Hmong American Women’s Association 7212 W. Fond Du Lac Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53218 Phone: (414) 342-0858 Fax: (414) 342-0773 Job Announcement Position Title: Hmong Domestic Violence HELPLINE Coordinator (LTE) FULL-TIME with competitive health and benefits package Supervised by: Executive Director Start Date: Monday, July 14, 2014 (3-month probationary status upon hire) HAWA’s History & Mission HAWA has committed over 20 years to the advancement of Hmong women/girls and their families in Milwaukee, WI by providing family social support services, and advocacy around the safety of Hmong families. HAWA’s mission is rooted in a deep passion to provide advocacy for social justice within the Hmong community through collective action. We believe that by working together as a community, we can foster a safe place where every Hmong woman and girl can thrive and live out their fullest potential. Position Description: HAWA is currently looking for a full-time Hmong Domestic Violence (DV) HELPLINE Coordinator to join their team in providing oversight for the Wisconsin 24/7 Hmong DV Helpline. The 24/7 Hmong DV HELPLINE is a state-wide collaborative partnership of existing Hmong-serving organizations throughout Wisconsin in providing the Hmong community access to DV advocacy services and resources through the toll free helpline. If you are interested in the position, please carefully review the responsibilities and qualifications needed for this position. Position’s PRIMARY responsibilities include: • Oversee and coordinate the 24-Hour Hmong Domestic Violence HelpLine • Provide interpretation and translation services to victims and survivors and make necessary referrals • Keep accurate records, compile reports, and produce resource materials to support or further develop the project • Produce creative advertisement, PR, and social media that will further promote the Helpline • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers to staff the HelpLine • Work closely with collaborating service providers and Hmong-serving organizations throughout WI to foster open communication and promote strong DV network • Other duties as assigned Qualifications & Requirements: • Education level: BS/BA in Social Work or related field preferred • Ability to communicate effectively in both Hmong and English • Understanding of Domestic Violence and its impact on the Hmong community • Ability to successfully manage and oversee volunteers • Ability to work well on a team • At least 2-3 years of providing direct services to Hmong clients
Compensation: Salary base on experience If you are interested in the position, please EMAIL cover letter AND resume to Va Yang at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 30th, 2014 by 4:30pm. Any questions about the position may also be directed to Va Yang at 414-342-0858.
The mission of Hmong American Womenâ€™s Association is to advocate for social justice within the Hmong community through collective action.