Gering Client Advocacy Specialist

The Gering Client Advocacy Specialists will:

  • Provide direct services via our 24-hour helpline

  • Provide direct services via face-to-face interactions

  • Provide clients with safety planning and information about civil and/or criminal justice system

  • Respond to requests for advocacy from law enforcement and health care professionals

  • Assess the need for additional services and make appropriate referrals in-house and to other community resources

  • Advocate on behalf of clients with other community agencies

 

Basic Requirements

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Valid driver's license

  • Safe & reliable transportation

  • Current car insurance

  • Cell Phone

  • Successful completion of criminal background check, CPS/APS background check, and Driver’s License check

 

Work Hours

This position will typically work 24 hours per week.   

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

  • Wednesday 8:00am – 5:00pm  (with 1 hour lunch break)

 

This position will also provide direct services via our 24-hour helpline & text line and in-person as needed:

  • 1 Night shift per week or every other week

  • 1 Weekend shift every 5-6 weeks

  • 2-3 Holidays per year

 

Flexibility is required.

Starting pay for this position is $15 an hour.

 

Training Schedule

The Gering Client Advocacy Specialist will be required to attend training starting January 24th in our Alliance office.

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