Employment at Family Violence Agencies

Below is a listing of current job opportunities.

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Current Listings

Bilingual Phone Counselor – SafePlace Austin

Bilingual Phone Counselor – $25,875 /Year – (30 hours weekly)

Position to primarily provide short-term, client informed, outcome based phone counseling to adult survivors of sexual and domestic violence. It may include some face to face (in person) services, as needed by the department.

Requirements: Knowledge of brief therapy and crisis intervention required.  Experience with sexual and domestic violence survivors preferred.  Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field preferred.  Will consider substituting relevant experience for degree.  Working 1 evening per week required.  Nonresidential counseling setting.  Fluency in Spanish required.

Please mail cover letters and resumes to:

HR Director, PO Box 19454, Austin TX, 78760

or Fax to 512-385-0662 or email them to employment@safeplace.org

Persons with disabilities, people of color, and bilingual English/Spanish speakers encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Survivor Support Specialist – SafePlace Austin

Survivor Support Specialist – $29,000/Year:  The Survivor Support Specialist is responsible for serving as a source of support person to women, men and their children survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence living in the shelter by providing them with the information, referrals and support necessary for them to achieve safety, meet their basic needs, assist with communal living support and refer to internal and external services that will help with the achievement of their self-sufficiency plan.

Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, or equivalent work experience plus 2 years’ experience in social services.  Experience working with survivors of domestic violence/sexual assault. 2 years’ experience in Case Management required.  Shelter experience preferred.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

Please mail resume to HR Director, PO Box 19454, Austin TX, 78760

or fax to 512-385-0662 or email them to employment@safeplace.org

Persons with disabilities, people of color, and bilingual English/Spanish speakers encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Director of Human Resources of LIFT Alliance

Director of Human Resources of LIFT Alliance

The LIFT Alliance, a partnership between the Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace seeks a Director of Human Resources to lead the Human Resources activities of the organization(s).  Human Resources includes management of all personnel related services, staff training and direct service volunteers.  Responsibilities include developing and implementing policies, programs, systems, services and processes that support and enable the strategic and operational performance of the organization.  In conjunction with the LIFT Alliance Co-CEO’s, the Director develops a comprehensive strategy for the organization (approximately 250 employees) that is in alignment with the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization, with particular focus on attracting, developing and retaining the quantity and quality of staff and volunteer talent required to achieve organizational goals.

Requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management or related field required; advanced degree in HR Management, Business Management or related field preferred, and SPHR certification is preferred.  Five to seven years’ human resources management and service delivery experience is required, including advanced generalist skills and proven ability to manage and lead both day-to-day department operations and to navigate organizational issues.  Minimum three years’ management experience.  Salary is commensurate with experience. 

Please mail cover letters and resumes to:

HR Director, PO Box 19454, Austin TX, 78760

or fax to 512-385-0662 or email them to employment@safeplace.org

Persons with disabilities, people of color, and bilingual English/Spanish speakers encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Chief Development Officer – SafePlace Austin

CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – Salary commensurate with experience

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) serves as a key leadership team member for SafePlace.  This position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities and will design and implement a comprehensive development plan to build SafePlace’s visibility, impact, and financial resources.  The CDO will have primary responsibility for overseeing the staff and systems needed to raise between $3 – $4 million in annual, operational support for SafePlace through a comprehensive development program which includes major gifts, annual giving, events, direct mail, planned giving, and corporate support.  In addition, the CDO will work closely with the Board of Directors and Development Council in their fundraising and stewardship efforts.  The CDO will also oversee the planning, development and execution of SafePlace’s 40th anniversary campaign. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred; a minimum of eight (8) years of progressively successful development experience preferred; a minimum of four (4) years of progressively responsible supervision and management positions is required; experience in working with leadership volunteers is required; experience leading/working on capital campaigns preferred; must pass a criminal background history check; and must provide Department of Public Safety proof of driving record acceptable to agency insurers for the past three (3) years.

Please mail cover letters and resumes to:

HR Director, PO Box 19454, Austin TX, 78760

or fax to 512-385-0662 or email them to employment@safeplace.org

Persons with disabilities, people of color, and bilingual English/Spanish speakers encouraged to apply.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Family Violence Center Bilingual Case Manager

DEPARTMENT: Family Violence Center

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, Texas 77090                                               

FLSA Status: Full-time Hourly/Non-exempt

SALARY: 15.00/hr.

Client: Northwest Assistance Ministries

Posted: January 23, 2014

Closing: April 1, 2014

 

Description:

  • Facilitate client’s access to NAM services and outside agencies.
  • Answer the FVC Hotline and perform telephone crisis counseling, including periodic coverage of the FVC emergency cell phone.
  • Conducting telephone and face-to-face client intake interviews to determine client eligibility for services.
  • Staff cases with FVC Director or Staff Therapist including definition of problems and determining appropriate referrals.
  • Case management of FVC client cases as assigned, including safety planning and assisting the client to set appropriate goals and re-access goals when needed.
  • Develop working relationships internally and with external agencies.
  • Operate within budgetary guidelines, ensure compliance with grant funding and provide reports to the proper authorities within the designated timeframes.
  • Plan intervention, identify, and link clients to appropriate community resources.
  • Maintaining appropriate client file data and producing monthly summaries of activities.
  • All record keeping, data collection, telephone calls and scheduling necessary for clients.
  • Assist in new staff/volunteer/student intern training.
  • Participating in all departmental staff meetings, staff events, and fund raising functions.
  • Flexible work hours as needed to promote FVC’s mission.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Bachelor’s degree in related field. (One year experience in a social service agency may be substituted for one year of college.)
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English  required.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence programs and professional social work approaches.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written skills.
  • Experience in working with victims and volunteers.
  • Computer skills (Word and Excel) required.  
  • Knowledge of other social service agencies and their services.

To Apply:

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

For consideration, please email your resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “BILINGUAL FVC CASE MANAGER”, in the subject line.

 *All applicants must be able to pass a background check.

 

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