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  • Benefits Offered

    Dental, Life, Medical, Retirement, Vision
  • Compensation

    $47,000 to $52,000 per year

BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Life, Long-term Disability (100% paid by SVC), Sick Leave (40 hours), Vacation Time (120 hours), Holidays (11 days of your choice), Retirement (3%), On-Call Pay ($150/week) Cellphone Reimbursement ($25)

The Sexual Violence Center is a public non-profit organization working in Carver, Hennepin, and Scott Counties.  We support people impacted by sexual violence through crisis intervention, case management, outreach, education, and systems change.   

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: 

Support and coordinate the work of the SVC’s 3 Multidisciplinary Teams (70%): 

  • Maintain communication with partner agencies participating in the teams 

  • Ensure and promote participation for the entire Hennepin County service area 

  • Ensure orientation to the protocol development process is provided for program staff and team members as necessary.  

  • Annually review the mission statement of the Team and revise it as needed.  

  • Problem-solve issues and mediate problems between people and/or agencies in partnership with SVC leadership, as needed.  

  • Promote and offer opportunities to build cultural competency within the Teams 

  • Schedule, organize, and coordinate team activities such as meeting locations, minutes, and new team member orientation. 

  • Integrate into the position the underlying philosophies of SVC’s advocacy services and anti-oppression work. 

  • Work with the Associate Director to develop a tool to determine the impact of the protocol on how sexual assault victims are treated, including the impact of the protocol on the system.  

  • Gather, compile, disseminate, and maintain detailed records for the project. 

  • Prepare and promptly submit all necessary project reports and updates. 

  • Coordinate with the Sexual Violence Justice Institute (SVJI), including participating in monthly Site Coordinators’ meeting 

Build awareness of and respond to the demand for SVC direct service delivery in Hennepin County (30%): 

  • 30% of time supporting SVC direct service delivery by providing services including but not limited to medical advocacy, crisis line, crisis intervention, support groups, case management, and outreach. 

  • Provide individual supervision to advocacy staff and convene team meetings, regarding service 

  • provision, case consultation, program effectiveness, and overall agency business. 

  • Supervising advocates who are a part of our systems change strategic direction. 

  • Managing SVC’s legal advocacy initiatives. 

  • Working collaboratively with the leadership team to advance the strategic direction of SVC.  

  • Support volunteers and interns assigned to the Hennepin Square office. 

  • Participate in the on-call rotation

  • Other duties as assigned. 

  • Required Skills, Experience and Characteristics: 

  • Prior experience with legal advocacy such as filing HRO/OFP or court accompaniment, preferred. 

  • Prior experience facilitating multi-disciplinary task forces or teams.  

  • Have a working knowledge of strategies and methods of support for victims/survivors of sexual violence.  

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Characteristics

  • Applications from candidates who are bilingual in English and one of the prevalent languages in our service delivery area (i.e. Spanish, Somali, Hmong) will be given priority

  • Must be able to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds and marginalized communities.  

  •  A strong commitment to social justice and the dismantling of all forms of oppression.  

  •  Flexible and adaptable to a fluid work environment  

  • Team-oriented person who will foster a positive working environment.  

  • Knowledge of community and criminal justice systems. 

  • Prior experience with drafting documents, facilitation, and public speaking skills. 

About Sexual Violence Center:

The Sexual Violence Center (SVC) is a dedicated rape crisis center serving Carver, Hennepin, and Scott counties. We support people who have been impacted by sexual violence through crisis intervention, case management, individual counseling, support groups, and medical advocacy. For more information about our work, visit:

Company address: 2600 E 25th Street, Suite C. Minneapolis, MN 55406

Posted date: 13 days ago

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