EAC Network Family Advocate (Bilingual) in Central Islip, New York
EAC Network seeks a Bilingual Family Advocate for the Child Advocacy Center Program, located in Central Islip, NY. The position is full time, Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM with excellent benefits medical/dental/401K and very generous Paid Time Off (PTO). Primary Purpose of Job: The Family Advocate (Bilingual) is responsible for assisting the Child Advocacy Center Division Director in coordinating services for Spanish speaking crime victims and their families. Principal Duties & Responsibilities: Act as a liaison between victims and social services agencies. Assist Spanish and English speaking victims in preparing and filing paperwork necessary for victims compensation. Maintain case records as required. Coordinate with other victims services agencies to avoid duplication of services. Provide back-up and support to CAC Division Director for office coverage. Prepare monthly and quarterly statistical reports. Assist in administrative responsibilities of the Child Advocacy Center. After reviewing for accuracy, complete Medical Staff Vouchers and submit PO for services provided. Maintain Medical Staff database and records as required. Transport and escort clients from appointments if needed in own vehicle when necessary including the ability to lift, carry, and secure children into appropriate child restraint car seat Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required: Associate's Degree required, Bachelors Degree, preferred. Must be bilingual Spanish/English. Minimum of two years of relevant experience. Knowledge of administrative procedures required. Must be proficient in computer applications or other automated systems such as spreadsheets, Microsoft Office applications, calendar, and email and/or database software necessary to perform work assignments. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Must have access to a vehicle and possess valid NYS drivers license.