BUILDING A WORKFORCE

Drop In Center Advocate

Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center, Central Falls RI

Full time position; Tuesday through Saturday, from ten am to six pm

Position Description

The drop-in center advocate will be the first point of contact for any client or professional seeking information and referrals at our Providence Drop-In Center. This person will be friendly, familiar with community resources, and welcoming to all who seek services through our agency.

Essential Duties

  • Assist clients with crime victim compensation applications
  • Provide information on support services and residential options for victims
  • Referrals to domestic violence and sexual assault case management and advocacy programs
  • Maintain support service referrals to community resources
  • Answer incoming calls to the center and manage the front desk and reception areas
  • Maintain program information for partnering agencies
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive binder of community resources
  • Maintain postings of information to our clients about community events
  • Maintain this data in the EmpowerDB system and provide reports as requested
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance at all times

Job Requirements

  • This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of community resources.
  • Bilingual fluent English/Spanish
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.
  • A minimum of three professional references must be provided with a resume and cover letter

To Apply

Please email your statement of interest to jobs@bvadvocacycenter.org