Client Advocate/Prevention Specialist

Cordova, AK |

CFRC is hiring for two full-time Client Advocate/ Prevention Specialist positions!

Hours: Full-time position up to 40 hours per week, hourly employee

Reports To: Executive Director

Advocacy Responsibilities:

  • Assess immediate safety of victims.
  • Coordinate appropriate follow-up services and safety checks.
  • Provide guidance in areas of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and crisis intervention.
  • Client advocacy.
  • Village Coordination.
  • Attend appropriate workshops and trainings.
  • Coordinate crisis advocacy services as needed.
  • Maintain appropriate records.
  • Be informed and current on pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Assist in volunteer recruitment and training.
  • Participate in public relations and presentations.
  • Assist clients with ATAP, Denali Kid Care, SSI, and SSID Application process.
  • Take on-call for the 24-hour Help Line/Text line.
  • Respond to on-call SART/CAC calls.

Prevention Responsibilities:

  • Establish needs as indicated by the community.
  • Coordinate and facilitate all CFRC prevention programming and activities Collaborate with other community agencies.
  • Educate community about CFRC prevention programs.
  • Coordinate and co-facilitate community Surveys/ Assessments, revise Community Prevention Plan and ongoing evaluation of all CFRC Prevention Programs Communicate with Executive Director on progress/problems etc.
  • Attend all prevention training


  • People orientated experience preferred, will receive on the job training.
  • Some knowledge and/or interest of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, family dynamics and crisis counseling.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Reliable
  • Organized
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to follow through with projects.
  • Ability to work with limited oversight.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Basic Knowledge of Interpersonal Violence (DV, SA, Child and Elder Abuse).
  • Knowledge of Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Prevention.
  • Knowledge of Social and Ecological Model.
  • Knowledge of CFRC and community an asset not required.
  • Complete 40-hour Crisis Intervention, SART/CAC and Mandatory Child Abuse training within first 6 months.
  • Other Duties as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree in human service field preferred, but not required.

These positions are subject to change depending on funding streams. Open until filled. Submit applications by emailing it to:, faxing it to 907-424-5673, or by dropping it off at our office. Please give our office a call at: 907-424-5674 if you have any questions.