Violence Intervention Project strives to employ individuals with diverse backgrounds, which mirror the populations we serve. We comply with laws prohibiting discrimination in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, layoff or discharge on the basis of a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability—either mental or physical—or sexual orientation. Violence Intervention Project is an equal opportunity employer and the EEO applies to all employees and applications for all personnel actions. People of color and bilingual speakers are encouraged to apply.
- Placements may require some evening/weekend hours (depending on program).
- Receipt of application does not guarantee placement.
Current Job Opportunities
Advocate for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Victims
Violence Intervention Project has an opening for a 30-40 hour/week Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Advocate. Training specific to advocate duties is provided. Wage is based upon experience with wage scale starting at $15/hour. Most work hours are during the normal business work day (M-F). Advocate will work on behalf of victims with professionals in law enforcement; legal justice system; human services; housing programs; medical services, etc. Advocate works with victims on safety, shelter, legal and other matters. Advocate is part of a team of VIP Advocates and other support staff. Applicant must have a reliable insured vehicle and have a current driver’s license.
Applicant must have a belief in non-violence. Excellent interpersonal and listening skills, ability to work with diverse populations and respond in a constructive and supportive manner to individuals in a crisis situation.
Preferred two year degree in criminal justice, social work or similar course of study or two years of advocacy experience working with clients in these fields or similar.
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