Career Opportunities

Sexual Violence Hotline Advocates

DCRCC is looking to hire two Sexual Violence Hotline Advocates, one being fluent in Spanish.  The position is full-time, non-exempt with benefits. The Sexual Violence Hotline Advocate will be required to work during assigned shifts in a safe and quiet space when assisting callers on our 24-7 crisis hotline. The hours for this position will be weekday daytime, including holidays, but may call for flexibility to work evenings periodically. In addition, applicant must have access to a computer with internet service on a daily basis to submit hotline call logs. The Sexual Violence Hotline Advocate may also be assigned other duties by the Clinical Manager to be completed when not assigned hotline shifts.

The Sexual Violence (SV) Hotline Advocate possesses, at minimum, a high school diploma/equivalency and four years relevant experience or a bachelor’s degree in a related field and three years relevant experience. The Hotline Advocate must have extensive knowledge of the dynamics of SV and a history of successful advocacy on behalf of survivors of SV. Experience working on a sexual violence hotline is preferred. The Sexual Violence Hotline Advocate position requires working from home with a flexible schedule due to hotline coverage and gaps. This position will require you to have effective communication with the Clinical Manager in addition to direct one-on-one supervisions. Advocates must be amenable to continued staff development and cross-training opportunities.

DCRCC is a fast-paced and goal-oriented organization. Qualifying applicants should send their resume and cover letter to Denise Taylor at dtaylor@dcrcc.org. For additional information or questions, please email or call Denise at 202-470-1188.

Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator

DCRCC is looking to hire a Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator. This position is full-time, non-exempt with benefits. The Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator’s main duties include: Providing technical assistance to local community organizations through curriculum development; Overseeing technical assistance for the Good Touch/Bad Touch program in collaboration with school based staff; Initiating and supervising DCRCC’s involvement in citywide Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities; Conducting outreach and educational programs for diverse audiences; Developing collaborative partnerships with key community agencies; Providing monthly community education reports and information for funding reports on monthly basis; and other duties as assigned by the Director of Training & Technical Assistance.

The Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator possesses, at minimum, a Bachelor’s degree and experience with curriculum development, public speaking and teaching/ training. The Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator must demonstrate familiarity with and understanding of sexual violence issues as well as an understanding of and commitment to social justice and anti-oppression framework. This position requires strong oral and written communication skills as well as the proven ability to work well with diverse groups. A proficiency  in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) is necessary. The Coordinator hours are full-time with some evening and weekend work. Qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Melinda Coles at mcoles@dcrcc.org. For additional information or questions, please email or call Melinda at 202-618-5087.

The DC Rape Crisis Center is no longer accepting applications for fall internship opportunities. If you are interested in internship opportunities for spring 2015 please email résumé and cover letter to  Indira Henard, MA

 

The DC Rape Crisis Center actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.