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NNMCAC Interviewer (Fluent in Spanish)
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REPORTS TO: Client Services Program Director
HOURS: 40 hours week (flexibility required: weekday & occasional weekend, overnight as needed.)
BEGINNING SALARY: $19/Hr. + Benefits, Non-Exempt
COVID VACCINATION: Full vaccination is a condition of employment
SCOPE OF POSITION: Provide crisis intervention, personal, and legal advocacy for survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking and/or dating violence to adult and teens; taking a lead advocate role with those survivors who are in the underserved target population of: having significant substance abuse issues; have disabilities; or are older/elderly.
MINIMUM STAFF QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma/GED and any combination of education and training with the target population or two (2) years relevant experience in a human service-related field; and must be 18 years of age or older. Must have forty (40) hours provider specific crisis intervention training; and a minimum of twenty (20) hours ongoing training per year related to target population, may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training.
Additional Qualifications Preferred: Bilingual communication skills and previous experience in providing advocacy to victims of sexual assault or domestic violence or collaborating with persons of the target population.
CAV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted, or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint, or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.
REPORTS TO: NNMCAC Program Coordinator
HOURS: 30-40 Hours week, (flexibility required)
BEGINNING SALARY: $23-$25/Hr. + Benefits, Non-Exempt
COVID VACCINATION: Full vaccination is a condition of employment.
SCOPE OF POSITION: The Northern New Mexico Child Advocacy Center (NNMCAC), is multi-disciplinary program designed to support criminal and child welfare investigations and prosecution of child abuse while minimizing additional trauma to child survivors and their non-offending caregivers. CAV seeks a qualified individual to train for the specialized role of Forensic Interviewer, to perform investigative interviews with children in cases where abuse is alleged or suspected. CAV will provide intensive training to prepare the new hire for the responsibilities of this position: 1) Conducting recorded investigative interviews of children, with live input from law enforcement and social workers, in accordance with Taos County’s formal Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) Protocol; 2) Coordinating with the members of the MDT directly involved with the individual case; and 3) Supporting and fostering cooperation between service providers, investigators and others to improve service delivery to abused children. The NNMCAC serves seven counties and interviewers travel between interview rooms in Taos, Raton, and Las Vegas.
Specific duties include:
Taos Children’s Advocacy Center (as per MDT Joint Response Protocol)
New Mexico Children’s Safehouse Network
MINIMUM STAFF QUALIFICATIONS
The ideal candidate is a patient, flexible problem solver who can think on their feet, perform under pressure, and work independently of immediate supervision, and who has:
Must be fluent in Spanish. Must pass a background check in accordance with CYFD. Must complete forty (40) hours of Forensic Interviewer training in addition to forty (40) hours of initial training required of all CAV direct-service staff, which may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA, training, as well as ongoing relevant training.
CAV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted, or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint, or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.
Community Against Violence, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
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