Intern: Healing Roots Center - Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Bradley Angle
position summary:

The Healing Roots Center, located in N/NE Portland, is a culturally-specific drop-in, resource center serving African-American and African domestic violence survivors.

Salary / Pay Rate:N/A
Required Skills and Abilities:Duties/ Responsibilities: 1.Provide intake assessments and individualized case planning to address identified needs for African-African and African domestic violence survivors seeking non-residential services. This includes specific assessment of each individual’s ability to participate in an on-going support group. 2.Provide advocacy, crisis support, and short term one-to-one peer support for African-American and African participants connecting people to Bradley Angle programs and community resources. 3.Increase awareness of domestic violence, sexual assault, and resources for survivors in the African-American and African communities through community education, tabling and other outreach events. 4.Attend monthly All Staff meetings and weekly supervision. 5.Provide on-going support and resource information to participants. 6.Offer conflict resolution for participants as needed. 7.Attend community meetings and related activities as appropriate and as negotiated with supervisor. 8.Communicate with Bradley Angle Staff regularly, relaying messages and information as needed. 9.Other duties as negotiated.
Qualifications:Qualifications: 1.Familiarity working with the African-American and African communities. 2.Familiarity with cultural competency. 3.Familiarity with domestic and family violence, resources, and service paradigms. 4.Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working/living within the African-American and/or African communities. 5.Ability to listen and communicate effectively, in person, writing, and on the telephone. 6.Ability to relate non-judgmentally to individuals from different backgrounds. 7.Commitment to learn about, understand, and work with survivors of domestic and sexual violence. 8.Commitment to incorporating understanding of the interrelationship of oppressions (racism, homophobia, sexism, classism, etc.) into service provision. 9.Ability to maintain accurate records, confidentiality, and commit to current personnel policies. 10.Ability and willingness to work as part of a team. 11.Working knowledge of computers.
Education Required:High School or equiv.