The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services ( RSVP) Advocate will provide supportive services to USC students who have been impacted by sexual violence. The Advocate will accompany sexual assault survivors to SART centers for rape exams, arrange transportation to and from SART Centers, and provide linkage to aftercare services on campus, including but not limited to student health care services, counseling, advocacy, Title IX, and academic accommodations. They will be available 24/7 to respond to requests from DPS, USC After-Hours Call Center (Protocol) or students who request services due to a sexual assault either on or off-campus. This position is per diem and includes being on-call. Advocate will be required to complete a TB test, and fingerprinting. The position is housed in the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP) Program in USC Student Health. The position reports to the Program Director of RSVP.
Minimum Education:AA degree in human services or related fieldPreferred: Bachelorâs Degree in human services or related fieldMinimum Experience/Knowledge:1-2 years working in human services or social services; knowledge of counseling or case management skills ability to establish and maintain effective and supportive relationships with victims of violence crisis intervention skills knowledge of resources for survivors of violence knowledge and practice of trauma-informed care approaches Must have the ability to manage time effectively and complete multiple tasks with minimal supervision.Maintain personnel and client confidentiality.Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.Preferred: 6 months-1 year experience as an advocate with interpersonal violence, sexual or domestic violence agency Required License/Certification:REQUIRED: Certified as a Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor. If no certification upon hire, must be obtained within first 3-6 months of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. If no certification upon hire, must be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.