Domestic Violence Advocate

  • AACI
  • May 15, 2020
Full time   Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Are you looking to contribute to the movement against gender based violence?  AACI is looking for an Advocate to join their fantastic domestic violence and human trafficking program, Asian Women’s Home.  AACI is a community health organization serving the marginalized communities in Santa Clara County. This professional opportunity would be great for a resourceful, independent worker with case management experience. The advocate position can have different focus areas: Family Legal, Housing or Crisis. AACI provides flexible schedules, professional development opportunities, and a supportive environment. AACI pays 95% of benefit premiums for full time staff and 50% of dependent benefits.

Position Summary:

The Advocate provides culturally competent support to shelter and non-residential survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking. This position would advocate for survivors who are underserved and underrepresented due to their race and ethnicity, language, and immigration status.

 

We provide employees with:

  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time
  • Comprehensive benefit plan with four Health Plan Options (we pay 95% of premiums!)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with match
  • Access to training and Professional development opportunities
  • Eligibility for student loan repayment assistance
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • AACI named Bay Area Top Workplaces 2019

The ideal candidate:

  • Has experience providing direct services to survivors of trauma and wants to contribute to the movement 
  • Is familiar with trauma informed care
  • Has experience with case management and advocacy services
  • Bilingual in Vietnamese, Korean, Spanish or Mandarin
  • 40 or 65 hour Domestic Violence-Sexual Assault training offered through an authorized California provider

Apply now and help us strengthen the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being!

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