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: HUMAN TRAFFICKING PROGRAM SPECIALIST

STATUS: Exempt

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Client Services Manager

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

SUMMARY: Responsible for oversight of Human Trafficking Transitional Housing Program. Provides intensive case management services and transportation to victims of human trafficking in housing program. Provides counseling and advocacy services of victims of human trafficking and/or commercial sexual exploitation. Helps victims identify housing opportunities and complete required documentation. Provides outreach education regarding the human trafficking housing program. Ensures compliance of grant/funding requirements.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related discipline from an accredited program and possess license to practice in Mississippi. Minimum of two (2) years of related credentialed experience.

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 handle multiple projects simultaneously; work both independently and in a team environment

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. 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:

Program

  • Provide outreach, emergency response and comprehensive community-based case management for survivors of human trafficking and/or commercial sexual exploitation
  • Ensure the implementation of program goals and objectives as specified in the grants
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with landlords and community partners
  • Complete all documentation requirements for Human Trafficking Housing Program
  • Complete statistical reports required for program

Clinical

  • Conduct initial assessments for clients to determine eligibility for housing programs.
  • Facilitate client development of social supports, safety plans and service plans
  • Collaborate with other community partners and social service agencies to seek and obtain services for clients
  • Conduct home visits with all program participants
  • Provide recommendations to clinical staff for housing programs
  • Provide client transportation as needed to community locations
  • Attend and participate in weekly clinical staffing meetings
  • Provide individual and group counseling to human trafficking and/or commercial sexual exploitation
  • Provide in-house training programs/events for staff, board members, volunteers and students
  • Provide presentations and conducting other public relations activities as requested
  • Provide professional backup per established schedule
  • Liaison with community agencies and referral sources to better serve clients

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: SHELTER MANAGER

STATUS: Exempt

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 counties
  • 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.
  • Oversee all agency social media accounts

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

  • 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 supervisor or Chief Executive Officer.

POSITION: EARLY EDUCATION SPECIALIST

STATUS: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Children’s Services Manager

HOURS: Full-Time, 40 hours: Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

SUMMARY: Conduct Incredible Years therapeutic preschool for children ages 3 – 5 who have been exposed to violence or are at risk for exposure to violence.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, special education or psychology (with emphasis on child psychology) AND two years of teaching experience required. Knowledge of domestic violence and child development preferred.

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

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.

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.

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:

Preschool

  • Implement Incredible Years Preschool Curriculum as designed
  • Lead Incredible Years groups for preschoolers
  • Design monthly preschool calendar
  • Complete Incredible Years training programs
  • Maintain daily report records of all preschoolers.
  • Assist in conducting monthly Incredible Years parenting class
  • Plan monthly Parent Fun Day.
  • Refer preschool children with special needs to appropriate services.
  • Plan annual preschool graduation program.
  • Monitor drop off and pick up by parents or designated individuals.
  • Inform parents of child’s progress and upcoming events.
  • Facilitate annual Department of Health licensure recertification and requirements.
  • Maintain current First Aid and CPR certification.

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: Adrienne’s House

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Shelter Director

HOURS: Full-time Mon-Friday: 40 hours weekly. 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday – Friday usually. Some 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 Duties

  • 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

  • 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: OUTREACH COUNSELOR

STATUS: Exempt

LOCATION: Porter

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Senior Counselor

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

SUMMARY: Provide counseling and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking who are seeking services on a non-residential basis. Facilitate weekly Domestic Violence Intervention Program for female group.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement of a Master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related discipline from an accredited program and possess license to practice in Mississippi. Minimum of two (2) years of related credentialed experience.

Must have vast knowledge of method and implementation of treatment interventions relevant to working with trauma survivors.

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

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 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.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Clinical

  • Provide individual and group counseling, advocacy, and case management services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault
  • Complete initial intake assessment for all new non-residential clients
  • Complete written service plan for all clients
  • Conduct weekly female group of Center’s Domestic Violence Intervention Program.
  • Work with the Clinical staff at the Center to facilitate counseling services for clients in emergency shelter and continuous services for clients re-entering the community from the shelter
  • Provide client transportation as needed to community locations, various agencies, and other outreach destinations
  • Accompany clients to court/legal proceedings as needed
  • Act as liaison with community agencies and referral sources to better serve clients
  • Make appropriate client referrals for other needed services
  • Attend weekly clinical case staffing.
  • Attend and participate in weekly clinical supervision meetings
  • Provide in-house training programs/events for staff, board members, volunteers and students
  • Provide presentations and conducting other public relations activities as requested
  • Provide professional backup per established schedule

Community Relations

  • Develop and maintain referral sources within designated service area
  • Participate in community education events

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: RESIDENTIAL ADVISOR – PART TIME

STATUS: Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Senior Residential Advisor

HOURS:Part-time varied daily, evening and overnight work schedule with eight (8), sixteen (16) and/or twenty-four (24) hour shifts. Position requires work during weekends and holidays.

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

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

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

  • 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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