Thank you for your interest in joining our team! Bradley Angle staff are committed to the following:
- Innovation and openness to change
- Teamwork and good communications
- Supportive and trusting work environment
- Honesty, integrity and fairness
- Professionalism balanced with humor
Domestic Violence Family Advocate
SALARY: Starting $ 15-17 /hour; medical & dental insurance; retirement.
HOURS: 40 hours per week, variable.
SUPERVISOR: Youth Services Coordinator
OBJECTIVE: To provide short-term crisis intervention and long-term advocacy to promote the cohesion of the safe parent-child relationship, family wellness, and prevention from homelessness and Child Welfare involvement. Works in community-based and home settings.
1. Assist in the development of policies, procedures, and tools for this newly created position and collaborative project.
2. Work with participants, co-workers, supervisor, community partners, and all other relevant stakeholders in a manner that is consistent with, and promotes, Bradley
Angle Ethical Commitments and Bradley Angle Organizational Values.
3. Provide parents and children safety planning, trauma-focused developmental assessments, family-specific advocacy, and information and referral in a traumainformed and timely manner.
4. Assist families in the identification and achievement of family-directed and familydriven goals that support the parent-child relationship.
5. Maintain good communication with all Bradley Angle Advocates and other service providers to ensure seamless service delivery for parents and their children.
6. Provide parenting education and support in a timely manner, including information about the effects of domestic violence on youth, non-violent discipline, positive parenting skills,
and child development issues.
7. Promote the implementation of Early Childhood Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports at Bradley Angle through training and supporting staff, as needed.
8. Facilitate parenting psychoeducational and skill development group.
9. Attend family meetings, court proceedings, school and mental health meetings, medical appointments, as needed.
10.Plan and provide outreach, individual and group training, and case consultation to other social service agencies on domestic violence and related issues.
11.Maintain good communication with Bradley Angle Youth Services Coordinator to ensure seamless service delivery.
12.Comply with Bradley Angle policies and procedures, including maintaining strict
13.Document services provided and prepare reports as requested.
14.Attend required meetings, trainings, and workshops at Bradley Angle.
All employees are expected to demonstrate:
1. Ability to relate to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
2. Reading and writing skills which include the ability to access and utilize a variety of resource materials in a timely manner and an ability to maintain accurate records.
3. Respectful listening and verbal communication skills.
4. Commitment to working with survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence and knowledge of violence and its effects on society.
5. Commitment to social change—including working to end domestic and sexual violence and all forms of oppression: racism, homophobia, sexism, classism, etc.
6. Understanding the linkages between domestic and sexual violence and other forms
7. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team.
8. Working knowledge of computers.
Additional qualifications for Domestic Violence Family Advocate
1. Bachelor’s degree in social work, childhood development, or related field; or at least five years relevant experience.
2. Work experience of domestic violence issues and resources, with a focus on
3. Experience providing in-home services and parenting support.
4. Direct service experience working in a program with special needs populations (lowincome, alcohol and drug affected, domestic violence, child welfare, etc.) required.
5. Demonstrated knowledge of Portland area resources—housing, food, health care,
6. Effective crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills.
7. Flexibility in scheduling hours in order to best meet the needs of families.
8. Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks at multiple sites.
9. Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
10.Valid driver’s license and reliable motorized vehicle required.
11.Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
LGBTQ Program Intern
Hours: Approximately 10-20 hours/week for the summer months (June – early September); negotiable
Wage: unpaid internship
Supervisors: LGBTQ Program Coordinator
Location: 5432 N. Albina Ave
Training: Completion of 40-hour domestic violence training is preferred. On the job training/shadowing will be provided.
Specific duties are negotiable depending on intern’s learning plan. Opportunities may include:
1. Provide intake assessments and individualized case planning to address identified needs for LGBTQI individuals seeking non-residential services. This includes specific assessment of each person’s ability to participate in an on-going support group.
2. Provide advocacy, crisis support, and short term one on one peer support for LGBTQI participants, including connecting people to Bradley Angle programs and community resources.
3. Increase awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, and resources for survivors in the LGBTQI communities through community education, tabling and other outreach events.
4. Co-facilitate weekly Domestic Violence Support Groups.
5. Attend monthly All Staff meetings and weekly supervision.
6. Assist with annual community survey - analyzing responses and reporting back to communities.
7. Offer conflict resolution for participants as needed.
8. Attend community meetings and related activities as appropriate and as negotiated with supervisor.
9. Other duties as negotiated.
1. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working with survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
2. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working/living within the LGBTQI community, especially the gay/bi male and/or trans communities.
3. Ability to listen and communicate effectively, in person, in writing and on the telephone.
4. Ability to relate non-judgmentally to LGBTQI survivors from different backgrounds.
5. Commitment to incorporating understanding of the interrelationship of oppressions (racism, homophobia, sexism, classism, sizism, etc.) into service provision.
6. Ability to maintain accurate records, keep confidentiality, and commit to current personnel policies.
7. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team.
8. Working knowledge of computers or willingness to learn.
1. Knowledge of local resources for survivors of DV/SA, including housing resources.
2. Knowledge of local resources for LGBTQI individuals.
3. Experience facilitating educational trainings or classes for adults.
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