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Community Based Advocate

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Pay: up to $16/hour
15.0000-16.0000 (USD) Hourly
Posted: 9/11/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1785
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Job Description

  

Work Location: De Colores Community Based Office - Phoenix, AZ




PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

  


  

Provide domestic violence support services, education and case management to "out-of-shelter" victim of domestic violence in a community based setting, as well as to existing participants of the De Colores domestic violence program. 

  

 

  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  
     
  • High School Diploma or GED and 3 years’ experience
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  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred
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  • Must be able to work with families in  crisis and be able to offer supportive services
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  • Ability to work in an active environment and possess excellent time  management skills
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  • Excellent networking skills
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  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) required
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  • Possess a valid driver’s license and ability to be insured under  automotive insurance policy.
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  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements.
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  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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  • Have good organization and time management skills.
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  • Must have current Fingerprint Clearance Card or ability to have  within 60 days of employment
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  • Must pass a background screening prior to start
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  • Must be 21 years of age.
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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES 

  


  

 

  
     
  1. Provide appropriate supportive services and  individual case management in a community  based setting to "out-of-shelter victims of domestic violence. Support  clients to increase their knowledge of community resources and assist  clients in creating a safety plan in a community setting.
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  1. Provide a culturally and linguistically  competent women’s empowerment support group in order to increase  understanding of domestic violence, bolster self esteem and create a  circle of support for victims of domestic violence in a community  setting. 
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  1. Develop a knowledge base of local and  state agencies that assist victims of domestic violence in the community.
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  1. Maintain client records for all services  rendered
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  1. Complete all training courses within the  timeframe specified
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  1. Participate  in program activities, staff and clinical meetings, and planning and problem solving
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  1. Performs other related duties as  assigned or requested
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JOB DEMANDS

  

 

  

Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to work in an active environment with clientele that require special attention. 

  

 

  

 

  

CONTINUOUS EDUCATION

  

 

  

Employee is expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of case management and crisis intervention skills.

  

 

  

 

  

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  

 

  

Work is performed in the community, satellite offices and at the shelter.   

  

 

  

 

  

ACCOUNTABILITY

  

 

  

Reports to and is supervised directly by the Community Based Supervisor. Employee is accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.

  

 

  

 

  

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