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Community Beyond Violence Program Advocate / Counselor in Grass Valley, California

TITLE:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Program Advocate/Counselor GENERAL iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Join a passionate, dynamic team dedicated to eliminating all forms of power-basedDESCRIPTION:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii personal violence, promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. The ideal candidate is a warm, self-starter deeply committed to providing services from a strengths-based, social justice and anti-oppression framework. iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii This position provides trauma informed care to Clients primarily at the Client Services Center (CSC) with occasional requests to provide coverage at the Emergency Shelter. Some on-call weekends and holidays will be required.BEGINNING SALARY:iiiiiiiiiiii $16.00/hr($15.00 prior to completion of Crisis Intervention Training Certification)SUPERVISOR:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Client Service Center SupervisorSTATUS:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Non-Exempt, 40 hour per weekBENEFITS:iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii sick, holidays, vacation, 401k and employer match contribution, medical insuranceQUALIFICATIONS:Have a reliable means of transportation, valid drivers license and insurance. Must be willing to provide transportation to clients in personal or agency vehicle.Must pass Live Scan.Must have a reliable means of mobile communication and cell service/landline at your home.Bachelor degree in social services field preferred or equivalent experience.Must have Crisis Intervention Training certification with emphasis on power-based personal violence, or be able to successfully complete state required training (this training can be provided). Fluency in speaking and writing English; bilingual encouraged to apply (differential provided).Have the ability to respond in-person to a crisis line call out within 30 minutes.iiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiii SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:Must abide by the Employee Manual and Community Beyond Violence (CBV) Policies and Procedures and adhere to CBV competency, ethical standards, values and mission.Open and willing to work through change in the workplace.Must embrace principals of trauma informed care and commit to on-going personal growth.Adhere to the philosophy that Clients are an expert in their own healing and all participation in services are voluntary.Participate in on-going training in power-based personal violence and related fields required.Handle multiple tasks, manage time, evaluate progress and adjust activities to complete tasks within established time frames and produce high quality work.Communicate with the public and community agencies.Work both independently, as well as collaboratively with team members.Communicate sensitively and without judgment and to abide by agency confidentiality policy.Use good judgment to take responsibility for decisions made.Be flexible with work hours. Occasional weekends or holidays will be required to be on-call.Possess emotional maturity and stability, and role model non-violent behavior in resolving conflicts and exercise appropriate boundaries. Accept and work with people from diverse personal and cultural backgrounds.iiiiiiiiiii DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Crisis InterventionProvide phone and in-person counseling and safety planning services to victim/survivors of interpersonal violence. Provide support services to clients, including assisting with temporary restraining orders, advocacy, and accompaniment to court, social services, law enforcement, SART exams, resource and referrals, transportation in personal vehicle, and iwarm hand offsi.Provide coverage for CBVis 24-hour Crisis Line including 24-hour response to emergency calls from law enforcement, hospital or for motels rooms.Assist clients with Victim Witness, Victim Compensation, CalFresh, Calworks, Housing and other social service applications.Provide encouragement and support to clients to identify their values, needs, goals, and action steps. Provide follow up with client-identified action plan.Assist with cloth