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Freedom from Sexual Violence




Alliance Against Domestic Abuse

Eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault.

Job Summary: The Latino Victim Advocate will provide advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, primarily Spanish speaking, in a safe and confidential environment as well as provide community outreach. 20 hours/week, reporting to the Executive Director.


Key Job Responsibilities:


·       Provide direct services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, in Spanish to primarily Spanish speaking clients.


·       Work with individual clients providing appropriate victim services including crisis intervention, emergency safehousing, advocacy, peer counseling, emergency services, referral to other agencies and accurate documentation.


·       Provide legal advocacy to victims of domestic violence & sexual assault including court accompaniment for civil and criminal hearings.


·       Provide community education and awareness training to Spanish speaking audiences. Conduct outreach efforts geared toward increasing awareness of AADA’s services to Spanish speakers.


·       Recruit, train and supervise Spanish-speaking volunteer peer leaders who will work in the Latino community to raise awareness of services and prevent domestic violence and sexual assault.


·       Attend weekly staff meetings, monthly supervision meetings with the Executive Director and will attend trainings as directed. This includes mandatory attendance in the 30-hour advocate training.


·       Be on-call as scheduled.  This will include at least one week and one weekend each month.


·       Collecting data from evaluation forms sent to clients served and to outside agencies.


·       Ensure that agency materials for Spanish-speaking clients are culturally -sensitive.


·       Perform other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director as they relate to the day-to-day operations.  These tasks include, but are not limited to: fundraising, administrative duties such as filing, data entry, statistical tracking, and office maintenance.



·       Associated Degree or equivalent training/experience in domestic violence/sexual assault field preferred.

·       Fluency in spoken and written Spanish and English required.

·       Experience and knowledge on client-centered services and trauma-informed practice.

·       Passion for implementing the mission of the organization.

·       Able to work some nights and weekends.

·       Exceptional written and oral communication, and presentation skills.

·       Expertise and proven skills in organizational communication and outreach.

·       Valid driver’s license, background check and motor vehicle record.


For more information on AADA, visit


Please email cover letter and resume to Point of contact for this job opening is Andrea Schulz-Ward, Executive Director. Application due March 10, 2017.




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last updated 02/20/17





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