Health Relationships Advocate I
JOB TITLE: Health Relationships Advocate I
LOCATION: Anchorage, Alaska
OPENING DATE: March 2, 2020
CLOSES: Open Until Filled
SALARY: Depending on Experience
WORK HOURS: 7.5 hrs/day
DUTIES: Advocate for individuals who have experienced domestic violence. Coordinate outreach and educational activities in collaboration with APIA’s initiatives to support raise awareness around domestic violence, teen dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking, and children who have witnessed violence. Work with tribal leaders, law enforcement, shelters, community resources, medical and behavioral health providers to bridge needed services for victims of violence. Assist in the development and coordination of various education presentations in the community and school around healthy relationships. Attend community meetings to provide information and receive feedback on services being provided. Will interact and coordinate professional activities with other village-based providers, helping to provide early intervention, case management, aftercare and follow-up for individuals and families. Maintain confidentiality, professionalism, and respect for the individuals and communities APIA serves.
QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent. One year of professional experience in victim advocacy. Must be able to maintain a personal and professional code of ethics. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and follow through on assigned tasks. Demonstrated skills in writing, oral reporting, and record keeping. Ability to speak publicly. An interest in and ability to learn about advocating for victims of violence. Must have a willingness to work within diverse cultures. Willingness to be trained and to maintain a CPR and First Aid certification. Knowledge of Microsoft software programs. Willingness and means to travel (e.g., have a valid Alaska Driver’s License). Willing to attend workshops and training to enhance job performance and knowledge. Interest and knowledge of Native lifestyle and culture. Willingness to travel on small aircraft and stay in remote communities. Native preference will be given, depending on experience.
Apply online at www.apiai.org or email resume and application to:
Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources Director
1131 East International Airport Road
Anchorage, Alaska 99518
Phone: (907) 276-2700
Fax: (907) 279-4351
* Native preference will be given to qualified applicant pursuant to P.L. 93-638.