Client Advocate

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  • Part-Time
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • Job Type Details: 1 part-time salaried Client Advocate position available.

JOB TITLE: Client Advocate

SUPERVISOR: Deanne Lawson

DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION:

Inner Beauty Center exists to help the sexually exploited discover their value and purpose. We reach into the community meeting personal needs, building trusting relationships and walk alongside our clients through the recovery and restoration journey. Inner Beauty Center is a faith-based non-profit public charity.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:

To provide supportive services for women exiting sexual exploitation and/or substance abuse. Coordinate and provide care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, client & Christ centered. Hours are 20 per week set by the Advocate and Client.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete intake and assessment processing ensuring forms are signed and dated. Explain and review services offered.
  • Connect with necessary agencies in Milwaukee on the client’s behalf.
  • Assist with obtaining access to shelters, restoration programs and resources.
  • Assist with recovery of needed papers, and licenses (state ID, drivers license, birth certificates, social etc)
  • Participate weekly in the drop-in center and outreach.
  • Maintain and document all activities in client chart. Submit time card monthly.

SECONDARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with job applications, resume building and community service hours.
  • Accompany to court dates, AODA appointments, Medical appointments etc. if possible.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE JOB:

PREFERRED EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Combination of education and experience

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with care of sexually exploited women. Understanding trauma informed care
  • Life experience with human trafficking/substance abuse
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, the ability to transport clients in an insured vehicle is a plus
  • Peer counseling a plus

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Have a flexible  schedule to meet the needs of clients
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Have mental, emotional and spiritual maturity
  • Active in their church
  • Have a mature and active faith in God
  • Feel comfortable enough to offer Biblical guidance in decision making.
  • Understanding
  • Patience
  • Problem solving especially under pressure
  • Good Management Skills

Salary for this part-time position is $1080/monthly, plus gas & phone allowance. Two weeks vacation annually included in the salary, after 3 months of employment.

Please send an email to Admin@innerbeautycenter.org requesting an application. You may also send your resume and a statement as to why you want to work with the sexually exploited.

Given we are gender specific in our services to women we are only interested in hiring women for this position.

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