Job Opportunities

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Hotline Advocate - Indiana 211

At IN211, we touch millions of lives every year by providing education about the 23,000 resources in our database and documenting important details like unmet needs and demographics to better inform our communities. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts Monday – Sunday are available. As the Community Navigator, you will be responsible for helping people to identify their goals, prioritize their needs, and connect them to valuable community resources. In this position, you will help individuals, families, and providers identify, understand and effectively use the programs that are part of the human service delivery system. You will serve as a knowledge broker in health and human services by utilizing excellent communication skills, expertise and compassion to identify and provide high-quality resources.

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Outreach Advocate-Madison County - Alternatives, Inc.

Job Description:            Outreach Advocate – Madison County

Status:                                Full Time/Non-Exempt

Reports to:                       Director of Nonresidential Services

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Provide trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible case management and supportive services for domestic and sexual violence survivors through advocacy, support, and continued assistance in achieving self-sufficiency.

Essential Functions:

Maintain the confidentiality of participants
Provide crisis intervention, trauma-informed supportive services, case management, safety planning, and information and referral
Provide and arrange emergency and essential transportation
Conduct intakes and assessments; enter data; document service provision; and maintain case notes
Design and implement education and supportive groups
Identify program participants’ strengths and weaknesses and assess self-sufficiency barriers
Assist participants in developing individualized action plans utilizing matrixes
Build and maintain networks and support systems for participants
Establish partnerships with other service providers and represent Alternatives Inc. in the community
Provide training and education for a variety of audiences and community partners
Represent Alternatives Inc. at community events
Provide back-up and additional support to other staff as part of a team approach
Provide services in compliance with all funding contracts, including data and report preparation
Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, homelessness, and child abuse
Knowledge of case management, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution techniques
Skills in written documentation, interpersonal communication, and public speaking
Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment
Ability to remain calm, use sound judgement, and determine specific action under pressure
Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and resume’ to: Lisa Connors, Director of Nonresidential Services P. O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015 or email to lconnors@alternativesdv.org.

Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status.

Survivor Services Advocate - The Julian Center

Job Description:            Survivor Services Advocate

Status:                                Full Time/Exempt

Reports to:                       Survivor Services Advocacy Manager

Position Summary

The Survivor Services Advocate is responsible for providing collaborative support in the form of assessments, referrals and advocacy for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, in accordance to best practices for Rape Crisis Center designees. As a member of the advocacy team, they will co-lead house meetings, ensure that community resources are up-to-date, and assist in care coordination of survivors. In addition, all advocates participate in community education and outreach efforts.

This is a grant funded position.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in therapeutic engagement with survivors
  • Provide collaborative advocacy services address immediate and enhance long-term safety (i.e. Protective Orders, safety planning, necessary referrals)
  • Collaborate with individual survivors to help them create a Personal Growth Plan with measurable and achievable goals for self-sufficiency/life mastery, stability and quality of life
  • Create and maintain survivor records to ensure data quality, including needs assessment, personal growth plan, routine progress notation, collateral information and records, correspondence, etc. in a timely manner
  • Coordinate referrals within Julian Center and to external resources as needed
  • Promote survivor-centered and strength-based approach
  • Participate in supervision, team meetings, all-staff meetings, in-service trainings and staff development projects
  • Assist with facilitation of and attend community outreach and education events, community meetings and trainings, as requested
  • Maintain grant compliance through data entry and report preparation
  • Serve on a 24-hour on-call schedule on a rotating basis with advocate team, including responding to hospitals when called by Centers of Hope to serve survivors
  • Co-lead house meetings
  • Assist in training and onboarding of interns and advocates, as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Abilities in developing interpersonal relations, communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution
  • Capacity to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to multi-task and be adaptable in an ever-changing environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Therapeutic engagement skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, psychology or related field (experience may be substituted for degree in certain circumstances)
  • At least 2 years of experience in advocacy with survivors domestic violence
  • Desire to work with clients using a strength-based, empowerment approach
  • Understanding, experience and sensitivity in working with survivors who have experienced trauma, homelessness and the related psychosocial issues
  • Strong cultural competence, including ability to interact successfully with a diverse population
  • Knowledge of Indiana social services, benefits and programs
  • Experience with outcome-based program evaluation
  • Commitment to a nonviolent and collaborative work environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Grant Writing/Reporting Experience
  • Knowledge of addictions and recovery programs
  • Experience with Efforts To Outcomes or comparable data tracking system
  • Fluency in Spanish

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To Apply:            Send resume and salary requirements to jobs@juliancenter.org

YES Assistant - The Julian Center

Position Title:                   YES Assistant – Respite Childcare (Part-time)

Status:                                Hourly/Non-Exempt

Reports to:                        Survivor Services Advocacy Manager

Position Summary:

The YES Assistant-Respite Childcare provider is responsible for the supervision of at-risk children who are residing in shelter due to domestic violence in their homes.  The children participating in respite care range in age from infancy to 17 years old.  All of the children involved in Respite Care are at risk or have been abused or neglected.  Many of these children display serious emotional, mental, or behavioral problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide care and supervise children during youth and respite activities
  • Facilitates appropriate activities for children participating in the children’s program
  • Enroll and complete intake assessments for parents and children entering into youth programming. Maintain and log records of attendance and complete benchmark assessments on at least a quarterly basis
  • Facilitate mediation of conflict between children, using non-violent methods; De-escalate conflict between children and with parents if necessary
  • Ensure the safety of all children in programming; Report any suspected abuse or neglect to the Youth Program Manager and the Department of Children’s Services Abuse Hotline
  • Supervise volunteers working with children
  • Participate in weekly individual supervision, bi-weekly youth program team meetings, and as directed other organizational meetings or trainings

Required Qualifications:

  • One year of college, business, technical or specialized schooling/accredited apprentice training.
  • 1-3 years experience
  • Commitment to non-violent and cooperative working environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bi-Lingual
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Course work in Early Childhood Development or related subject areas

To Apply:            Send resume to jobs@juliancenter.org

Executive Director-Middle Way House

The Board of Directors of Middle Way House announces the search for an executive director.

Middle Way House provides empowering services including an emergency shelter; a 24-hour help and crisis line; on-scene advocacy; support services; and transitional and permanent housing solutions to support survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. Middle Way House also touches the lives of community members through its education and prevention programs. The agency serves six counties throughout south-central Indiana.

The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration and leadership of the agency including the development, organization, and implementation of its programs.

The Executive Director position will provide administrative oversight of grant development and compliance with federal, state, and local statutes, ordinances, and regulations, as well as state and internal policies and procedures; fiscal management and fund development; program coordination and services to clients. This position represents the organization in public arenas and promotes the mission of the agency in the community and throughout the state. Further, the Executive Director carries out all duties related to personnel development, recruitment, training and supervision of staff.

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Development and Communications Coordinator/Senior Coordinator - NNEDV

NNEDV seeks a highly organized Development and Communications Coordinator/Senior Coordinator to work with the Development and Communications team. This position helps to expand NNEDV’s reach through helping to draft our newsletters, external emails, digital media communications, and other outreach material and assisting with our website, fundraising material and acknowledgements, and ad campaigns. Some administrative duties required. The ideal candidate is highly dedicated and resourceful, can work well independently and collaboratively, and is committed to contributing to positive social change. This position reports to the Director of Development and Communications. The position is based in Washington, DC and may involve limited travel.

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Finance and Administrative Specialist - NNEDV

NNEDV seeks a highly organized Finance and Administrative Specialist to work with the Finance and Administrative Team and help with financial support, bookkeeping, administrative and operations support, and human resources and benefits duties. This is an essential position on the team with significant responsibility. The ideal candidate is highly dedicated and resourceful, can work well independently and collaboratively, and is committed to contributing to positive social change. At this time, this position reports to the Finance and Administrative Manager.

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Technology Safety Specialist - NNEDV

NNEDV seeks a Technology Safety Specialist or Senior Specialist to join the Safety Net Project. This is a great opportunity for a committed team player to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Safety Net provides training, technical assistance, and support to victim service providers, including state/territory domestic violence coalitions; local domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking programs; the civil/criminal justice system serving victims of intimate partner violence; and other stakeholders, such as courts, government, and technology companies. Safety Net focuses on the intersection of technology and intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking, educating practitioners on how survivors and providers can address technology safety issues.

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Mobile Advocate - Prevail, Inc.

Prevail is seeking to fill a Mobile Advocate position responsible for intervention and prevention services for victims of crime, including domestic violence and sexual assault. Services include individual and group facilitation using a trauma-informed model.

Prevail values EMPOWERMENT, CONNECTION, SOCIAL JUSTICE, and DIGNITY.

Mobile Advocate: While primarily working with clients (adults and/or children) on-site at Prevail, Mobile Advocates will also have the opportunity to serve families who have experienced crime or abuse through tele-advocacy and mobile (off-site) advocacy.

Duties: Provide intervention and follow-up services to clients which may include (but is not limited to): intake assessment, community referrals and resources, court advocacy, assistance in filing protective orders, completing safety and action plans, and inter/intra-agency networking and advocacy on behalf of the victim. Facilitate weekly support groups. Maintain and update group curriculum, identifying resources, materials and speakers. Provide individual trauma-informed services. Serve as a reference guide for the community in the area of victim resources and violence prevention, by direct referrals for clients, and through public presentations and participation in community organizations. Regular schedule will include some weekday evenings. On call shifts, as required, will include weekends and holidays. Represent the agency in public and private presentations to increase awareness and educate audiences as to victim-related issues.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field preferred; or a combination of experience, education and/or training. Spanish speaking strongly preferred. Prevail is committed to the development of a broadly inclusive workplace; candidates from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, life, short & long term disability, paid time off, paid holidays, and professional development. Salary commensurate with education and experience (starting wage $17.49/hour).

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To submit cover letter and resume send to Michelle Moen at mmoen@prevailinc.org

Advocate - Sheltering Wings (Danville, IN)

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Advocates oversee the day-to-day residential operations, including but not limited to crisis assessment and intervention, mediation, provision of basic needs and facilitation of life skills classes. Overall, the Advocate’s role is to facilitate a safe, structured, educational, and supportive Christ-like environment conducive to facilitating life changes with residents. Advocates are responsible to uphold both the vision and mission of Sheltering Wings.

Qualifications for the Position
Required:
1. Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, or something similar. Or, a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience working in a public or social service organization.
2. Full commitment and dedication to the mission statement of Sheltering Wings.
3. Full compliance with Sheltering Wings’ Statement of Faith, signed on application.
4. Excellent interpersonal skills and needs assessment.
5. Proven multi-tasking abilities.
6. Ability to thrive in an emotionally stressful environment while remaining calm.
7. Outstanding follow-up skills.
8. Prior experience in a position that needed attention to detail.

Preferred but not required:
1. Bilingual
2. Knowledge of domestic violence-related issues and philosophy.
3. Understanding of the effects DV has on survivors’ thoughts and behaviors.
4. Prior Crisis Intervention experience.
5. Knowledge of city, state, and federal domestic violence service systems, policies, and issues.

Note: This job description will change as needed to fulfill the mission of Sheltering Wings. The person assigned to this position will be notified. This description serves as a high-level overview of the above position. Other duties will be assigned as business needs arise.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Amy O’Hearn, Operations Manager – aohearn@shelteringwings.org

Case Management Manager - Sheltering Wings (Danville, IN)

Roles & Responsibilities: The Case Management Manager (CMM) is primarily responsible to lead the life skills, case management, mobile advocacy and permanent housing programs of Sheltering Wings. Overall, the CCM’s role is pivotal in ensuring the opportunity for and programs conducive to build stable
and independent lives among survivors through a Christ-centered environment that is conducive to facilitating life changes. As a member of the Leadership Team, the CCM is expected to lead by example
in upholding both the vision and mission of Sheltering Wings.

Direct Supervision of Position(s): Case Manager, Therapist
Qualifications/Requirements for the Position:

1. Master’s Degree in Social Worker
2. Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in public or social service organization and prior case
management experience
3. Minimum of 1-3 years of supervisory experience
4. Excellent interpersonal skills (problem solving, stress management, listening, coaching, time
management, decision making and leading)
5. Experience in a professional environment requiring computer, written and oral communication
skills

Preferred but not Required:
1. Licensed Social Worker
2. Grant management experience, particularly with Rapid ReHousing and Permanent Supportive
Housing
3. Knowledge of city, state and federal domestic violence service systems, policies and issues
4. Knowledge of domestic violence related issues and philosophy, including trauma informed care
5. Understanding of the effects DV has on survivor’s thoughts and behaviors
6. Prior Crisis Intervention experience
7. Bilingual

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Amy O’Hearn, Operations Manager –aohearn@shelteringwings.org
Benefits offered: Medical Insurance, supplemental insurances, 401k, PTO, sick time, holiday pay, and more.

Direct Service Employees work 16 hours of holiday hours a year. Based on seniority and previous holiday worked.

Case Manager - Sheltering Wings (Danville, IN)

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Case Manager (CM) works primarily with all clients (residents and non-residents) in building the support and structure needed to build safety, stability, and independence. CMs assess client’s needs and facilitate the connecting of that client to the available services and resources. Often, CMs work as a facilitator rather than a provider of client services.
Teamwork is critical to this position as the CM works closely with not only the clients but also peers, leadership and volunteers to coordinate the needs of the clients. All positions at SW are expected to uphold both the vision and mission
of Sheltering Wings.

Qualifications for the Position
Required:
1. Full commitment and dedication to the mission statement of Sheltering Wings.
2. Bachelor’s degree in a Social Services or equivalent.
3. Minimum of 2 yrs. case management experience or a minimum 5 yrs. experience working in a public/social service
organization.
4. Proven networking, teamwork, multi-tasking and follow-up skills.
5. Works effectively with individuals from various backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, ages, religious beliefs and
economic situations.
6. Experience working with evaluating human needs quickly.
7. Excellent interpersonal skills (listening, coaching and leading).
8. Proven experience in a professional environment requiring organizational, computer, written and oral communication
skills.

Preferred but not required:
1. Bilingual
2. Licensed Social Worker
3. Knowledge of city, state and federal domestic violence service systems, policies and issues.
4. Knowledge of domestic violence related issues and philosophy.
5. Understanding of the effects DV has on survivor’s thoughts and behaviors.
6. Prior Crisis Intervention experience.

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Amy O’Hearn, Operations Manager – aohearn@shelteringwings.org
Benefits offered: Medical Insurance, supplemental insurances, 401k, PTO, sick time, holiday pay, and more.
Direct Service Employees work 16 hours of holiday hours a year. Based on seniority and previous holiday worked.

Crisis Intervention Shelter Assistant, perm. part time - Sheltering Wings (Danville, IN)

Permanent Part-Time Crisis Intervention Shelter Assistant
1. 6:45am – 3:15pm Saturday and Sunday
2. 10:00am – 6:00pm Sunday

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Crisis Intervention Shelter Assistants (CISA) oversee the day-to-day residential operations, including but not limited to crisis assessment and intervention, mediation, and provision of basic needs. Overall, the CISA’s role is to facilitate a safe, structured, and supportive Christ-like environment conducive to facilitating life changes with residents. CISAs are responsible to uphold both the vision and mission of Sheltering Wings.

Qualifications for the Position
Required:
1. Completed courses in social work, psychology, criminal justice or something similar. Or, 0-3 years’ experience
working in public or social service organization.
2. Full commitment and dedication to the mission statement of Sheltering Wings.
3. Full compliance with Sheltering Wings’ Statement of Faith, signed on application.
4. Excellent interpersonal skills and needs assessment.
5. Proven multi-tasking abilities.
6. Ability to thrive in an emotionally stressful environment while remaining calm.
7. Outstanding follow-up skills.
8. Prior experience in a position that needed attention to detail.

Preferred but not required:
1. Knowledge of domestic violence related issues and philosophy.
2. Understanding of the effects DV has on survivor’s thoughts and behaviors.
3. Prior Crisis Intervention experience. 4. Knowledge of city, state and federal domestic violence service systems,
policies and issues.
5. Bilingual Base Pay: $15.00/hr. ($1.50/hr. differential for weekend and 3rd shift hours)

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Amy O’Hearn, Operations Manager – aohearn@shelteringwings.org
Benefits offered: Medical Insurance, supplemental insurances, 401k, PTO, sick time, holiday pay, and more.
Part-Time Direct Service Employees work 12 hours of holiday hours a year. Based on seniority and previous holiday worked.

Mental Health Therapist - Sheltering Wings (Danville, IN)

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Mental Health Therapist is responsible to ensure all residents are provided with therapeutic services. The Mental Health Therapist provides assessments for all families, and oversees development and continuation of portions of the
individual plans of action. The Mental Health Therapist is responsible for service coordination, continuation of assessments and planning, counseling including individual and group. The Mental Health Therapist works closely with the case managers, advocates and crisis intervention/shelter assistants to ensure all available mental health services that clients need is provided. The Mental Health Therapist completes all required documentation, and provides monthly report of services for reporting purposes.

Qualifications for the Position
Required:
1. Full commitment and dedication to the mission’s statement of Sheltering Wings
2. Must be a Licensed Mental Health provider with 1-3 years’ experience working with adults and children.
3. Must maintain required CEU’s to remain current with development and training needs.
4. Must keep license in good standing.
5. Proven networking, teamwork, multi-tasking and follow-up skills
6. Works effectively with adults and children from various backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, ages, religious beliefs and
economic situations
7. Experience working with evaluating human needs quickly
8. Excellent interpersonal skills (listening, coaching and leading)
9. Proven experience in a professional environment requiring organizational, computer, written and oral communication
skills

Preferred but not required:
1. Knowledge of city, state and federal domestic violence service systems, policies and issues
2. Knowledge of domestic violence related issues and philosophy
3. Understanding of the effects DV has on survivor’s thoughts and behaviors
4. Prior Crisis Intervention experience
5. Art Therapy experience
6. Play therapy certification
7. Bilingual

Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Amy O’Hearn, Operations Manager – aohearn@shelteringwings.org
Benefits offered: Medical Insurance, supplemental insurances, 401k, PTO, sick time, holiday pay, and more.
Direct Service Employees work 16 hours of holiday hours a year. Based on seniority and previous holiday worked

Substitute Crisis Intervention Shelter Assistant - Sheltering Wings (Danville, IN)

Roles & Responsibilities:
The Crisis Intervention Shelter Assistants (CISA) oversee the day-to-day residential operations, including but not limited to crisis assessment and intervention, mediation, and provision of basic needs. Overall, the CISA’s role is to facilitate a safe, structured, and supportive Christ-like environment conducive to facilitating life changes with residents. CISAs are responsible to uphold both the vision and mission of Sheltering Wings.

Qualifications for the Position
Required:
1. Completed courses in social work, psychology, criminal justice or something similar. Or, 0-3 years’ experience
working in public or social service organization.
2. Full commitment and dedication to the mission statement of Sheltering Wings.
3. Full compliance with Sheltering Wings’ Statement of Faith, signed on application.
4. Excellent interpersonal skills and needs assessment.
5. Proven multi-tasking abilities.
6. Ability to thrive in an emotionally stressful environment while remaining calm.
7. Outstanding follow-up skills.
8. Prior experience in a position that needed attention to detail.

Preferred but not required:
1. Knowledge of domestic violence related issues and philosophy.
2. Understanding of the effects DV has on survivor’s thoughts and behaviors.
3. Prior Crisis Intervention experience.
4. Knowledge of city, state and federal domestic violence service systems, policies and issues.
5. Bilingual

Please send resume and cover letter to Amy O’Hearn, Operations Manager – aohearn@shelteringwings.org

Base Pay: $15.00/hr. ($1.50/hr. differential for weekend and 3rd shift hours)
Part-time Direct Service Employees work 12 hours of holiday hours a year. Based on seniority and previous holiday worked

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