Open Positions at Fayette Cares
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The Victim Advocate provides direct assistance to victims and survivors of domestic violence from initial contact to self-sufficiency. The Victim Advocate has a strong focus on delivering intervention, prevention, and support services for adults who have experienced violence within intimate relationships.
As a member of a direct service team, the Victim Advocate works out of the main Fayette Cares office, the Fayette County Justice Complex, and occasionally performs duties at remote locations in Fayette and neighboring counties. Some on-call, weekend, and evening work, as well as overnight travel will be required.
This is a full time (40 hours per week) Exempt position with vacation, sick, holiday, and retirement plan benefits. The Victim Advocate must have a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Behavioral Science, or related field. Another combination of relevant education/experience will be considered.
Qualifications and Desired Skills:
A minimum of two years experience working with homeless families, and/or victims/survivors of domestic violence is preferred.
Applicants must possess excellent administrative and human resources skills including: computer expertise, written and verbal communication skills, self-confidence, initiative, flexibility, skills, and a high degree of professionalism.
Must be a team player, demonstrate motivation, exercise discretion and dependability, adhere to business profession code of ethics, and function well under stressful conditions.
Fayette Cares is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information etc. It is our policy to select the best-qualified person for each position in the organization.
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