Operations Director - Lawrence

Position: Operations Director
Kansas Appleseed
Lawrence, KS

Posted: 12-5-16

Kansas Appleseed is hiring a full-time operations director to oversee efficient and effective operations of financial activities, technology, and human resources and to serve as a strategic advisor to the organization.

Kansas Appleseed is a small nonprofit, nonpartisan justice center dedicated to vulnerable and excluded. We investigate social, economic and political injustice in Kansas and advocate for system-wide solutions. We focus especially on issues affecting kids, immigrants, and the fair administration of justice.

Learn more about this position and how to apply.

2 Positions Available - Topeka

2 Positions Available
Center for Safety and Empowerment (CSE)
Location: Topeka

Posted: 12-29-2016

BIP ADVOCATE
CSE is searching for a BIP Advocate who will function as the liaison between the local Batterer's Intervention Programs (BIP) and CSE. Get the full job description.

SHELTER ADVOCATE
CSE is also searching for a Shelter Advocate who will help to maintain a safe and confidential environment for clients of the shelter. This position will also provide services to women and children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or abuse. Get the full job description.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Family Advocate - Hays

Position: Family Advocate
Options: Domestic and Sexual Violence Services, Inc.
Location: Hays, KS

Posted: 11-28-2016

The Family Advocate supports victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, and their children by creating, providing and coordinating services and activities with families and communities that foster healthy relationships, build protective factors and help victims/survivors to recover from their victimization. The Family Advocate utilizes a variety of strategies including individual and group services, referrals to community partners, and support victims/survivors to access systems-based services to assist them in regaining their independence.

To learn more about this position, get the job description.

To apply, complete the application and email with resume and cover letter to Jennifer Hecker, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or fax to 785-625-1742.

PART TIME Shelter Relief Staff - Hutchinson

Position: PART TIME Shelter Relief Staff
Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Center
Hutchinson, KS

Posted: 8-20-2016

This is a part time (25-50%) position.

This employee has non-exempt status.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This employee plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the daily operation of the shelter in lieu of the shelter manager. This includes performing client intake duties, participation in shelter activities, purchasing groceries and household supplies, and maintaining a healthy safe environment. This employee will be available to communicate and provide support to shelter residents, maintain a log of shift activities, complete shelter duties assigned by the shelter manager, and provide transportation for shelter residents when able to do so. The shelter is staffed twenty-four hours a day, including holidays. shifts are adjusted to ensure coverage and consideration is given to accommodate individual staff scheduling needs.

This position is directly responsible to the Shelter Manager.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  1. Assures shelter is maintained as a healthy and safe environment in accordance with shelter policy.
  2. Inventories donated items and shelter property.
  3. Reviews shift notes and makes additions to shift notes as necessary.
  4. Client intake completed on each client admitted to the shelter during an assigned shift.
  5. Provides non-judgmental support, advocacy and resource information regarding legal, medical, mental health, and social service agencies to shelter residents.
  6. Supervise and encourage shelter residents to participate in activities at the shelter, including the performance of household duties and parenting.
  7. Enforces shelter policies to provide a "peaceful homelike" atmosphere for shelter residents.
  8. Answers the Crisis Line between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday (week nights) and from Friday 5:00 p.m. to Monday 9:00 a.m. (weekends). Calls are forwarded to volunteers or agency advocates.
  9. Attend shelter staff meetings, program meetings, training, and educational events that are relevant to the shelter.
  10. Strict confidentiality will be maintained at all times.
  11. Ensures the safety and security of shelter residents by monitoring activity in the shelter, perform safety checks of the building, and reporting all problems in a timely manner.
  12. Is responsible for providing documentation of time worked by 9:00 on Monday of the following workweek.
  13. Any other duties deemed necessary by the Shelter Manager or Executive Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High school graduate.
  2. Education or experience in the sexual assault/domestic violence field with additional education in psychology, sociology, social work or a related field is preferred.
  3. Valid Kansas drivers license and good driving record are required.
  4. Knowledge of psychological, social, medical, and legal aspects of sexual assault/domestic violence.
  5. Ability to work independently and with little direct supervision during normal work hours.
  6. Basic knowledge of personal health issues, nutrition, budgeting concepts and home management are needed.
  7. Good problem solving and decision making skills.
  8. Team building skills and the ability to work as a team member to accomplish shelter goals.
  9. Good listening and communicating skills.
  10. Flexibility around scheduling work hours.

BENEFITS

Workers Compensation
Holiday Pay (time and a half)
Social Security Employer Contribution

SALARY RANGE

$8.00 - $10.00 per hour

To Apply:
Complete the employment application, and submit a current resume, cover letter, and professional references to:
Child Visitation and Exchange Center (CVEC) Observer
c/o KCSDV
634 SW Harrison
Topeka, KS 66603


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