Saheli serves South Asian domestic violence survivors and their families in Massachusetts. Headquartered in Burlington, MA, Saheli’s mission is to empower South Asian women and families to lead safe and healthy lives that are free from gender-based violence.
This is a 20-hour per week position, based in Burlington, MA, to provide crisis intervention and advocacy services to South Asian survivors of domestic violence.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide culturally competent holistic services to domestic violence survivors
- Perform public benefits and housing advocacy work
- Assist survivors in a South Asian language and English to interact with police, attorneys, court officers and others.
- Accompany survivors to the court and occasionally for other services
- Co-facilitate support groups
- Work collaboratively with other staff members, and attend agency events, trainings and staff meetings
- Maintain accurate and confidential records of services for clients, and enter it into the database
- Keep track of services required for clients, and regularly check-in with clients to ensure their on-going well-being
Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required.
- Fluency in a South Asian language (preferably Bangla) and English is a requirement
- Commitment/experience to working with survivors of domestic violence from all backgrounds
- Strong interpersonal skills with an open and flexible attitude
- Willingness to work at flexible hours
- Social justice minded
- Proficient using email, Microsoft Office applications and some knowledge of databases
- A reliable transportation
Saheli is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
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