API Chaya is seeking a Human Trafficking Survivor Advocate who will work within API Chaya’s Human Trafficking Program to conduct grass roots community organizing towards changing the norms and conditions that allow human trafficking to occur as well as provide intensive case management and crisis intervention to survivors of human trafficking. The Advocate should have strong knowledge around survivor-centered advocacy, managing competing priorities, and facilitating access to services for clients as well at engaging, building relationships with and communicating effectively with diverse communities and partners.
This position focuses on ensuring that survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault receive civil legal advocacy services, which includes understanding legal procedures, assisting clients in obtaining appropriate forms and filling out paperwork, attending civil hearings, and preparing clients for court appearances. This person also coordinates legal advocacy volunteers to leverage DVSAS services.
The DVSAS Behavioral Health Program will improve access to behavioral health services for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sexual exploitation. The Behavioral Health Program Coordinator (BHPC) provides advocacy services to DVSAS clients with mental health or substance abuse issues, connects those clients to outside resources, and coordinates ongoing client access to mental health and behavioral health services. This position is located within the Safe Housing Program (SHP), which provides emergency, confidential safe shelter to clients who are homeless due to domestic violence. The Behavioral Health Program Coordinator in the SHP will manage a caseload of clients that are currently or were recently in the SHP and will also assist the SHP team in its daily operations, including providing general advocacy, responding to safe housing referrals, managing interpersonal conflicts, and maintaining a safe and healthy living environment for clients.
The DVRRH Advocate will be based out of South King County and will work with families to locate and sustain suitable housing utilizing the Rapid Rehousing model. This position has a social justice component that requires critical thinking through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty.
The DV Shelter Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention counseling and other social services to women in crisis who are temporarily housed in the domestic violence emergency shelter. This position has a social justice component that requires critical thinking through the lens of racism and intersections with poverty.
This management position will help establish and then manage a first-ever, centralized 24-hour Domestic Violence Helpline on behalf of domestic violence agencies throughout King County, Washington. The Helpline Program Director will assume a leadership role in creating, implementing and managing a multi-lingual, multi-modal Helpline that provides callers immediate emotional support, crisis intervention, information and harm reduction strategies; a doorway to access advocacy and housing services through diverse local agencies; and information and skill building to promote community involvement with DV intervention and prevention.