Employment

The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center is hiring!

Court Advocate Position

The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center is seeking applicants for a full-time position (35 hours/week).

The Court Advocate will work from the agency office at the Kent County Courthouse, providing direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including provision of support, information, referrals, and advocacy.

Key responsibilities include assisting victims in understanding court procedures related to both criminal cases and protective orders, working to ensure that victims receive appropriate consideration in court proceedings, and assisting victims with necessary paperwork.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position has experience working with victims of interpersonal violence, an understanding of the Rhode Island courts and the criminal justice process, strong problem-solving and communication skills, and is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.

Hours: 35 hours/week. Schedule to be determined.

The Application Process:

  • Resume and cover letter by October 15, 2018
  • 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, Manager of Advocacy Services at ginad@ebchouse.org

Sexual Assault Counselor

The counselor will be responsible for providing individual counseling and support to victims of sexual assault.

Responsibilities will include conducting initial contact with potential clients, providing available services and scheduling and managing appointments. Services will include individual counseling and support group. Will also work with partners to bring awareness of services to the community and to identify victims and their need and readiness for counseling.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for this position has an understanding of the dynamics of sexual assault, interpersonal violence and related issues.  Preferably, the candidate will have extensive background in working with victims of sexual assault and their families.  The candidate will have knowledge and experience in trauma-informed care and the ability to work with adults and teens from a variety of backgrounds.

Hours: 35 hours per week.  Schedule to be determined.

The Application Process:

·         Submit resume and cover letter by October 24, 2018
·         Interview with Manager of Counseling Services
·         Reference check
·         Criminal background check
·         Second interview may be requested

Qualifications:
Masters degree in counseling or related field preferred or
Bachelors Degree required in related field and equivalent work experience
3 to 5 years work experience in related field

TO APPLY:
Fill out the form above, or send resume and cover letter via email to:
Deborah Ferrante, Manager of Counseling Services at deborahf@ebchouse.org