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Job opportunities at Family Abuse Center

Volunteer Coordinator

Position Status:           Full Time                    

FLSA:                         non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Executive Director

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The Volunteer Coordinator/Community Educator is responsible for recruiting, screening and orienting a consistently available and adequately screened volunteer staff to meet the critical needs of the daily activities of the Family Abuse Center.  Serves as the volunteer recruiter/liaison to community volunteer organizations, university student groups, and local corporate employee groups.  Develops and presents effective community education presentations employing specific objectives, including evaluation of achieved educational goals.

 

Refers oriented and screened volunteers to the Family Abuse Center department supervisors for assignment, training and scheduling.  Establishes and maintains accurate and current volunteer staff records, both written and electronic.   Maintains excellent volunteer retention and satisfaction with appropriate acknowledgement and communications; maintains an adequate supply of available volunteers to meet FAC needs.  Accurately records and reports volunteer hours according to federal and state requirements.

 

Under the Direction of the Executive Director the position represents FAC in community outreach activities including speaking presentations and participation in health/resource fairs, continuously promoting community awareness of FAC services and volunteer opportunities.  Identifies and refers to the Development Coordinator potential sources for financial support for Family Abuse Center programs.

 

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 (B.A.) in communications, marketing

 

Experience

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

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • 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.
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and maintains a stable volunteer staff that maintains critical levels of volunteer staff resources, continuously expanding the volunteer force with new members.
  • Identifies and acquires volunteers for both long term and short term commitments for the benefit of the programs, staff and residents of the Family Abuse Center.
  • Responsible for recruiting a wide variety of volunteers including:  individuals, students; church groups; service organizations; fraternity/sororities and community volunteer agencies
  • Responsible for running criminal background checks on all FAC volunteers as needed
  • Maintains accurate and accessible electronic records and necessary paper files on all FAC volunteers
  • Recruits volunteers for special projects as needed.
  • Coordinates all requests for general community education opportunities and health/resource fairs.
  • Provides community education and participation in all health/resource fairs in McLennan County in coordination with the Executive Director
  • Represents FAC in speaking engagements
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals
  • Experience working with diverse population and groups.

Send resumes and cover letters to Kathy.Reid@familyabusecenter.org. Interviews will take place after July 19th.

 

Housing Case Manager

Position Status:           Case Manager(s)  (32 hours a week)             

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 housing clients to ensure they acquire the skills and resources necessary to become self-sufficient.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

Education

  • 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;

Experience

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

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • 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.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Obtains relevant social history, performs needs assessment for 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.
  • 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 cover letters and resumes to Melissa.Ishio@familyabusecenter.org

Front Desk Reception

Position Status:           Full-time Front Desk Reception            

FLSA:                         non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Director of Finance

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The overall responsibility of the Office Manager is to provide clerical support to the Administrative staff by assisting in the preparation of board packets, setting up filing systems, handling initial calls into the agency (both hotline and general calls), maintaining records, greet visitors, fill out required forms for the agency and provide day to day oversight of office operations.  Keep department organized by ensuring necessary supplies and office equipment are available and in working order.

 

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

  • Experience in office management.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation
  • 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. Strong computer skills, including ability to use various software applications, spreadsheets, databases, and graphics. MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge are a plus.
  • Knowledge of working with volunteers, clients and staff.
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Services as administrative support to the Finance Department, Development Department and Executive Director on duties as assigned.
  • Ensure that all crisis calls are answered and appropriate referrals are made.
  • Provides appropriate access for all visitors and contractors to the shelter while maintaining the confidentiality and safety of all clients.
  • 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.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Send cover letter and resume to Whitney.Thomas@familyabusecenter.org.  Due to summer vacation schedules, interviews will not be held until after July 20th. 

Development Coordinator

Position Status:           Full-time Development Coordinator                 

FLSA:                         non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Executive Director

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The Development Coordinator will participate in development activities consistent with fundraising strategies and as directed by the Executive Director and will cultivate productive relationships with donors, volunteers and other affiliates.

 

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 English, communications, marketing, journalism, or writing.

 

Experience

  • Experience in the field of fund development
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Speak effectively before groups in the community.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of donations (in-kind and financial gifts)
  • Ability to manage projects that include multiple personnel and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to write grants
  • 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., PowerPoint and Databases.

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily deposit, Raiser’s Edge gift entry, acknowledgement of gifts, database maintenance and reports;
  • Donor stewardship and corporate solicitations as assigned;
  • Grant application preparation as assigned, according to grants calendar and guidelines;
  • Coordination of direct mail projects, including printing, list preparation, and mailouts.
  • Event participation and support.
  • 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 requests for funding.

 

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

Due to summer schedules, interviews will not be held until after July 20th. 

HOPES Program Coordinator

Position Status: Full-time                   

FLSA: Non-exempt (hourly)    

Supervised by: Family Abuse Center Executive Director

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:          

The HOPES Program Coordinator oversees the HOPES Program including the Parents as Teachers affiliate. The Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of service delivery, documentation and reporting, and community networking and outreach. Working with the Executive Director of the Family Abuse Center and the Director of Finance, the HOPES Program Coordinator will oversee the implementation of the program.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, Early Childhood Education or Human services preferred.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

 

Experience:

  • 2 or more years’ experience in the field of early childhood development, education, home visitation preferred.
  • Experience supervising staff preferred.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills
  • Commitment to reflective supervision, data collection, and continuous quality improvement.
  • Computer skills; including web browsing, e-mail, Internet, and word-processing
  • Understanding of grant implementation.
  • Ability to maintain personal balance and accomplish multiple tasks that require a variety of skills

 

LICENSES/CREDENTIALS:

  • Supervision requires completeing the PAT Foundational and Model Implementation Trainings before delivering the PAT model or supervising parent educators.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR:

  • Coordinate and monitor the delivery of services in accordance with all grant requirements including  PAT Essential Requirements, PAT Quality Standards, and affiliate policies and procedures
  • Coordinate HOPES Coalition in order to develop/maintain relationships with community organizations and leaders to help grow and sustain the program
  • Oversee direct recruitment efforts or participation in centralized intake system
  • Supervise all staff including parent educators (maintaining necessary documentation of the following activities)
    • Provide at least 2 hours of individual reflective supervision monthly to each parent educator and other HOPES professional staff.
    • Provide an orientation process for all staff including new parent educators that begins with hiring and continues throughout the first year after PAT training
    • Conduct at least 2 hours of staff meetings monthly that cover administrative issues and provide opportunities for review of implementation data, case discussion, peer support and skill building
    • Observe parent educators delivering services within 6 months after training and then at least annually thereafter, providing verbal and written feedback
    • Observe at least 1 group connection quarterly
    • Facilitate parent educators’ completion of an annual core-competencies self-assessment
    • Complete an annual performance evaluation of each parent educator, including written professional development goals
  • Ensure that parent educators obtain necessary professional development and renew certification with PATNC annually
  • Monitor service documentation, data collection and reporting.
  • Engage in quality assurance using PAT quality assurance tools
  • Facilitate continuous quality improvement
  • Maintain a case load of families (minimum of 8 families) enrolled in PAT

 

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