Violence Prevention & Survivor Services Coordinator

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 victims of sexual assault or domestic violence. This position is in direct delegation of the Director of Community Outreach & Consumer Rights.

TO APPLY: Please email your cover letter and resume to smarin@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:

  • Facilitate presentations for organizations, community members and survivors with disabilities.
  • Lead the efforts with sustaining the program.
  • Assist with removing service barriers for survivors with disabilities.
  • Serves as the liaison with the Department of Justice and local agencies focused on domestic and sexual abuse.
  • Assist project partners with establishing a staffing protocol to address 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 individuals with disabilities who are victims of sexual assault or domestic violence
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders
  • Collaborate with local agencies and shelters that provide community outreach and prevent sexual and domestic violence
  • Create and implement programs to support survivors with disabilities
  • Direct efforts to build interagency collaboration to include people with disabilities
  • Assist with ensuring equal access to programming for survivors with disabilities
  • Ensure grant compliance
  • Serves as a community educator
  • Provide outreach and educational materials for distribution to the disability community
  • 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 with 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
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of customer service principles & practices
  • Knowledge of the service system, benefits, entitlements and supports utilized by people with disabilities
  • Experience in the delivery of presentations and training to groups required
  • Working knowledge of community resources available to 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
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Accountability/Self-Motivates
  • 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 degree required. 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.

To apply: Send cover letter and resume electronically to Sara Marin at smarin@able-sc.org. No phone calls, please.

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