Resilience is hiring a Children’s Medical/Legal Advocate! The Children’s Medical/Legal Advocate position is responsible for providing crisis intervention, medical and legal advocacy, and emotional support to child and adolescent sexual assault victims/survivors and their significant others.
The Children’s Medical/Legal Advocate also provides these services to adult victims/survivors on an as-needed basis. Services are provided through contacts in the emergency department of contracted emergency departments, telephone crisis calls, and walk-in requests. Responsibilities also include providing institutional advocacy hospitals, the Child Advocacy Center and local law enforcement. The Children’s Medical Advocate works out of the RISE Children’s Center. This position is part of the on-call staff rotation providing 24-hour crisis response to affiliated hospitals, and is an essential part of the Advocacy Services Program. This is a bilingual (English/Spanish) position.