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Housing Case Manager

Position Status:           Full TimeCase Manager(s)                   

FLSA:                         non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Director of Case Management Services

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The overall responsibility of the Case Manager is to provide case management services to residential and non-residential program participants; facilitate evening groups;  on call responsibilities on evenings and weekends, assure the coordination of services with other agencies; assist with the coordination of necessary shelter programs/activities; and provide therapeutic interventions as appropriate.  As needed this position also provides coverage to the crisis line.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education

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

 

Experience

  • Experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence, preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written 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
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities
  • Ability to provide and receive supervision
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently
  • Work in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.
  • Demonstrates skills of self-direction
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 shelter programming statistics.
  • Maintain communication with case management team and other shelter staff.
  • Informally supervise interns and volunteers as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide on-call and crisis line coverage as necessary.
  • On call evenings and weekends on a rotation with other staff.
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals
  • Experience working with diverse population and groups.
  • Read and interpret documents such as operating manuals and professional journals.
  • Write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes.
  • Document all client services as well as community outreach work

 

Send resumes and cover letters to Melissa.Ishio@familyabusecenter.org.

Temporary Case Manager

Position Status:           Full TimeCase Manager(s)                   

FLSA:                         non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Director of Case Management Services

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The overall responsibility of the Case Manager is to provide case management services to residential program participants; facilitate evening groups; on call responsibilities on evenings and weekends, assure the coordination of services with other agencies; assist with the coordination of necessary shelter programs/activities; and provide therapeutic interventions as appropriate.  As needed this position also provides coverage to the crisis line.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education

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

 

Experience

  • Experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence, preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written 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
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities
  • Ability to provide and receive supervision
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently
  • Work in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.
  • Demonstrates skills of self-direction
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 shelter programming statistics.
  • Maintain communication with case management team and other shelter staff.
  • Informally supervise interns and volunteers as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals
  • Experience working with diverse population and groups.
  • Read and interpret documents such as operating manuals and professional journals.
  • Write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes.
  • Document all client services as well as community outreach work

No on-call duties will be assigned to this position.

Send resumes and cover letters to Melissa.Ishio@familyabusecenter.org.

Lead Shelter Case Manager

Position Status:           Case Manager(s)                     

FLSA:                         non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Director of Case Management Services

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

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

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) required, with a minimum of two years’ experience working in case management.

 

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.

 

 

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 including attention to details
  • 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
  • Work in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 shelter programming statistics in data base and client files
  • Maintain communication with case management team and other shelter staff.
  • Informally supervise interns and volunteers as necessary.
  • Provide on-call and crisis line coverage as necessary.
  • Supervise other case managers and resident advocates
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals
  • Write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes.
  • Document all client services as well as community outreach work

Send resumes and cover letters to Melissa.Ishio@familyabusecenter.org.  

Counselor Adult/Child

Position Status:           Full-time Counselor                 

FLSA:                            non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Director of Outreach and Legal Services

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

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

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or counseling required (LMSW, LCSW, or LPC).
  • Knowledge of crisis intervention, case management, social work theory and ethics.

 

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.
  • Read and interpret documents such as operating manuals and professional journals.
  • Write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes.
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Work in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • LMSW, LCSW, LPC, or LPCi
  • Bilingual preferred, but not required

 

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 domestic violence education and awareness to community members as necessary
  • Identify client needs and make referrals for services when appropriate
  • Cultivate, maintain and coordinate a network of community support contacts and serve as liaison on behalf of clients when necessary
  • Provide task or field instruction for undergraduate and graduate level social work or counseling students as necessary
  • Maintain appropriate documentation for clients as required by supervisor, funders, and agency
  • Coordinate Crisis Line, and train all staff on Crisis line.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by supervisor
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals.
  • Available for regular stable hours M-F.
  • 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

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

 

 

Resident Advocate

Position Status:           Part – Time Case Manager(s)               

FLSA:                         non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Lead Case Manager

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The Family Abuse Center depends on the Resident Advocates to ensure that our shelter is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The primary responsibilities of the Resident Advocates (RA) are to provide crisis intervention and referrals on the 24-hour crisis line and provide resident assistance to those in the 24-hour shelter. R.As approve admission to FAC in accordance with policies and procedures, provide front desk coverage (answering incoming calls, assisting residents at front desk, etc.) in between hotline calls as needed, provides shelter intakes to incoming shelter residents and help clients move and settle into shelter. Other duties include crisis intervention, meal preparation, maintaining client records, and ensuring confidentiality.
Current Need: Must be available overnight shifts, weekends, and over the holidays.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED

 

Experience

  • 1-2 years experience in the field of Domestic and/or Sexual Violence preferred, or the same amount of residential services experience
  • Experience in social or human service field (domestic violence, sexual violence) preferred.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to problem solve and diffuse conflict under pressure
  • Demonstrate experience and ease working with a diverse population of clients
  • Ability to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and assertiveness
  • 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 maintain personal balance and accomplish multiple tasks that require a variety of skills
  • Demonstrates skills of self-direction
  • Light clerical duties
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Provide and receive supervision
  • Work in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.
  • Bilingual a plus.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide direct services to survivors of domestic violence.
  • Maintain Shelter Programming Statistics and Documentation.
  • Maintain a secure, clean, and respectful shelter location and work environment.
  • Maintain communication with case management team and other shelter staff.
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals .
  • Document all client services.
  • Serving some meals, and managing the kitchen in the evening and weekends.
  • Cleaning as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

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