Help Others, Make a
Difference, Save a Life.
Do you want to make a
difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?
Join the McNabb Center
Team as Domestic Violence Advocate at the Family Crisis Center today!
You have a lot of
choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!
The ideal Domestic
- will work directly with men and women at the FCC
Domestic Violence Shelter
- is the first responder to crisis situations within
shelter, as well as providing crisis intervention for hotline callers
- will serve as a support for clients through referrals,
housing advocacy, safety planning, crisis intervention, and healthy coping
- will work on a treatment team with other FCC staff to
discuss care coordination and needed services
- will ,through goal planning and activities, ensure the
ongoing safety of clients in shelter
- coordinates and works closely with housing
developments, KCDC/Section 8, DHS, CAC, mental health providers, DV
shelters across the state, and other service providers
- interfaces with community agencies and referral sources
to coordinate care
- maintains file records and client information in a
- upholds Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
- maintains cleanliness and upkeep of shelter.
COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately
$15.78 /hr based on relevant experience and education. An additional shift
differential of 5% is added for 2nd shift (4p-12a) and 10% for 3rd shift
position is for 2nd shift (4pm-12am).
Travel: F endorsement is required for transporting
clients as necessary.
Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for email,
Domestic Violence Advocate
- Must possess a Bachelor's degree in social services,
counseling, child and family studies, or related field with course work or
experience in the areas of child development, cultural diversity, human
development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug
abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and crisis intervention.
- Knowledge of the dynamics and cycles of domestic
violence and treatment interventions for trauma highly preferred.
- Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling
Experience / Knowledge:
- 1-2 years working with adults and/or families
- Experience/knowledge/front line service delivery in
domestic violence or other victim services is preferred.
- Experience in case management and trauma-informed care
- Experience in crisis intervention, de-escalation, and
counseling is highly preferred.
- Survivors of violence and those exposed to domestic
violence are encouraged to apply.
- Bilingual preferred.
- Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
- Hearing of normal to soft tones and close eye work.
- Valid driver's license.
- Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping,
- CPR and First Aid certification required.
- Required to be certified in and adequately implement
verbal de-escalation techniques.
- Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement
- Clinical staff members must possess reliable
transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's
license, and transport clients.
Apply today to work
where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a
Helen Ross McNabb Center
is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment
opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits
discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected
veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other
characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies
to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring,
placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,
compensation and training.
Helen Ross McNabb
Center conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree
verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean
drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain
programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing. Bilingual applicants
are encouraged to apply.