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Case Manager

FLSA Status: non-exempt (hourly)

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:          

The overall responsibility of the Case Manager is to provide case management services to residential clients; facilitate evening groups; assist with the coordination of necessary shelter programs/activities; and provide therapeutic interventions as appropriate.  This position also provides coverage to the crisis line, and represents FAC at community events.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field or equivalent experience
  • Master’s Degree in Human Services field preferred

 

Experience:

  • 1-2 years experience in the field of Domestic and/or Sexual Violence preferred, or the same amount of residential services and/or case management experience
  • Experience in social or human service field required

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience and ease working with a diverse population of clients
  • Ability to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and assertiveness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently and to take initiative
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities
  • Ability to provide and receive peer supervision
  • Ability to maintain personal balance and accomplish multiple tasks that require a variety of skills
  • Demonstrates skills of self-direction
  • Bilingual preferred

 

LICENSES/CREDENTIALS:

  • None required

 

SUPERVISED BY:

  • Housing and Shelter Coordinator

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CASE MANAGER:

  • Provide case management to primary and secondary survivors of domestic violence.
  • Coordinate and implement evening shelter groups.
  • Provide crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Provide support for all other FAC programs.
  • Maintain communication with case management team and other shelter staff.
  • Informally supervise interns and volunteers as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as determined by the Shelter Coordinator.
  • Provide on-call and crisis line coverage.

Send cover letters and resumes to Kathy.Reid@familyabusecenter.org.

 

Housing Case Manager

Job Title:  Housing Case Manager(s)

Reports To: Housing Programs Coordinator

FLSA Status: non-exempt (hourly)

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The overall responsibility of the Case Manager is to provide case management services to housing clients to ensure they acquire the skills and resources necessary to become self-sufficient.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Obtains relevant social history, performs needs assessment for shelter clients, prepare service plan, assist in completion of personalized safety plan, and goals.

Provide case management to clients, offering referrals as necessary.

Provide current information on community resources including current information on employment, housing, legal options, and other services.

In accordance with the “team” philosophy of the agency, may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with grant related tasks in addition to the duties listed above.

Must believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals.

Assist with permanent housing arrangements including requesting utility waivers on clients’ behalf as necessary.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Informally supervise student interns and volunteers upon request.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Social Work or related field. Master’s Degree (MSW) preferred.  Knowledge of crisis intervention, case management, social work theory and ethics;

Or, high school graduation, or its equivalent, plus at least five years of experience in social service or human service programs.

Or, any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

LANGUAGE

Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating manuals and professional journals.  Ability to write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients.  Bilingual preferred.

 

Send cover letter and resume to Melissa.Ishio@familyabusecenter.org.

PT Legal Advocate

PT Legal Advocate Position Description

 FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (hourly)

 

Family Abuse Center seeks to hire one part-time Legal Advocate. The Legal Advocate serves as a liaison between FAC and the criminal justice system, assists clients through the civil court process, and develops working relationships with agencies that provide assistance to victims of domestic violence. This position will work closely with law enforcement on a daily basis. Successful applicants will have experience working in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence or the legal field.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES & GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

  • Provide direct services to victims of family violence from McLennan County. Direct Services will include, but is not limited to, crisis intervention, legal assistance, victim advocacy, court accompaniment, case management, and information and referral. Assist with coordination of services as necessary.
  • Provide outreach or community education to law enforcement agencies to help identify victims of family violence and provide or refer them to needed services
  • Establish working relationships and maintain regular communication with law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, including the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Develop working relationships with judges, prosecutors, court personnel, and other entities that work with or encounter victims of family violence
  • Participate in quarterly Domestic Violence Response Team meetings
  • Attend FAC staff meetings
  • Provide crisis line coverage as needed
  • Provide supervision for volunteers & interns as necessary
  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Pre-law, or Social Service, or equivalent combination of skills and experience preferred

 

Experience:

  • 1-3 years experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence preferred
  • Knowledge of criminal and civil proceedings
  • Experience working with law enforcement personnel and agencies
  • Experience working with diverse people and groups
  • Experience working for systemic changes in the community
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in working as both a leader and a team member

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexibility in position responsibilities
  • Strong self-direction abilities
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products
  • Ability to resolve conflict, provide and receive supervision
  • Demonstrated crisis intervention skills
  • Maintain personal balance while accomplishing multiple tasks that require a variety of skills
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish preferred

 

LICENSES/CREDENTIALS:  None required

 

SUPERVISED BY:  Director of Outreach & Legal Advocacy

 

 

Please send cover letter and resume to Micah Titterington at Outreach@familyabusecenter.org

Bilingual Part-time Adult/Child Counselor

Family Abuse Center

Part-time Adult/Child Counselor

Job Description

 

Job Title:         Bilingual Part-time Adult/Child Counselor

Reports to:      Family Violence Counselor

FLSA Status:   Non- exempt, Part time – 8-20 hours per week

 

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Adult/Child Counselor will provide Spanish-speaking individual and group counseling for primary and secondary adult/child victims of domestic violence.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide individual and group counseling
    • Provide counseling services including diagnosing, assessing, and treating individuals utilizing crisis intervention, cognitive behavioral, solution focused, motivational interviewing, grief and loss, play therapy, and any other therapeutic techniques as necessary.
  • Provide intensive case management when appropriate
  • Identify client needs and make referrals for services when appropriate
  • Maintain appropriate documentation for clients as required by supervisor, funders, and agency
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by supervisor

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Master’s degree in social work or counseling required (LMSW, LCSW,  LMFT-Associate, LMFT, LPC-Intern, or LPC)
  • Bilingual Required

Experience

  • Experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence
  • Experience working with adults and children in crisis
  • Experience providing individual and group counseling for primary and secondary adult/child victims of domestic violence

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working with a diverse population and groups
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Understands appropriate conflict resolution and demonstrates skill
  • Ability to maintain personal balance while accomplishing multiple tasks that require a variety of skills
  • Ability to provide and receive peer supervision
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently
  • Demonstrates skills of self-direction
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities.

 

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Send resumes and cover letters to Jaja.Chen@familyabusecenter.org.

Back to School!

We have had such an amazing time this summer, but it’s time to start preparing for school again. Please keep in mind Family Abuse Center has students from Pre-Kindergarten all the way through High School. See below for a list of needed items. We greatly appreciate your support!

New/Gently Used uniforms
Index Cards
Graphing paper
Composition Notebooks
Pocket Folders
Backpacks
Pencil Cases
Erasers Quart size
Ziploc style bags
3 Ring Binders
Scissors
Dry Erase Markers
Highlighters
Calculators (all grades)
Pencil Sharpeners
Pencils
Red/Black/Blue Pens
Map colors
Packages of wide-ruled notebook paper
Standard 12” ruler
Hand Sanitizer
Facial Tissues