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Job ID 3218

Outreach Advocate

Location: Jim and Jan Moran Family Center, Deerfield Beach. Florida
Reports To:Advocacy Services Supervisor

Position Summary

WID is looking for an Outreach Advocate that is dedicated, compassionate, motivated, and detail-oriented and has a passion for the organization’s mission. Impact: The Outreach Advocate will provide supportive, trauma-informed and survivor - directed advocacy services for domestic violence survivors in Women In Distress' Outreach program.


Full Time: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm with one night a week 12:00pm- 9:00pm with flexibility as needed to meet the needs of the department and the agency. Position requires employee to have scheduling flexibility as needed to support the team and meet the needs of this agency. May be required to be available and remain onsite to assist during emergencies and other critical times.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services related field, preferred
  • Two years of work experience in Domestic Violence and/ or Case Management preferred.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Bilingual Preferred (Spanish/Portuguese)
  • Valid Florida driver’s license. Safe driving record. Proof of Automobile Liability Insurance

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts individual registrations, provide follow-up supportive services, and link participants to community resources as needed.
  • Develops a comprehensive safety plan individualized for each participant
  • Facilitates orientation, support, and/or empowerment groups, maintaining or consistently increasing group attendance.
  • Provides advocacy services utilizing the empowerment model while maintaining a non-judgmental attitude towards participant’s decisions.
  • Maintains strict standards of confidentiality.
  • Maintains current and accurate participant records by documenting participant’s activities in file and/or required computer database.
  • Works in a collaborative manner with appropriate agency staff to complete referrals and linkage to both internal and external community partners to meet survivor's goals and service plan.
  • Meet position productivity standards and funding contractual obligations on a regular basis.
  • Meet position quality assurance standards on a regular basis.
  • Follows State and Agency guidelines when reports of child abuse and incident reports as required and notifies supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Completes other tasks as assigned.

Additional Notes

  • Employee will be required to take the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Core Competency training and obtain a passing grade of 75% or higher.
Send letter of interest & updated resume to, or fill out the form below.
Women In Distress does not discriminate by reason of race, sex, color, age, national origin, religion, mental or physical ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran or military reserve status, immigration status, or language spoken. All room assignments, activities, programs, etc. are provided in a non-discriminatory manner. Applicants with disabilities who may need accommodations are encouraged to contact Human Resources five days prior to scheduled interview, so that reasonable accommodations may be coordinated.

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