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Bilingual Advocate
Position: Bilingual (English and Spanish-speaking) Advocate
Supervised by: Crisis Services Coordinator
Full Time preferred
Salary Range: $27,000 - $30,000 annually

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (with an emphasis on serving Spanish-speaking clients):

Crisis Intervention and Referrals
Provide crisis counseling services by phone and in-person to sexual assault victims / victims of childhood sexual abuse, as well as their support people and concerned community members.
Provide accurate and up-to-date information and referrals to callers and clients.

Provide legal and medical advocacy and accompaniments to victims of sexual assault. This includes providing sexual assault victims with accurate information regarding involvement with law enforcement, the criminal justice system, Crime Victim's Compensation, Restraining Orders, forensic medical exams, and general medical care related to the aftermath of sexual assault. Must work collaboratively with community organizations and agencies such as law enforcement, District Attorney's Office, and Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program.

Participate in community meetings and work groups as they pertain to meeting the crisis intervention / counseling needs of Spanish-speaking victims of sexual assault and childhood sexual abuse.
Provide sexual assault related trainings to professionals working with Spanish-speaking clients.

Attend regular staff meetings and in-services, maintain regular contact with staff and supervisor, document services provided, and assist in office operations.
Other duties as assigned.

Strong verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish.
Understanding of diversity issues and client-centered approach to client services.
Commitment to serving people affected by sexual violence.
Access to private transportation.
Flexible work hours.

Strong written communication skills in both English and Spanish.
Bachelor's degree in social work or related field , or equivalent experience.
Experience and/or training in providing counseling and/or advocacy to victims of sexual assault.
Knowledge of Dane County community resources.

Please send cover letter and resume to or mail to RCC, 2801 Coho St #301, Madison, WI 53713. Interviews starting 6/16/2014.

EEOC employer with Affirmative Action plan.

Bi-lingual Advocate
Rape Crisis Center is currently seeking Bi-lingual (Spanish-speaking) Advocates (part-time or on-call positions available) for crisis accompaniments with sexual assault victims, outreach, and training to community.

These positions require strong communication skills in both English and Spanish, commitment to serving people affected by sexual violence, and access to private transportation.

Please send resume to Executive Director, Kelly Anderson, at or mail to RCC, 2801 Coho St #301, Madison, WI 53713.

EEOC employer with Affirmative Action plan.