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: SENIOR RESIDENTIAL ADVISOR

STATUS: Exempt

LOCATION: Biloxi

WAGE:$28,000 – $30,900

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Client Services Manager

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

SUMMARY: Responsible for oversight of emergency domestic violence shelter program including client admissions, training and scheduling of Residential Advisor staff, reporting of maintenance issues and conducting inventory of shelter supplies

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Minimum requirement of a high school diploma or GED and 2 years of previous work in a residential setting. Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience required.

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

Ability to work diplomatically in order to gain and maintain professional relationships with various community partners and contacts

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

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

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 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. Ability to obtain Class D driver license. Local travel 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:

FACILITY DUTIES:

  • Provide oversight of the daily operations of shelter and report any concerns, issues or problems to immediate supervisor
  • Ensure adequate supplies are available for clients and stocked in shelter on a weekly basis
  • Report needed repairs to the Facility Manager and/or HR Director as soon as possible
  • Check door alarms, and replace batteries as needed
  • Monitor, conduct and record monthly fire drills and quarterly disaster drills
  • Ensure that regularly scheduled in-house inspections are completed
  • Maintain a monthly log of all routine inspections
  • Maintain scheduling of monthly pest control treatments and monitor visits
  • Oversee surveillance video equipment daily
  • Complete client room inspections per schedule and as needed

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 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 the Client Services Manager
  • Perform safety and security rounds per required schedule.
  • Assess security/safety concerns of shelter residents and make recommendations for heightened security status
  • Provide necessary supplies and clothing to shelter residents
  • Maintain cleanliness of shelter office and monitor cleanliness of shelter areas
  • Oversee client discharges from the shelter and make appropriate referrals for continued services

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
  • Perform all other duties and/or participate in special projects as assigned by direct supervisor or Chief Executive Officer.

OTHER:

  • 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: CHILDCARE PROVIDER

STATUS: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Children’s Services Manager

HOURS: Full-time Monday – Friday 8AM – 4PM, 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 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 provides data to appropriate staff
  • Provide positive and encouraging support to children receiving services
  • Inform the Children’s Services Manager of any children with special needss
  • Inform parents of children’s progress
  • Provides homework assistance as needed
  • Coordinate events with Children’s Department staff
  • Attend Children’s Department staff meetings

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: CHILDCARE PROVIDER – PART-TIME

STATUS: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Adrienne’s House

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Shelter Director

HOURS: Part-time Tues-Fri: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Some additional evening and weekend work will 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 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:

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 childcare guidelines in the agency’s policies and procedures
  • Maintain daily logs of children receiving childcare
  • Provide positive and encouraging support to children receiving services
  • Inform the Shelter Director of any children with special needs
  • Inform parents of children’s progress
  • Provides homework assistance as needed
  • Attend monthly Adrienne’s House staff meetings

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.
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