Outreach Advocate (Full Time)

Summary:  

Center for Family Services is seeking a passionate and dedicated individual for our Outreach Advocate position in its Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV) program. This is a full time position in a growing organization that positively influences the community.  SERV provides support to hundreds of survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking each year.  They help people begin their journey toward healing and empowerment. SERV will assist all victims and survivors through competence and empowerment and provides a safe space for all that encourages recovery and self-care.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

The Outreach Advocate is responsible for the case management of victim services. They provides crisis intervention, advocacy, and support for sexual violence survivors in the community and protect the rights of survivors to ensure they are treated with compassion and dignity. They provides education and counseling to survivors and individuals close to the survivor.  The Outreach Advocate also presents educational programs when required in schools, community centers, church groups, and etc.  Lastly, Sensitivity Training Programs to personnel at hospitals, police departments, and social agencies in the community. 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or related field

  • Successfully complete the 40 hour New Jersey State Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate training and the 40 hour Domestic Violence Training provided by Services Empowering Rights of Victims
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience with public speaking, delivering educational trainings and facilitating group activities

  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years 

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center for Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.

All interested applicants should email a cover letter, indicating desired position and salary requirements, along with resume.