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Crime Victim Service Center Program Lead Advocate: Full-Time

Position Open: 5/1/2024

ATVP is a not for profit organization that serves both Whitman County, Washington and Latah County, Idaho, offering direct services to survivors of domestic, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking, along with community education programming. We are seeking a Crime Victim Service Center (CVSC) Program Lead to support the Program Manager with daily operations, grant management and staff supervision.

All applicants must be familiar and agree with ATVP’s mission statement and philosophy regarding support to survivors.
• ATVP is an equal opportunity employer and our agency is committed to a culturally and ethnically diverse work place.

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Mission: ATVP empowers individuals affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse and stalking. We work to create a safe and equitable community through education and prevention.

Vision: We envision our community being safe, equitable and free from oppression.

Inclusion Statement: ATVP affirms the right of each person to live without fear of the threat of violence. We recognize that all forms of oppression create a climate which enables gender based violence. We honor and advocate for individual autonomy and self-determination for members of our community. We believe that education is the foundation of creating a safe and equitable community, and the inclusion of youth is imperative for sustainable social change.

Tag Line: Educate. Empower. Prevent.

Position: Full-Time Crime Victim Service Center Program Lead Advocate (40hrs/wk).
Reports to: Program Manager
Terms: Full-Time. Non-exempt. (40 hours per week). Some eves and weekends required.
Starting Rate: $20.50 per hour.
Benefits: Paid holidays, vacation and sick.
Location: Pullman Office Location
Start Date: May 15th, 2024.
Requirements: Drivers license, Car Insurance, Ability to Pass Federal and State Background Checks.

Application Information:

The job description is provided below, please read it carefully. The following materials are required for application and will be considered an example of your communication skills and evaluated as part of the screening process.

The application consists of:

  1. Cover Letter.
    1. Essay. (limit 1 page) Please address how your background, experience and personal philosophies are applicable to this position.
    2. Chronological work/education experience Resume.
      1. Whether paid or volunteer
      2. Hours worked
      3. Reason for leaving each position.

All items must be submitted for applications to be considered completeIncomplete applications will not be considered. Position is open until filled.

Send completed applications to Kateisha Moreno, Program Manager at program.manager@atvp.org.

Job Description:

Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Perform all work in a culturally responsive manner consistent with ATVP’s mission statement.
  2. Direct oversight and supervision of CVSC Advocate that is consistent with agency management philosophy.
  3. Oversight and approval of agency social media.
  4. Task force and workgroup participation for purposes of public relations and coordination of community services.
  5. Serve as project coordinator for OCVA contracts as assigned by the Program Manager.
  6. Oversee the provision of community outreach, prevention and education programming for the CVSC program.
  7. Coordinate data collection and statistical reporting for timely completion of progress reports.
  8. Participate in grant writing and program development activities.
  9. Maintain on-going training hours in accordance with agency standards.
  10. Maintain agency and client confidentiality as required by ATVP policy

Qualifications

  1. Highly skilled in leadership, including strategic planning and maintaining a healthy organizational culture.
  2. Ability to be diplomatic and tactful while maintaining a strong victim advocacy perspective.
  3. Strong communication, presentation, and leadership skills.
  4. A deep understanding of trauma-informed services for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, including children.
  5. Ability to embrace a team philosophy
  6. Program oversight and management experience
  7. Grant/contract compliance experience
  8. Supervisory experience
  9. Minimum of 1 years direct service in the domestic violence and/or sexual violence advocacy field.

Full Job Description is linked below:

*NOTE: Some evening, weekend and holiday hours will be required. Holidays worked and
previously approved hours beyond 40/week are paid at time-and-a-half. Availability of
transportation, a valid driver’s license, and minimum required auto insurance are required to be able to fulfill job responsibilities. This position includes service hours primarily in the public offices. This position will be part of the after-hours response team and as such, residency in either Whitman County, WA or Latah County, ID is required.