NVRDC seeks a case manager to work collaboratively to provide case management support to survivors of all types of crime, to provide hospital based crisis support in an on-call capacity as part of the DC Sexual Assault Crisis Response Program and the DC Crisis Continuum. This individual will be resourceful, highly organized, a team player, flexible, a critical and analytical thinker, self-reflective and self-aware, and open to growth and learning. The case manager will be committed to working with people from diverse cultural, linguistic, economic, educational and vocational backgrounds to demonstrate NVRDC’s dedication to social justice and access to justice for all victims of crime in DC.
This is a full-time, (40 hours per week) FLSA non-exempt, at-will employment position. Work hours will be adjusted based on call scheduling. Compensation: $40,000, plus benefits.
POSITION PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The case manager provides individualized support, assistance, advocacy, and referrals to victims of all crime in Washington, DC.
Specific responsibilities include:
- Availability for several 24-hour on-call shifts per month to support the 24/7 hospital based Sexual Assault Crisis Response Program
- Works closely with the DC Forensic Nurse Examiners nurses, clinical and administrative directors to facilitate open communication and a seamless referral process
- Refers primary and secondary victims to appropriate internal and external services to include: medical treatment, compensation assistance, legal support, therapeutic needs, shelter, social and educational needs
- Attends hearings in the criminal justice, civil justice, and administrative justice systems to support and advocate for victims, as needed
- Assists victims of all types crime with case management
- Participates in education and training opportunities with partner agencies and members of the DC community
- Maintains accurate case records and is responsible for project specific grant reporting
- Works closely with law enforcement agencies, attorneys, schools, health and welfare agencies
- Continues to grow and seek professional development opportunities for individual position(s) and organization
- Performs other duties as needed
The successful candidate for this position must possess a combination of education and direct services experience that supports working with victims of crime and a demonstrated commitment to both public interest work and assistance to underserved populations. This position requires a self-starter who works well independently and as a team player. Specific skills and background include:
- Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred (Criminal Justice, Sociology, Psychology, Women and Gender Studies, Social Work)
- 1-3 years direct victim services experience
- Experience working with survivors of gender based violence
- Shift work or on-call experience a plus
- Experience participating in outreach and training events
- Must live within a 20 mile radius of Washington Hospital Center
- Extensive knowledge of victim services available within the District of Columbia, preferred
- Demonstrated commitment to social justice, anti-oppression, and/or ending gender-based violence
- Demonstrated desire to work with crime victims and ensure they receive the services they need
- Experience working for marginalized communities and crime victims
- Experience working in the nonprofit arena
- Top-notch oral and written communication skills
- Bilingual in Spanish, ASL, Amharic preferred
- A reputation for integrity, dependability, and professionalism.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please send letter of interest and resume to Lindsey Silverberg, Director of Advocacy & Case Management, Lindsey@nvrdc.org. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.