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: COUNSELOR

STATUS: Exempt

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Housing Services Manager

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

SUMMARY: Provide counseling and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who are residing at Biloxi shelter location. May also assist with non-residential counseling if needed.

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 residential and nonresidential clients
  • Conduct and/or ensure that clinical intake assessments are completed within 24 hours of admission.
  • Complete service plan with each shelter resident and monitor progress.
  • Make appropriate referrals to clients upon discharge from shelter.
  • 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 presentations and conduct public relations activities as requested
  • Provide clinical back-up per established schedule
  • Attend weekly supervision and monthly program meetings
  • Attend weekly clinical staffing
  • Conduct weekly house meetings with all residential clients
  • Address any client grievances

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: 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 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

  • 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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