, writing, and speaking) in a Chinese language, preferably Mandarin, is a must in this position.

How to Apply

To apply, submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience to Sitara Zoberi, Administration and Operations Coordinator at sitara@atask.org.

To apply, submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your interest in the position and relevant experience to Sitara Zoberi, Administration and Operations Coordinator at…

Location

Boston, MA

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