Family Support Center

You deserve to live a life free from violence.

Currently hiring for a Sexual Assault Advocate-Chippewa County.

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, social change and ending violence and oppression; our employees know they are making a difference every day. BIPOC and LGBTQIA people are encouraged to apply as the strength of our team stems from our diversity.

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 co-facilitating established Coordinated Community Response (CCR) and Sexual Assault Response (SART) Teams for Chippewa County. The position is 40 hours per week plus occasional weekend on-call shifts. The starting wage scale range for this position is $17.00 - $19.57 per hour plus stipends for on-call shifts. Benefits include health insurance, generous vacation and sick leave and an employee assistance program.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have experience providing services to diverse groups of youth and adults who have experienced trauma; experience working with people in crisis; knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of sexual assault and domestic violence. The person in this position must be able to network and collaborate with a wide variety of systems and agencies including schools, health care, treatment providers, law enforcement. A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Gender and Sexuality Studies or other related discipline 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 must be either e-mailed to or mailed to Family Support Center at P.O. Box 143, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. All materials must be received by October 28, 2022. For more information or questions, call Amanda Schumacher at 715-830-0188.

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