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18 Feb 2021

Part-Time Resource Advocate (PT) – Child Advocacy Center Addiction Crisis Initiative

EAC-Network – Posted by Central Islip, New York, United States

Job Description

EAC Network seeks a PT Resource Advocate for the Child Advocacy Center (CAC) Addiction Crisis Initiative program located in Central Islip, NY. The position is Part Time 21-24.5 hours per week.

Primary Purpose of Job:

The Resource Advocate is responsible for assisting and supporting children and youth who are crime victims as a result of the opioid crisis by providing direct trauma informed services at a community or jurisdictional level.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Act as a liaison between crime victims and social services agencies.
  2. Facilitate the identification of impacted children by coordinating with DSS.
  3. Link substance using caregivers to parenting classes and other supports.
  4. Assist victims in preparing and filing paperwork necessary for victims compensation.
  5. Maintain case records as required.
  6. Coordinate with other victims services agencies to avoid duplication of services.
  7. Develop and disseminate awareness materials about services available
  8. Interact with community stakeholders to meet the merging needs of young victims
  9. Prepare monthly and quarterly statistical reports.
  10. Collaborate with VIBS to ensure program goals are achieved.
  11. Transport and escort clients from appointments if needed in own vehicle when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:

  1. Highschool Diploma or educational equivalent required. Bachelors Degree preferred.
  2. Minimum of two years of relevant experience.
  3. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments.
  4. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  5. Must have access to automobile and possess valid NYS drivers license.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Part-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 73 days.

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