Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center proudly celebrates its 40th year serving victims and families of domestic violence and sexual assault.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS:
Position: Crisis/Case manager
The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center is seeking applicants for a full-time case manager position (35 hours/week).
The Crisis Case Manager will provide a trauma informed response to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault , dating violence and stalking; assessing immediate needs, safety planning and linking victims to other supportive services.
- Provide comprehensive crisis intervention and case management to victims of interpersonal violence
- Provide assessment and service plan for victims
- Assists and accompany victims to court legal appointments, health care, public assistance benefits, and social /community agencies if relative to client short, and long-term stabilization goals.
- Provide culturally competent, trauma informed services to victims/survivors of interpersonal violence
- Provide individualized safety planning for victims and their children
- Provide a Non-judgmental empathetic approach to assisting victims of interpersonal violence
- Assistance with basic needs and providing victims with knowledge of their rights
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate for this position has experience working with victims of interpersonal violence.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent education/work experience
Hours: 35 hours/week. Schedule to be determined.
The Application Process:
- Resume and cover letter by November 8. 2019
- Initial interview with EBCC Manager of Advocacy Services
- Reference check
- Criminal background check
- Second interview may be requested
TO APPLY: Send resume and cover letter via email to:
Gina Davis, Director of Advocacy Services at firstname.lastname@example.org
Position: Restraining Order Court Advocate
The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center is seeking applicants for a full-time Restraining Order Court Advocate position (35 hours/week).
The Restraining order Court Advocate will provide trauma informed care and assistance to victims of domestic violence, and stalking through the family and district court process. This includes supporting, advocating, and referring to appropriate agencies.
Assists victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in family and district court situations. Included in this responsibility is informing victims of their rights, listening to their wishes, informing them of the court process, and intervening on their behalf with police or court personnel. Also explains possible outcomes and answers any questions or concerns as they arise.
Provides assistance with paperwork for family court restraining orders and district court restraining orders. Provides support at hearings for restraining orders. Makes referrals to other services as required or requested.
Assists victims in district and family court situations. Provides information, and support in these court situations.
Enters statistics into the computer system for tracking information about clients and their status.
Provides a positive, professional and enthusiastic image of the agency to the community at large. Upholds all agency policies and procedures. When work in primary classification is not available, may perform other duties according to skill and availability.
She/he is available daily in the Kent County Court Advocates Office to assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.
- She/he sends informational letters to victims explaining the judicial system and notifying the victim of her court dates
- She/he contacts victims by telephone to provide support and follow-up information
- She/he provides victims with referral to the shelters, counseling, etc.
- She/he informs victims of their right to file for crime victims compensation benefits
Receives direction and support from the Supervising Court Advocate and Director of Advocacy Services.
The ideal Candidate for this position has experience working with victims of interpersonal violence.
Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent education/work experience
Hours: 35 hours/week
Send resume and cover letter via email to:
Gina Davis, Director of Advocacy Services to email@example.com