OUR MISSION: The YWCA of Lewiston–Clarkston is dedicated to empowering women, eliminating racism, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. It is committed to building a strong community by actively promoting the value of diversity and the right to a life free from violence, poverty, and oppression.
Facilitate Sexual Assault Response Teams (SARTs) in Nez Perce, Clearwater, and Idaho/Lewis counties to enhance existing relationships with community partners, develop cooperative relationships to improve responses to sexual assault, and increase community awareness of issues regarding sexual assault.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Areas of Primary Responsibility
Network Coordination - Maintain communication with partner agencies, attend CCR/Task Force/SART meetings, and strengthen the relationship of the YWCA with service agencies and law enforcement to increase referrals to advocacy services.
- Meet regularly with representatives of local law enforcement, prosecution, hospital emergency rooms, and service providers to discuss issues and concerns related to sexual assault response.
- Travel to outlying communities in the Nez Perce, Clearwater, Lewis and Idaho Counties to facilitate training and educational presentations.
- Strengthen relationship of the YWCA with service agencies and law enforcement to increase the number of referrals to the YWCA for services.
- Promote positive public relations and community understanding of program activities by organizing advertising campaigns and conducting community presentations.
- Participate as a member of the Task Force/Coordinated Community Response team.
- Responsible for compliance with all grant standards and reporting requirements related to this position.
Maintain records required for grant compliance, statistical record keeping, and as needed to measure program success.
Network with other social service agencies providing assistance (legal, medical, financial, etc.); coordinate information and referrals to area agencies.
Communicate effectively with supervisor regarding weekly activities, roadblocks and successes.
Participate on staff committees for events (annual meeting, conference) and activities (awareness months, community events) as needed/determined.
Other duties as assigned to ensure program success.
Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.
Cross-train in multiple aspects of ywca positions to be able to fill in as needed.
- Commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the ywca.
Promote positive public relations and community understanding of program services and activities.
Research and submit information to the grant team on pertinent funding sources.
Other duties as assigned to ensure agency success.
- Excellent listening and communication skills, written and verbal.
- Ability to remain calm, make decisions, and use sound judgment under pressure, stress, and conflict.
- Excellent computer skills and knowledge of office procedures and equipment.
- Ability to work effectively with the public, volunteers, and staff.
- Ability to be self-directed and work as part of a team.
- High school diploma or equivalent plus four years relevant work experience.
- Hold valid driver’s license and insurance.
- Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Supervisor: Executive Director