The Program Advocate is responsible for providing high-quality, well-coordinated advocacy support to people impacted by gender based violence. As a result of the New Hampshire Green Book project, WISE has a designated Advocate who specializes in working with families experiencing the co-occurrence of child abuse and domestic violence, and who is co-located at the Claremont office of the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF). The FVPS works to increase the capacity of WISE to support victims who are involved in child protection cases; help child safety caseworkers better understand the complex and far reaching impact of battering on families; and support families in establishing resources and relationships for strength and resiliency.
Hours: Full time, salary, exempt. Occasional evening and weekend hours required.
Reports to: This position reports to the Program Director at WISE, and is part of the Advocacy Team.
WISE works to be a helpful and contributing community partner with DCYF and other social service organizations. WISE provides opportunities for organizations to better understand how gender-based violence affects the lives of victims and the greater community. We recognize the distinct roles of various institutions and work to make them collaborative. WISE advocates with survivors to navigate the institutions that they are involved with, and supports creative solutions that meet the needs of victims and their children. Advocates cannot share information or communication with survivors with other organizations without explicit written permission from the survivor.
WISE employees are expected to honor staff values and practice ethical communication.
WISE encourages diversity in applications. Cover letter and resume can be submitted
Attention: Peggy O’Neil at the WISE Program Center 38 Bank Street, Lebanon NH 03766 or email@example.com.
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