The Victim Advocate position is responsible for providing peer support and assisting victims of domestic violence through service management, supportive counseling, advocacy, crisis intervention, safety planning, lethality assessments, and follow-up services to survivors of domestic violence and their families. The Victim Advocate also assists with obtaining services from social services agencies, criminal justice system, medical and educational personnel. Leads provide the team guidance and daily work activity direction under the supervision of the program manager. Victim Services to others may include victims of elder abuse, human trafficking, child abuse, and sexual assault.
HS diploma or GED considered with at least two years applicable experience preferably working with families in crisis. Familiarity with Microsoft Office (or equivalent) and data entry. Must be able to read, write and speak English. A valid driver’s license and dependable transportation required. Vehicle insurance must be maintained. Must meet eligibility requirements for Hubbard House, Inc. vehicle insurance coverage. Must be able to produce proof of eligibility to work in the United States (E-Verify). Due to the serious nature of our mission, applicants chosen to move forward in the hiring process must submit to the following: 1) a level-2 background screening which includes a criminal background check through the Department of Family and Children (DCF), Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and the National Sex Offender Registry (at a minimum); 2) a motor vehicle report (MVR) is also run against the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV); and 3) a drug, alcohol, and TB screening. Experience in one or more of the following is a plus: sexual assault, domestic violence programs, bi-lingual. Leadership is committed to the diversity and inclusivity of all employees with a continuing goal to improve upon each employee’s sense of belonging and ability to safely express ideas for growth and improvement for the good of all on the team or within the organization. All duties and requirements are essential job functions. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This is an onsite position.
PAY: From $17.00 per hour; commensurate with experience