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Domestic Violence Outreach Coordinator

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Position Summary:

To provide community education, outreach, case management and counseling for battered women and their children, including acquiring and accessing a variety of resources. Provides domestic violence education through support groups, workshops and agency-wide trainings and establishes collaborative relationships through outreach efforts that help to prevent domestic abuse.  Participates in the program service team, ensuring that services are safe, high quality, consistent with the agency’s mission, well-coordinated, client-centered and meet contractual obligations.

Essential Functions:       

Provide case management, advocacy, and counseling services to singles and families, including clients staying at the hotel. 

Develop comprehensive service plans, monitoring client progress, and service delivery.     

Assess and provide referrals to clients to mainstream resources and support programs in the community when appropriate and act as an advocate to help clients successfully access these resources.  Services may include life skills, employment, shelter, housing, mental health, childcare, transportation, and education programs.       

Conducts support groups, workshops and agency-wide trainings       

Assist in ensuring services are coordinated, client-centered, and consistent with the agency’s mission.       

Assist in preparation of program reports and proposals.        

Organize and co-facilitate 40-hour Domestic Violence training for staff and volunteers      

Provide technical assistance and training on domestic violence to community-based organizations, including providing education to their clients if needed       

Maintain and develop relationships with local hospitals, law enforcement, government agencies and recovery service providers.       

Represent the agency at community meetings and local DV Collaboratives

Assist in the implementation of Domestic Violence Awareness activities.

Collaborate with DV team members to build and support parent/children’s programming        

Act as back up to DV Services Team to ensure services to clients and families are provided in a collaborative manner.   

Other duties as assigned to facilitate the smooth responsive and empowering functioning of the domestic violence outreach services provided by the agency.

Qualifications:    

BA or equivalent experience in a human service setting. Master’s degree preferred.        

Two years of case management experience, preferably with women and children.       

Certified Domestic Violence Counselor required.      

California Driver’s License and access to personal transportation required.      

Experience and knowledge of domestic violence, homelessness, mental health, substance abuse, and child abuse prevention and empowerment of women and children required.       

Bilingual/bicultural candidates an encouraged to apply.      

Experience working with LGBTQ populations a plus.       

Ability to interact in a professional, genuine, responsible and respectful manner with a diverse population of women and children. Must maintain a warm and supportive demeanor with all clients and callers and withhold from personal opinions and judgments while providing services.    

Ability and desire to work as a member of a collaborative service team as well as have the ability to exercise independent judgment, be dependable and take initiative.      

Reliable, resourceful, flexible with self-initiative.     

Knowledge of Alameda County resources for homeless and underserved populations.     

Strong written and oral communication skills required, including group facilitation experience.        

Must be experienced in MS Word, Excel, and have some familiarity with data collection.      

Must be a self-starter, be consistent, and honor time commitments in all aspects of the job.     

Ability to create and implement engagement strategies.       

Ability to maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm driven by a passion to support BFWC’s mission.

Position Summary:

To provide community education, outreach, case management and counseling for battered women and their children, including acquiring and accessing a variety of resources. Provides domestic violence education through…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 10, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 47,000 - USD 52,000

Benefits

Full-time, non-exempt, entitled to the agency’s full benefits package with 100% employee premium costs on health, dental and vision covered by employer.

Full-time, non-exempt, entitled to the agency’s full benefits package with 100% employee premium costs on health, dental and vision covered by employer.

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual/bicultural candidates an encouraged to apply.

Bilingual/bicultural candidates an encouraged to apply.

Location

On-site
San Leandro, CA, USA

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Email your resume and cover letter through Idealist, attention to HR Manager, Esther Nand. In your cover letter, explain why you would like to join our team and are the best candidate for the job. Please title attachments with your first and last name. Only applications that include all requested documents are considered. Submissions will be reviewed daily. We are looking to hire as soon as possible, first come first serve, and position is vacant until filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. No phone calls please.

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