Peer Advocate – Nueva York Community United Against Violence (CUAV) – San Francisco

Provide advocacy-based counseling to LGBTQI survivors of violence
Support curriculum development
Co-facilitate support groups for LGBTQI people surviving violence
Coordinate healthy meals for participant and member activities.
Conduct outreach and in-services to recruit new participants
Conduct workshops and trainings for community partners
Prepare and distribute educational and outreach materials
Cultivate and maintain relationships with service providers and ally organizations
Complete relevant documentation and reporting of program activities
Attend staff meetings, program team meetings, and relevant trainings
Demonstrate an ability to practice non-shaming and to sit with feelings in facilitation, counseling, and staff interactions.
Actively engage in personal and political development to better support organizational mission
Additional duties, as needed

Bilingual in Spanish and English
Two or more years of experience in peer counseling, advocacy-based counseling, case management, or support group facilitation
Committed to open, direct, and non-violent communication
Knowledge of and experience working with diverse LGBTQ communities, particularly low-income, immigrant, communities of color, and people of various ages
Highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter with the ability to multi-task and problem-solve to meet competing deadlines
Flexible schedule with the ability to work Wednesday evenings, and others nights and weekends when necessary
Deeply committed to providing services from a harm reduction, social justice, and community organizing framework

Experience with training and facilitation, particularly popular education.
Experience in social change community engagement work
Experience working in a multi-racial, multi-gender, intergenerational organization.
Personal experience with or extensive knowledge of issues affecting Black and Latinx survivors of violence
Know your way around Google apps, Salesforce database, Apple computers, and Microsoft Office.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three references to with “Bilingual Peer Advocate” in the subject line. Please NO phone inquiries about this position.
1) Tell us about yourself and why you want to work at CUAV. Why do you want to do Wellness work at CUAV?
2) CUAV primarily works in low-income Black and Latinx communities, what is your relationship to these communities in SF and the Bay Area?
3) What is your experience supporting survivors of violence or trauma?
Position will remain open until filled. There is no specific start date.

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