Justice Systems Program Visitation Center Client Advocate

Application deadline: February 11, 2019

Employer: The Women's Community, Inc.

Location: Wausau, WI

Primary responsibilities

Job Description:

Join our team and help transform lives!

 

The Women’s Community currently has two part-time positions available:

Justice Systems Program Visitation Center Client Advocate

 

Job Summary:  Two part-time positions, approximately 14-18 hours each; schedule is mainly every other weekend with some additional weekday hours.

Provides on-site supportive services to victims of domestic abuse during scheduled visits; offering peer counseling, safety planning, review of needs/barriers, domestic abuse information and education.

 

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Staff the Center during all regularly scheduled hours.
  • Collaborate with The Women’s Community and Judicare staff to assist clients and ensure all safety planning, community resource and legal assistance needs are met.
  • Arrange advocate communication with victims for on-going supportive services outside of Visitation Program.
  • Make client referrals to community resources as needed; facilitate direct communication between service provider and client when possible.
  • Facilitate collaborative working relationships with other TWC programs and community partners.

Qualifications

Must have experience with and possess ability relating to children and their parents. 

Must possess ability to provide non-judgmental services. 

Must be familiar with the dynamics of domestic and sexual abuse on children. 

Bi-lingual fluency is a plus.

Additional application instructions

The Women’s Community Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan.

The Women’s Community Inc. is a United Way Partner Agency.

 

If you have an email account, please include your email address on your resume, and addjake@womenscommunity.org to your list of approved senders. You will be contacted by email.

 

Please submit a letter of interest and resume by Tuesday, December 11, 2018

to the attention of:

Jane Graham Jennings

The Women’s Community, Inc.

3200 Hilltop Ave.

Wausau, WI 54401

Contact: jake@womenscommunity.org

Application deadline: February 11, 2019

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