Started in 1992, Asian Family Support Services of Austin is a non-profit organization that helps and empowers Asian survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking; improves their access to services; and increases community awareness of various forms of gender-based violence and oppression.
AFSSA is committed to providing the highest quality, client-centered and strength-based services. The Community Outreach Program Associate will be responsible for increasing awareness of issues related to domestic violence, educating the Asian communities about available intervention and prevention services and collaborating with traditional service providers with the vision of changing societal norms and attitudes that would lead to ending domestic violence and other forms of oppression. The Community Outreach Program Associate will report directly to the Community Outreach Program Manager.
The ideal candidate would be an empathetic individual with excellent listening and communication skills, who is actively engaged within their ethnic-specific community, who has strong understanding of Asian family and community dynamics, and is able to convey sensitive information in a culturally appropriate manner. They should also have an understanding of domestic violence and of immigrant issues. Must be bilingual in English and another Asian language among the following languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi, Gujarati, or Bangla.
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Please send resumes to AFSSA at firstname.lastname@example.org or to P.O. Box 14234, Austin, TX 78761. For more information, visit www.afssaustin.org. No phone inquiries.
AFSSA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, language, ethnicity, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression or status as a disabled veteran.