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Bilingual Family Advocate (Shelter)
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a full time Bi-Lingual Family Advocate (Bilingual in Spanish and English) for our confidential shelter to provide case management and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence. Duties include but not limited to: assisting clients in developing individualized case plans; providing case management, crisis intervention, and safety planning to clients; assisting clients in obtaining and maintaining linkages to community resources; and maintaining case records. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field or equivalent years of experience required. Master’s Degree and 2 years’ experience working with domestic violence cases and group facilitation preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing. Must be available for extended and non-traditional work hours and willing to work in residential environment. Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
CAC Trauma Therapist
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a full time Trauma Therapist to join a team of treatment providers serving child victims/survivors with Canopy Child Advocacy Center (CAC). The CAC model has been proven as a national best practice that is used to respond to children, youth, and families experiencing child abuse. Therapy services are delivered Monday-Friday with early evenings required; within clients’ homes and in community-based settings. Qualified candidates must have a master’s degree in social work or counseling with a valid LSW, LISW, LPC or LPCC license (state of Ohio); independent licensure strongly preferred. Candidates must have training and experience in delivering TF-CBT, skilled with children who have experienced trauma due to child abuse and/or domestic violence. Attributes include: knowledge and use of various EBPs; ability to quickly learn a new EHR and data management system, skilled with writing required progress reports, excellent verbal communication skills; and advanced interviewing skills. CAC Trauma Therapists work within a multidisciplinary team environment which includes both collaboration and autonomy. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking part time Monitors for our Safe and Sound Supervised Visitation Center. Duties include, but not limited to, monitor visits between parents and children, monitor exchanges of children between parents, model and teach appropriate parent-child behavior. High School diploma and two years working with youth and families required. Qualified applicants must have a working knowledge of domestic violence and child abuse issues. Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred. Bilingual in Spanish & English a plus. Must be available Thursdays and Fridays starting at 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm or 5:30 pm until 8 pm and must be able to work weekends. We are closed major holidays. This position is a continuous need. Resumes are kept on file for a year and reviewed as openings occur. Send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
FT Shelter Advocate
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking 3rd shift PRN (as needed) advocates for our confidential shelter. Work hours are 10pm – 8am and are non-negotiable. 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; maintaining documentation; walking facility; engaging with residents; checking for safety and sanitation; and 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. Send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shelter Youth Advocate
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a full time youth advocate for our confidential shelter. Duties include but not limited to: answering 24 hour Helpline; offering information and referrals for youth clients; facilitating child based support groups; providing ongoing support and case management to youth residents; planning and supporting activities for youth clients (ages 0-17); maintaining documentation; engaging with residents; monitoring safety of youth areas; maintaining appropriate documentation; assisting with carrying out general shelter operations; and participating in shift change. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field preferred. Must have experience working with youth population and the areas of domestic violence and child abuse. Evening hours are required. Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license. Send cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Trauma Therapy Department Internship
We are currently accepting 2nd year Masters level social work and counseling students who are currently enrolled in a CACREP and/or CSWE accredited institution. The following is an overview of the trauma therapy department internship.
- Interns will deepen their knowledge of trauma informed, evidenced based therapeutic work with individuals who have experienced a trauma within the realm of domestic violence and/or child abuse.
- Development of a knowledge base around domestic violence and child abuse will be done through readings, online trainings, consultation with therapy department staff and supervisor, staff trainings and observation of other agency programs.
- Engage children, adolescents and adults in trauma informed individual and group behavioral health therapy.
- Learn to identify necessary outside supports for clients engaged in therapy services including but not limited to: psychiatric services, support groups, case management, legal advocacy, etc.
- Develop strong skills around appropriate and ethical record keeping.
- At the conclusion of the internship, interns are expected to create a short presentation to highlight what they have learned throughout the course of the internship.
- Interns will work from DVCAC’s administrative offices located on Payne Ave. (or satellite sites, as needed) and will be able to complete their expected internship hours between the hours of 9a-7p M-TH and 9a-5p Fridays.
If you are still interested in an internship at the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center please forward your resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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