Current Employment Opportunities

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hospital Advocate-Part time

Job Summary:

 Provide Crisis Intervention, advocacy, emotional support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who present in the area hospital emergency rooms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure crisis intervention and support for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in the ER

  • Assist in conducting domestic violence and sexual assault 60 hour training in accordance with ICADV and ICASA requirements twice to three times a year

  • Provide administrative assistance to Volunteer Services Director when needed

  • Provide on-call availability for hospital emergency rooms for victims as specified by the Volunteer Services Director

  • Prepare and write in files for DV and SA victims who make contact with Mutual Ground staff or volunteers in the ER

  • Enter client and statistical information in appropriate software as needed

  • Provide follow up services for volunteers who respond to hospital calls

  • Provide statistical information reports when needed

  • Provide presentations and public speaking engagements for outside agencies and community groups as needed.

  • Participate in scheduled supervision sessions

  • Attend all staff meetings

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Volunteer Services Director

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent planning and organization skills

  • Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing

  • Be self-directed and able to manage overall goals while accomplishing multiple tasks

  • Demonstrate personal integrity and a professional image in all interactions with volunteers and staff

  • Maintain all aspects of agency confidentiality policy at all times

  • Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action

  • Above average knowledge of a computer including MS Office and the Internet and e-mail applications

  • Able to travel within the community hospitals

  • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance required

  • Bachelors Degree or equivelant experience

  • 60 hour training to meet ICADV and ICASA standards.

For consideration, please submit your resume to Deb Bacorn, Director of Volunteer Services at  dbacorn@mutualground.org.