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Child Advocacy Center Family Liaison- Part time

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a full time family liaison for the Child Advocacy Center.

Work hours are 20-25 hours/week Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; some evenings required.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • fostering communication between clients, their caregivers, and staff
  • assisting with appointment scheduling
  • assisting staff with correspondence and distribution of program materials
  • assisting with supply ordering and distribution
  • answering telephones
  • providing age-appropriate activities for clients and siblings during visits to the Center

Associate’s Degree in Social Work or related field or equivalent work experience required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred and clinical licensure preferred. Must have experience working with victims of child abuse and those exposed to domestic violence.

To apply click here.

Helpline Advocate – Part-Time

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a Part-Time Helpline Advocate to provide safety planning, crisis intervention, information and resources to help seekers via on our 24/7 Helpline and live chat/text-to-chat services.

Work hours are Monday 10AM-6PM, Tuesday 9AM-5PM, Friday 8:45AM-4:45PM

Duties include but not limited to:

  • answering the 24 hour helpline and responding to help seekers via live chat/text-to chat
  • providing crisis intervention, safety planning, and resources to help seekers
  • completing intakes
  • determining eligibility of individuals requesting shelter
  • maintaining documentation
  • reporting abuse appropriately and accurately
  • offering information and referrals
  • developing and maintaining work relationships with other social service agencies

Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related field preferred.  Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.

To apply click here.

Shelter Advocate – PRN

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a PRN (as needed) advocate for our confidential shelter.

Work hours vary depending on the need, some evening needed.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • answering 24 hour Helpline
  • offering information and referrals
  • performing phone intakes
  • providing crisis intervention, advocacy, information and referral to shelter residents
  • determining eligibility of individuals requesting shelter
  • providing ongoing support and case management to residents
  • mediating conflict among shelter residents
  • maintaining documentation
  • walking facility
  • light housekeeping
  • engaging with residents
  • checking for safety and sanitation
  • participating in shift change.

Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field or equivalent years of experience preferred. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license.

To apply click here.

Marketing/Development Internship- Paid

DVCAC is looking for an enthusiastic marketing/communications/public relations intern to join our team and provide creative ideas to help achieve goals in an established non-profit organization. Intern will develop and implement marketing and outreach strategies; insightful contribution will help develop and expand DVCAC’s outreach and visibility.

This is a paid internship. College credit can be considered. Position is for 10 to 15 hours of work per week starting in January 2020 and continuing through June 2020 as availability allows.

Candidate will acquire and utilize marketing skills and various marketing strategies and tactics that may include, but are not limited to:

  • Marketing and advertising content and creation (e.g. Social Media, web, printed collateral, communications, PSAs, media, press releases, advertising outlets and vehicles)
  • Assist in creating plan and timeline to unveil DVCAC’s new brand in spring 2020
  • Perform market research on target audiences
  • Competitive research for content creation
  • Grow public awareness
  • Analyze trends, opportunities, and success of promotion efforts
  • Additional projects, including administrative tasks, as assigned

This position is designed for a creative and enthusiastic individual who is a self-motivated team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have experience with: Advertising | Public Relations | Marketing | Communications | Social media promotion | Web content and design | Mailchimp | Canva | Adobe | Photoshop | Design | Creative Writing.

Ability to work with the staff to achieve organization’s goals. Interest in the work of charitable organizations. Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher is required. Strong work ethic – punctual, responsible, dependable, prepared. Intern must have strong organizational, self-discipline and time management skills necessary to work independently, with keen attention to detail, and excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Enthusiasm and a strong desire to learn are important. Can work well with minimal direction, but also knows when to ask for help.

Intern must be available within the hours of 9 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday. Intern must have reliable transportation and pass a background check. Primary working location is in downtown Cleveland. Free parking provided.

To apply:

Undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students or recent graduates welcome to apply. Submit a cover letter and resume, including three references, to Carol at ccarbary@dvcac.org. Subject line should state “internship application.”

Immediate availability; internship begins in January 2020. Offer or completion of internship should not be construed as offer of permanent employment.

Updated 1/13/20

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