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The Partnership provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, perceived or actual sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, status as a covered veteran, genetic information, or any other protected class in accordance with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Position: Crisis Worker – SUB (as needed)

Reports to: Lead Crisis Worker

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Shelter Crisis Shift Supervisor, this position responds to after-hours crisis calls and makes referrals for immediate services for victims of domestic violence sexual assault, sexual assault, elder abuse, intimate partner violence and stalking.  The CW provides after-hours triaging and provides coverage for the front desk after hours.  The position assists after-hour’s first responders through LAP and completes intake on emergency LAP admission. The CW provides customer service at the front desk for residents and visitors/volunteers in the building.  The CW monitors security screens document any incidents in the log and ensures anyone entering the building has been cleared to enter.  The CW provides assessment, crisis counseling, and referral; enters client data into Osnium and provides support to the house manager in emergency situations and notifies the appropriate staff on call when necessary.   They assist the House manager with duties related to maintaining safe, clean and healthy environment.

Education / Experience: An Associate’s degree preferred with 2-3 years’ work experience in a customer service or social services related field.  Bilingual a plus.   

Salary: Non-Exempt, Grade 150, $14.00/hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Position: Shelter Crisis Shift Supervisor (M-F, 7 a – 3 p)

Reports to: Shelter Program Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Crisis Program Manager & Shelter Program Manager the Shelter Crisis Shift Supervisors (SCSS) provide coordination to ensure building coverage at all times. The SCSS serve as the lead in the building during their designated time to ensure that hotline referrals, walk-ins, and the call center are running effectively to ensure that immediate services are available for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, and stalking—specifically for participants served after business hours.  The shift manager has a dual role in ensuring residential participants are being serviced. This includes but is not limited to ensuring staff presence on participant floors, handling of events, support groups and activities, and overall wellness in the shelter environment. Shift managers are the primary liaisons between business hours and after hours staff communicating with other program Leads and managing the electronic communication log. SCSS will oversee all crisis workers and house managers on their shift. They will ensure appropriate after-hours triaging and provide after-hour staff with training on topics discussed during business hours, i.e. conflict resolution and de-escalation techniques, practical trauma informed care, etc. Shift workers should be fully trained on safety procedures and protocols within Victim Support Services to pass along to team members. While the SCSS oversee staff, they also are required to work alongside all team members to provide daily support to the Center through hotline calls, walk-in intakes, sexual assault advocacy, and shelter house management responsibilities.

Education / Experience: Bachelor’s Degree preferred; however, minimum Associate’s Degree or equivalent with 5 years of relevant experience in a social services field preferred.  Bilingual a plus.

Salary: Non-Exempt, Grade 160, $17.95/hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 11/4/2019

Position: Caseworker, River City Youth Collective (RCYC)

Reports to: Director

Start Date: Immediate Opening

Job Summary: Under direct supervision of the River City Youth Collective Supervisor, The RCYC Caseworker is responsible for direct casework to clients  of RCYC. Additionally, the RCYC Caseworker is responsible for providing sex health education on HIV, STIs and pregnancy prevention to young women and men up to age 26 aging out of foster care, with history of being in or at risk at being in state custody, or who have experienced childhood physical/sexual abuse or neglect/ or exposure to domestic violence. This position also provides access to financial capability training and the Opportunity Passport program in partnership with the Jim Casey Youth Opportunity Initiative in Hamilton and Bradley counties to youth ages 14-26 years of age who are in foster care or who have aged out of foster care. Other services provided directly or through referrals include: HiSet classes, life skills assessment and training, youth leadership, and activities designed to build social skills and civic engagement.

This position maintains a flexible, organized and efficient work schedule and is subject to work on-call rotation. Performs all related activities such as 1) making full use of agency and community resources, and 2) performing administrative tasks.

Education / Experience: A Baccalaureate degree in social work from an accredited college or university or in a related field such as psychology, sociology or other human and behavioral courses with one year of satisfactory work experience in human services field.

Salary: Grade 160, Range:  $14.50 to $15.50 per hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 10/28/2019

Position: Domestic Violence Shelter Case Manager

Reports to: Shelter Program Manager

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Shelter PM, the DV Shelter Case Manager provides case management/advocacy services in the Family Violence or Homeless Shelter to assist clients who may be homeless or victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.
The Shelter case manager performs all related activities including: 1) intake and assessment for shelter housing, 2) assist the client in setting goal to be completed during their shelter experience 3) provide support groups and life skills 4) linking with appropriate agency and community resources, 5) advocating on the victim’s behalf 6) maintaining a shelter environment that is conducive to client success and 7) performing basic administrative tasks.

  • Education / Experience: A Baccalaureate degree in human service from an accredited college or university or in a related field such as psychology, sociology or other human and behavioral courses with one year of satisfactory work experience in human services field.

Salary: Non-Exempt, Grade 160, $16.41/hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


Date Posted: 10/24/2019

Position: Program Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Deaf Services

Start Date: Immediately

Job Summary: Under the direction of Director, the Coordinator serves as the expert in the field of domestic violence involving Deaf individuals. The Coordinator helps build sustainable change within Partnership and between Partnership and partnering organizations that improves the response to Deaf individuals who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault and to hold perpetrators of such crimes accountable. The Coordinator will establish and strengthen multidisciplinary collaborative relationships; increase organizational capacity to provide accessible, safe, and effective services to Deaf individuals who are victims of violence and abuse; identify needs within Partnership; and develop a plan to address those identified needs to build a strong foundation for future work. 

  • Education / Experience: BA in Social Services required, MSW preferred. 
  • American Sign Language (ASL) as native language or fluency in ASL. 
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience with victimized populations, specifically domestic violence and the Deaf community.

Salary: Non-Exempt, Grade 190–Range-$21.54- $23.08 per hour

To apply for this position, please forward your most current resume to:

Konnie Smithers, Director of Human Resources

[email protected]

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE


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