CREVAA Advocate

THE COMPANY:

East Tennessee Human Resource Agency (ETHRA) has been dedicated to assisting, serving, and giving back to families in the community since 1974.

  • Yearly, transportation provides mobility to approximately 46,353 citizens in a sixteen county area who need access to services, employment medical, etc. in our community.

  • Weatherization assists low-income households in reducing their fuel costs.

  • Senior Nutrition provides a nutritious meal to persons age 60 and their spouses.

  • Single point of entry program for aging services.

THE POSITION:

CREVAA Advocate

Full time position based in Knox County.  Work involves supporting victims of crime through the Collaborative Response to Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse (CREVAA) program and compliance with the guidelines and performance standards.  Victims of crime are screened and supported in compliance with the CREVAA program standards.  Individual will be working occasionally with individuals at the highest level of law enforcement including District Attorneys and Chief Law Enforcement officials at the state, county and city level.  Will be responsible to conduct home evaluation visits with reported victims of crime who are elderly or above age 18 with physical or developmental disabilities and work in the office to support other CREVAA staff to manage follow-up calls, arrange for services, and assist with coordination efforts including supporting volunteer development activities.

THE REQUIREMENT:

Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a B.A. (B.S.) Degree in Social Services or closely related field.  Must have valid Tennessee driver's license.  Considerable knowledge of the regulations governing support service programs; strong interpersonal, organizational and decision making skills; good presentation skills; or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY?

  • Competitive Benefit package:

            o  401k Retirement

            o  Annual/Sick Leave

            o  Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • TelaDoc

  • Paid Holidays

INTERESTED?

Visit https://ethra.e3applicants.com/ to apply and submit resumes.  Accepting resumes through 5/28/2020.  To be considered for the position, all applicants must apply at the above link.

East Tennessee Human Resource Agency, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants.  Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected status.

Disclaimer:  This position requires a criminal background check.  Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.