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Celebrating 40 Years of Service to Alaskans by Providing Options, Support and Information to Survivors of Sexual Violence.


​Job Title: On-Call Advocate

Reports to:

Direct Services Manager

Key Relationships: 

STAR staff, STAR volunteers, SART nurses, A.P.D. staff and AK CARES staff

Position Summary: 

Provide on-call emergency crisis intervention, advocacy, support and medical accompaniment to victims of sexual assault and child sexual abuse.



Associates degree in Psychology, Sociology, Human Services or related field or equivalent work experience.


Experience in crisis intervention techniques or equivalent preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of sexual violence issues and advocacy skills. 
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented. 
  • Must be able to work with team-based decision making processes, and have the ability to identify and problem solve.
  • Must possess the ability to work with culturally diverse clients, staff and volunteers.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  

Special notes:

  • Must have the ability to work overnight weekday shifts
  • Must be able to provide a 45-minute on-call response time. 
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-directed.
  • Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license and insured vehicle.
  • Attend a 40-hour crisis line training within 6 months of hire.

Level of Responsibility:

  •  Maintains contacts of a confidential nature throughout the agency and outside the agency.
  • May be required to use independent judgment in interpreting agency rules and policies.

Job Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Debrief cases with Direct Services Manager or assigned Advocate to ensure appropriate referrals are made and case follow-up is completed.
  • Complete STAR in-take paperwork and communicate the needs of the client.
  • Attend monthly meetings to debrief cases and stay current on training.
  • Assist in carrying out the goals and objectives of STAR and assist in maintaining liaison relationships with the Anchorage support community.
  • Represent STAR in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Stay current on issues relating to sexual assault and issues affecting sexual assault victims.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Must be available to be on call during overnight weekday shifts.  Flexible and rotating schedule, including Holidays.                     

Rate of Pay:

$2.00/hr while on call, $10.00/hr while training and $20.00/hr for actual call-out                                


To apply for this position, please send resume and three professional references to star@staralaska.org.


STAR regularly has interns in Direct Services, Prevention and Education, and Events and Marketing.  If you are interested in becoming a STAR intern, please submit your cover letter (expressing which department you would like to intern in) and resume to star@staralaska.org. Resumes will be reviewed and a member of the STAR staff will follow up with you. 

Interning at STAR

Are you interested in making a positive difference in your community and people’s lives?  Do you want to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment with a supportive team of professionals?  Then consider coming to work for Standing Together Against Rape (STAR).  

STAR offers a bright, dynamic and progressive work environment for the right individual. Benefits after ninety days include medical, vision and dental.

​STAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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