Company: Chatham County Family Justice Center
Posted on: January 17, 2020
The Chatham County Family Justice Center Victim's Advocate will
work in coordination with and under the direction of the FJC
Director to ensure efficient and effective operation of the
Program, which provides comprehensive service and support to
domestic violence and sexual assault victims in Chatham County,
giving victims access to services under one roof.
1. Conduct initial client intake interviews, by telephone and in
person. Manage incoming calls and walk-ins and complete necessary
2. Assess immediate crisis needs of clients and address
appropriately. Identify services needed and coordinate services
provided with other community partners.
3. Complete and maintain client records that document services
4. Educate clients about dynamics of domestic violence and sexual
assault and options/resources available.
5. Work with clients to develop and maintain relevant, manageable
and meaningful case plans. Provide concrete case management and
access to in-house and external resources. Meet regularly with
clients to support case plan accomplishment.
6. Maintain communication with client and other community partners
and agencies to help client access necessary services.
1. General office duties including organizing files, document
2. Attend any necessary trainings and conferences
3. Proven passion and compassion for working with domestic violence
and sexual assault victims.
4. Excellent oral and written communication.
A Bachelor's Degree in human services, counseling or related field
or equivalent work experience. Must work well with persons of
varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic
backgrounds and with individuals who are differently-abled.
Awareness or training of relationship violence, child abuse,
stalking and sexual abuse and assault preferred. Knowledge of
counseling and advocacy techniques for people who have been victims
of domestic violence, including crisis intervention and case
management skills beneficial. Previous employment or volunteer work
in human services, counseling, community agencies or other related
nonprofit or social change organization is a plus.
Earned leave days (sick and annual) and paid holidays
Benefits: Medical for employee
All candidates are subject to background check.
Please submit a resume, cover letter and references no later than
February 3, 2020 to Executive Director, Laurel Crawford,
For more information, contact Laurel Crawford, Executive Director,
Chatham County Family Justice Center 2005 Waters Avenue, Savannah,
Georgia 31404, Telephone (334) 391-2804 .
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