We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applications received will be held until spring when we begin our recruitment period.
Our various positions are available to undergraduates, graduates, and community members. Volunteers are welcome and opportunities for internships and training are available through many of our services. We provide extensive training in a supportive, personal atmosphere. We hire new staff/volunteers each year in the spring for the following academic year.
The Center for Women & Community (CWC) is a multi-cultural, innovative campus based center, guided by social justice principles, that serves the five area colleges and surrounding Hampshire County community. CWC Rape Crisis Services use a trauma informed empowerment model and support the healing of survivors of all gender identities. CWC actively seeks candidates of color and bilingual/bicultural staff; candidates of all gender identities; individuals with disabilities; and veterans. Join our exciting team and receive training; excellent supervision and opportunities for leadership development. We offer excellent benefits including health, dental and free/reduced tuition; and competitive salaries.
Civilian Advocate for Victims of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
CWC seeks two full time Civilian Advocates for Victims of Sexual and Domestic Violence to work on-site with five area police departments, including campus and municipal departments, and area college Title IX processes. The Civilian Advocates provide crisis intervention and other services to survivors including: assessing safety risk and needs; making referrals to and collaborating with other agencies, including the legal system; and accompanying survivors to court. In addition, Advocates: consult with law enforcement; assess department training needs re: sexual assault, stalking and domestic violence; and facilitate relevant training for police officers, CWC staff, and volunteers. The positions are funded through 9/30/20 by collaboration with area police departments through an Improving Criminal Justice Response to Sexual and Domestic Violence (OVW) grant.
For more information, including minimum qualifications and application instructions, please visit full posting on UMASS Amherst Career page: http://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/496380/civilian-advocate-for-victims-of-sexualdomestic-violence
Visit login page to start application: https://secure.dc4.pageuppeople.com/apply/822/gateway/Default.aspx?c=apply&sJobIDs=496380&SourceTypeID=801&sLanguage=en-us
PRIORITY DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: December 3, 2018