Dancing with the Waco Stars

Update 9/28/16: Online Voting has ended! We love all the support you have shown us, see you at the show!
Update: 9/26/16, Doors will open at 6pm September 29th. No tickets have been mailed, they will be at will call. We will have a table outside the doors where you can pick up your tickets. Dinner will be served starting at 6:15, the show will start at 7pm. We have sold out of tickets for the night of, but there is still a chance to support Family Abuse Center by voting for your favorite dancer. Voting will remain open until September 28th at 5pm. Thank you all for your support and we are looking forward to next Thursday! Dance on!

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Dancing With the Waco Stars: Update!

Dancing with the Stars Tickets are on still on sale until Sept 27th 8am. Tickets are $100, $250, or $500. You can purchase tickets and designate your tickets to support one of the dancers or you can just simply buy tickets. Tickets include a seat, dinner and at least 1 drink ticket. Seats are assigned first come first served. You will pick up all tickets at Will Call on the night of the event. (No tickets will be mailed ahead of time.) As of today we are sold out of the $100 tickets and have a very limited number of $500 tickets left. Also don’t forget to vote online as well, see below!! See you all there!

You may also start voting online to support one of the dancers.

Rural Legal Advocate (Part Time)

Family Abuse Center is seeking to hire one part-time Rural Legal Advocate. The Rural Legal Advocate serves as a liaison between FAC and the criminal justice system assisting residential and non-residential clients as they navigate through the civil court process and access various crime victim assistance programs. A significant amount of travel in Ellis, Freestone, and Navarro Counties will be required. Successful applicants will have experience working in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence or the legal field.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
• Provide direct services to victims of family violence from Ellis County, Freestone County, and Navarro 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 help identify victims of family violence and provide or refer them to needed services
• Develop working relationships with law enforcement personnel, social service organizations, churches, district attorneys, judges, medical professionals and other entities that work with or encounter victims of family violence
• Provide training to community agencies, volunteers, law enforcement personnel, faith-based organizations, and community leaders on how to identify and address issues of domestic violence and how to help victims of family violence access the resources necessary to move forward in safety.
• Provide supervision for volunteers & interns as necessary
• Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Criminal Justice field or equivalent experience

Experience:
• 1-3 years experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence preferred
• Knowledge of criminal and civil proceedings
• Experience working with diverse people and groups
• Demonstrated effectiveness in working as both a leader and a team member

Skills/Abilities:
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrates experience and ease working with a diverse population of clients
• Ability to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and assertiveness
• Demonstrates skills of self-direction
• Strong organizational skills
• Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently
• Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities
• Ability to provide and receive peer supervision
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office products
• Fluency in both English and Spanish, preferred but not required

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

Ticket Sales Begin Today

Starting today, Dancing with the Stars Tickets are on sale. Tickets are $100, $250, or $500. You can purchase tickets and designate your tickets to support one of the dancers or you can just simply buy tickets. Tickets include a seat, dinner and at least 1 drink ticket. Seats are assigned first come first served. You will pick up all tickets at Will Call on the night of the event. (No tickets will be mailed ahead of time.)


Tickets
Male Star – Female Pro
Female Star – Male Pro
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You may also start voting online to support one of the dancers.


Dancing with the Waco Stars Votes
Male Star – Female Pro
Female Star – Male Pro
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Don’t forget: September 29, 2016, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Join the fun and support Family Abuse Center as we raise funds for our endowment.

Dancing with the Waco Stars

Family Abuse Center is preparing for our one and only terrific fundraiser. “The most fun fundraiser in Waco – Dancing with the Waco Stars.” This year the event will be held at the Hippodrome on September 29th starting at 6:30 pm.  All tickets will go on sale after July 1.  But for right now, we are accepting underwriting for the Stars!

Each ticket receives a seat, dinner, and at least one drink ticket for the evening.


Tickets
Male Star – Female Pro
Female Star – Male Pro
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See our facebook “Dancing with the Waco Stars” for bios of the stars, details about the event, and more information.