Economic Empowerment Specialist
The Anti-Violence Project
The Anti-Violence Project
Title: Economic Empowerment Specialist
Department: Client Services
Reports to: Manager of Economic Empowerment and Client Advocacy
AVP envisions a world in which all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, (LGBTQ) and HIV-affected people are safe, respected, and live free from violence. AVP’s mission is to empower LGBTQ and HIV- affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and support survivors through counseling and advocacy.
The Economic Empowerment Specialist (EES) supports AVP clients in identifying and achieving their goals around economic safety, health, and wellness. This may include (and is not limited to) counseling, advocacy, information and referral focused on financial development, workforce development, and housing. Financial development includes, but is not limited to: financial safety planning, budgeting, public benefits support, credit and debt management, banking, savings, taxes, etc.). Workforce development includes, but is not limited to: job readiness (support with resumes, cover letters, mock interviews, etc.), job retention and career planning (visioning, training and education options, etc.). Housing support includes, but is not limited to: placement, subsidies, supportive housing, retention, eviction prevention, etc. The EES supports and facilitates the integration of financial development activities in Clinical and Advocacy programs, supporting Clinicians and Client Advocacy Specialists in identifying and sharing resources, and ensure that all economic empowerment activities are coordinated, consistently meet best practices standard, and are congruent across the department, to ensure support of economic independence.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Substantive Areas of work
Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
Starts at $48,000. Competitive benefits package and an excellent and dynamic work environment.
Submit resume, cover letter including salary requirement to email@example.com with “Economic Empowerment Specialist” in subject line by 7/15/2019. Candidates will be notified for an interview. We will not be able to respond to all inquiries. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis. No calls, please.
AVP is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals and endeavors to hire individuals of diverse races, colors, creeds, ethnicities, religions, genders, gender identities or expressions, ages, sexes, sexual orientations, national origins, disabilities, and citizen, marital, veteran and HIV statuses.