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1057 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 230     Anchorage, AK 99503     ​star@staralaska.org     TAX ID:  92-0071466

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.

Qualifications

Education:

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

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.


Hours:


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                                

Non-Exempt


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

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

Employment at STAR

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