|Sent on:||Thursday, August 9, 2012 1:32 PM|
Please Assist! (PAID Bilingual Advocate position available)
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Are you interested in advocating on behalf of survivors of domestic violence?
DVRP is currently hiring bilingual advocates!
Bilingual Advocates (BA) work with limited English proficient survivors, providing peer support, court accompaniment, interpretation/translation and referrals to social and legal services. BAs must be fluent in at least one other language and may be required to be available on an on-call basis during regular business hours (Mon-Fri 10am-6pm).
All advocates must attend a 55 hour training prior to starting and commit to serving for 1 year. Candidates who speak at least one of the following languages are highly preferred (but not required): Vietnamese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian, Bengali, Thai, Korean, Japanese, Sinhala
The Fall[masked]-Day Advocates Program Training will be held on these dates (from 10am-5pm): September 8-9, September 15-16, September 22-23, and September 29-30.
Applicants must be able to attend all 8 days of training in order to be hired. Advocates work on an on-call consultant basis and are compensated at $15-25 per hour. Advocates are also compensated for travel to client-related appointments.
To apply, please fill out an application form and submit to [address removed]. For more information, please visit www.dvrp.org.