5 Mar 2020

Part-Time Survivor Advocate (Columbia Sexual Violence Response)

Columbia University – Posted by ak2539 Manhattan, New York, United States

Job Description

Sexual Violence Response (SVR), a unit of Columbia Health is currently seeking a Survivor Advocate to join our direct service team to provide advocacy for survivors of sexual assault. SVR strives to prevent and respond to sexual, intimate partner and gender-based violence at Columbia University. SVR provides advocacy, connection to resources, community education, training, and engagement to the Columbia campus community.

SVR is a dynamic and diverse team that works to end violence through a social-justice, anti-racist perspective. SVR’s professional staff: Supports survivors and co-survivors of violence; provides comprehensive education that promotes behaviors for positive, healthy and consensual relationships;promotes community standards for a respective and safe campus.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and three years’ experience required.
Training in sexual assault and intimate partner violence.
Demonstrated knowledge of support and reporting options for victims/survivors, including emergency department protocol and criminal justice system.
Experience in providing effective crisis intervention, advocacy, referrals, and psycho-education to primary and secondary survivors of violence, crime or abuse.
Demonstrated ability to remain calm and respond to individuals in crisis and emergency situations; and handle graphic and sensitive situations.
Ability to work independently and make decisions in accordance with established policies and regulations.
Requires excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must be well organized and detail oriented, with ability to multi-task and prioritize competing demands.
Demonstrated ability to work in multi-racial environment with commitment to social justice.
Ability to work a non-traditional schedule and respond to call outs when assigned to 24-hour on-call coverage.

How to Apply

Apply online at: http://opportunities.columbia.edu/cw/en-us/job/505325?lApplicationSubSourceID=

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

Job expires in 60 days.

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