Sexual Assault Advocate
Job Description and Qualifications
The Compass Center is an innovative, trauma-informed non-profit victim service organization dedicated to supporting victims of sexual, relational, and family trauma. The Mission “Navigating the journey to healing for all impacted by sexual, relational and family trauma” is fulfilled through a variety of programs, services, education, and prevention initiatives.
The Sexual Assault Advocate supports the mission and values of the organization by providing trauma-informed, client-centered, and culturally-responsive crisis advocacy and support services to survivors of sexual violence and their families. This position is a client-facing role and will provide exceptional service to all individuals and communities served by the organization. This is a part-time PRN position with the opportunity for flexible scheduling.
Programs and Services:
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATIONAL AND POSITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Must be 18 years old with a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance. Must have a motor vehicle for independent transportation. Must pass an FBI/LE and an Abuse/Neglect registry/background check.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
This is a part-time, PRN, non-exempt position and will include nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays. At least 6 shifts per month are required. One holiday per year is required at Holiday pay rate. Various shifts are available. The pay for this position is $2.00/hour for all hours not providing victim/community education services, $25/hour for all client-related work and community education services.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
This position operates in a variety of locations within Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and McCook counties. The work environment may include hospital, law enforcement, and incarceration settings. Additional settings not listed here may be required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Frequent travel is required, all within Minnehaha, Lincoln, Turner, and McCook counties. Mileage reimbursement provided.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Compass Center is an EOE employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services and is an equal opportunity employer.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
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