How to apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

 info@laluzokc.org with the job title in the header. 

Email missing requirements will not be considered. 

Position : Bilingual Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Advocate BDVCIA

SALARY RANGE: $27, 000 - $33,000 a year

Location:  Oklahoma County 

HOURS: 40 hours  a week 

Start day:  10/5/2020

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

The Bilingual Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Advocate position is responsible for making the first contact with victims, survivors, and the general public regarding La Luz Bilingual Victims Services. The BDVCIA will help provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services for Latino victims of domestic violence such as Intimate partner violence, dating violence and Family violence.

Advocacy

  • provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services for Hispanic victims of Intimate partner violence, dating violence and Family violence.

  • Advocate will maintain client confidentiality at all times

  • Will Complete individual safety plan based on individual risk

  • Offer Education and assistance with writing and submission Victim protection orders(VPO)

  • Interpretation for victims

  • Schedule intakes for ongoing services

  • Linkage and advocacy with the local school system to provide for educational needs

  • Maintaining client records up to date and maintain client confidentiality at all times

  • Responsible for Keeping client records up to date

  • Following up with clients when safe to do so.

  • Provide emergency transportation, when safe to do so, and resources are available.

  • emotional support and Education on our services, as well as power and control wheel, Victims protection order, Victims’ Rights, and other resources that the client might benefit from during the First visit or phone call.

  • Will assist with DVNE advocacy or Hospital Advocacy for Victims

  • Participate in the hotline on-call rotation

  • Improving access to resources by proving Spanish services and referrals.

  • Attend staff meetings, community meeting and case consultations

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Encourage our faith base services to ALL clients

  • Prayer (If needed and if able Not mandatory)

DEVELOPMENT

  • Completing necessary training and maintaining professional development

PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • Promote La Luz mission, services and initiatives through managing proactive and reactive public relations. 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be bilingual, good oral and written skills in both English and Spanish

  • Familiarity with criminal justice system

  • Must work well with others

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and occasional weekends

  • Computer literate, with working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of the OKC Hispanic community, culture and dynamics

 

EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:

Associate’s Degree in psychology or related field preferred.

How to apply: Please email a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to:

INFO@LALUZOKC.ORG with the job title in the header.  (Email missing requirements will not be considered. )

Deadline to apply is September 28, 2020, 5 P.M.

24 hour Bilingual Crisis Line  405.812.0762

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