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Job Title:

Advocate -Sexual Assault Service Center

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Posted Until:







Other Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Participate on the on-call schedule and provide medical advocacy services and respond to hotline calls for victims of rape/sexual assault.


1. Advocate for victims of sexual violence and their significant others with the healthcare system.
2. Assist with assuring a 24-hour response for crisis intervention.
3. Provide direct service to victims of sexual abuse/assault
4. Participate in on-call duties
5. Represent GACS/Sexual Assault Services Center in academic, community and professional organizations
6. Submit all reports, oral and written, in an accurate and timely manner to as required by GACS and in accordance with contractual obligations
7. Structure and oversee volunteer activities related to advocacy and prevention services
8. Communicate problems and issues within the Sexual Assault Services Center to the Program Manager
9. Work collaboratively with other agencies
10. Assist GACS administration in any investigation against conduct that is illegal
11. Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree in education, social work or a related field or experience in the areas of education, social work, or a related field.
2. Interest in women’s issues
3. Forty (40) hours of ICASA approved sexual assault training
4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
5. Good computer skills
6. Demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of persons served.
7. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment
8. Ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials
9. Ability to work flexible hours
10. Valid Illinois driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance coverage


12 paid Holidays per year
Vacation time
Sick/Personal time
403b employer contributions after 1 year/1000 hours met
Employer paid Life insurance
Medical, Dental, Vision offered
Voluntary benefits available

Application Instructions:

Email resume to Donna Plier at
Fax resume to 815-729-0930 Attn: HR/SASC

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