Title: Campus Advocacy Coordinator
Reports to: Director of Sexual Assault Services
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Southwestern College
In collaboration with Southwestern Community College District (SWCCD), coordinates and provides on-campus, trauma-informed services, and advocacy for survivors of sexual assault, intimate partner and dating violence, and stalking for 4 SWCCD consortium campuses. Provides resource information, education, and outreach assistance to selected campuses. Provides information and referral for survivors at Southwestern and other consortium campuses seeking advocacy, legal assistance, counseling, and other various supports. Seeks out and maintains relationships with complementary campus departments and outside organizations. Works as part of the CCS Sexual Assault Services (SAS) team and collaborates with all other CCS departments to provide comprehensive client services.
o Coordinate and provide crisis intervention, peer counseling, advocacy, accompaniment (detective interviews, administrative hearings, and court), referrals, follow-up services and ongoing support to sexual assault and intimate partner violence survivors at SWCCD consortium campuses.
o Educate SWCCD consortium campus staff, faculty, students and professionals regarding sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and CCS services via formal presentations, collaborative meetings, and other contacts as needed.
o Assist campus and community groups, agencies, and organizations to create sexual assault/intimate partner response protocols as directed.
o Co-design a coordinated campus response, brochures and flyers describing the program, and provide extensive outreach to student organizations, campus staff, new student orientations, student athletes, campus health centers, and instructors.
o Maintain a working knowledge of SWCCD consortium campuses and San Diego County resources. Foster and maintain constructive working relationships with campus administration, law enforcement and key community partners and members.
o Attend and participate in SWCCD consortium and multidisciplinary meetings, and as assigned, ensuring a strong collaborative stance.
o Organize and prioritize daily services and responsibilities to ensure client needs are met.
o Accurately, thoroughly, and promptly document client services, outreach, training, and time and activities worked using designated electronic information management systems.
o Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and/or lived experience in social work, counseling, criminal justice, public health, or related field.
o Minimum one (1) year experience working in the fields of sexual assault, intimate partner violence and/or crisis intervention.
o Minimum two (2) years conducting outreach and providing education on complex issues to the public.
o Crisis counseling experience.
o Experience working in a campus setting.
o Bilingual fluency in Spanish (oral and written)
o Experience developing and enhancing community collaborations.
o Complete and maintain "Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Victim Counselor" status through California State-approved Crisis Intervention Training and ongoing trainings on topics related to crisis intervention, sexual assault, and intimate partner violence survivors (or must complete upon hiring).
o Ability to always maintain confidentiality and respectful communication.
o Adaptability and flexibility while working in a dynamic work environment.
o Ability to work well with varying professional cultures, including law enforcement.
o Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including conflict resolution skills.
o Ability to demonstrate an inclusive and respect attitude toward cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, abilities, and religious backgrounds
Must maintain personal cell phone for work-related purposes. Ability to work in intimate partner violence, sexual assault and stalking fields.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to carry up to 20lbs.
Some travel may be required (approximately 20-30% mostly within San Diego County). Must have reliable transportation available for work-related purposes, a valid California driver's license, and proof of automobile insurance.
The employee must be available during Agency working hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Maria Outcalt-Smith at MOutcalt-Smith@ccssd.org
CCS is an equal opportunity employer that strives to create an inclusive environment and a diverse workforce from all backgrounds, abilities, and cultures.
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