Sexual Assault Accompaniment Specialist- On-Call, Relief, Flexible

  • Austin, TX
  • Part Time
  • Sexual Assault Advocacy
  • Experienced

Sexual Assault Accompaniment Specialist

SAFE’s Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy Program seeks a PRN (on-call) Sexual Assault Accompaniment Specialist to provide medical accompaniment to survivors of sexual assault during their forensic exam for evidence collection.

About SAFE:

  • SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse For Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
  • The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
  • With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
  • The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color; LGBTQ+ identified people; gender-nonconforming people; individuals with disabilities; veterans; and people who speak a language in addition to English. 

About this position:

  • We need you to fill the role of Sexual Assault Accompaniment Specialist. This is a PRN (on-call), NON-EXEMPT position. You can be dispatched to any facility in Travis County and must respond in less than 60 minutes. We will pay you $19/hour plus $5 on-call compensation for each 8 hour shift. 

Key Duties:

  • Provide face-to-face crisis intervention and support, discuss medical and legal options, and explain SAFE Alliance support services (such as counseling, legal advocacy and follow-up services).
  • Commit to a minimum of 6 on-call shifts (48 hours) per month. PRN shifts are primarily weekends, with some M-F evenings, the schedule is flexible. Specialists are not onsite while on-call; you may or may not be dispatched during your shift.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in social or behavioral sciences. Sufficient relevant work experience may be substituted for degree.
  • Minimum 1 year experience providing crisis stabilization support and advocacy services to trauma survivors required. Can be waived for current senior volunteer advocate in SAVA program.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
  • New employees must submit proof of vaccination via email to Human Resources prior to their first day of employment, or are subject to weekly testing protocols. Rapid or PCR tests satisfy this requirement. At-home tests will not be accepted by SAFE for the purpose of compliance with our policy.
  • All new employees are required to comply with the vaccination, testing, and masking requirements outlined in the COVID-19 Required Vaccination or Testing Policy within the first 30 days of employment as a condition of employment.
  • COVID19 vaccination required for clinic and hospital clearance.
  • This position requires in-person service delivery, even during COVID19. PPE is provided and required.

About our benefits:

  • Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
  • Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
  • 403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 7 Paid holidays, and more*
  • We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.

*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc. 

For a more comprehensive list of job openings at SAFE, please visit our job board!

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