Goodwill Industries of Gr. Cleveland & East Central Ohio
  • 09-Sep-2019 to 08-Nov-2019 (EST)
  • COMPASS
  • Canton, OH, USA
  • Per Visit
  • Part Time

COMPASS Rape Crisis is currently looking for individuals to provide support and advocacy to all those affected by sexual violence.  These individuals would provide advocacy services via the crisis hotline and area hospitals and law enforcement agencies. 

COMPASS, an affiliate of Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, provides services to all survivors of rape and sexual abuse women, children, men and their loved ones in Carroll, Tuscarawas and Stark Counties. Their programs include crisis intervention and advocacy, and education and prevention.

Our Advocate will:

  • Cover on-call shifts on the 24-hour hotline (after hours). 
  • Provide advocacy and accompaniment for the victim and/or co-victims (such as parents, custodians, legal guardians, spouses) at local emergency and law enforcement departments in Stark, Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties. Provide a timely response to survivors requesting advocacy at medical centers and/or law enforcement agencies.  Must maintain advocacy privileges at all partner medical centers and/or law enforcement agencies. 
  • Provide resources and safety plans as needed. 
  • Complete all necessary documentation and reporting forms as required by the agency and funding sources.
  • Ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and practices, as well as, safety/security regulations.
  • Maintain client confidentiality of persons served.
  • Carry out other assignments as assigned that are consistent with goals and purpose of the agency.

Our ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about the effects of sexual violence on the victim, the family and the community. They will carry on our mission to promote the healing of individuals impacted by sexual violence and to create social change. This individual will also support and carry out our vision of a community where all people can live free of sexual violence.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor/Associate Degree in social work, human services or related field OR- high school diploma with experience working with crime victims preferred.
  • WORK CONDITIONS: Ability to work with moderate supervision. Must be able to perform physical requirements of the position including but not limited to inside sedentary work. Occasional standing during hospital accompaniment.
  • CERTIFICATION:  Must have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance. Must regularly provide the agency with proof of valid automobile insurance. Completion of COMPASS Crisis Intervention training and/or required training for Ohio's rape crisis centers will be required if not already completed.

This is a part-time position.  Background checks, including FBI and BCII will be performed. 

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

 

 

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