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Job: Spanish speaking Domestic Violence Specialist


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Title Spanish speaking Domestic Violence Specialist
Categories Northern California
Position Type TEMP
Salary $23 – $23.50/hour
Location san francisco
Job Information

Hours are M – F  11am to 7pm.  The Domestic Violence Specialist will provide initial but not on-going direct client domestic violence services such as safety planning, counseling, advocacy and accompaniment to survivors of domestic violence who are involved with FCS. Services will also include technical assistance, consultation and presentations to FCS workers, attendance at FCS meetings (TDM, FTM, DV workgroups), and joint visits with FCS workers. This position also provides direct services to perpetrators to include minimal counseling sessions, referrals to support groups and batterer’s intervention programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•          BA degree in social services or related field.  Four years direct experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree.

•          State mandated domestic violence counselor certification required.

•          Experience working with survivors of domestic violence and in direct services.

•          Working knowledge of San Francisco and Bay Area community resources and referrals.

•          Working knowledge of child welfare (CPS) system and practices, and Differential Response Program.

•          Ability to communicate and provide current information regarding changes in FCS.

•          Ability to deal with and de-escalate traumatic situations (domestic violence, child maltreatment, and substance abuse)

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