Sexual Assault Services Coordinator (Southern Indiana)

Employer: Center for Women & Families

Job Description

OVERVIEW: The Sexual Assault Coordinator is responsible for organizing efforts, through relationship building in the community, to address issues of sexual violence including prevention, awareness and education. They will assist in connecting survivors to supportive services.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Services:

  • Lead efforts in establishing a Sexual Assault Response Team that includes Floyd and Clark county community partners
  • Work with Director and Development Manager on building a Rape Crisis Program including: Leading sexual violence awareness efforts, building and maintaining mutually accountable partnerships, work collaboratively with Floyd Baptist SANE Clinic to address needs and supportive services, ensure that sexual assault intake paperwork, informational literature and posters specifically address and meet the needs of SA survivors, ensure that all local partners and businesses have SA literature available
  • Schedule and facilitate professional training around SA for all service providers within Floyd and Clark county. Provide necessary follow-up.
  • Lead and coordinate initiatives for Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Southern Indiana
  • Establish and maintain efforts that support the agency’s sexual assault services including: Consult and collaboration with the Indiana Coalition Ending Sexual Assault and the Rape Crisis Program at Louisville Campus
  • Conduct assessments and intakes of individuals and families in need of services
  • Provide advocacy, supportive case management, referrals and follow-up services as needed
  • Explore and develop curriculum and facilitate support groups and psychoeducational groups as needed
  • Coordinate interactions and activities that contribute to a safe, stable, nurturing environment that promotes healing

Training:

  • Guide new staff, volunteers and students through curriculum of new hire learning. Set benchmarks for expectations and communicate additional training needs to supervisor and director
  • Regularly review and make recommendations to training curriculum to ensure it stays up-to-date with Center processes and policies
  • Provide ongoing training and oversight to staff still new to the agency
  • Provide program orientation to SAFE nurses, volunteers and interns
  • Participate in peer to peer shadowing with co-workers
  • Facilitate and assist in development of new advocate training

Documentation:

  • Maintain daily written, verbal, and electronic communication
  • Record client and community partner interactions in appropriate databases
  • Participate in agency data working group to analyze data collection and enhance the agency’s capacity to make data-driven decisions

Salary Range: $35,000 - $45,000

Job Requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.

Competencies:

•      Ability to facilitate cooperation among individual and groups

•      Attitude of growth and learning

•      Self-starter

•      Confidence in decision making

•      Conflict mediation skills

•      De-escalation skills

•      Organizational skills

•      Developed sense of empathy

•      Critical thinking skills

•      Ability to remain calm during challenges

•      Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

•      Ability to identify problems and offer creative solutions

•      Ability to set and maintain boundaries

•      Ability to build relationships and excel working with youth

Other:   

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements.
  • Fluency in languages other than English are a plus.

How to Apply:

Please apply here.