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Victim Advocate 3rd Shift 11p-7a

YWCA OF VAN WERT COUNTY
Van Wert, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $13 to $15 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
  • Provide transportation to the residents when needed to appointments, as well as grocery and food bank trips

  • Check key fob system for resident safe hours

  • Daily well checks for cleanliness and communicating with residents when changes need to be made concerning the cleanliness of their rooms

  • Monitoring resident contributions, creating weekly contribution charts

  • Solicit, organize, and inventory community donations

  • Organize and inventory the Resource Room, which includes the media center and resident store

  • Issue and keep track of the resident point reward system

  • Assist with YWCA functions as needed

  • Document all incoming telephone calls and community contacts

  • Oversee daily upkeep and maintenance of the bedrooms, commons area, and office space.

  • Ensure Human Service guidelines protecting the safety and well-being of children are followed and any violations are immediately reported to the Department of Children Services

  • Comply with, and enforce all agency policies, program rules, and safety rules

  • Immediately report to supervisor and provide written incident report on all incidents which affect, or have the potential to affect, the health, safety and/or welfare of the residents or staff; within one’s ability and control, immediately correct any condition that creates a safety concern

  • Treat all victims/residents and staff in a respectful manner

  • Uphold resident confidentiality at all times

  • Uphold YWCA rules and regulations at all times

  • Meet regularly with the YWCA Director of Victims Services to discuss program progress

  • Weekly rotation of on-call crisis phone and responding to sexual assault/rape crisis/human trafficking calls

  • Provide general support of individual program participants and their children and overall facility monitoring.

    • Be available to discuss current issues with program participants

    • Orient new program participants to the routine of the YWCA

    • Complete safety checks of the facility at least once per shift and document any repairs needed

    • Communicate with the Case Coordinators regarding program participants and their needs

    • Display conflict resolution skills and promote problem-solving among program participants

    • Provide skills training to program participants, including but not limited to: organizational skills and cleaning

    • Intervene in a crisis according to protocols, including written follow-up

    • Maintain building security

    • Ensure that program participants follow policies and procedures

 

  • Prepare and maintain all appropriate records when needed

  • Inform and assist program participants in filing victim’s compensation claims and accessing VINE

  • Serve as a positive role-model for program participants

  • Attend staff meetings and trainings

  • Clerical and administrative duties may include answering phone calls on a multi-line telephone system, monitoring security, and knowledge of current technology

  • Assist with facilities upkeep, cleanliness, and maintenance as needed

  • Arrange for own substitutes to replace self if unable to work scheduled time. Inform supervisor and document as appropriate

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by YWCA Director of Victims Services.

Company Description
Established in 1916, YWCA of Van Wert County was built by local philanthropist, Mr. George Marsh, who also founded the Marsh Foundation, Hotel Marsh and the Van Wert County Hospital.

“The House that George Built” was originally designed as a residency for young women leaving the farm to attend school or seek employment in town. At the time, the mission was to provide housing and social experiences for women.

Today, the YWCA of Van Wert County programing serves as a modern extension of the original intent of the founder. YWCA provides Survivor Services Programs (Emergency & Long -Term Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & Anti-Human Trafficking Shelter & Services), Youth Development programming and various mission related work. YWCA of Van Wert County is known as a leader in the community for its social services and provides ongoing efforts to adjust its service strategy to meet the needs of the ever-changing population and community.

YWCA OF VAN WERT COUNTY

Established in 1916, YWCA of Van Wert County was built by local philanthropist, Mr. George Marsh, who also founded the Marsh Foundation, Hotel Marsh and the Van Wert County Hospital. “The House that George Built” was originally designed as a residency for young women leaving the farm to attend school or seek employment in town. At the time, the mission was to provide housing and social experiences for women. Today, the YWCA of Van Wert County programing serves as a modern extension of the original intent of the founder. YWCA provides Survivor Services Programs (Emergency & Long -Term Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & Anti-Human Trafficking Shelter & Services), Youth Development programming and various mission related work. YWCA of Van Wert County is known as a leader in the community for its social services and provides ongoing efforts to adjust its service strategy to meet the needs of the ever-changing population and community.

Address

408 East Main Street

Van Wert, OH
USA

Industry

Healthcare

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