Are you a champion of dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis? Are you dedicated to self-determination for the victims/survivors of trauma? If so, then we want you to bring your passionate heart, cool head, and track record of direct service to persons impacted by domestic violence and join our team! The Department of County Human Services (DCHS) invites applications for a Bilingual Spanish Domestic Violence Response Advocate with the Youth and Family Services Division (YFS). Primary responsibilities include: Crisis response and advocacy, Follow-up safety planning and support, Outreach and community education, Participation in meetings and trainings, Reporting and documentation of statistics and other information. The successful candidate will demonstrate: Ability to promote a culture of respect, inclusiveness, and appreciation of diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and values, Knowledge of principles and practices of crisis intervention, Knowledge of lethality indicators and safety planning, Knowledge of trauma-informed practices that actively resist re-traumatization of individuals and communities, Knowledge of criminal and civil legal systems, Ability to collaborate and build relationships to achieve positive work outcomes, Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team. Important information about work schedule: Domestic Violence Response Advocates have regular schedules. However, they may work during day or swing shift hours, on weekdays or weekends.
Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, equity is at the core of what we do. We don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How to apply
Applicants should submit their cover letter and resume under the prompt, "Make completing your job application easier by uploading your resume."