Community Resource Advocate

Employer: 
Sojourner Family Peace Center

COMMUNITY RESOURCE ADVOCATE


Full-Time


 


Sojourner Family Peace Center is seeking an experienced professional to work as a full-time Community Resource Advocate.  This position will provide assistance to victims of domestic violence from diverse backgrounds and will assess client’s individual situations and refer to internal resources as well as community resources. The Community Resource Advocate will assist in developing safety plans and accompany clients to legal proceedings as necessary, coordinate group facilitation sessions in accordance with approved agency program model and curriculum, and perform community education as needed.


 


QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in social work, criminal justice, communication, human resources or relevant field; minimum two years professional experience in advocacy, case management, human resources or related field; or a combination of education and experience. Prior experience with curriculum development and/or group facilitation preferred. Knowledge of the domestic violence victim advocacy service system through direct work experience preferred. Bilingual Spanish preferred.

Deadline for applications: 
5/31/13
Contact: 
<P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Send resume and salary requirements to:</SPAN></P><P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Sojourner Family Peace Center</SPAN></P><P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Attn: Human Resources</SPAN></P><P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">135 W. Wells St., 4<SUP>th</SUP> Floor</SPAN></P><P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Milwaukee, WI<SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp; </SPAN>53203</SPAN></P><P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Or email: <A href="mailto:hr@familypeacecenter.org">hr@familypeacecenter.org</A></SPAN></P><P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt" class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">&nbsp;</SPAN></P><P style="TEXT-ALIGN: center; MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; tab-stops: center 3.25in 3.75in left 329.25pt right 6.5in" class=MsoFooter><EM style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"><SPAN style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-SIZE: 12pt">Sojourner Family Peace Center is an Equal Opportunity employer and service provider operating under an Affirmative Action and Civil Rights Plan.</SPAN></EM></P>