Employment

Child Justice System Advocate

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime experienced victim advocate, who will provide advocacy to children in the municipal courts throughout Cuyahoga County by providing support, crisis intervention, safety-planning, education, information and referrals. Qualified applicants must have experience and strong knowledge and compassion towards working with children impacted by domestic violence and abuse with five years relevant experience in the field. Must be available for non-traditional work hours, including weekends on limited basis. Bachelor’s degree is required and bilingual in Spanish & English a plus. This is a perfect career move for applicants with experience in case management and/or CPST positions! Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

Child and Family Advocate

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime experienced advocate, who will work with children who are victims of abuse or at-risk and their families providing support, advocacy, crisis intervention, safety-planning, education, information and referrals. Qualified applicants must have experience and strong knowledge of working with youth impacted by domestic violence and abuse with five years relevant experience in the field. Must be available for non-traditional work hours, including weekends on limited basis. Bachelor’s degree is required and bilingual in Spanish & English a plus. This is a perfect career move for applicants with experience in case management and/or CPST positions! Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

Justice System Teen Advocate

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime experienced advocate, who will provide outreach and services through Juvenile Court to teens experiencing teen dating violence. Services include advocacy, support, crisis intervention, safety-planning, individual and group services, education, information and referrals. Qualified applicants must have experience and strong knowledge of working with teenagers or transitional aged youth impacted by domestic violence and abuse with five years relevant experience in the field. Must be available for non-traditional work hours, including weekends on limited basis. Bachelor’s degree is required and bilingual in Spanish & English a plus. This is a perfect career move for applicants with experience in case management and/or CPST positions! Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

Justice System Advocate (Eastside)

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime experienced advocate, who will provide outreach and services in the municipal courts throughout Cuyahoga County for victims of domestic violence and stalking. Services include advocacy, support, crisis intervention, safety-planning, individual and group services, education, information and referrals. Qualified applicants must have a working knowledge of domestic violence and child abuse issues with five years relevant experience in the field. Must be available for non-traditional work hours, including weekends on limited basis. Bachelor’s degree is required and bilingual in Spanish & English a plus. This is a perfect career move for applicants with experience in case management and/or CPST positions! Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

Justice System Advocate (Floater)

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime experienced advocate. This position is community based and provides coverage for suburban court advocates in all courts throughout Cuyahoga County as well as services to high risk clients screened through agency. Advocates provide outreach and services for victims of domestic violence and stalking through working with court system personnel. Services include advocacy, support, crisis intervention, safety-planning, individual and group services, education, information and referrals. Qualified applicants must have a working knowledge of domestic violence and child abuse issues with five years relevant experience in the field. Must be available for non-traditional work hours, including weekends on limited basis. Bachelor’s degree is required and bilingual in Spanish & English a plus. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

Trauma Therapist (2 fulltime positions)

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime experienced therapist to provide individual and group treatment to adult and child victims of child abuse and domestic violence.  Candidates must have experience providing individual and group therapy to children and adults who have experienced trauma due to childhood abuse or domestic violence; knowledge and use of various treatment and educational methodologies; ability to write required reports; excellent communication and advanced interviewing skills. Qualified applicants must have Master’s degree in social work or counseling and an LSW, LISW, LPC(s) or LPCC(s). Daytime and evening hours during weekdays. Bilingual in Spanish & English a plus. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

PRN/PTE Shelter Advocate

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center emergency shelter located at a confidential address in Cuyahoga County is seeking a PRN/PTE Shelter Advocate.  Interested candidates must be able to work 2nd or 3rd shifts, weekdays and weekends.  Duties include the following helpline responsibilities: answering the 24 hour helpline, offering information and referrals to helpline callers, performing phone intakes for shelter, determining eligibility of women requesting shelter for admission.  Emergency shelter responsibilities include:  providing domestic violence advocacy and ongoing support to residents, maintaining agency documentation, checking for safety and cleanliness of the facility and participating in shift change report.  Please send resumé and cover letter to careers@dvcac.org.  Resumés received without cover letters will not be reviewed.

Finance Staff Accountant II

Under the supervision of the Controller / Director of Finance, this position is responsible for conducting Bookkeeping activities with respect to the maintenance of General Accounting records, including but not limited to: accounts payable, payroll, client billing, grant reporting and preparation of grant reimbursements requests.  
 
Minimum of High school diploma or GED with thorough knowledge of bookkeeping and or accounting. Accounting degree preferred
 
Send cover letter and resume to careers@dvcac.org
 

Domestic Relations Court Justice System Advocate

DVCAC is seeking a full time Domestic Relations Court Justice System Advocate. The Justice System Advocate assists victims of domestic violence and related crimes by providing a full range of services including assistance with compensation claims, crisis intervention, court support, case status, community referrals, community awareness, and performs related duties as required.

  1. Works independently to provide crisis intervention and emergency assistance by determining immediate assessment of needs and makes referrals to other community resources.
  2. Explain the process of applying for State Victim Assistance Compensation. Coordinate with attorneys, victim service providers, and the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.
  3. Orient victims to the civil justice system by explaining procedural status of civil proceedings or cases; provides court support to victims.
  4. Initiates case records and provides necessary documentation of case activities in a timely manner to the Justice Affairs Manager.
  5. Acts as an advocate for victims to ensure their needs are addressed by the community and civil court system; confers with attorneys on the status of cases; assists with preparation of civil protection orders and other processes designed to protect the rights of victims.
  6. Provides support to victims and families during interviews with attorneys and court personnel; explains victims’ rights.
  7. Provides victims with follow-up contacts relating to case status, information such as motions filed, status of civil proceedings, terms and conditions of civil protection orders.
  8. Represents Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center and its Justice System Advocacy Program through community meetings.
  9. Maintains positive working relationships with DVCAC staff, Domestic Relations Court personnel, and community partners.
  10.  Completes Semi Annual Progress reports for OVW.
  11.  Assess client safety and apply applicable safety planning tools.
  12.  Assists with the initial fillings of civil protection orders

A Bachelors Degree in human service or related field and/or five years of relevant domestic violence experience is required. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

 

Maintenance Technician

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a fulltime Maintenance Technician to assure the effective functioning of all DVCAC facilities to provide an efficient and safe working environment for employees/clients and their activities by using best business practices to manage resources, services and processes to meet the needs of the agency.  Responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks (e.g. carpentry; electrical; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing, etc.).  Require two years working experience in facility maintenance, basic understanding of electrical, plumbing and carpentry is a plus.

Please email resume and cover letter to careers@dvcac.org

 

KEYS 4 DEAF ACCESS Project Coordinator

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center, in collaboration with the Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, and Cleveland Division of Police, is seeking a Project Coordinator for the KEYS 4 DEAF ACCESS program. This project is funded through the Federal Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Disability Grant Program, aimed at enhancing as well as creating services for D/deaf or Hard of Hearing victims of Domestic or Sexual Violence in Cuyahoga County. This position coordinates with our partner agencies, schedules and leads team meetings, provides internal training for staff as well as for our community partners, and provides grants management. Qualified applicants will have knowledge and experience in Domestic Violence as well as with Deaf culture. ASL fluency is desired. Excellent facilitation, organizational, grants management, and analytical skills required. Experience in research and the development of training materials also desired. A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Service or a related field and 4 years of relevant experience. Must be available for non-traditional work hours, including weekends on limited basis.

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.

Helpline Coordinator

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center is seeking a dynamic leader to join our team in a newly created position: Helpline Coordinator. Our Domestic Violence & Family Helplines receive over 13,000 calls annually from women & men in our community seeking information on domestic violence and child abuse resources as well as those seeking shelter who are in imminent danger. This position will oversee the Helpline, quality assurance, perform all data driven reports and analysis, and identify gaps in the service delivery system to increase our capacity to serve families in crisis in our community. This position needs a highly organized person knowledgeable about community resources, hotline/crisis work and able to lead a team of staff & volunteers who will help us to expand our helplines and move them to a central location. Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant exp. LSW/LPC required and bilingual preferred. Please submit cover letter with salary requirements & resume to careers@dvcac.org

 

HELPLINE ADVOCATES  (3 fulltime equivalent positions available)

Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center (DVCAC) is seeking fulltime and part time Helpline Advocates to provide safety planning, crisis intervention, information and resources to callers on our 24/7 Helpline. Callers include domestic violence and stalking victims, as well as professionals, families and others seeing information on domestic violence and child abuse. Hours will vary. Qualified applicants must have Bachelor’s degree and experience working with issues of abuse and domestic violence. Licensure preferred (LSW, LPC) and bilingual preferred. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to careers@dvcac.org.