The Crisis Specialist is a full-time, non-exempt position that provides crisis intervention to hotline callers and in-person walk-ins at all WCYFS locations and other satellite locations. The Specialist provides on-call support to the hospital and the Child Advocacy Center to provide crisis intervention, accompaniment, and advocacy services to victims of sexual assault and their family members and/or significant others. This position interacts with law enforcement, medical personnel, Victim Witness advocates, and Child Protective Services on behalf of the victim and in the victim's best interest. Other general duties include assisting with Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) clinics, participating in the 24/7 on-call Sexual Assault Response Team, providing educational presentations to various community service organizations, and other related duties as assigned.
Title: Crisis Program Specialist
Status: Full-Time/ Non-Exempt
Reports to: Crisis Program Coordinator
PREVAIL is an equal opportunity employer and hires and promotes employees regardless of race, color, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran and/or military status, protected medical leaves (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the California Family Rights Act), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, and any other status protected by state or federal law. PREVAIL strives to be culturally competent, responding respectfully and effectively to people of all cultures, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, and religions in a manner that recognizes, affirms, and values the cultural differences and similarities and the worth of individuals, families, and communities and protects and preserves the dignity of each person.
Additionally, PREVAIL is an at-will employer. Employees and the agency itself are free to terminate employment status at any time, with or without reason. Although PREVAIL may choose to terminate employment for cause, the cause is not required.
PREVAIL is a highly established nonprofit organization funded by a variety of federal, state and local government agencies, foundation grants and individual supporters. The continuation of programs, and therefore employment positions, may be contingent upon continued receipt of these or alternative funding sources.
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