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Transitional House Bilingual Advocate - Friends of Family

Job Title: Transitional House Bilingual Advocate

Position Description:

Provide case management, advocacy, crisis intervention and information/ referrals to victims of relationship violence and sexual assault in Transitional Housing Program.

Main Position Activities:

  • Assess clients’ needs and connect each client to community resources and agency programs.
  • Assist clients in seeking housing options, applying to housing programs, and screening for agency transitional housing programs.
  • Prepare and maintain an individualized service plan with each client, to include housing, employment, education, and economic (budgeting and financial training) assistance and safety planning.
  • Provide case management (connecting clients with resources and assisting with applications such as TANF, health care, transportation, etc.)
  • Provide legal advocacy (protective order assistance, SVS assistance, court or law enforcement accompaniment, other legal advocacy, child advocacy)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field.
  • Bilingual Spanish
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of relationship violence and sexual assault issues.

To apply, submit resume or application to:

                        Denton County Friends of the Family, Inc.

                        4845 I-35 E

                        Corinth, TX 76210

                        Email:  mecret@dcfof.org

 

Denton County Friends of the Family, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

 

This position is Grant funded and will continue only if sufficient grant or external funds are provided.