VOA Oregon is seeking an experienced, bilingual domestic violence advocate for a full time direct service position. The Bilingual Emergency Services Specialist (BESS) works in Home Free’s Emergency Housing and Crisis Line Program. This position provides direct service to emergency housing participants that includes crisis line coverage, short term case management (including intakes, facilitation of support services, and individualized goal planning), safety planning, monthly data collection, and statistical reporting of services provided to Hotline callers and monthly intake participants. The BESS, along with the Emergency Services Coordinator, will take the lead working to ensure Home Free’s commitment to provide a culturally appropriate response and outreach to the Latino community. This may include attending relevant trainings, providing information to Home Free staff and establishing linkages with other Latino service providers.
This position requires oral and written proficiency in Spanish and English (bi-cultural preferred) and a minimum of one year experience working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence and with diverse populations. Qualified candidates will have a reasonable combination of related work and academic experience and an excellent working knowledge of local resources and of barriers faced by underserved survivors. This position requires mobile advocacy and requires an active driver’s license, liability insurance, access to a reliable vehicle and the ability to pass and maintain our insurer’s driving standards. F/T, M-F work week, benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Interested applicants MUST apply online at http://www.voaor.org:
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