•Engages in the provision of direct services to victims of domestic violence
o Provides trauma informed direct services to victims of domestic violence and their children
o Approaches all client situations and emergencies with the goal of maintaining client safety
o Provides assistance with safety planning, problem solving, parenting support, information and referrals
o Responds effectively to challenging situations with clients
•Participates in advocacy, outreach, and organization representation
o Participates in community education efforts as requested
o Provides training on domestic violence issues to professional groups, including law enforcement and other partner agencies.
o Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with community partners
•Advances the work of the Agency in a manner consistent with Organizational Values
o Ensures required service documentation is maintained in a thorough and timely manner.
o Participates in organization grant and contract reporting as needed.
o Adheres to agency policies and work rules.
o Advances knowledge and attends trainings as assigned.
o Provides cross-departmental/functional support and services as needed.
o Maintains professional boundaries.
o Performs other duties as assigned.
o Bilingual (Spanish/English) required
o Excellent written and verbal skills required.
o A Bachelor’s degree is preferred is though relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
o Experience working with victims of trauma and their children is strongly preferred, knowledge of domestic violence issues is also strongly preferred
o Experience working with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds preferred.
o Experience in crisis intervention preferred.
o Experience working with volunteers preferred
o Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.
Interested individual applicants only please; DAIS prefers not to be contacted by third party staffing agencies. The following application materials will be needed for consideration:
o Current resume, cover letter, three professional references, and work samples.
o A completed affirmation of employment interest and information (form can be downloaded from the DAIS website).
o Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications submitted without a cover letter and resume will NOT be considered.
Completed applications may be submitted via email as an attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application deadline: February 14, 2020
To apply, please follow the instructions in the posting above.