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Current Job Opportunities:

 We are currently hiring for Weekend Hotline Advocates & hosting a Volunteer Training coming up starting March 11th! Visit here for more information, or contact us at info@circlevt.org for more information!

Circle Weekend After Hours Advocate

Must be available for hotline and in-person advocacy Friday –Monday.  Starting Time on Friday can range from 4:30pm – 6:00pm, and Ending time can range from 7:00am – 8:30am.

Provide crisis intervention, immediate support, information, referral, and safety planning to victims/survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. This includes responding to hotline calls, addressing shelter needs, meeting in-person to assist someone file for a temporary Relief from Abuse Order (TRO), and supporting individuals at the local hospital.

Temporary Relief from Abuse Orders (TROs): This requires an understanding of court processes. After-hour TROs are filed at the Montpelier Police Station or Barre City Police Station.

Shelter: Provide supports for shelter residents and respond to light maintenance issues (for example, a smoke alarm is going off).

Hospital: Provide in-person supports to individuals at the central VT hospital, occasionally helping to file for a TRO from this location.

This position does require some travel, so you must have a valid license and running vehicle. It is also required that you are within 30 minutes of either Barre or Montpelier during your shift.

This is a part-time exempt position which provides a stipend, hourly rate, and mileage reimbursement. This position does not qualify for medical benefits or paid time off.  Because this is a part-time position, regular attendance at staff meetings, and other related task force meetings, is not required. Reports to and receives supervision from the Co-Directors. 

Advocacy

  • Provide advocacy and support for victims/survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking
  • Identify community resources and make appropriate referrals for needed services, provide information, options, and support
  • Maintain strict confidentiality concerning all clients

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and respectfully with people of all socioeconomic, religious, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Basic understanding of the systems and processes which victims/survivors of domestic violence are involved with
  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written form.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and respect group decisions.
  • Active listening skills
  • Valid driver’s license and access to an insured vehicle

Please send us a resume and cover letter to info@circlevt.org

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