YWCA Metro St. Louis
  • 23-Jul-2022 to 22-Aug-2022 (CST)
  • Community & Social Services
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Other
  • Part Time

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:

On-Call Advocate (Part-Time, Monthly Rotation)

*Participate in on-call rotation after hours and on weekends.*


Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to provide advocacy, emotional support, and safety planning to those who identify or are identified as survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. Primarily, the advocate will provide support services to survivors at hospitals, police departments, or other locations in the community as appropriate. The advocate will need to keep an open, flexible schedule to meet the needs of the community, survivors, and the Agency.

Formal Education/Experience:

  • B.S. in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 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:

  • Must be able to complete a 48-hour domestic and sexual violence training, including safety planning, lethality, and suicidal assessments
  • Must comply with rules and regulations of the YWCA, local hospitals, and law enforcement agencies.
  • 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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