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  • Salt Lake City (and remote)
    $11-$14/hour (part-time)

    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LINKLINE ADVOCATE (PART-TIME POSITION)

    The Utah Domestic Violence Coalition (UDVC) is a team of non-profit, community-based victim service provider organizations working to create a state where domestic and sexual violence are intolerable.

    JOB SUMMARY:
    The Domestic Violence LINKLine Advocate is responsible for answering incoming calls to the LINKLine during allotted day shifts and is expected to competently provide crisis intervention, resources and referrals, and listening support to survivors in a non-judgmental and trauma informed manner. This role is also expected to enhance resource material available to callers.

    CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Answer incoming calls during allotted day shifts on the LINKLine in a supportive, non-judgmental manner, utilizing the Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) with callers to support safety planning and refer callers to appropriate resources.
    • Provide 1:1 advocacy work for individuals as required.
    • Maintain accurate records of calls received, resources provided and referrals made.
    • Assist with data entry, filing and updating resources in service directory.
    • Work to enhance the LINKLine program, its reach, and overall services provided, including tabling at community events to engage members of the public and provide DV information and resources.
    • Attend ongoing trainings in line with organizational requirements.
    • Attend quarterly meetings with LINKLine advocates and volunteers.
    • Other tasks as requested.

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
    • Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other violent crimes.
    • Must complete (or already have completed) UDVC’s 40-hour DV Training prior to taking calls.
    • Excellent communication skills including the ability to listen to people in stressful situations; to hear and assess clients’ need(s); and to convey accurate information.
    • Prior experience of staffing crisis lines/ providing direct advocacy preferred.
    • Bilingual Spanish speaker preferred.

    WAGES AND BENEFITS:
    This is a part time, hourly (non-exempt) position paying $11-$14 per hour (DOE) for 10-25 hours per week. Unfortunately, benefits are not available for this part time position.

    APPLICATION PROCESS:
    • Please send a cover letter, resume, up to three professional references, and any relevant portfolio material to (admin@udvc.org), fax (801-521-5548) or by regular mail (UDVC, 124 S 400 E, Suite 430, SLC, UT 84111). No telephone calls please.
    • This position is “Open until filled”- applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
    • Applicants are subject to mandatory pre-employment security background checks.
    • UDVC is an equal opportunity employer for all person without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

Our Impact in 2019

January 1-December 31
  • The Allstate Foundation grant helps us create safety and security for domestic violence survivors through financial empowerment.

  • At Amethyst Center for Healing we are dedicated to helping individuals, families, and communities recover from trauma and abuse, so that we may all live peaceful, empowered lives.

  • Canyon Creek Services provides free and confidential services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Iron, Beaver and Garfield Counties.

  • CAPSA is a non-profit domestic violence, sexual abuse, and rape recovery center serving Cache County and the Bear Lake area.

  • Founded in 1984, The Center for Women and Children in Crisis has been in continuous operation for 33 years. Our mission is to provide a caring, advocating, safe, and educationally based environment for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

  • The DOVE Center is the only area agency providing safe-shelter, crisis intervention, and prevention for clients who have been victimized by violence in their home – whether by a family member or cohabitant – that also serves victims of rape and sexual assault.

  • Founded in 1922, Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake is a non-profit organization that promotes safety, stability and self-sufficiency for low income families and individuals, as well as victims of domestic violence, through effective, efficient legal advocacy and assistance.

  • New Hope Crisis Center has been serving Box Elder County for 30 years. Our mission is to provide all-inclusive, integrated, victim-centered services to stabilize and support individuals, families, and our community.

  • Our organization advocates for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault, and the homeless. Serving people in Sevier, Piute, Millard, Sanpete and Wayne counties of Utah.

  • Peace House is dedicated to ending family violence and abuse through education, outreach, support services, and safe housing.

  • Safe Harbor, a non-profit organization, provides shelter, supportive services and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as education, awareness and resources to our community.

  • Established in 1990, Seekhaven assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault rebuild their lives. Serving Grand County and Southeastern Utah, Seekhaven provides a wide range of essential services including client advocacy, emergency shelter, and transition assistance.

  • South Valley Services is a domestic violence service provider in West Jordan, Utah. We provide safe shelter and supportive services to women, men and their children who have been impacted by domestic violence.

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  • Utah Legal Services (ULS) is a nonprofit law office incorporated in 1976 committed to making equal justice a reality by providing free legal help in non-criminal cases to low-income Utahns.

  • YCC Family Crisis Center is a domestic violence shelter and rape crisis center provide services 24/7 to victims and their children.

  • Today, the YWCA is Utah’s most comprehensive provider of family violence services; our programs include walk-in services and a crisis line, emergency shelter, transitional housing, children’s programs, and a vast array of supportive services.

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