Employment at DCRC

 

Legal Advocate

 

Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is seeking a Legal Advocate to provide assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence seeking assistance through the civil and criminal justice systems.  This position is located at our family justice center location. The successful applicant will join a team of legal advocates to:

  • Assist with the electronic filing of protective orders; 

  • Provide safety planning, client support, and appropriate referrals to additional services; 

  • Accompany victims during court proceedings; 

  • Coordinate with law enforcement and the district attorney’s for follow-up and support of victims in the criminal justice system;

  • Collaborate with community partners through the Domestic Violence  Response Team and the Sexual Assault Response Team; 

  • Assist victims with filing claims for crime victim compensation; 

  • Serve as part of on-call rotation for lethality assessment program; and

  • Training/supporting volunteers assisting in providing advocacy in the court system.

Required skills/experience:  Degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field along with a minimum two years’ experience providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and/or other crimes and knowledge of legal advocacy. Strong collaboration, communication, and teamwork skills needed.  Experience working effectively with a diverse population and a commitment to anti-oppression models of service. Competency in Microsoft Office Suite required. Commitment to the mission of the organization required.

 

Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is not-for-profit agency that works with the community to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, education, support and prevention.

 

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org

Family Justice Center-Director

 

Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is seeking a Director for their Family Justice Center (FJC).  The Center works from a trauma-informed lens to collaborate with partners to assist victims of domestic and sexual violence at one site.

The Family Justice Center Director:

  • provides direct oversight of the DCRC Family Justice Center to ensure proper delivery of services to victims; 

  • promotes Family Justice Center services in the community; 

  • collaborates and partners with community members, organizations and service providers; continues with development of the Family Justice Center to reflect changes in policy, community need, and best practices; 

  • serves as a liaison between DCRC and the criminal/civil justice system, including coordination of the Domestic Violence Response Team; 

  • provides direct supervision and support of staff and volunteers; and 

  • maintains a client caseload, as needed.

Required skills/experience:  Advanced degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field along with a minimum two years’ experience providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and/or other crimes and knowledge of legal advocacy, including supervisory experience. Strong collaboration and communication skills needed.  Experience working effectively with a diverse population and a commitment to anti-oppression models of service. Commitment to the mission of the organization required.

 

Durham Crisis Response Center (DCRC) is not-for-profit agency that works with the community to end domestic and sexual violence through advocacy, education, support and prevention.

  

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org

 

Immigrant Services Coordinator

DCRC is seeking a full-time Immigrant Services Coordinator to focus on enhancing services to the Latinx survivors of domestic and sexual violence.  This staff member will provide support and coordination of services for Spanish-speaking survivors, including: provide case management and safety support services; coordinate the Spanish-language help line; coordinate support groups; coordinate access to services through partner agencies; facilitate an agency-wide Latinx services team; serve as a liaison between DCRC and service providers focusing on the Spanish-speaking community; provide direct supervision and support of staff and volunteers, as needed; and participate in the agency staff-on-call rotation.

 

Required skills/experience:  

  •     Must be fluent in oral and written English and Spanish.

  •     Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, Human Services or related field (Advanced degree preferred) along with a minimum two years’ experience providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and/or other crimes. 

  •     Supervisory experience a plus. 

  •     Strong collaboration and communication skills needed.  

  •     Experience working effectively with a diverse population and a commitment to anti-oppression models of service.  

 

 

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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