Advocate - Hermiston - Domestic Violence Services

Domestic Violence Services, Inc. - Advocate – Hermiston

Do you want to be part of a team that provides safety and assistance for survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence or stalking? If you fit the following criteria, please give us a call:

  • Good judgment, problem solver
  • cultural competence, excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work with individuals and groups of diverse backgrounds
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish/English preferred
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Associate degree, or High School diploma plus experience
  • Good Boundaries
  • Computer skills
  • Valid driver license and insurance
  • Must pass background test and drug test


Respond to clients in crisis including transportation

Provide safety planning and advocacy

Provide Life Skills or other classes for clients as requested

Conduct support groups as requested

Provide care of facilities – shelter or office

Assist with court hearings and restraining orders

When assigned to Department of Human Services:

  • Provide advocacy services at the DHS offices in Boardman or Hermiston weekday mornings
  • Provide education for DHS Child Welfare and Self-Sufficiency staff regarding DV/SA or stalking
  • Provide information about DVS’ twenty-four-hour response and programs
  • Provide direct services for DHS clients that may have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking
  • Accompany DHS staff on home visits per DVS policy/procedures

When assigned to shelter:

  • Intakes, house meetings, provide information and referrals
  • Monitor supplies
  • Case management with clients
  • Conduct support groups for clients on a weekly basis using approved curricula
  • Maintain statistical records
  • Conduct basic yard maintenance
  • Maintain a clean and organized office and clean, litter-free exterior


Attend staff meetings and training

On call and other duties

Assist with event planning and implementation

Non-exempt, Full-time, Benefits

Call Kathryn at 541-276-3322 or email letter of interest and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.