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The Salvation Army, Silvercrest Management GBV (Gender-based Violence) Community Advocate in Seattle, Washington

Requisition Number21-0066Post Date1/11/2021TitleCase ManagerPosted Salary$20.88CitySeattleStateWADescriptionIf you are interested in applying for this position, you must apply directly using the link below:\_\_JobID=13754TITLE: GBV (Gender-based Violence) Community Advocate(40 hours per week, Monday through Friday)STATUS: Non-exempt/hourly.IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Domestic Violence ("DV") ProgramsDEGREE OF SUPERVISION: Weekly meetings with supervisorParticipation in staff meetingsAnnual evaluationPOSITIONS SUPERVISED: NoneEQUIPMENT USED: Multi-line telephone, photocopier, computer, fax, automobile, TTYPAY: $20.88 per hour plus benefitsA: DESCRIPTIONThe GBV (Gender-based Violence) Community Advocate works in Seattle with adult survivors of gender-based violence - meaning survivors of intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and commercial sexual exploitation (CSE) on a survivor-centered empowerment model. Services to be provided by this position will assist homeless and unstably housed GBV survivor households to become safely and rapidly re-housed in rented accommodation, and then deliver financial assistance and housing-focused case management services to maintain survivor safety and housing stability. Given this, the advocate will frequently provide mobile advocacy services by driving to meetings with clients in various locations throughout Seattle and King County, for example to view rental opportunities or meet with potential landlords. Driving in the employee's own vehicle is required.B: MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS1. B.A. in social work or related field or equivalent relevant experience.2. Experience and/or education in the field of gender-based violence includingexperience working with Domestic Violence (DV), and/or Sexual assault (SA),and/or CSE and Human trafficking survivors with knowledge of the local systems, agencies and resources relevant to those populations.3. An understanding of the risk factors, indicators, and dynamics of DV, SA and CSE and the effects of complex trauma, social isolation, poly-victimization, and trauma-bonding on survivors.4. Experience providing direct services to persons experiencing homelessness with experience in rapid-rehousing, landlord/tenant negotiation or other relevant negotiation/mediation experience highly desired.5. Experience providing direct services to diverse populations in a culturally and linguistically responsive manner by welcoming and celebrating staff and clients from a variety of racial, cultural, and economic backgrounds and with varied religious beliefs, lifestyles, sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.6. Ability to understand and articulate how institutionalized racism, sexism, heterosexism, ableism and other oppressions have led to profound inequities in all major indicators of human wellness in the USA, including access to health, education, employment, housing and other resources.7. Experience in multi-disciplinary approaches to case planning including outreach, networking and co-advocating with other agencies and systems to facilitate client access to housing, financial, medical, legal, educational, and other resources.8. Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as part of a team environment, and to assist and support in the development of team decisions and program policies.9. Effective English language communications ability in verbal and written (both machine-produced and handwritten) forms.10. Basic mathematical skills (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication andam