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Hopeful Horizons, a Nonprofit Children's Advocacy, Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center serving the Lowcountry, is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:
Full-Time Bilingual Victim Advocate
Hopeful Horizons, is seeking a full-time bilingual (English/Spanish) advocate to provide support, advocacy and assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse with a focus on Spanish-speaking victims.
The Bilingual Victim Advocate is based out of the 14th Circuit Victim Services Center in Bluffton and will conduct outreach activities throughout Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties to build relationships with the Spanish-speaking community and increase awareness of Hopeful Horizons’ services. The Bilingual Victim Advocate will also: provide immediate crisis intervention via telephone or in person with the victim – including providing hospital response/accompaniment; facilitate support groups; and provide support for victims throughout the healing process.
Qualified applicants must: be bilingual in English and Spanish and have the ability to communicate fluently in both languages verbally and in writing; have a bachelor’s degree in Human Services, or equivalent experience; be able to work with a team and independently – must be self-directed; have excellent public relations and communications skills; have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
Please email resumes and cover letters to: ZweedeA@hopefulhorizons.org
Violence Prevention Specialist
The Violence Prevention Specialist will be a full-time position of the Abuse Prevention Coalition and will be based out of Hopeful Horizons. The Violence Prevention Specialist will be subject to coordinating and facilitating events supported by the Abuse Prevention Coalition. The Violence Prevention Specialist will be subject to facilitate Women Inspiring Strength & Empowerment (WISE) Clubs, Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) curriculum, and violence prevention public awareness events within counties we serve (Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton, Hampton, Allendale). Additionally, the Violence Prevention Specialist will complete administrative tasks, attend weekly supervision, and attend monthly Coalition meetings.
The Violence Prevention Specialist will provide multi session educational workshops on topics dealing with bullying, dating violence, domestic violence, rape/sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and healthy relationships/boundary setting. This individual will implement programs and classes to educate middle to high school age students in schools within Beaufort, Colleton, Jasper County & Hampton Counties. The Violence Prevention Specialist will adhere in a professional manner to all pertinent laws and regulations as well as the code of conduct for Hopeful Horizons.
Qualifications include but not limited to:
In both professional and private life, the Violence Prevention Specialist will model working towards gender equality and will promote non-violence and mutual respect in all relationships.
A bachelor’s degree in related field.
Must have experience working with children and/or youth.
Experience working in school settings is preferred.
Strong computer and organizational skills.
Must possess a valid driver’s license, clean driving record and willingness to travel throughout the five-county service area.
The Violence Prevention Specialist must have reliable transportation.
Please e-mail resumes and cover letters by December 1, 2019 to: MorrallJ@HopefulHorizons.org
Hopeful Horizons is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Hopeful Horizons is a local nonprofit organization with a mission to protect, treat and prevent and a vision of building a community without abuse.