Job Title: Coordinated Community Response Specialist
The CCR Specialist will create a Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) made up of public and private professionals who interact with and provide services to victims of domestic violence for the purpose of identifying gaps in current systems that limit victim safety and cause barriers to victim recovery and independence. CCR Teams will be created for both Putnam and Overton County FJCs.
- The CCR Specialist will be responsible for maintaining team attendance and communicating with the agency administrative contact if there is an issue with participation in the CCRT from that agency.
- The Coordinated Community Response (CCR) Specialist will coordinate quarterly CCR Team meetings and support effective program operations.
- The CCR Specialist will be responsible for creating the agenda for CCRT meetings from the minutes of the previous meeting, keep minutes of the meetings, follow-up with CCRT members who were absent at the last meeting, and distribute materials as requested by the CCRT members.
- The CCR Specialist will regularly communicate with members of the community and survivors of domestic violence to develop an on-going community needs assessment to present to the CCRT.
- The CCR Specialist will contact survivors of domestic violence and partner agencies to participate in focus groups to inform appropriate strategies to be presented to the CCRT.
- The CCR Specialist will create a framework for documenting the issues identified by the CCRT. This framework will be a cumulative representation of the systemic issues identified by the CCRT as well as the actions taken by individual team members to address those issues.
- The CCRT framework will be reviewed, updated, and disseminated at CCRT meetings to maintain integrity of the process and team accountability.
- The CCR Specialist will communicate with additional agencies who are involved with specific issues identified by the CCRT, if the agency is not regularly represented on the CCRT, and invite them to participate in the appropriate CCRT meeting.
- The CCR Specialist will present the CCRTs yearly results to the UCFJC Board of Directors at their annual meeting, or more often, as appropriate.
- The CCR Specialist will provide victim education and community awareness to increase reporting of domestic violence as well as increased utilization of available services by victims.
- The CCR Specialist will recruit new partners to the UCFJC to fill in gaps in service delivery.
- The CCR Specialist will collaborate with Lethality Assessment Program partners.
- The CCR Specialist will provide training to law enforcement and partner, as needed.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree behavioral sciences or 5 years of equivalent work experience; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationship with clients, partner agencies, interns, and volunteers; strong interpersonal skills; self-motivated; team player; highly organized; practical problem solver, excellent time management skills.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in working with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or elder abuse and/or organizing large scale projects.