Victim Advocate

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LAKEVIEW CENTER INC

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Position Summary

The Victim Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention and advocacy to primary and secondary victims of sexual violence on the 24/7 Rape Crisis Hotline. The Victim Advocate responds effectively to callers on the rape crisis hotline, utilizing active listening skills, problem solving techniques, and appropriate telephone counseling techniques.

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Nonsmoker
  • Certification as a sexual violence victim advocate by the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence (FCASV) must be obtained before beginning volunteering
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work within the guidelines established in the policies and procedures of the agency and assigned program division
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff and demonstrate the ability to maintain an independent work schedule
  • Ability to effectively relate to a variety of individuals, including persons living with a mental illness and/or substance abuse use disorder, persons with developmental disabilities, family members of persons served, and co-workers
  • Ability to problem solve and advocate of persons served
  • Ability to assist in maintaining a therapeutic and safe environment
  • Will be required to complete in-service training

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Advocacy & Human Rights Crisis Support LGBT

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1201 W Lakeview Avenue, Building HPensacola, FL 32501

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Mental Health
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Advocacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • This is a flexible opportunity.
  • Applicants must be nonsmokers.

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