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: SEXUAL ASSAULT PROGRAM MANAGER

STATUS: Exempt

LOCATION: Biloxi

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Chief Clinical Officer

HOURS: Full Time, 40-hour work week Flexible schedule is required to accommodate needs of the job. Some evening and weekend hours will be required.

SUMMARY: Position is primarily responsible for maintaining the oversight of case management services; providing individual and group counseling to sexual assault survivors, conducting Sexual Assault Volunteer training; and providing sexual assault awareness/prevention education programs.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:: Minimum requirement of a master’s degree in social work or counseling from an accredited program and licensed to practice in the state of Mississippi. Prior experience in working with sexual assault and/or trauma survivors is preferred. Must have 2 years of supervisory experience.

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

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 volunteers, donors, community partners, vendors, business contacts, government officials, and elected officials.

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

Knowledge of community resources and interpersonal violence.

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; multi-task and meet stringent deadlines; and be self-motivated and confident.

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

Must be proficient in Microsoft office.

DUTIES:

Client Services

  • Provides individual and group counseling services to survivors of sexual assault.
  • Provides advocacy, support, and referrals to victims of sexual assault.
  • Provides crisis response to area hospitals for sexual assault victims.
  • Coordinates with local hospital staff to facilitate sexual assault response services.
  • Accompany clients to court proceedings and law enforcement interviews, as needed.
  • Represents the Rape Crisis Program at local and state interagency meetings.

Supervisory and Program Management Duties

  • Supervise Sexual Assault Case Manager
  • Conduct interviews and make hiring recommendations
  • Conduct employee performance evaluations per scheduled due dates
  • Ensure staff compliance with agency policy and procedures.
  • Conduct periodic quality assurance reviews of client files.
  • Ensure the implementation of program goals and objectives as specified by funding grants.
  • Complete required statistical reports for sexual assault program.
  • Manage sexual assault volunteer program on-call calendar, and training curriculum.
  • Coordinate and provide specialized training for Rape Crisis volunteers.
  • Provide education to community on sexual assault prevention and awareness.
  • Coordinate and execute community events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

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.

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.

POSITION: HUMAN TRAFFICKING COUNSELOR

STATUS: Exempt

LOCATION: Porter Office

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 adult and child victims of human trafficking or those who are at risk of trafficking who are seeking services on a non-residential basis.

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, group, and family counseling, advocacy, and case management services for adult and child victims of human trafficking.
  • Complete initial intake assessment for new non-residential clients
  • Complete service plan with each client in designated time frame. Conduct periodic review of treatment plan.
  • Act as liaison with community agencies and referral sources to better serve clients
  • Make appropriate client referrals for other needed services
  • Attend and participate in weekly clinical supervision meetings
  • Maintain timely documentation of client activities

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 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

LOCATION: Biloxi

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 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. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

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 needs
  • 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.
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