Employment at Family Violence Agencies

Below is a listing of current job opportunities.

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Current Listings

Bilingual Outreach Counselor – Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center


Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center
Position Vacancy
Bilingual Outreach Counselor 

  • Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center located in Marble Falls, Texas seeks a full-time counselor/case manager to serve victims of violent crimes whose primarily language is Spanish. 
  • LPC/LMSW preferred or equivalent education/experience working with victims of violence.  Preference given to candidates who have specific experience working with domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault victims. 
  • Candidate must demonstrate ability to speak Spanish fluently.  Read and write in Spanish a plus. 
  • Position will require extensive driving within the four county service area of Burnet, Blanco, Llano and Lampasas counties and a flexible work schedule.
  • Basic responsibilities include:
    • providing individual and group counseling within communities located in four county service area.
    • educational presentations and outreach activities within each county tailored to reach Hispanic victims in a culturally sensitive manner.
    • general case management of cases surrounding issues of legal, medical, housing and safety needs
    • advocacy and accompaniment with clients served
    • networking with other service providers
  • Must reside within service area to meet on-call responsibilities or have ability to stay in the service area as on-call schedule dictates 

Resume and cover letter to:  Executive Director, Family Crisis Center, PO Box 805, Marble Falls, TX 78639  or  Fax 830-693-5624

***Position posting open until vacancy is filled***

Adult Outreach Counselor – Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center


Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center
Position Vacancy
Adult Outreach Counselor 

  • Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center located in Marble Falls, Texas seeks a full-time counselor/case manager to serve adult victims and survivors of family violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault.
  • LPC/LMSW preferred or equivalent education/experience working with victims of violence.  Preference given to candidates who have specific experience working with domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault victims. 
  • Position will require extensive driving within the four county service area of Burnet, Blanco, Llano and Lampasas counties and a flexible work schedule.
  • Basic responsibilities include:
    • providing individual and group counseling within communities located in four county service area.
    • general case management of cases surrounding issues of legal, medical, housing and safety needs
    • advocacy and accompaniment with clients served
    • networking with other service providers  
  • Must reside within service area to meet on-call responsibilities or have ability to stay in the service area as on-call schedule dictates

Resume and cover letter to:  Executive Director, Family Crisis Center, PO Box 805, Marble Falls, TX 78639  or  Fax   830-693-5624

***Position posting open until vacancy is filled***

Full-Time Overnight/Weekend Shelter Victim Advocate – Hope Alliance (Round Rock)

Full-Time Overnight/Weekend Shelter Victim Advocate – Hope Alliance (Round Rock)

compensation: $10/hr non-exempt position

non-profit organization

Family and sexual violence emergency shelter for women and children has the following position available for immediate hire. WITH JOB TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE, RESUMES SHOULD BE CUT AND PASTED INTO AN EMAIL and sent to tracie.moore@hopealliancetx.org. Two positions available:

FULL-TIME OVERNIGHT/WEEKEND SHELTER ADVOCATE to provide hotline assistance and general advocacy to shelter residents. Shifts are on a rotating schedule throughout the month, 40 hours per week. Consists of one long weekend shift from 8am Saturday to 8pm Sunday every 3 weeks, and two shifts of 3 consecutive overnights in between. Overnight shifts are from 8pm until 8am.

Part-Time Hotline Advocate – Hope Alliance (Round Rock)

Part-Time Hotline Advocate – Hope Alliance (Round Rock)

compensation: $10.00 – 12.00/hour

part-time
non-profit organization

Family and sexual violence program has an opening for a victim advocate to answer hotlines and conduct intakes with victims and their families. 24 hours/week with some flexibility but the majority of them will be Monday- Friday, between 8a-5pm. Resumes should be CUT AND PASTED INTO AN EMAIL sent to julie.goble@hopealliancetx.org or faxed to 512-255-7331. Please note the posting title.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION: Conduct hotline and intake sessions with family violence and sexual assault survivors. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide intake, crisis counseling, case management, follow-up and referrals in-person and on the hotline to primary and secondary victims.
Work with other agencies in order to serve the best interest of agency clients.
Informally assess the emotional, physical, social, and educational needs of clients, formulating individualized service plans and goals.
Provide internal and community referrals to address identified needs.
Assist with the collection and maintenance of client data for statistical and programming purposes.
Report any incident of child or elder abuse to the Department of Public and Regulatory Services and appropriate WCCC staff.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND EDUCATION: 
Acceptance of and respect for agency philosophy, mission, and values.
Experience and ability to respond in a supportive manner to people in crisis.
Familiarity with the network of social services, including benefit providers, mental health, and criminal justice agencies in the Williamson County area.
Sensitivity to various cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, attitudes, and languages.
Ability to work as a team member, providing support as well as constructive feedback in interpersonal interactions.
Adequate personal health, social maturity, and emotional stability to fulfill the functions of the position.
Experience in independent job structuring.
Excellent communication skills. 
Ability to relate to other agencies and departments, including law enforcement, as well as to supervise and support staff and volunteers. 
Computer proficiency in Office including Word and Excel. 

Bilingual Contract Therapist – Family Violence Center

DEPARTMENT: Family Violence Center

Location: 15555 Kuykendahl Rd., Houston, Texas 77090                                               

Status: Part-time Hourly, 5 hrs. /week

Salary: $65.00/hr.

Client: Northwest Assistance Ministries

Posted: April 21, 2014

Closing: June 1, 2014

 

Description:

 

  • Working with Spanish-speaking adult victims of family violence in individual and family counseling.
  • Working with child/adolescent victims of family violence in individual and group therapy.
  • Ability to define therapeutic approach for each client.
  • All intake assessments needed to determine a client’s eligibility for therapy services.
  • All record keeping, data collection, telephone calls and scheduling necessary for clients.
  • Storage, maintenance, ordering and inventory of all therapeutic supplies.
  • Maintaining regular communications with FVC Director and Staff Therapist regarding scheduling and programming needs.
  • Staff all cases with Staff Therapist and/or FVC Director, including definition of problems and determining appropriate referrals, when necessary.
  • Flexible work hours as needed.
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master’s level degree and licensure in counseling field.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) REQUIRED.
    • Experience in working with adult and child/adolescent victims of domestic violence.
    • Skilled in working with play, sand and art therapy materials.
      • Skilled in utilizing appropriate treatment models for targeted populations.
      • Excellent organizational skills and attention to record keeping.
      • Excellent verbal and written skills.
      • Proof of liability/malpractice insurance.

 

 

To Apply: Email a resume and cover letter to: ctherwhanger@namonline.org

                    No phone calls, please.

 

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