Available: Sexual Assault Advocate
Family Support Center (FSC) is a not- for- profit anti-violence agency focusing on domestic and sexual violence and child abuse prevention in the Chippewa Valley. At FSC we share a commitment to equity and social change; our employees know they are making a difference every day.
We currently have an opening for a full time Sexual Assault Advocate in Chippewa County. This position provides services and outreach to adult and youth sexual assault survivors in Chippewa county. Responsibilities include: providing personal advocacy, accompaniment and advocacy based counseling to victims of sexual assault; providing community outreach; and networking with other agencies and programs to promote victim safety and resource options, providing support and skill building groups in various settings including schools; and facilitating a Community Coordinated Response (CCR) Team and a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) for Chippewa County. The position is 40 hours per week plus occasional weekend on-call shifts. The wage scale for this position is $14.80 - $22.00 per hour plus stipends for on-call shifts. Benefits include health insurance, vacation, and sick leave.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have experience providing services to people who have experienced trauma; experience working with people in crisis; knowledge and understanding of sexual assault and domestic violence; and experience providing services to diverse groups of youth and adults. The person in this position must be able to network and collaborate with a wide variety of agencies including schools, health care, treatment providers, law enforcement. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Gender and Sexuality Studies or other related field is considered a plus. Equivalent experience in lieu of a degree will be considered.
Please send the following: resume; cover letter; philosophy statement on the importance of the anti-violence movement; names and contact information for three work related references. Materials should be sent to Amanda Schumacher. Materials must be either e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Family Support Center at P.O. Box 143, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. All materials must be received by April 5, 2021. For more information or questions, call Amanda Schumacher at 715-830-0188.