Violence Prevention & Survivor Services Coordinator Job Description

VIOLENCE PREVENTION & SURVIVOR SERVICES COORDINATOR (FULL-TIME)

Able South Carolina (Able SC) is South Carolina’s premier organization promoting disability rights, independence, and equity for individuals with disabilities. Serving throughout the state, Able SC promotes individual leadership, creative teamwork, and cultivates a shared pride in the future of an inclusive state.

Able SC offers a competitive salary with benefits including health, dental, eye, life, Employee Assistance Program, and contribution to a retirement plan. Paid leave includes vacation, sick leave, and 18 holidays annually.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The position is to provide community training, prevention and support to individuals with disabilities who are survivors of sexual assault or domestic violence. This position is in direct delegation of the Director of Public Health & Disability Integration.

TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume to jobs@able-sc.org.  No phone calls please. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Location: Columbia, SC
Status: Exempt, Temporary grant funded position

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Salary Range: Based on experience and qualifications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Develop and facilitate presentations for organizations, community members and survivors with disabilities.
  • Actively seek funding and collaboration opportunities to sustain Able SC’s violence prevention and support programming.
  • Assist with removing service barriers for survivors with disabilities.
  • Serves as the liaison with funders and local agencies focused on domestic and sexual abuse.
  • Assist community partners with addressing advocacy needs when individuals with disabilities who are victims of sexual assault or domestic violence encounter inaccessible programs or services or face disability discrimination.
  • Advocate for survivors of sexual assault or domestic violence with disabilities on both an individual and systemic level.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including local agencies and shelters that support survivors, law enforcement, emergency responders, government entities, and other
  • Create and implement tools, resources, and programming to support survivors with disabilities.
  • Direct efforts to build interagency collaboration to include survivors with disabilities.
  • Advocate for and provide education on equal access to programming for survivors with disabilities.
  • Manage grant goals, timelines, reporting, and compliance.
  • Provide outreach and educational materials for distribution to the disability community and other stakeholders.
  • Collect & report data as needed for grant delivery.
  • Participate in management and staff meetings.
  • Assist with efforts to sustain program activities.
  • Other duties as delegated.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Experience working on projects or programs related to domestic and sexual abuse
  • Knowledge in the independent living philosophy, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), accessibility standards, and program accommodation.
  • Literacy with respect to the use of all organizational equipment including computers, photocopiers, and telephones
  • Experience in project management
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of customer service principles & practices
  • Knowledge of the service system, benefits, entitlements and supports utilized by people with disabilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in written form
  • Knowledge of Assistive Technology and related resources

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • Professionalism
  • Ethical, Integrity, Honesty
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Accountability/Self-Motivated
  • Clarity in Communication
  • Attention to Details, High Accuracy
  • Time Management
  • Ability to Remain Calm Under Pressure
  • Creates a Positive Work Environment
  • Works Independently
  • Ability to Motivate Others
  • Social/Field Intelligence
  • Collaboration Staff Development
  • Prudent/Sound Judgement
  • Conflict Management/De-Escalations
  • Identifies and Manages Risks
  • Results Driven
  • Commitment to Growth/Excellence
  • Confidence
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Understands and Applies Survivor-Centered Approach
  • Forward Thinker

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in public health or social work preferred. Personal maturity, motivation, attention to detail, strong relationship skills, and a commitment to excellence in all aspects of work and time spent on behalf of the organization.

Able South Carolina is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, age, disability, religion, or national origin.

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