Early Intervention Advocate

Early Intervention Advocate

Job Description:                 Early Intervention Advocate

Status:                                       Full Time / Exempt

Reports to:                             Director of Non-Residential Services

Position Summary

The Early Intervention Advocate (EIA) is responsible for providing supportive and collaborative advocate services to survivors of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault between the ages of 13 and 23. The EIA will also be responsible for working with local community partners to increase prevention, education and intervention efforts surrounding violence in school and universities.

This position is part of a new initiative at The Julian Center and requires an individual who is motivated, self-starting, ambitious, flexible and creative. Public speaking is a requirement of this position.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Completing assessments with each client to determine need
  • Accept referrals from community partners including law enforcement, prosecutor and schools
  • Maintain an organized and detail case file for each active client
  • Assisting clients with services to enhance immediate safety as well as long-term safety
  • Serve as a liaison for clients with law enforcement, prosecutors and schools as appropriate
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with other agencies
  • Grant compliance, data entry and report preparation as appropriate
  • Facilitate regular community education events as requested and in conjunction with the Domestic Violence Network
  • Attend bi-weekly staff meetings
  • Adhere to all Mandatory Reporting standards for serving minor clients
  • Represent The Julian Center at the Higher Education Impact Team meeting
  • Work with other agency staff on projects or initiatives as directed by the Director of Non-Residential Services

Skills

  • Ability to work both independently and as a team
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Attention to detail in record keeping, partner coordination and documentation
  • Awareness and adherence to confidentiality and boundaries
  • Punctuality and dependability
  • Ability to prioritize projects and tasks
  • Ability to problem solve and make appropriate decisions in urgent situations

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, psychology or related field
  • Two or more years human/social services experience
  • Knowledge of community resources and agencies
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft suite including Word, Power Point and Outlook
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Commitment to non-violent and cooperative work environment
  • Commitment to providing quality and equitable treatment and services to all colleagues and clients regardless of race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, religion, age or sexual orientation
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in social work, organizational leadership, human services or related field
  • Previous experience working with the criminal justice and/or education system
  • Title IX knowledge
  • Public speaking experience
  • Fluency in Spanish

To Apply:         Send resume and salary requirements to jobs@juliancenter.org or mail to:

The Julian Center
Attn:  Human Resources
2011 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN  46202