Michigan Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence Position Description:

Hotline Advocate:

Our Mission:

MCEDSV is dedicated to the empowerment of all the state’s survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Our mission is to develop and promote efforts aimed at the elimination of all domestic and sexual violence in Michigan. 

Our Vision:

MCEDSV is Michigan’s catalyst for creating empowered and transformed individuals, communities, and societies committed to building a lasting legacy of equality, peace and social justice, where domestic and sexual violence no longer exists.

  1. Position overview:
    • MCEDSV has launced a statewide sexual assault hotline. MCEDSV will be hiring hotline crisis counselros to provide comprehensive crisis intervention, active listening supports and referrals. 
    • All successful candidates will be required to spend the first six weeks of hire in a classroom setting for in-depth training. This is shift work and candidates should list which shift is their preference. 
    • Candidates must be able to have empathy, work well in a fast-paced environment and have past experience serving survivors of sexual assault. 
    • All MCEDSV work is done through an intersectional, trauma informed and survivor centered lens. This position is a wonderful opportunity for a candidate who wants to make a difference in lives of sexual assault survivors in Michigan. 
  2. Qualifications: 
    • Prior experience serving survivors of violence. 
    • The candidate will have a demonstrated passion and commitment to social justice. 
    • The candidate will have strong research and organizational skills, the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in-writing, and well-developed analytical and computer skills. 
    • The candidate must be willing to spend the first two months of hire in daily classroom training. 
    • The candidate will have the ability to handle a high call volume, ability to be present to each survivor on the call. 
    • Advocates who speak a second language will be considered for additional compensation. Spanish, Arabic and Urdu speakers strongly encouraged to apply 
  3. Salary: 
    • Full time: $40,000 -$45,000 (DOE)
    • Part Time $18-22 per hour (DOE)

Transgender, LGB, minority and non-traditional candidates strongly encouraged to apply.