Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, or related field;
Minimum of two years of victim services and a knowledge and understanding of domestic violence;
Minimum of two years of public speaking experience;
Understanding of and sensitivity to the unique circumstances of underserved populations and to survivors of domestic violence;
Experience with program development;
Trained in Trauma Informed Care;
Ability to work well in a crisis situation;
Serve as a stable non-judgmental role model;
Be able to work independently with little supervision;
Be able to communicate effectively and professionally, even when under stress – Both orally and in writing;
Able to maintain a supportive, calm and professional attitude at all times;
Ability to be accountable to peers and community;
Possess the ability to set boundaries and maintain ethical relationships;
Utilize evidence-informed strategies to increase community awareness and knowledge on topics such as: domestic violence, healthy relationships, respect, bystander intervention and supporting survivors;
Ensure that project objectives are met and outcomes are tracked within the guidelines of the grant;
Maintain records of program progress and evaluate program activities;
Design and implement workshops, presentations, guest speakers and other events for the community;
Coordinate, participate, implement and assist in campaigns during nationally recognized weeks or months (ex. Domestic Violence Awareness Month, etc.);
Coordinate and teach the prevention and education programs for community groups on domestic violence and related issues;
Ensure that all trainings, workshops, special events and public advertisements are prevention-focused, evidence-based and based on best practices for domestic violence prevention messaging;
Assist in empowering the community to make a difference and understand the best practices and approaches for domestic violence prevention;
Develop community relations and collaborative programs with other agencies;
Create and maintain database with accurate information;
Make appropriate referrals and community resources to victims;
Support the Program Manager in overseeing and directing the day to day functions of Case Management;
Assist in developing and implementing on the job training and guidance for case management staff;
Provide leadership, support and positive role modeling for case management staff;
Provide training on case management and other relevant issues;
Meet with the case management staff to discuss and review individual cases to provide general direction;
Ensure all Case Managers are maintaining complete, accurate and confidential client files with adequate follow up;
Track and report Case Management performance data and outcomes to Program Manager;
Provide program assistance when Program Manager is out of office;
Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to program;
Facilitate client intakes and exit interviews;
Assist with safety planning and provide guidance;
Provide case management and crisis intervention services to shelter residents when needed;
Co-facilitate presentations for organizations, community members or other groups as needed;
Serve as primary staff for prevention activities, community fairs and other tabling activities;
Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to program.
Must have a valid California Driver’s License;
Clean driving record;
Ability to work weekends and holidays;
Employee will be required to complete a TB test, fingerprinting, drug screen (employment pending on drug screen), 40-hour Domestic Violence training and CPR/First Aid certification.
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm (weekends, evenings and/or holidays may be needed)
An Equal Opportunity Employer: Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of age, race, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability.
Valley Oasis is a community based organization dedicated to eliminating social and domestic violence and homelessness through community awareness, intervention, prevention, safe shelter, and supportive services.
For more than 33 years, Antelope Valley Domestic Violence Council, now known as Valley Oasis, has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the hurt, needy and politically under-represented members of the Antelope Valley.
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