Gulf Coast Center For
Nonviolence

Employment Opportunities

If you'd like to apply for any of the open positions, please send your resume to: jobs@gccfn.org or fax to 228-435-0513 Attn: Kim. EOE.

POSITION: CHILDCARE PROVIDER

STATUS: Non-Exempt

WAGE PER HOUR: $11.33

LOCATION: Adrienne’s House

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Children’s Services Manager

HOURS: Full-time Monday – Friday 11 AM – 7 PM, Some additional evening and weekend work may be required.

SUMMARY: Provide onsite childcare services for residential and nonresidential clients

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Must be 21 years old. High school diploma or GED required. Previous experience in childcare setting preferred.

Must be 21 years old. High school diploma or GED required. Previous experience in childcare setting preferred.

Must be able to work and communicate effectively with diverse groups of clients.

Ability to work with minimal supervision, as well as in a team environment.

Ability to work within agency mission, philosophy and policies/procedures.

Must have a reliable vehicle and meet agency driving policy requirements, including a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance. Travel may be required.

General physical requirements include but are not limited to: bending, stooping, climbing stairs, prolonged sitting of more than 4 hours.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Childcare Services

  • Provide on-site childcare services for residential and nonresidential clients
  • Provide support/respite services to residential parents
  • Provide transportation to off-site programs, school, and/or summer camps as needed
  • Follow guidelines outlined in the Incredible Years curriculum.
  • Maintain daily logs of children receiving childcare and provide data to appropriate staff
  • Provide positive and encouraging support to children receiving services
  • Inform the Children’s Services Manager of any children with special needs
  • Inform parents of children’s progress
  • Provides homework assistance as needed
  • Coordinate events with Children’s Department staff
  • Attend Children’s Department staff meeting

Agency Compliance

  • Adhere to the agency’s confidentiality policies, maintaining a high level standard of confidentiality
  • Report any known or suspected child abuse to immediate supervisor
  • Report any suspicious activity or persons
  • Attend and participate in agency staff meetings and trainings
  • Report to work on time as scheduled
  • Maintain a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance
  • Perform all other duties and/or participate in special projects as assigned by direct supervisor or Chief Executive Officer

Other Duties

  • Participate in hurricane evacuation and facility preparation.
  • In case of emergencies and extreme circumstances, will be required to assist with 24-hour shelter coverage
  • Work in conjunction with other program components and staff to ensure effective communication of agency and client concerns, recommendations, and needs

POSITION: SHELTER MANAGER

STATUS: Exempt

WAGE RANGE: $40,000 – 45,000

LOCATION: Adrienne’s House

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Chief Clinical Officer

HOURS: Full-Time 40-hour work week Monday -Friday, some evening and weekend work may be required. Travel required periodically.

SUMMARY: The Shelter Director is responsible for the operational success of Adrienne’s House. Position is responsible for overall operations of 24/7 domestic violence emergency shelter, including delivery of client services community outreach activities and supervision of staff. Ensures compliance with state and funder requirements; agency policy and procedures implementation; and that quality services are provided to victims of interpersonal violence.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related discipline from an accredited program preferred. Bachelor degree in above fields, public relations or public administration will be considered with adequate experience. Minimum of three (3) years of supervisory experience and two (2) years of program management experience required.

Ability to work diplomatically in order to gain and maintain professional relationships with volunteers, donors, community partners, vendors, business contacts, government officials, and elected officials.

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; work both independently and in a team environment and effectively lead, inspire, mentor and develop a goal-oriented culture.

Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet stringent deadlines

Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills; excellent organization skills; and ability to express complex information and ideas both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work within agency mission, philosophy and policies/procedures.

Must have a reliable vehicle and meet agency driving policy requirements, including a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance. Travel required.

Proficient in Microsoft office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Program Management

  • Responsible for overall operation and oversight of the domestic violence program serving Jackson and George
  • Ensure accomplishment of grant goals and objectives for the program
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal grant guidelines and safety/fire codes.
  • Participate in and serve as liaison for Adrienne’s House Advisory Board
  • Ensure shelter facility, programs, staff and policies are incompliance with the Mississippi Coalition Against Domestic Violence’s Shelter Certification and all other requirements mandated by funding and oversight agencies
  • Oversee hurricane evacuation and facility preparation.
  • Serve as primary program spokesperson
  • Attend and participate in community partner professional meetings as representative of program
  • Provide donor and supporter acknowledgement
  • Plan, coordinate and participate in fundraising events.

Supervisory

  • Supervise Counselor, Case Manager, Senior Residential Advisor, Childcare Provider and interns.
  • Provide support, guidance and oversight to all program staff
  • Conduct interviews and make hiring recommendations
  • Conduct employee performance evaluations per scheduled due dates
  • Conduct periodic quality assurance reviews of client files
  • Ensure staff compliance of agency policies and procedures
  • Responsible for managing personnel time, overtime, and travel request of program staff
  • Provide in-house training programs/events for staff, board members and volunteers
  • Co-facilitate monthly program meeting with Adrienne’s House staff

Clinical

  • Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and case management services for residential and nonresidential clients
  • Ensure that clinical intake assessments are completed within 24 hours of admission.
  • Provide client transportation as needed
  • Accompany clients to court/legal proceedings as needed
  • Serve as liaison with community agencies and referral sources to better serve clients
  • Provide clinical back-up per established schedule
  • Address any client grievances
  • Facilitate weekly staffing of shelter residents

Agency Compliance

  • Maintain comprehensive and organized files utilizing the automated data and case management system
  • Adhere to the agency’s confidentiality policies, maintaining a high-level standard of confidentiality
  • Compile and accurately report all applicable program statistics and educational activities on time and as directed
  • Report any known or suspected child abuse to immediate supervisor
  • Report any suspicious activity or persons
  • Attend and participate in agency staff meetings and trainings
  • Report to work on time as scheduled
  • Maintain a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance

Other Duties

  • Participate in hurricane evacuation and facility preparation.
  • In case of emergencies and extreme circumstances, will be required to assist with 24-hour shelter coverage
  • Work in conjunction with other program components and staff to ensure effective communication of agency and client concerns, recommendations, and needs.
  • Perform all other duties and/or participate in special projects as assigned by direct supervior or Chief Executive Officer.

POSITION: LEGAL ADVOCATE

STATUS: Non-Exempt

WAGE PER HOUR: $13.45

LOCATION: Gulfport

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Attorney – Northcutt Legal Clinic

HOURS: Full Time, 40-hour work week: Monday – Friday. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

SUMMARY: Conducts initial intake screenings with victims of interpersonal violence seeking legal clinic services and schedules client consultations with attorneys. Provides client referrals to appropriate community resources. Prepares court pleadings and coordinates proceedings with court personnel.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirements of bachelor’s degree in social work, paralegal studies or related field, and 2 years experience in law office operations. Three (3) years of experience in legal office may be substituted for degree requirement.

Must be able to work effectively with diverse groups of clients, staff and individuals in the community.

Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; work both independently and in a team environment and effectively lead, inspire, mentor and develop a goal-oriented culture.

Ability to express complex information and ideas both verbally and in writing.

Ability to work within agency mission, philosophy and policies/procedures.

Must have a reliable vehicle and meet agency driving policy requirements, including a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance. Travel required

Proficient in Microsoft Office, WordPerfect and Adobe

DUTIES:

Legal Advocacy

  • Conduct initial screenings on victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault seeking civil legal services at the Clinic
  • Provide basic safety planning to victims seeking services
  • Complete forms utilized by the legal clinic
  • Refer victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault to appropriate services within their respective communities
  • Work in conjunction with other program components and staff to ensure effective communication of all client concerns, recommendations, and needs
  • Liaison with community agencies and referral sources to better serve the Clinic’s client population
  • Prepare court pleadings and review them with clients prior to filing with Court.
  • Coordinate cases with various court clerks and judges.
  • Draft correspondence, set cases for trial, schedule conferences between attorney and clients.

Office Management

  • Greet all visitors to office
  • Perform general clerical duties
  • Set up and maintain client files
  • Submit requests for purchase orders
  • Assist Finance Director in accounting services for Legal Clinic
  • Compile statistical information

Agency Compliance

  • Maintain comprehensive and organized files utilizing the automated data and case management system
  • Adhere to the agency’s confidentiality policies, maintaining a high level standard of confidentiality
  • Compile and accurately report all applicable program statistics and educational activities on time and as directed
  • Report any suspicious activity or persons
  • Attend and participate in agency staff meetings and trainings
  • Report to work on time as scheduled
  • Maintain a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance

Other Duties

  • Participate in hurricane evacuation and facility preparation.
  • In case of emergencies and extreme circumstances, will be required to assist with 24-hour shelter coverage
  • Work in conjunction with other program components and staff to ensure effective communication of agency and client concerns, recommendations, and needs.
  • Perform all other duties and/or participate in special projects as assigned by Chief Executive Officer.

POSITION: CLIENT AIDE

STATUS: Non-Exempt

WAGE PER HOUR: $10.89

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Senior Residential Advisor

HOURS: Full-Time Monday – Friday 11am-8pm, overnight, evening and weekend work required.

SUMMARY: Responsible for oversight of emergency domestic violence shelter, client admissions, crisis line coverage, and donations for agency clients.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Position requirements include but are not limited to: High school diploma or GED. Two (2) years of experience in a residential setting preferred.

Must be able to work and communicate effectively with diverse groups of clients.

Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of the clinical team.

Ability to work within agency mission, philosophy and policies/procedures.

Must have a reliable vehicle and meet agency driving policy requirements, including a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance. Travel may be required.

General physical requirements include but are not limited to: bending, stooping, climbing stairs, prolonged sitting of more than 4 hours.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Shelter Duties

  • Answer all calls coming into the Center including: crisis, information and service calls for all agency programs; office correspondence; and community referrals.
  • Complete enrollment documents and orientation with all new residents upon admission.
  • Provide support for all residents of the shelter
  • Refer residents to the counselor when in crisis or as needed.
  • Ensure that clients adhere to shelter procedures.
  • Address and document any shelter procedure violations; refer more serious violations to the Senior Residential Advisor or Client Services Manager.
  • Refer residents requesting parenting education to Client Services Manager
  • Maintain the following documentation/logs: RA log , RA daily checklist, call log, medication log, incident reports and enrollment paperwork
  • Monitor the shelter residents’ self-administration of medication and report any concerns or problems to appropriate staff.
  • Perform safety and security rounds per required schedule.
  • Assess security/safety concerns of shelter residents and make recommendations for heightened security status
  • Prepare resident chore list.
  • Provide necessary supplies and clothing to shelter residents
  • Conduct inventory of shelter supplies and restock as needed. Notify supervisor of supply needs.
  • Conduct inventory of all shelter forms and make copies as needed.
  • Maintain cleanliness of shelter office and monitor cleanliness of shelter areas
  • Report maintenance needs and/or repairs to Senior Residential Advisor.
  • Oversee client discharges from the shelter and make appropriate referrals for continued services

Donations Duties

  • Responsible for solicitation and collection of goods donations for agency clients
  • Pick up individual and organizational goods donations.
  • Management of goods donations, including identification, distribution, and organization of items
  • Transport donations to partner thrift stores on an as-needed basis.
  • Provide receipts to all donors
  • Responsible for organization of Supply Room

Agency Compliance

  • Maintain comprehensive and organized files utilizing the automated data and case management system
  • Adhere to the agency’s confidentiality policies, maintaining a high level standard of confidentiality
  • Report any known or suspected child abuse to immediate supervisor
  • Report any suspicious activity or persons
  • Attend and participate in agency staff meetings and trainings
  • Report to work on time as scheduled
  • Maintain a valid driver license and proof of required automobile insurance
  • Perform all other duties and/or participate in special projects as assigned by direct supervisor or Chief Executive Officer.

Other Duties

  • Participate in hurricane evacuation and facility preparation.
  • In case of emergencies and extreme circumstances, will be required to assist with 24-hour shelter coverage
  • Work in conjunction with other program components and staff to ensure effective communication of agency and client concerns, recommendations, and needs.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR POSITION: DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION PROGRAM (DVIP) FACILITATOR

RATE: $50 per hour

SCHEDULE: Classes are from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm ONE day during the week (maximum 2 hours per class)

DESCRIPTION: Independent Contractor agrees to facilitate, 18-week Domestic Violence Intervention class for perpetrators of domestic violence designated by the Courts. The curriculum is based on the Duluth Model. Additional responsibilities are to compile and report attendance in classes, submit invoice for payment, and meet monthly with the program officer.

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related discipline from an accredited program. Should have a minimum of two years of work experience with victims or perpetrators of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Experience working with the criminal justice system is useful. Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with others. Worker must have knowledge of community resources

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