Job Openings

EMPOWERMENT SPECIALIST

Date Posted:
October 12, 2021
Description:

SAFE PASSAGE MISSION
Providing Help, Healing, & Hope to build a community free of domestic and sexual violence. HELP for those in need. HEALING for survivors. HOPE for
all.

Safe Passage is a top-notch provider of services to survivors of domestic
and sexual violence in our Southeast Indiana communities. At Safe Passage, we utilize our passion, creativity, and innovation to be change-makers and safe spaces in our communities through advocacy, case management,
prevention, and outreach services; providing support after violence and co- creating a world where domestic and sexual violence no longer exist.

Safe Passage is seeking a social service/helping professional to join our
team and assist in our mission through client advocacy, support, and case management.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist with emotional and physical safety of domestic & sexual violence survivors through:
Protective (restraining) Order assistance Court accompaniment
Safety and self-care planning Medical accompaniment
Provide excellent, trauma-informed, survivor-centered case planning
and assist with activities within the case plan; including, but not limited to:
Collaboration and coordinated response with other community supports/agencies
Advocating on behalf of survivors in various settings
Educating survivors and community partners utilizing our Domestic and Sexual Violence Education Modules to assist with harm
reduction
Providing emotional support through a safe space/listening ear and identifying coping skills
Assisting with goal-setting
Collaborating with a professional team to conduct client
assessments with the purpose of safety and self-efficacy of clients On-call support shared with other agency professionals
Actively engage with our excellent resources in the community through outreach and education to create holistic support and healing for
survivors and build safer and healthier communities free from domestic and sexual violence
Co-create social change through primary prevention and bystander intervention strategies to support healthy relationships and
communities

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor degree in social work, criminal justice, psychology, human services, or related field
2+ years direct social service, criminal justice, or helping profession experience preferred
Experience working with survivors of domestic/sexual violence preferred
Strong problem-solving skills and embrace a team atmosphere centered on positivity and respect
Support trauma-informed, survivor-centered care Strong, effective communication skills
Attention to detail with documentation and outcome reporting Intermediate to advanced computer skills with familiarity with Microsoft Office, Google platforms, and email
Willingness to travel throughout local counties have reliable
transportation with current driver’s license and auto insurance
(mileage reimbursement and agency vehicles available for client transport)

LOCATION
Based in Dearborn/Ohio Counties with occasional travel to surrounding counties.