Program Coordinator (SACET Victim Advocacy Coordinator) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: SACET Victim Advocacy Coordinator

The ideal Victim Advocacy Coordinator provides direct services to victims, which may include: victim accompaniment during forensic evaluations, interviews, and legal proceedings; filing of Victims' Compensation paperwork; and, referral-related activities to link clients with needed services.  Provides follow-up to ensure treatment is being rendered.  Completes all necessary documentation in accordance with funding guidelines and policy and procedures.  Answers crisis line and participates in after-hours on-call rotation as needed. Maintains hotline and advocacy data related to specific grant expectations and assists with monthly reports. Assists with community and victim outreach as needed. Responsible for overall supervision of all SACET advocacy services. Travel and availability for after-hours on-call crisis services required.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $42,727/yr or hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Flexibility required to meet the needs of program / clients.  After hours on-call crisis services required.

Travel: Some travel required.  F endorsement required.  May transport clients in personal vehicle.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills required for e-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and documenting in EMR.  Use of a Center issued cell phone.

QUALIFICATIONS - SACET Victim Advocacy Coordinator

Education: 

  • Must have a Master's degree and basic knowledge in health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a behavioral science field with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, crisis intervention, and intellectual / developmental disability. 
  • Must have a working knowledge of sexual assault services. .

Experience / Knowledge:  

  • Supervisory experience/ knowledge/front line service delivery in sexual assault services is preferred.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • Close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation. 
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

The McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.