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Job Opening: Adult Advocate – Prevail, Inc.

Adult Advocate – Prevail, Inc.

Location:  Noblesville, IN

Type:  Full Time

Organization:  Prevail, Inc.

Description:  Prevail, Inc. provides crisis intervention and restorative support services for adult, adolescent and child survivors of crime and abuse to residents of Hamilton and surrounding counties.   Prevail is seeking a full-time adult advocate responsible for intervention and prevention services for victims of crime, including domestic violence and sexual assault.  Services include individual and group facilitation.

Duties:  Working in conjunction with staff to  provide intervention and follow-up services to clients as needed, which may include (but are not limited to): intake assessment, community referrals and resources, court advocacy, assistance in filing protective orders, completing safety and action plans, and inter/intra-agency networking and advocacy on behalf of the victim.

  • Facilitate weekly support groups. Provide individual services on an as needed basis.
  • Maintain and update group curriculum, identifying resources, materials and speakers.
  • Serve as a reference guide for the community in the areas of victim resources and violence prevention, by direct referrals for clients, and through public presentations and participation in community organizations.
  • Complete 24-hour on-call crisis line shifts and providing backup service to the child advocacy centers as requested.
  • Collaborate with Prevail staff, other agencies, groups, organizations, and individuals to identify and develop prevention/intervention services for victims of crime and other populations within the community, as needed.
  • Represent the agency in public and private presentations to increase awareness and educate audiences as to victim-related issues.

Qualifications:  Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field; or a combination of experience, education and/or training.

Click APPLY NOW to submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Michelle Moen – mmoen@prevailinc.com