Employment at DCRC

Full-Time Sexual Assault Advocate

DCRC is seeking a full-time Sexual Assault Advocate to provide advocacy, crisis intervention, emotional support, and case management to primary and secondary victims of domestic and sexual violence.  Working as part of the Crisis Services Team, duties will include:

  • Providing hospital response, follow-up, information and referral, court/legal system support, and other needed assistance to all populations of survivors of sexual assault, including but not limited to: LGBTQ+, individuals with cognitive, intellectual, and physical disabilities, mental health concerns;

  • Providing outreach, education, and presentations to community partners in assisting survivors;

  • Working with survivors on a walk-in basis to assist with their crisis and continuing needs;

  • Assisting with answering the helpline;

  • Providing staff on-call back up to volunteers staffing the 24-hour helpline and hospital response as part of a rotation.

Required skills/experience:  Bachelor’s 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. Strong collaboration, communication, and teamwork skills needed.  Experience working effectively with a diverse population and a commitment to anti-oppression models of service expected. Competency in Microsoft Office Suite required. Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply.

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org

 

 

Part-time Spanish Help Line Relief Advocate

 

DCRC is seeking a part-time Spanish Helpline Relief Advocate. The Spanish Helpline Relief Advocate provides quality crisis intervention, support, information and referrals to clients on the 24-hour helpline, covering the Spanish Helpline on Friday evenings through Monday morning.  

 

Duties will include:

  •   Provides crisis intervention, support, basic case management, information and referrals to help line clients.

  • Ensures appropriate referrals are provided to helpline clients, both to DCRC staff and outside the agency.

  • Provide support over the telephone to Spanish-speaking victims entering the shelter after hours.

  • Communicates system-level issues, individual client issues/trends to Immigrant Services Coordinator to ensure improvement of agency and community response to domestic/sexual violence.

  • Answers LAP calls and provides safety and follow-up planning for clients.

  • Arranges for hotel stays as needed, and communicates with LAP staff regarding follow-up needs.

  • Provides documentation to the LAP team to track services for the program.

  • Maintains appropriate documentation of help line clients.

Bachelor’s Degree in human service field, or equivalent number of years experience, and a minimum of one year of work experience in the field of domestic and sexual violence including experience in crisis intervention OR a minimum of two years experience as a volunteer with a domestic and sexual violence agency, including experience in crisis intervention. Bilingual (English/Spanish 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 Outreach and Services Specialist

 

DCRC is seeking an Immigrant Outreach & Services Specialist to inform the Spanish-speaking community about its services and resources regarding domestic violence and sexual assault. The Immigrant Outreach & Services Specialist will be responsible for providing outreach to the Latinx immigrant community, supporting the immigrant services team, assisting with other Durham Crisis Response Center programs, and maintaining programming statistics. 

Required skills and experience include:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field or equivalent experience

  • 1-2 years of experience in the field of domestic violence and/or sexual assault

  • Experience in social or human field

  • Strong written and fluent verbal communication in both Spanish and English

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the need to provide outreach and services in a culturally and linguistically sound manner

  • Demonstrates experience and ease working with diverse communities

 

 

This position is a full-time, salaried position with hours scheduled flexibly to meet the needs of the agency and the Latinx community. Send letter and resume 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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