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Client Advocate - Domestic Violence Center

Posted: 09/13/2020

Synergy Services mission is to strengthen the individual, family and community through prevention, crisis intervention, shelter, counseling, advocacy and education. We have an immediate need for a Client Advocate at our Domestic Violence Center. Our Domestic Violence Center is for individuals and their children who are leaving a domestic violence situation and in need of a safe, supportive, nurturing environment to reside.
 
Shift hours are:
 
Tuesday 2:30p-10:30p
 
Wednesday 2:30p-10:30p
 
Thursday 2:30p-10:30p
 
Friday 2:30p-10:30p
 
Saturday 2:30p-10:30p
 
Responsibilities include: advocacy and crisis intervention services for clients. Other responsibilities include completing intake interviews, answering hotline, safety planning and facilitating community building activities with our clients as needed.

Position requires an Associates Degree or equivalent from two year college or technical school or at least one year related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelors Degree in social services related filed preferred. Prior experience with victims of domestic violence in a residential setting is preferred. Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.
 
Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, consent to Background Check and Children's Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) screening, fingerprint screen and have a valid driver's license and proof of insurance. Position requires CPR, Med Tech Certification and Chauffeur's License within 30 days from date of hire.
 
Competitive hourly rate of pay offered including shift differential for working weekend hours of work. Opportunity to enroll in our full benefits package including medical, dental, 401K Plan, Section 125/Flexible Spending Account, Short and Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, and generous vacation, sick, holiday, personal holiday accruals.
 
Application instructions: email: llockett@synergyservices.org
 
Synergy Services is an equal opportunity employer.

Diversity and Inclusion:
Synergy Services is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We feel or staff, interns, and volunteers are among our most valuable assets. The collective sum of the individual difference, life experience, knowledge, self-expression, and unique capabilities that our staff, interns, and volunteers bring to their work at Synergy represents a large part of not only our agency culture but or reputation as well. We embrace and encourage our staff, interns and volunteers, differences in age, race/ethnicity, religious creed, ancestry, color, sex, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic testing and screening information, covered veterans status or any other characteristic that makes us unique.
 
Non-Discrimination:
We firmly support the principle and philosophy of equal employment for all individuals, regardless of age, race/ethnicity, religious creed, ancestry, color, sex, disability (including pregnancy), national origin, marital status, political belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic testing and screening information, covered veteran status and any other protected category pursuant to applicable federal, state and local laws.  

Job Type: Full Time