Employment at Family Violence Agencies

Below is a listing of current job opportunities.

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Current Listings

VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATOR

Department: family violence center

Client: Northwest Assistance Ministries

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, Texas 77090

FLSA status: Salaried/Exempt

SALARY: 16.00/hr., 40 hrs. / week

Posted: 3/27/2015

Closing: 4/30/2015

 

Responsible For:

  • Developing and presenting youth violence awareness and education to middle and high school students in a five school district area, including Aldine, Klein, Cy-Fair, Spring and Tomball ISDs.
  • Collaborating with and serving on a number of the five ISDs school health advisory councils (SHACs)
  • Maintaining all youth program materials, data collection, recording keeping and communications.
  • Production of monthly and annual summaries of activities.
  • Development and distribution of an annual Youth Education Newsletter for teachers, counselors and other school staff.
  • Coordination of dating violence awareness campaign for reaching youth in the community, including NAM congregations, area schools and local youth organizations.
  • Supervising contract youth educator or intern presenters, as assigned.
  • Answering the FVC Hotline and performing telephone crisis counseling, including scheduled, periodic coverage of the FVC emergency on-call cell phone.
  • Conducting telephone and face-to-face client intake interviews to determine client eligibility for services, as needed.
  • Planning interventions, identifying and linking clients to appropriate community resources, as needed.
  • Assisting staff/volunteers/student interns during intake interviews.
  • Assisting in new staff/volunteer/student intern training.
  • Facilitating evening adult domestic violence classes, as scheduled.
  • Participating in outreach activities.
  • Attending all FVC and NAM staff meetings, staff events, and fund raising functions.
  • Working a flexible work schedule, 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.
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Experience in working with youth groups and at-risk youth.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and good driving record.

 

Skills, Training:

  • Proven ability to work independently.
  • Excellent organizational & communications skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to develop & present subject specific seminars to professional and non-professional groups.
  • Prefer a knowledge of domestic violence programs and appropriate social work practices.

 

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATOR”, in the subject line.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

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

 

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Client: Northwest Assistance Ministries

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, Texas 77090

FLSA status: Salaried/Exempt

SALARY: Not published

Posted: 3/27/2015

Closing: 4/30/2015

 

Responsible For:

  • Supervising the performance of program staff and volunteers, including the compilation of annual performance evaluations.
  • Compiling statistical information and submitting written monthly program reports.
  • Maintaining current information on community resources for use by FVC staff and volunteers.
  • Overseeing all data entry of client information into all data base systems used in the FVC.
  • Staffing client cases/concerns with Staff Therapist and/or Program Director, as needed.
  • Coordinating training of new staff/volunteer/student interns.
  • Overseeing delivery of basic FVC services, including telephone crisis counseling, and face-to-face interviews.
  • Periodically carrying the emergency cell phone for hotline coverage.
  • Participating in all departmental staff meetings, outreach activities, staff events, and fund raising functions.
  • Flexible work hours as needed to promote NAM’s mission.
  • Attending staff meetings, agency events and fund raising functions.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field.(Master’s degree preferred)
  • Experience in supervision of staff and volunteers.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with crisis interventions techniques.
  • Computer literacy, using a variety of programs.
  • Experience with data entry on a large scale.
  • History of working in a detail-oriented environment.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written skills.
  • Ability to work independently.

 

 Skills, Training:

  • Experience in Family Violence program administration preferred.
  • Experience in working with domestic violence victims preferred.
  • Experience in working in feminist social change program helpful.
  • Skill in interfacing with communities of faith preferred.

 

To Apply:

For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to resumes@namonline.org with the job title “ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR”, in the subject line.

No walk-ins or phone calls please.

 

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

 

 

Multiple positions – Houston Area Women’s Center – Houston, TX

Manager of Corporations Foundations and Major Gifts

Early Childhood Specialist

BL Hotline Case Advocate

Children’s Specialist Part Time – Bilingual

Early Childhood Teacher – Infants

Children’s Counselor – Bilingual

Interested Candidates, please send resumes to hr@hawc.org and place in subject line: The position you are seeking: example, subject line: Counselor

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Coordinator of Counseling Services – Kendall County Women’s Shelter – Boerne, TX

Coordinator of Counseling Services
Kendall County Women’s Shelter has an immediate opening for a full time Coordinator of Counseling Services. This individual will be responsible for overseeing and providing individual and group counseling for victims of family violence and their children.  This a full time , exempt position with benefits. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office software including Word, Publisher, Office and Excel. Visit www.kcwstexas.org for a full job description. KCWS is an EOE. No phone calls will be accepted. Please submit resume either by mail or email to:

Kendall County Women’s Shelter
PO Box 1087
Boerne, TX 78006
mmaloy@kcwstexas.org

Texarkana Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc.

Texarkana Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc. is accepting applications for Executive Director.

Special Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum undergraduate degree or six years Social Service management experience
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as the ability to take responsibility of independent action
  • Experience with personnel management
  • Extensive experience with grant writing, implementation and administration
  • Budget development and budget management experience
  • Familiarity with State and Federal Regulatory Procedures and Standards and computer reporting
  • Board membership experience

Applications may be obtained at the Texarkana Domestic Violence Prevention, Inc. office at 521 Spruce Street or it may be completed online at dvptxk@pittsrileygroup.com. The deadline to submit applications is January 26, 2015.

            Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

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