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

WAGE RANGE: $28,000 – 30,900

LOCATION: Adrienne’s House

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Shelter Director

HOURS: Full-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 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. 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 Shelter Director as soon as possible
  • Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, 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 Adrienne’s House 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 Adult Counselor or Shelter Director.
  • Refer residents requesting parenting education to Counselor
  • 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 immediately 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 Shelter Director.
  • Oversee client discharges from the shelter and make appropriate referrals for continued services

Supervisory Duties

  • Prepare and oversee the Residential Advisors’ work schedule to assure 24/7 shelter coverage
  • Supervise the Residential Advisor including oversight of shelter services
  • Conduct interviews for Residential Advisor position and make hiring recommendations
  • Conduct monthly Residential Advisor meetings
  • Conduct employee performance evaluations per scheduled due dates
  • Provide in-house training programs for staff, board members, volunteers and students
  • Conduct Residential Advisor trainings for new hires and other staff assigned to shelter coverage duty

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

STATUS: Non-Exempt

WAGE PER HOUR: $10.89

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Senior Residential Advisor

HOURS: Full-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, 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 immediately 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 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: RESIDENTIAL ADVISOR – AH

STATUS: Non-Exempt

WAGE PER HOUR: $10.89

LOCATION: Adrienne’s House

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Shelter Director

HOURS: Full-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, 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 Adrienne’s House 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 Adult Counselor or Shelter Director.
  • Refer residents requesting parenting education to Counselor
  • 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 immediately 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 Shelter Director.
  • 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 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

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: FINANCE CLERK

STATUS: Non-Exempt

WAGE PER HOUR: $12.98 – $14.20

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Finance Director

HOURS: Full Time, 40-hour work week, 8am-5pm Monday – Friday. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

SUMMARY: The Finance Clerk is a member of the agency’s finance department team. Position is primarily responsible for preparation of payroll, account payables and a wide variety of accounting documents for grant funding reimbursements. Administrative support and clerical services are provided to the finance department. Position also provides crisis intervention services to victims of interpersonal violence.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Essential position requirements include but are not limited to: Proficient knowledge of accounting principles required with minimum of three (3) years related accounts payable and payroll experience. Bachelor’s Degree in business or accounting preferred.

Skills and experience in using QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel is required.

Ability to maintain a high level standard of confidentiality for personnel records and other sensitive agency information.

Must be highly organized and have ability to effectively manage tasks and meet deadlines.

Must be able to work effectively with diverse group of staff, volunteers, residents, and community partners.

Ability to review the work of others to ensure conformity to organizational standards and grant requirements for payroll and staff reimbursement.

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

DUTIES:

Payroll

  • Prepare agency payroll on Bi-weekly basis for all agency and contractual employees.
  • Prepare and issue updated time sheets to all employees.
  • Compute and maintain employee’s accrued hours (sick leave, vacation, personal time) each pay period.
  • Review and verify completion of time sheets, including required signatures.
  • Input payroll information into payroll system for direct deposit issuance.
  • Reconcile Employee Benefits Billing.
  • Reconcile liability accounts.
  • Provide copies of payroll stubs, timesheets and accounts payable for monthly grant reimbursements.
  • Maintain applicable monthly spreadsheets in order to complete required reports.
  • Compute and prepare federal and state reports, employee W-2s, vendor 1099s, and annual payroll audit report.
  • Protect payroll operations by keeping information confidential.

Accounts Payable

  • Review and process accounts payable weekly or as needed for accuracy, prior to submission of payment.
  • Maintain files on all vendors, creditors and contractors.
  • Assign accounting codes accurately to accounts payable and enter into QuickBooks.
  • Ensure 1099s are obtained from all vendors and maintained accordingly.
  • Review, verify and process staff travel and other costs reimbursements.
  • Maintain knowledge of agency’s chart of accounts.

Crisis Intervention

  • Answer 24/7 crisis line and provide residential client assistance as scheduled.
  • Provide crisis intervention and appropriate referrals.
  • Maintain client documentation and logs during shift.
  • Dispense needed supplies, toiletries, and personal items/clothes to shelter residents.
  • Provide client transportation and child care as needed.

Agency Compliance

  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for nonprofits as promulgated by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB).
  • 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 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: ATTORNEY – NORTHCUTT LEGAL CLINIC

STATUS: Exempt

LOCATION: Jackson County

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Northcutt Legal Clinic Director

HOURS: Full Time, 40-hour work week: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work required as necessary to fulfil position duties.

SUMMARY: Provides civil legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirements of graduate of accredited school of law, licensed to practice law in the state of Mississippi, and member of the Mississippi Bar in good standing. Minimum of 5 years of experience in family law practice and 2 years of supervisory experience. Relevant experience in working with victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking is strongly preferred.

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.

Proficient in Microsoft, Word Perfect and Adobe.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Program Services

  • Responsible for provision of Legal Clinic services
  • Conduct intakes to determine legal clinic eligibility and needs of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault
  • Provide personalized safety planning to all legal clinic clients
  • Complete and review forms utilized by the legal clinic
  • Prepare client for each hearing and/or trial
  • Represent appropriate and eligible victims of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and sexual assault in area courts for issues related to their victimization (Protective Orders, Divorce, Child Custody and Visitation, Child Support, Paternity, Public Assistance, Housing, Credit Repair, Employment, and Immigration)
  • Interview witnesses as needed
  • Draft and review correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents
  • File legal pleadings and other documentation with appropriate courts
  • Review and summarize depositions, testimony and interrogatories
  • 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
  • Attend domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking training
  • Attend trainings offered by Office on Violence Against Women
  • Attend legal education trainings within the state of Mississippi
  • Train Pro Bono Coordinator and Legal Advocate in job duties
  • Assist with planning of training for legal issues evolving from domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking for local attorneys
  • Provide domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking legal issue seminars for the state law schools as requested

Supervisory Duties

  • Provide training and supervision for Legal Advocate, interns and pro bono attorneys.
  • Provide support, guidance and oversight to all legal clinic staff, interns, and recruited pro bono attorneys
  • Conduct interviews for legal clinic positions and make hiring recommendations
  • Conduct employee performance evaluations per scheduled due dates
  • Assist with providing in-house training programs/events for staff, board members, volunteers and students
  • Assist with providing public presentations and conducting other public relations activities as requested
  • Supervise student interns as needed or assign a designee for supervision

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: 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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Just drop off your donated items to the Humane Society of South Mississippi in either of its thrift store locations (Gulfport or Ocean Springs) and let them know you're donating on behalf of the Women's Center. They will then provide us with vouchers our clients can then use to purchase clothing or household items for their family!

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