ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Direct Services Activities:
1. Screen incoming clients, establish immediate needs and assist with appropriate placement; provide hotline coverage during shift.
2. Provide crisis intervention and associated support services to resident women and their children.
3. Provide care for resident’s children for scheduled classes, emergencies and/or prearranged times.
4. Complete telephonic and written abuse reporting in compliance with legal requirements.
1. Complete administrative/clerical projects to support the program as assigned.
2. Document in each client’s file during every shift worked.
3. Provide emergency assistance (food, diapers, etc.) using agency resources.
4. Provide basic information and referral.
5. Adhere to ethical practice standards and comply with agency policies.
6. Participate in regular staff and supervision meetings.
7. Work holidays as scheduled.
8. Other duties as assigned by the DV Shelter Coordinator.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY: Knowledge:
• Domestic violence training, knowledge and experience required.
• Must be a team player, willing to perform diverse tasks efficiently and effectively, able to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, maintain a professional relationship with clients and staff and consistently strive to present a positive image of the agency to the surrounding community
• Ability to work a flexible schedule is a must.
EDUCATION &EXPERIENCE :
• Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, sociology or a social service related field, preferred.
• One-year human service experience, including social work, case management, crisis intervention and counseling.
• Additional experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.
PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS: May:
Sitting long periods of time
Repetitive finger, hand, & wrist motion
Staring at a computer screen long periods of time.