Domestic Violence Direct Services Coordinator
Provide culturally appropriate legal advocacy, including immigration assistance, and support services for refugee and immigrant domestic violence survivors within metro Atlanta.
Provide phone assistance to survivors throughout Georgia.
Conduct meetings, and accompany survivors to court proceedings.
Provide information about restraining orders, family court, criminal court, immigration laws, and other legal procedures.
Provide information and referrals about legal resources and other community resources.
Assist clients faced with domestic violence and sexual assault with safety planning, identifying options, and problem-solving.
Provide client-specific advocacy to meet identified client needs, such as contact with other service providers, including law enforcement.
Assist clients in filling out restraining order paperwork, filing, and attending injunction hearings.
Assist client with immigration process, including support letter for case, when needed; and assist with obtaining an attorney.
Accompany clients to other hearings as required.
Adhere to organization policies and work rules, including confidentiality and code of ethics.
Conduct trainings and outreach activities in the refugee and immigrant communities.
Keep detailed records of all client services provided.
Secure interpreters and translators as needed.
Transportation to meetings and other appointments as needed.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology• Minimum 2 years of experience working with survivors of domestic violence • Valid Driver’s License and insured vehicle • Bilingual Required, Spanish Required.
• Minimum 3 references needed.
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.