Employment at Family Violence Agencies

Below is a listing of current job opportunities.

For listings at TCFV click here.

Current Listings

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

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. 

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.

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




  • 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.


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

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

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