Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Community Youth Advocate

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Phoenix, AZ
A sign-on bonus of 5% of the annual salary is being offered

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Sexual Violence Youth Advocate is responsible for coordinating, organizing, and presenting youth sexual violence prevention programs for youth out in the community. Provide supportive services to youth survivors and at-risk youth in the community.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • Ability to work with youth who have experienced sexual violence.
  • Experience providing supportive services in a crisis environment.
  • Generalist knowledge in general mental health youth treatment.
  • Ability to work in an active environment.
  • Excellent networking skills.
  • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Possess a valid driver's license and the ability to be insured under the automobile insurance policy.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule as needed per program requirements.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have good organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to obtain fingerprint clearance card, CPR, and First Aid.
  • Must be 21 years of age.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
  • Provide appropriate supportive services in a community-based setting to at-risk youth in the community.
  • Coordinate and organize youth sexual violence prevention programs for at-risk youth in the community.
  • Develop educational and prevention strategies in the community.
  • Ability to develop and administer meaningful and educational groups to at-risk youth.
  • Research activities and services within the community in which at-risk youth can participate.
  • When applicable, participate as an active member of De Colores Community-Based staff in the areas of program activities, staff meetings, planning and problem-solving.
  • Maintain client records for all services rendered.
  • Complete all training courses within the timeframe specified.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

JOB DEMANDS

Ability to travel as needed. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Able to present operational information to personnel at all levels.

CONTINUOUS EDUCATION

Employees will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building, and maintenance of support services and crisis intervention skills.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in the community and the De Colores Community Based office.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Reports to and is supervised directly by the Community Based Supervisor. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.
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