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By Donna Westfall – September 7, 2017


Position: Part-Time On-Call Advocate grant funded, In person response to Del Norte County survivors within 30 minutes required.

Compensation: $18.00/ hour (when responding to crisis line). $50.00/24 hour Standby shift, $30.00/15.5 hour Standby shift (2 weekends/month: Friday 5:00 PM through Monday 8:30 AM) + sharing holidays.

Under the direction of the supervisor, the On-Call Advocate will assist in providing services to the clients of the NCRCT and carry out tasks to ensure the efficiency of the response on the 24 hour crisis line.

– To provide on call crisis services for a minimum of two full weekends (Friday pm, Saturday and Sunday) a month.
– Assistance with Holiday on-call coverage
– To provide crisis intervention, follow up, referral, advocacy and accompaniment for clients going to law enforcement agencies, hospitals & other agencies
– To answer the crisis line, handle basic inquiries, respond to requests for information
– To record services provided
– To case with the relieving on-call advocate
– To check out on the crisis line and confirm relief has checked in
– To attend case management meetings and monthly In-service trainings
– To maintain positive, equitable and professional relationships with co-workers/other professionals
– To communicate with immediate supervisor any concerns or feedback about individuals from networking agencies, answering service and members of the team
– To perform other tasks as directed by the supervisor

– Multicultural/bilingual experience highly desirable
– Commitment to the prevention of sexual assault
– Commitment to the empowerment of people and unlearning oppression
– Must be able to work weekend and holiday hours
– High school diploma or equivalent
– Good listening and communication skills and/or counseling experience desirable
– Completion of certificated rape crisis training (May be completed after hire)
– Ability to remain calm, act clearly, knowledgeably and assertively in a crisis situation
– Ability to interact sensitively, and professionally and without discrimination with clients, co-workers, all community agencies and personnel in the criminal justice system
– Ability to take direction; work independently and in cooperation with others in an organized, self-motivated, efficient manner
– Must have unlimited access to a reliable insured vehicle
– Possess a valid driver’s license
– Appropriate clearance of DOJ background check
– Must be 18 years or older-adult legal liability

The job functions listed above involves to a greater or lesser degree the following physical demands:
Hearing/listening, clear speech, physical mobility and flexibility
Continuous sitting, standing and walking necessary

The job functions listed above involves to a greater or lesser degree the following physical demands:
– Analyzing, perception/comprehension
– (Good) judgment, decision making

State Unemployment Insurance, Worker’s Compensation, Social Security and Medicare Contributions

Please call (707) 465-6961 for information on how to apply. Applications are due Friday September 15th by 4pm.

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