Victim Advocate

  • Full Time
  • Quincy, IL
  • Posted on September 21, 2022

Website Quanada


Job Description

Status: Full-time – Non-Exempt                       Location: Shelter

Accountability: COO – DV           Program: Domestic Violence

Work Schedule: Sunday – Thursday, 11am-7pm, rotating on-call duties

Salary: $45,000/year


  • Retirement – Simple IRA with 3% employer match
  • 100% employer paid health insurance
  • Generous vacation/sick/holiday/personal leave package
  • Paid parental leave
  • Workplace dog

Function of Position

Responsible for development, coordination and implementation of age-appropriate, trauma-informed programming for children and case management activities for adults


  • Associate’s Degree in early childhood or related field
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with children in an institutional setting
  • Minimum one year of experience in a human service setting/front-facing role
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Passion and alignment with Quanada’s mission and values
  • COVID-19 vaccination required

 Essential Responsibilities and Job Duties

Provide on-site childcare and organized children’s activities in the shelter location

Consult with DV children’s counselor to create and enhance services to child victims

Provide adult clients with case management services to achieve service plan goals

Perform light housekeeping duties in the shelter building

Participate in voluntary support services offered to clients

Other duties that support the mission of Quanada

Other Info

Applicants from diverse backgrounds encouraged to apply.

Quanada’s mission is to empower survivors of domestic and sexual violence by providing trauma-informed services while engaging the community.

Core Values:

INCLUSION – All are welcome and respected

COMPASSION – Advocacy in a spirit of empathy

EQUALITY – Stand against discrimination of all types

EQUITY – Provide services that meet each individual’s need

SERVICE – Trauma-informed, free programming with concern for the underserved

NON-VIOLENCE – Seek peaceful solutions in a violent society

ACCEPTANCE – Embrace and believe survivors


How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter as one PDF file to Jennifer Vancil, COO-DV, at