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Adult Advocate

|  Job ID # 33-17

Location:

Willimantic, CT

Description:

Seeking a full-time Adult Advocate for our Domestic Violence Program located in Willimantic, CT – Work as part of a team in our 24/7 residential shelter which provides a safe environment to women and children fleeing domestic violence. You would be a trained certified domestic violence counselor, providing on-going support, answering crisis hotline and assisting clients in a residential setting. As part of our domestic violence team you would collaborate with staff to meet the needs of the clients. Basic office work such as copying, filing, and organizing material; along with cleaning the office are required. Responsibilities include providing advocacy and helping to coordinate services for victims of domestic violence.  Those seeking to improve the lives of others are encouraged to apply.
Domestic Violence Program: DVP offers services to anyone who is a victim of domestic abuse and provides a diverse array of services including 24/7 emergency shelter, court advocacy assistance, referral and information services, support groups and counseling, case management, recreation, bilingual staff, educational programs for schools and training for professionals throughout Northeastern Connecticut.

Schedule:

Sunday through Thursday, 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.   A flexible schedule will be required and may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in relevant human services field, or Associates Degree plus two years appropriate experience required

Salary Range:

$14.62 – $16.54 per hour depending on experience.

 United Services is an Affirmative Action Employer EEO/M/F/D/V.