Wellness

Domestic Violence Advocate Bilingual Vietnamese

San Jose, California   |   Full Time

Are you looking to contribute to the movement against gender based violence?  AACI is looking for an Advocate to join their fantastic domestic violence and human trafficking program, Asian Women’s Home. AACI is a community health organization serving the marginalized communities in Santa Clara County. This professional opportunity would be great for a resourceful, independent worker with case management experience.

Position Summary:

The Housing Advocate provides client-defined, culturally responsive advocacy services to survivors of domestic violence, with the goal of helping survivors achieve safe and stable permanent housing.  This position is responsible for providing multilingual community education to reach out to potential clients and raise awareness of domestic violence and housing issues.

We provide employees with:

  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation and Sick time
  • Comprehensive benefit plan with four Health Plan Options (we pay 95% of premiums!)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with match
  • Access to training and Professional development opportunities
  • Eligibility for student loan repayment assistance
  • Mileage reimbursement

The ideal candidate:

  • Has a Bachelor’s degree in social work, behavioral sciences, other related fields or equivalent working experience.
  • One to two years of experience providing direct services to survivors of trauma. 
  • Is familiar with trauma informed care.
  • Has experience with case management and advocacy services.
  • Bilingual in Vietnamese
  • Has completed the 40 or 65 hour Domestic Violence-Sexual Assault training offered through an authorized California provider preferred. 

Apply now and help us strengthen the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being!

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