YWCA Metro St. Louis
  • 27-Jul-2022 to 26-Aug-2022 (CST)
  • Community & Social Services
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 11 paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Why the Y?

Are you driven by the power of purpose? Do you strive to empower women, eliminate racism and promote peace, justice, and dignity for all? If so, YWCA of Metro St. Louis is the place for you!

YWCA of Metro St. Louis provides our employees with opportunities to make a positive impact in the community while gaining the skills and confidence to have a fulfilling and successful career. Our employees are our number one asset; we foster open communication and empower our employees to take advantage of the benefits and growth opportunities offered.

We are committed to creating a safe environment that allows us to do what we do best - serve our clients, children, and families. As a part of this commitment, we require that all new hires are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date.

Our Organization

YWCA is the leading advocate for the safety, security, and stability of women and children. We are ranked among the top 25 largest non-profit organizations in the city by the St. Louis Business Journal and are also one of the largest Early Head Start/Head Start programs in the region.

Our Agency's history dates back 120 years, serving nearly 10,000 women and their families annually, meeting them where they are vulnerable, and placing them on a path to self-sufficiency and prosperity. We provide crisis services for women, so they can safely begin again, early education excellence, so children are kindergarten ready, and economic empowerment services that can change the trajectory of a family's life.

We are innovative problem solvers overcoming today's obstacles and solving the challenges of tomorrow. Every role at YWCA of Metro St. Louis makes a difference in the lives of others!

"Y" Apply?

YWCA of Metro St. Louis offers a competitive salary and extensive benefits, including:

  • Group Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care FSA
  • Company Paid Group Life, AD&D, and Long-Term Disability.
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 11 Company Paid Holidays
  • 403(B) Retirement Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  • Educational Assistance

Job Title:

Survivor Support Specialist


The purpose of this position is to provide direct services, including crisis intervention, case management, emotional support, legal advocacy, and safety planning to those who identify or are identified as victims/survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, sex trafficking, and other victims of crime.

The Survivor Support Specialist will provide following up for the Sexual Assault Response (SART) team's domestic violence survivors seen at local hospitals. The position will provide these services in various settings, including out in the community, to support our partnerships and YWCA of Metro St. Louis Women's Resource Center service areas.

Formal Education/Experience:

  • B.S. in Social Work, Psychology, or related field with relevant coursework.
  • Minimum of 1-year of experience working with survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, including dating violence, stalking, human trafficking, or other dangerous or life-threatening conditions that relate to violence against the individual or a family member, including a child
  • Experience in community networking, case coordination for multi-disciplinary teams, providing a safe environment for victims/survivors, and demonstrated organizational skills required

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of state and agency law guidelines to include child abuse and neglect reporting, elderly abuse and neglect, and duty to warn
  • Must participate in all required organizational, program-specific, and position-related professional development, in-service training, and direct supervision meetings.
  • Must comply with rules and regulations of the YWCA, local hospitals, and law enforcement agencies
  • Proficient in Office 365
  • Knowledge of Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) or similar program-related software is preferred.
  • Must have reliable transportation.

YWCA of Metro St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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