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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSN KS INC Residential Advocate Overnights / Weekends in Salina, Kansas

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSOCIATION OF CENTRAL KANSAS

WEEKEND RESIDENTIAL ADVOCATE

QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be able to:

  • work in a non-judgmental manner with individuals of all races, ages, and economic levels who are in crisis situations;
  • handle emergency situations and multiple priorities which necessitate immediate decisions;
  • work calmly and effectively in a stressful environment;
  • maintain professional and ethical boundaries;
  • work as a team player with other staff

Must have:

  • ability and experience to facilitate support groups;
  • familiarity with community resources, particularly 24-hour services;
  • sense of dedication to DVACK and its purpose;
  • initiative, integrity and strong sense of professionalism;
  • ability to have empathy and be an effective active listener;
  • excellent organizational skills and be self-motivated

REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma is a must. Experience in social work, psychology or human service or equivalent work experience with a human service agency preferred. Must be able to maintain a flexible schedule. Must have a vehicle in good working condition and a valid Kansas Driver\'s License.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Smooth, efficient, supportive operation of facility (shelter) during weekend hours while shelter is occupied including:

  • cleanliness, upkeep and security of facility;
  • security and comfort of residential clients;

DUTIES:

  • Answer 24-hour crisis line and consult with staff on-call as needed;
  • Provide direct advocacy services to residential clients including but not limited to crisis intervention, counseling, safety planning, information and referral, and personal advocacy in a positive victim centered manner;
  • Conduct house meetings with residential clients;
  • Maintain facility and client security;
  • Carryout tasks as assigned by the Shelter Supervisors, Shelter Manager and Chief Operating Officer in order to maintain facility operations;
  • Complete all required documentation for statistical purposes.

WORK HOURS AND RATE OF PAY:

  • Monday, Tuesday 9 pm to 7 am
  • \$15.45/Hour

ACCOUNTABILITY:

Directly accountable to the Shelter Supervisors, Shelter Manager and Chief Operating Officer

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