Commerce Specialist 2
This position is responsible for coordination of Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) activities and Office of Crime Victims Advocacy (OCVA) direct service delivery. Specifically, the position is responsible for answering the prison Sexual Assault Support and Referral line and the public OCVA Direct Service line and email during Washington State Department of Commerce business hours. Advocacy and support services are provided for callers on both phone lines and include crisis intervention, assessment of need, support for the caller’s experience, information and referral, and short-term advocacy. PREA activities also include managing grants to local sexual assault programs and working in partnership with other statewide agencies to coordinate training and technical assistance with corrections staff and community based advocates in order to support incarcerated survivors of sexual violence. View the OCVA PREA and Direct Service position.