Sexual Assault Center

Sexual Assault Center- Evening Advocate

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Nashville, TN

Purpose: To provide advocacy, information, support, and resources to SAC clients.
Reports To: Advocacy Coordinator

Major Duties Include:
• To provide advocacy services to sexual assault survivors of all ages (safety planning; filing for
victim’s compensation; communicating between clients and law enforcement or other
government agencies; accompany clients to court; assisting clients in pressing charges or
obtaining orders of protection against the sexual offender; connecting clients to other needed
resources; etc.).
• Participate in Medical Accompaniment Program by assuming on-call and clinic coverage
responsibilities to respond to rape victims seeking medical legal exams at SAFE Clinic, Nashville
General Hospital and Vanderbilt Medical Center.
• Carry a caseload of advocacy clients who were referred through the SAFE Clinic, Clinical
department, Crisis Line, walk-ins etc.
• Attend civil and criminal court proceedings as requested by clients.
• To attend Criminal Injuries Compensation training every 3 years.
• To provide education and training to the community regarding sexual assault victimization issues.
• To increase collaborative relationships with other community agencies providing legal and victim
advocacy services to clients.
• To maintain appropriate and thorough documentation and electronic records.
• To attend regularly scheduled Advocacy Team meetings.
• Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with Advocacy Coordinator.
• Other duties assigned.

Job Type:
Full-Time, salaried position ($45,000 annually). Primarily Monday-Friday, 4:00 pm - 12:00 am (Midnight
with some overnight and weekend hours required).

Education Requirements:
• A bachelor’s degree in social work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or another related field.
• A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a related field.

• Supervisory experience preferred.
• Experience in the field of supporting victims.
• Ability to offer stabilization and safety planning assistance to crisis clients.
• Experience and comfort with public speaking.
• Familiarity with court system and TN State codes and laws is preferred.
• Ability to communicate with professionals clearly and effectively from varied fields including
social service organizations, law enforcement, criminal justice, government agencies, other
therapeutic organizations, etc.
• Experience working with sexual assault victims/survivors and/or systems/organizations working
on behalf of sexual assault victims/survivors preferred.
SAC reserves the right waive any of the above qualifications dependent on work experience and other
qualifying factors.

• Ability to work with multidisciplinary team of individuals representing multiple organizations
and interests.
• Ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders from multiple disciplines to build and
maintain meaningful relationships and partnerships.
• Models trauma-informed approach and cultural humility related to client care, and
team/organizational wellness.
• Organized, detail oriented, and flexible.
• Able to identify and respond to shifting priorities.
• Utilizes good judgement to navigate uncertainty and conflict.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Ability to navigate electronic record keeping systems.

SAC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to

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