Bridge Advocate- Part Time (20 hours)

Bridge Advocate- Part Time (20 hours)

Rose Brooks Center

Notice of Job Posting 8/2/17

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency seeks a part-time, non-exempt Bridge Advocate, reporting to the Bridge Program Coordinator-Advocate Supervisor. Principle responsibilities of the position is to provide crisis/non-crisis advocacy services to victims of domestic violence including in the healthcare setting. Position includes direct service activities such as safety planning, assistance with accessing shelter and other community resources, assist with filing victim’s compensation and emergency orders of protection, and follow-up contacts. Maintains accurate and complete documentation of services for grant compliance and reporting requirements specific to the role. Supports the mission and values of the agency, collaborates across program teams within the agency, as well as systems and persons outside the agency. Performs other duties as assigned.

WORK HOURS:

This is a part time, non-exempt position and will work approximately 20 hours each week. Varied days, evenings, or day hours, weekends or some holidays that fall on a normal day off. The Bridge Advocate works in an office, hospital, and clinic environment and requires limited local travel. It requires flexible hours including evening and weekends and participation in the on-call rotation.

OTHER ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

  • Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC Competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.

  • Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.

  • Attend scheduled staff, team and supervision meetings.

  • Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined.

  • This position requires carrying a pager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Required Experience

  • Hospital/healthcare experience

  • Proficient use of Windows operating system and programs

  • Demonstrate culturally competent practices

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time, plan and meet deadlines

  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups of people

Preferred Experience/Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

  • Experience providing domestic violence advocacy services

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Spanish

Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.

Candidate must consent to a Background Check and DFS (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screening; both must come back clean.

To Apply: Online or send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources

P.O. Box 320599

Kansas City, MO 64132 or

Email: HumanResources@rosebrooks.org

Open until filled per qualifications. For questions, please contact Human Resources, 816-523-5550.

Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.

Job Type (optional): Part Time

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