CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES


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 note:

  • 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.  

To apply for this position, please provide a letter of interest, professional resume and at least three letters of reference via email to star@staralaska.org.  

​Position:  Community Prevention & Education Specialist
Employment Status:  Full Time
Reports to:  Community Prevention and Education Manager
Position Closing Date:  Open Until Filled


Key Relationships: Community Prevention and Education Department and other STAR staff, Anchorage School District, the Community and Board of Directors, Anchorage Alliance for Violence Prevention, Green Dot Anchorage

Position Summary: Provides educational presentations and trainings to the local schools and community, regarding sexual assault and personal safety.

Experience:

Degree in social services, education or related field. 
Experience in working with or presenting to children and/or community providers. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of sexual assault and related topics a plus.
Knowledge of IPV primary prevention strategies preferred.

Must be able to manage multiple tasks.

Must be proficient in computer use.
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 note:

Must be able to provide immediate crisis intervention, advocacy and support (if disclosed to) while providing educational training.

Must be able to work independently and be self-directed. 

Attend a 40-hour crisis line training within 6 months of hire.

Must have a valid Alaska driver’s license and insured vehicle.

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:

  • Provide ASD approved age appropriate presentations as scheduled during the school year.
  • Provide presentations and trainings to diverse audiences throughout the community, as scheduled.
  • Aid in the development of current information on education and training curricula and agency handouts.
  • Assist with the agency crisis line training twice a year.
  • Assist in carrying out the goals and objectives of STAR and assist in maintaining liaison relationships with the Anchorage support community.
  • Attend agency meetings as scheduled and required.
  • Maintain accurate records and submit reports in a timely manner.
  • Represent STAR in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Stay current on issues relating to sexual assault and IPV primary prevention strategies.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


Hours:    Permanent Full-time 40 hours a week.  Flexible to meet the needs of the agency, with some evenings and weekends.

Rate of Pay:   DOE                                                Non-Exempt


To apply for this position, please provide a letter of interest, professional resume and at least three letters of reference via email 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.

Employment at STAR

Interested in becoming a member of the STAR team? See openings below!

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

 

Local Crisis Line: (907) 276-7273     Statewide Crisis Line: (800) 478-8999     Business Line: (907) 276-7279

1057 W. Fireweed Lane, Suite 230     Anchorage, AK 99503     ​star@staralaska.org