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KCSDV is a non-profit organization with the vision of ending sexual and domestic violence in Kansas.  KCSDV’s mission is to be a state-level advocacy voice for survivors and a collaborative network programs promoting safe homes, safe streets, and safe communities throughout Kansas.  Learn more about KCSDV.

KCSDV offers careers for people ready to use their unique skills and talents to help us fulfill our vision and mission.  KCSDV’s official job postings are located on this webpage.  KCSDV is also actively on LinkedIn.

KCSDV is an equal opportunity employer. KCSDV does not consider race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or marital status in employment decisions. It is our policy to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment, or bias based upon these grounds.

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Grant Administrative Coordinator - Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence Position: Grant Administrative Coordinator Responsible To: Director of Finance & Administration Primary Responsibility: Assist with grant reports and applications, financial grant reporting and budgeting, provide data to program managers as requested. Specific Duties:
  • Maintain electronic and physical grant files and a detailed list of all current grants with reporting requirements, purpose, and funding information.
  • Maintain grant budgets in the accounting system.
  • Assist with grant financial reporting, as assigned.
  • Provide budget reports and analysis to Director of Finance and Administration.
  • Assist with grant budget development and revisions.
  • Assist with grant invoicing and drawdowns.
  • Assist with compliance and fiscal audits.
  • Collaborate with admin team on basic maintenance and troubleshooting of agency computers and coordination of IT contractor services, maintain detailed record of agency computers and inventory, software licensing, and computer rotations.
  • Assist as needed with new employee orientation.
  • Assist with coverage of the reception function when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Employment Status: Full-time (36 hours/week), exempt. Salary: $47,000.00 We know that the practice of salary negotiation can contribute to pay inequities, this starting salary is non-negotiable. Our compensation structure—as well as our approach to future compensation adjustments—is transparent to all employees. Benefits: Health, dental, life, and long- & short-term disability insurance, Section 125 mini-flex plan, and retirement fund contribution Location: This position offers a collegial working environment in our offices in downtown Topeka, KS. with a hybrid in-person/remote work schedule. Remote work is set for most staff as Mondays and Fridays, with weekly office hours as 8:30am-5:00pm (Monday-Thursday) and 8:30am-12:30pm (Fridays). Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Needed: Two years’ experience in grant reporting, budgeting, and application experience; high level of initiative and organization; ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Thorough knowledge of office functions and systems, with the capability to develop and implement new systems. Excellent computer skills, including basic IT support, ability to work independently and with a team. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Experience reflecting progressively increased work responsibilities. Must be able to lift and carry 20-30 lbs, sit for extended periods of time Other Requirements: Ability to travel with own means of transportation KCSDV is an equal opportunity employer. KCSDV does not consider race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or marital status in employment decisions. It is our policy to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment, or bias based upon these grounds. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

The KCSDV is seeking a Grant Administrative Coordinator

PC I - Victim Services Liaison - Kansas Department of Corrections Topeka, KS Position: PC I: Victim Services Liaison

Responsible To: Program Director Position Summary: This position is part of a team that provides services to crime victims of offenders under KDOC supervision. The incumbent will serve as a liaison between crime victims, offenders, KDOC staff, and community organizations. Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
  • Victim of Crime Act funded duties: Provide direct services to victims – Respond to crime victims' needs utilizing a trauma-informed approach:
    • Facilitate safety planning and provide referrals and resources to crime victims.
    • Address unwanted offender contact.
    • Assist victims, OVS BIP staff, parole officers, and other program providers (SOTP, SAP, etc.) with the family reintegration process.
    • Respond to general inquiries about the Kansas Department of Corrections or offender status.
    • Provide Morrissey Hearing advocacy and support to victims when an offender violates conditions of supervision.
    • Provide systems advocacy during offender reentry and work with the Prisoner Review Board, facility, parole, and contract staff to encourage confidential consideration of victim safety concerns.
    • Screen new parole violation cases for victim issues.
    • Provide assistance/safety planning to identified victims as needed.
    • Work collaboratively with parole staff and community service providers in addressing parole violations with sensitivity to victim safety concerns.
    • Ensure that all documentation is completed in a timely manner within appropriate databases.
    Collaborate with KDOC staff and community partners – Provide systems advocacy for victims, enhancing their participation in the criminal justice system:
    • Attend meetings and share information with facility and parole staff.
    • Participate in multi-disciplinary offender reentry teams as a representative for the best interests as expressed by the victim.
    • Communicate with county victim/witness coordinators to support continuum of services, specifically when an offender on supervision commits a new person offense.
    • Identify and share information with community partners who provide services to victims.
    • Provide information and assistance to KDOC staff to encourage appropriate intervention for offenders with a history of domestic violence.
    • Attend public comment sessions (PCS) and provide services to assist victims through the PCS process.
    Other duties as assigned. State General Fund funded duties: Activities/job duties to be done only on non-grant funded time include:
    • Assist with awareness activities during Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and other national awareness campaigns.
    • Act as a member or consultant for the KDOC Peer Support Team.
    • Participate on local CCRs representing KDOC, including work on subcommittees and projects of the CCR as appropriate.
    • Plan and implement victim-centered training for KDOC staff and community partners regarding OVS and victim issues.
    • Assist with special projects:
      • Develop materials as required.
      • Assist in facilitating special project committees.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:  

Six months of experience in planning, implementing and monitoring activities relevant to the agency’s programs. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. At least one year of experience working with crime victims or underserved populations. Ability to work with victims and offenders in a non-judgmental and confidential manner. Basic computer skills are necessary to be able to use Word and PowerPoint, and to navigate databases and track information.

Preferred Qualifications:  

Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in social sciences, criminal justice, or behavioral sciences. Experience working with victims in corrections, parole, or law enforcement. Experience in public speaking and training of adults. Knowledge of (and/or training in) principles of reentry and risk reduction. Possesses:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong knowledge of OVS, facility, and community supervision functions, processes, and procedures
Has the ability to:
  • Have solid professional boundaries
  • Work in a collaborative manner with other employees and community entities
  • Work independently in a professional manner
  • Prioritize assignments, multi-task and be flexible
Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:  Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Must pass a criminal history records check.  About the Position: PC I - Victim Services Liaison, Req#212402 This position will be located at the Topeka Parole Office, in Shawnee County. Who can apply: Applicants who meet the minimum requirements Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified Service Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Work Schedule: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes Compensation: $41,870.40 to $47,257.60/Annual ($20.13 to $22.72/Hr.)* * Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications. Though this position is unclassified, pay is equivalent to classified Pay Grade 24, Steps 10-15. Employment Benefits
  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs
Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information… Applicants are encouraged to apply (e.g., cover letter, resume, references) using the online application: CLICK HERE TO APPLY Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy: Req#212402 Job Posting closes: Monday, April 8th, 2024   Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

Kansas Department of Corrections is seeking a PC I: Victim Services Liaison

PC II: BIP Provider - Kansas Department of Corrections Topeka, KS Position: PC II: BIP Provider

Responsible To: Program Director Position Summary: This position is responsible for coordinating and delivering services related to batterer intervention programming (BIP) to offenders primarily in Sedgwick and Reno Counties. Work will include conducting BIP groups and coordinating with other relevant KDOC staff to work with offenders in reducing their risk of future battering behavior. Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
  • This position is responsible for coordinating and delivering services related to batterer intervention programming (BIP) to offenders primarily in Sedgwick and Reno Counties. Work will include conducting BIP groups and coordinating with other relevant KDOC staff to work with offenders in reducing their risk of future battering behavior.
  • Some evening or weekend hours are required to meet offender needs; flex scheduling is used when this is necessary.
  • The incumbent in this position is the primary facilitator in delivering BIP groups and establishing related services.
  • This position will broker additional services, by recruiting co-facilitators, training volunteers and staff in delivering group services, and working with volunteers, staff and offenders in establishing BIP services. This position will work closely with other Victim Services staff to coordinate ongoing assessment of risk/safety concerns and to provide information that allows for statutorily required victim notification. This position will work closely with the Parole Officers of the offenders in the BIP group, to ensure that group work is coordinated with supervision and case management; that any safety issues are identified; that progress is assessed; and that the Parole Officer is fully informed of the work and progress or lack of progress of the offender. This position will also work closely with Parole/Reentry/Victim Services staff to identify gaps in services related to domestic violence offenders, and to address those gaps, including coordinating services with community BIP Providers. This position will also build capacity and knowledge of Parole/Reentry staff in understanding DV, in working with offenders who are involved in BIP, and otherwise ensuring that effective practices and interventions are incorporated into supervision and case management related to DV. This position will also develop and maintain relationships with community agencies that service domestic violence victims as required to maintain certification.
  • This position schedules, monitors, and is responsible for supporting all administrative aspects of BIP group services in Sedgwick and Reno Counties, including reviewing referrals, recruiting participants, screening and assessing for readiness, establishing groups; tracking participants; documenting offender contacts in Athena; reporting to victim services/parole/reentry staff on progress and ensuring available resources are fully utilized; scheduling groups, and monitoring them for quality assurance and fidelity; collaborating with parole/reentry staff to increase successful completions; involving Parole Officers, mentors, and others as appropriate in supporting progress; giving feedback to Parole Officers; and otherwise supporting the delivery of a full array of BIP services. Track data as directed for determining impact of BIP programming. Attend training and meetings as required.
  • This position serves as a member of the OVS Restorative Justice team and is responsible for facilitating RJ programming throughout the department. This can include facilitating Victim Impact Classes, Victim/Offender Dialogue cases, or Apology Letter Bank activities (leading workshops, reviewing letters, working individually with residents, etc.).
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:  One year of experience in planning, implementing and monitoring activities relevant to the agency’s programs. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Experience working with victims and offenders in a non-judgmental and confidential manner. Basic computer skills are necessary to be able to use Outlook, Word and PowerPoint, and to navigate databases and track information. Preferred Qualifications:
  • Licensed, or able to be licensed, by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board Master’s degree with emphasis in criminal justice, social sciences, or behavioral sciences.
  • Experience in public speaking and training of adults.
  • Two years of experience working in the domestic violence field, either with victims or perpetrators.
  • Experience working with offenders or other high-risk groups.
  • Experience in case management.
  • Creativity, flexibility, and a desire to grow/learn.
  • Possesses:
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills
    • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to engage a difficult population
  • Has the ability to:
    • Demonstrate professional alignment with evidence-based practices in the essential elements and standards for BIP as established by the Kansas Attorney General
    • Demonstrate professional alignment with evidence-based practices including cognitive-based skills-building programs, classes and interventions
    • Utilize strong facilitation skills, including ability to be purposeful, engaging and respectful with offenders, and flow with group dynamics during skills-building classes
    • Have solid professional boundaries
    • Work effectively/collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team
    • Work independently in a professional manner
    • Boundary span between areas of operation
Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:  Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license. Must pass a criminal history records check.  About the Position: PC II - BIP Provider, Req.# 211714 Who can apply: Applicants who meet the minimum requirements Classified/Unclassified Service: Unclassified Service Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Work Schedule: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday Eligible to Receive Benefits: Yes Compensation: $43,950.40 to $50,918.40/Annual ($21.13 to $24.48/Hr.)* * Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications. Though this position is unclassified, pay is equivalent to classified Pay Grade 27, Steps 6-12. Employment Benefits
  • Comprehensive medical, mental, dental, vision, and additional coverage
  • Sick & Vacation leave
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
  • Fitness Centers in select locations
  • Employee discounts with the STAR Program
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs
Visit the Employee Benefits page for more information… Applicants are encouraged to apply (e.g., cover letter, resume, references) using the online application: CLICK HERE TO APPLY Important Recruitment Information for this vacancy: Req.# 211714 Job Posting closes: Tuesday, February 6th, 2024   Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

Kansas Department of Corrections is seeking a PC II: BIP Provider

Day Center Advocate - YWCA Topeka, KS Position: Day Center Advocate

Responsible To: Program Director Primary Accountability: Maintains a safe, confidential environment for clients of the YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment’s (CSE) Day Center.  Provides services to clients who are victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or abuse.

Specific duties: 

  • Conducts initial day center intake for clients who are victims of human trafficking, domestic and/or sexual violence.
  • Orients day center clients and completes necessary paper work.
  • Monitors clients in day center, addressing any concerns that arise per day center policy manual.
  • Assures client and staff safety by taking necessary emergency measures.
  • Assists in maintaining day center cleanliness and orderliness.  Examples:  day center laundry, donation management, stock kitchen, clean/set up bedroom for the clients.
  • Documents relevant information in log and provide verbal “briefing” to oncoming volunteers and staff.
  • Maintain necessary documentation and completing weekly, bi-weekly, and/or monthly paper work for supervisor.
  • Assist in volunteer and community training and awareness of human trafficking.
  • Attends monthly Staff Meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Actively promotes and supports the organization’s mission and vision.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to work well with a diverse client population.
  • Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to relate well to victims crisis.
  • Ability to maintain health and safety regulations at the day center.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to function in a crisis setting where interruptions are frequent.
  • Must be punctual, reliable and understand client/staff good boundaries issues.
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to drive personal vehicle and to be moving from site to site on any given day.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to climb flights of stairs multiple times daily.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor. Job Classification: Part-time, non-exempt, 20 hours/week   Salary:  $17 / hour Work Schedule: Day Center Hours:
  • Mondays          8am-12pm
  • Wednesday     12pm-5pm
  • Friday              12pm-5pm
Office Hours:          10 additional hours, mutually determined. Location: This position offers a collegial working environment at our location in Topeka, KS. People of color and individuals bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Applicants are encouraged to send their materials (e.g., cover letter, resume, references) to Paula Figgs, Office Manager (paulaf@ywcaneks.org). Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

YWCA Topeka is seeking a Part-Time Day Center Advocate

RURAL CSE OFFICE MANAGER - YWCA, Topeka Position: Rural CSE Office Manager

Reporting Relationship: CSE Rural Project Coordinator Primary Accountability: Completes clerical and administrative duties to support the goals and objectives of the Rural Center for Safety and Empowerment while representing the YWCA mission and vision to all staff, clients and community. Specifications Regarding Clerical Duties:
  • Greets clients/visitors, and secures staff to meet their needs.
  • Retrieves, sorts and distributes voicemail from the main telephone answering machine.
  • Answers the telephone, providing information/assistance or otherwise routing callers to appropriate staff.
  • Accepts donations, provides donor with appropriate paperwork, and maintains donations as time permits.
  • Assists in the creation of graphics/fliers that bring awareness to our services or local events.
  • Performs data entry for client and staff services using database software.
  • Files paperwork and ensures organization of necessary documentation.
  • Keeps track of monthly activity records for Rural Staff.
  • Maintains organization and cleanliness within the Rural CSE office space.
Specifications Regarding Direct Service:
  • Provides CSE clients with crisis intervention and advocacy services, as needed.
  • Answers hotline calls and provides support, as needed.
  • Supervises children if unattended in reception area, obtaining staff assistance as needed.
Other Duties:
  • Attends weekly Rural CSE staff meetings.
  • Completes all timekeeping records as required by funders.
  • Supervises children if unattended in the reception area, obtaining staff assistance as needed.
  • Completes other projects as assigned by Rural Project Coordinator.
  • Actively promotes and supports the organization’s mission and vision.
Qualifications:
  • Ability to work well with a cross section of clients.
  • General knowledge of local resources.
  • Ability to relate well to people in crisis.
  • Ability to function well in a crisis setting where interruptions are frequent.
  • Basic knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault dynamics.
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to drive personal vehicle and to be moving from site to site on any given day.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to climb flights of stairs multiple times daily.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor. Job Classification: Hourly Salary: $13.29/ hour Work Schedule: 15 hours/week, Monday-Friday, between 9am-5pm Applicants are encouraged to send their materials (e.g., cover letter, resume, references) to Paula Figgs, Office Manager (paulaf@ywcaneks.org). People of color and individuals bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

YWCA Topeka is seeking a CSE Rural Project Coordinator

All, In Kansas
Posted 12 months ago

CSE SHELTER MANAGER - YWCA, Topeka Position: CSE Shelter Manager

Reporting Relationship: Center for Safety and Empowerment’s (CSE’s) Program Director Primary Accountability: Maintains a safe and confidential environment for clients of the CSE Shelters.  Supervises full-time shelter advocate staff.  Provides services to victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. Major Duties:
  • Supervises full-time shelter advocates at two shelter locations, ensuring quality client services.
  • Conducts annual evaluation of assigned supervisees.
  • Ensures shelter locations are maintained to meet code specifications.
  • Ensures that shelter locations are cleaned regularly to meet health, fire, and City codes.
  • Acts as the point-of-contact for maintenance companies, work providers, inspectors, and building owner.
  • Serves on supervisor-on-call rotation.
  • Develops and enhances shelter services, as well as ensuring communication of program updates to all shelter staff.
  • Provides administrative report and maintenance of records on client admissions, progress, and statistics needed for grant sources.
  • Purchases shelter supplies and shelter groceries, as needed.
  • Facilitates weekly shelter staff meeting—attended by first and second shift advocates.
  • Facilitates monthly all shelter staff meeting—attended by all full-time and part-time shelter advocates.
  • Attends community coalition meetings to act as a representative of YWCA CSE.
  • Provides advocacy services to shelter clients.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
General Duties:
  • Attends all YWCA CSE staff meetings.
  • Attends YWCA council meetings and YWCA CSE supervisor meetings.
  • Actively promotes and supports the organization’s mission and vision.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in social work or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working with DCF and victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault/abuse.
  • Ability to work well with a cross section of clients.
  • Ability to coordinate case management for a diverse client population.
  • Knowledge of local resources.
  • Ability to relate well to people in crisis.
  • Ability to function well in a crisis setting where interruptions are frequent.
  • Basic knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault dynamics.
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to drive personal vehicle and to be moving from site to site on any given day.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to climb flights of stairs multiple times daily.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor. Salary: $39,000.00 to $41,000.00 Work Schedule: Monday- Friday, 8am-4pm Applicants are encouraged to send their materials (e.g., cover letter, resume, references) to Paula Figgs, Office Manager (paulaf@ywcaneks.org). People of color and individuals bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

YWCA Topeka is seeking a Shelter Manager

CSE Children's Program Shelter Advocate - YWCA, Topeka Position: CSE Children's Program Shelter Advocate

Reporting Relationship: CSE Shelter Manager Primary Accountability: Maintains a safe and confidential environment for clients of the CSE Shelters.  Provides services to victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking, and/or abuse. Major Duties:
  • Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, and weekly case management services to individuals and families residing at the CSE Shelters.
  • Completes intake forms on each client seen.
  • Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, and safety planning services over the phone.
  • Responds to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking at the police station and hospitals, during shift.
  • Reports any suspected child abuse and neglect after discussing it with program director.
  • Offers advocacy and/or transportation to clients for community appointments as requested, such as medical, mental health and housing, to provide a supportive presence.
  • In partnership with daytime Shelter Advocate, develops and facilitates weekly children’s support group curriculum at CSE Shelters.
  • Educates children and families about the impact of trauma on children, healthy child development, and ways to enhance children’s resilience.
  • Offers technical assistance to evening Shelter Staff when working with CSE Shelters’ residents who have children.
  • Provides additional responsibilities as assigned by the Shelter Manager.
General Duties:
  • Attends all shelter staff meetings.
  • Actively promotes and supports the organization’s mission and vision.
Employment Status: Exempt Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 1:45 pm-10:15 pm Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Has a basic understanding of dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.
  • Possesses sensitivity to the needs of others.
  • Demonstrates a positive self-image and emotional maturity.
  • Is an effective communicator.
  • Ability to work with children and their parents in a stressful situation.
  • Willingness to be available as a consultant to staff members.
  • Must have own car to help provide transportation as needed.
  • Ability to function in a crisis setting where interruptions are frequent.
Physical Demands:
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to climb flights of stairs multiple times daily.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor. Salary: $37,000 - $39,000 Applicants are encouraged to send their materials (e.g., cover letter, resume, references) to Paula Figgs, Office Manager (paulaf@ywcaneks.org). People of color and individuals bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

YWCA Topeka is seeking a CSE Children's Program Shelter Advocate

CSE Part-Time Overnight Shelter Advocate - YWCA, Topeka Position: CSE Part-Time Overnight Shelter Advocate

Reporting Relationship: Center for Safety and Empowerment’s (CSE’s) Assistant Shelter Manager Primary Accountability: Maintains a safe, confidential environment for clients of the CSE Shelter.  Provides services to clients and their children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking. Major Duties:
  • Offers information and/or crisis counseling to 800 number callers, make referrals to other community agencies and resources (crime victims compensation fund, mental health services, etc.).
  • Meets victims at the hospital for domestic violence or sexual assault support.
  • Conducts initial shelter screen and intake for those who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.
  • Orients new shelter residents and completes necessary paper work.
  • Monitors residents in community living, addressing any concerns that arise per shelter policy manual.
  • Assures resident and staff safety by taking necessary emergency measures.
  • Assists in maintaining shelter cleanliness and orderliness. Examples:  shelter laundry, donation management, stock kitchen, clean/set up bedrooms for the next shelter resident.
  • Documents relevant shift information in log and provide verbal “briefing” to oncoming staff and staff back-up as needed.
  • Documents all calls and completing weekly, bi-weekly, and/or monthly paper work for supervisor.
  • Attends monthly Shelter Staff Meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Actively promotes and supports the organization’s mission and vision.
Employment Status: non-exempt Work Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays, 11:00pm-7:30am Qualifications:
  • Ability to work well with a diverse client population.
  • Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to relate well to victims crisis.
  • Ability to maintain health and safety regulations at the shelter.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be punctual, reliable and understand client/staff good boundaries issues.
Physical Demands:
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to climb flights of stairs multiple times daily.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor. Salary: $16.60/hour   Applicants are encouraged to send their materials (e.g., cover letter, resume, references) to Paula Figgs, Office Manager (paulaf@ywcaneks.org). People of color and individuals bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

YWCA Topeka is seeking a PT Overnight Shelter Advocate

Education & Prevention Specialist, Jana's Campaign - Hays, KS

OVERVIEW: Jana’s Campaign is looking for a dedicated and passionate individual to join our team. This is a full-time (4-day work week), professional prevention education programming position with the small and growing national nonprofit organization, Jana’s Campaign, Inc. The Education & Prevention Specialist will serve under the direction of the Jana’s Campaign Executive Director and in support of its mission to reduce gender and relationship violence.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This position provides direct educational programming to students and community members at the secondary and higher education levels as well as community education activities. This includes teaching, program development, event planning, communication, and public relations tasks. Additionally, this position provides administrative support for various Jana’s Campaign activities. WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: This opportunity is for a detailed-oriented, outgoing, self-starter who has experience or is interested in gaining experience in delivering educational programming and activities, program development, and further expanding gender-based violence prevention efforts. The ideal candidate: • Strong public speaking or facilitation skills • Be confident in their abilities, but always looking to learn more. • Have a flexible mindset, with the ability to change course and adapt to changing environments and work processes. • Have a passion for gender-based violence prevention. • Has knowledge or experience in domestic/sexual violence field. While the successful applicant doesn’t need to be an expert in all gender and relationship violence issues, we are looking for evidence that building safer and healthier communities is important to you. QUALIFICATIONS: • Preferred Bachelor’s degree or higher education level. Or Graduate student. • Effective written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a team-based environment with students, teachers, faculty, staff, professional speakers, volunteers, donors and community members. • Ability to work independently with supervisor in separate location • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail. Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet critical deadlines. • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Please see full job postings for additional preferred qualifications. APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The following application materials should be emailed to: kdinges@janascampaign.org ormailed to Kaiti Blackburn, Jana’s Campaign, P.O. Box 647, Hays, Kansas 67601. Receipt of your application will be confirmed by email. Please submit the following: • Cover letter stating that you are applying for the Education & Prevention Specialist position with Jana’s Campaign. The letter should include your experiences as it relates to the responsibilities and qualifications listed in this job announcement. • Resume which includes education background, professional and work experience and all other qualifications that relate to this position. • Provide at least three up-to-date references who can support and verify your experiences, qualifications and accomplishments. APPLICATION DATE: • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful applicant will be expected to begin as soon as possible. EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Jana’s Campaign is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to non-discrimination on the basis of race, sex, national origin, disability, religion, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, and any other category protected by law. For more information about Jana’s Campaign, see our website at www.janascampaign.org Visit www.janas campaign.org or open positions and information on how to apply. Jana's Campaign Education Prevention Specialist Job Announcement Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

Jana's Campaign is currently hiring a Education and Prevention Specialist position...

PC I - Victim Services Liaison - Kansas Department of Corrections, Shawnee County,  - April 2023

Job Classification:                      Unclassified Service Work Schedule:                           7:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday Salary:                                             $36,171.20 to $41,870.40/Annually ($17.39 to $20.13/Hr.)*                                                                 *Salary can vary depending upon education, experience, or qualifications. Though this position is unclassified, pay is equivalent to classified Pay Grade 24, Steps 4-10. Position Summary & Responsibilities Position Summary:  This position is part of a team that provides services to crime victims of individuals under KDOC supervision. The incumbent will serve as a liaison between crime victims, individuals under supervision, KDOC staff, and community organizations. This position will work to increase the safety of victims through safety planning and systems advocacy.  Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
      • Victim of Crime Act funded duties:
        • Provide direct services to victims – Respond to crime victims' needs utilizing a trauma-informed approach:
        • Facilitate safety planning and provide referrals and resources to crime victims.
        • Address unwanted offender contact.
        • Work with victims for visiting purposes and reentry planning services.
        • Assist victims, OVS BIP staff, parole officers, and other program providers (SOP, SAP, etc.) with the family reintegration process.
        • Identify, connect and collaborate with appropriate community agencies to assist with victim concerns.
        • Respond to general inquiries about the Kansas Department of Corrections or offender status.
        • Provide Morrissey Hearing advocacy and support to victims when an offender violates conditions of supervision.
        • Provide systems advocacy during offender reentry and work with the Prisoner Review Board, facility, parole, and contract staff to encourage confidential consideration of victim safety concerns.
        • Assist with facility tours for victims of crime at assigned Correctional Facilities.
        • Screen release plans for victim issues. Review release plans and offender files for victimization history. Assist victims with special condition requests and release planning.
        • Ensure that all documentation is completed in a timely manner within appropriate databases.
      • Collaborate with KDOC staff and community partners – Provide systems advocacy for victims, enhancing their participation in the criminal justice system:
        • Attend meetings and share information with facility and parole staff.
        • Participate in multi-disciplinary offender reentry teams as a representative for the best interests as expressed by the victim.
        • Communicate with county victim/witness coordinators to support continuum of services, specifically when an offender on supervision commits a new person offense.
        • Identify and share information with community partners who provide services to victims.
        • Provide information and assistance to KDOC staff to encourage appropriate intervention for offenders with a history of domestic violence.
        • Act as a member or consultant for the KDOC Peer Support Team.
        • Participate on local CCRs representing KDOC, including work on subcommittees and projects of the CCR as appropriate.
      • Other duties as assigned.
      • State General Fund funded duties:
        • Activities/job duties to be done only on non grant funded time include:
        • Assist with awareness activities during Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and other national awareness campaigns.
        • Plan and implement training for KDOC staff and community partners regarding OVS and victim issues.
        • Assist with special projects: Develop materials as required. Assist in facilitating special project committees.
        • Participate in Restorative Justice programming.
Qualifications: Minimum QualificationsSix months of experience in planning, implementing and monitoring activities relevant to the agency’s programs. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

At least one year of experience working with crime victims or underserved populations

Experience working with victims and offenders in a non-judgmental and confidential manner

Basic computer skills are necessary to be able to use Outlook, Word and PowerPoint, and to navigate databases and track information

Preferred Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university with major coursework in social sciences, criminal justice, or behavioral sciences Experience working with victims in corrections, parole, or law enforcement Experience in public speaking and training of adults Knowledge of (and/or training in) principles of reentry and risk reduction Possesses:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Strong knowledge of OVS, facility, and community supervision functions, processes, and procedures
Has the ability to:
    • Have solid professional boundaries
    • Work in a collaborative manner with other employees and community entities
    • Work independently in a professional manner
    • Prioritize assignments, multi-task and be flexible
Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:  Must possess and maintain a valid Driver's License. Must pass a criminal history records check. CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW! Important recruitment information for this vacancy: Req.# 208536 Job posting closes: Open Until May 8, 2023 This position will be located in Shawnee County. Who can apply: Applicants who meet the minimum requirements. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

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Harbor House Operations Manager, Wichita - February 2023

Job Classification:                      Exempt Based in:                                      Wichita, KS Position Summary:  Under general direction of the Harbor House Program Director, provides oversight/supervision of shelter and operational program support. Supervises assigned staff, supports delivery of services to residents and performs other administrative duties. General Responsibilities:
  1. Supervision
  • Help assure that the ministry of Catholic Charities at Harbor House meets standards of quality.
  • Supports and supervises the delivery of support services to program participants.
  • Recruits, screens, trains, evaluates and provides ongoing supervision to Harbor House staff as assigned according to established policies and program requirements.
  • Promotes program services and maintains professional contact with community representatives as appropriate.
  • Remains up to date with developments in the field of domestic violence.
  • Performs other related assigned duties, including lead office scheduling and on-call supervisor coverage.
  • Provides adequate oversite of all direct reports, including nights and weekends by adjusting schedule accordingly to meet the operational needs of our lead office.
  • Performs other related assigned duties.
  1. Program Support Services
  • Manages daily operation of the shelter. Ensures shelter operations are accomplished and facility maintenance and cleanliness meet or exceeds quality standards.
  • Provides operational and program support. Substitutes in administrative responsibilities in the absence of the Program Director.
  • Ensures all data is tracked and reviewed in multiple databases, ensures the integrity of the data through monthly clean up reports, and provides reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Conducts various administrative duties such as: mail distribution, scheduling, entering donations, and sending thank you receipts.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of, and support for, the mission of Catholic Charities and acts as a representative of Catholic Charities in this role.
  • Performs other related assigned duties.
Education: Related social service degree preferred.  Knowledge of homelessness, poverty, mental illness, addictions, disabilities, and domestic violence are required. Certification, Registration, or License: Not required Experience:  Proven work history that demonstrates the ability to establish rapport with people from various socio-economic backgrounds. Professional experience or training on social issues including poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, disabilities, alcohol and drugs, and mental health. Skills and Abilities: Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office Products in order to manage company data. Able to use electronic database for inputting and maintaining clients files. Able to maneuver through various computer programs to search for files, navigating between files, saving files, moving files, and printing documents. Communication:  Continual communication with staff and external contacts to provide, obtain, or discover information, and advise or persuade. Exposures:  Controlled inside work environment with noise/vibrations from general office equipment.  Minimal exposure to fumes/dust/odors. Physical Demands: Work Type:  Light, exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Climbing/Balancing/Freedom to Move:  May be assigned to multilevel building with some floors accessible by stairs only. Minimal required to move about office. Sit 50 percent of work time. Stooping/Bending:  Frequently. Reaching:  Occasional, overhead as well as horizontal and down. Vision:  Adequate to perform essential functions. Color vision:  No particular color vision requirement. Hearing:  Frequently perceive nature of sounds by ear. Speech:  Frequently express ideas by means of spoken words. Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination:  Frequently operates equipment requiring moderate ability. Manual Dexterity:  Frequently operates equipment requiring moderate ability.          If interested please send questions LeAnne Miller to LMiller@catholiccharitieswichita.org. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

Catholic Charities is seeking a Harbor House Operations Manager...

CSE Shelter Advocate 1 - YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, Topeka - February 2023

Job Classification:                      Exempt Work Schedule:                           Monday-Friday 7 am-3:30 pm Salary:                                          $38,500 to $39,500 Reporting Relationship:        YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment (CSE) Shelter Manager Primary Accountability: 
  • Maintains a safe and confidential environment for residents at our agency’s emergency shelters.
  • Provides services to adults and children who are victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking and/or abuse.
Specification Regarding Human Trafficking:
  • Serves as the Primary Advocate for human trafficking survivors residing at our agency’s shelter locations.
  • Ensures that grant reporting forms are completed for shelter residents who are identified as human trafficking victims.
  • Collaborates with Human Trafficking Program Coordinator to provide appropriate advocacy services to shelter residents who are survivors of human trafficking.
  • Offer technical assistance to Shelter Staff when working with shelter residents who are survivors of human trafficking.
Other Duties:
  • Serves in the On-Call rotation.
  • Provides crisis intervention, advocacy, and weekly case management services to individuals and families residing at our agency’s shelter locations.
  • Completes intake forms on each client seen.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Has a basic understanding of dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and human trafficking.
  • Possesses sensitivity to the needs of others.
  • Demonstrates a positive self-image and emotional maturity.
  • Is an effective communicator.
  • Ability to work with children and their parents in a stressful situation.
  • Must have own car to help provide transportation as needed.
  • Ability to function in a crisis setting where interruptions are frequent.
Physical Demands:
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to climb flights of stairs multiple times daily.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor. People of color and individuals bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Interested applicants can send their information and application materials to Paula Figgs via email: paulaf@ywcaneks.org. Visit https://www.ywcaneks.org/who-we-are/careers/ for the full job description. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

The YWCA is seeking a CSE Shelter Advocate 1...

Community Outreach Coordinator  - YWCA Center for Safety and Empowerment, Topeka - January 2023

Job Classification:                      Exempt Work Schedule:                           Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:30 pm (40 hours/week) Salary:                                          $41,000 to $43,000 Reporting Relationship:             Center for Safety and Empowerment’s (CSE’s) Program Director Primary Accountability: Maintains a safe and confidential environment for clients of YWCA Northeast Kansas’ Center for Safety and Empowerment (CSE). Provides administrative and program support for an agency serving victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking. Major Duties:
  • Maintains regular communication with community partners regarding resources.
  • Retains a community resource agency library to assist advocates in finding and securing safe and affordable housing, healthcare and mental healthcare services, financial assistance, employment opportunities, etc.
  • Serves as the agency liaison and point-of-contact for community meetings, such as Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), Shawnee County Homeless Taskforce, Safe Streets Coalition, etc.
  • Directly supervises CSE case management and court advocacy positions and facilitates case management team meetings.
  • Carries a small caseload of long-term case management clients.
  • Refers and coordinates with other agencies for services CSE does not provide.
  • Serves in the on-call rotation.
  • Answers hotline calls and provides support.
  • Assists with walk-in crisis victims/survivors, as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Degree in social work or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Ability to work well with a cross section of clients.
  • Ability to coordinate case management for a diverse client population.
  • Knowledge of local resources.
  • Ability to relate well to people in crisis.
  • Ability to function well in a crisis setting where interruptions are frequent.
  • Basic knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault dynamics.
Physical Demands:
  • Ability to drive personal vehicle and to be moving from site to site on any given day.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Able to climb flights of stairs multiple times daily.
Additional Duties: Additional duties and responsibilities may be added to this job description at any time. The job description does not state or imply that these are the only activities to be performed by the employee(s) holding this position.  Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related responsibilities as requested by their supervisor. People of color and individuals bilingual/bi-cultural in English/Spanish are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. Interested applicants can send their information and application materials to Paula Figgs via email: paulaf@ywcaneks.org. Visit https://www.ywcaneks.org/who-we-are/careers/ for the full job description. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

The YWCA is seeking a CSE Community Outreach Coordinator...

Criminal Justice Advocate, Newton - December 2022

Job Classification:                      Non-exempt Work Schedule:                           Full-time Based in:                                      Harvey County Reporting Relationship:             Police Response Advocate Coordinator Directed by:                                 Program Director Position Summary:  To assist survivors of domestic and sexual violence, their families and friends through supportive services and advocacy within systems while developing relationships with systems partners to ensure collaborative services in Harvey County. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Responsible providing supportive and advocacy services to program participants including but not limited to shelter assessments for adults and their children, program assessments, supportive services, referrals, emergency assistance, etc.
  • Responsible for creating a culture of empowerment and trauma-informed service delivery.
  • Responsible for answering crisis line and completing required documentation
  • Responsible for advocating on behalf of survivors within systems.
  • Responsible to respond for Police Response Advocacy.
  • Responsible to assist in creating a positive cultural environment of personal leadership, communications and teamwork within outreach program and throughout the agency.
  • Responsible to maintain a working knowledge of resources and services available in the communities served to assist survivors.
  • Responsible to network with medical professionals, court officers, school personnel, law enforcement, clergy and other professionals to encourage referrals.
  • Responsible for publicizing available services, educate referral sources and increase service utilization within communities served.
  • Responsible for documenting all information and submitting reports as required.
  • Responsible to attend and participate in assigned agency meetings.
  • Responsible for other duties as designated by the Program Director.
Qualifications, skills, and abilities:
  • Higher education preferred. High school degree or GED equivalent required.
  • Experience in domestic violence or sexual assault field, volunteer experience, or related experience is suggested.
  • Express commitment to the mission of Safehope.
  • Clear understanding of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse issues and trends.
  • Knowledge of service area resources preferred.
  • Knowledge of computer/internet programs to include Word, Excel, Outlook and Google Apps.
  • Experience working with diverse people and groups.
  • Experience maintaining personal/professional boundaries and managing stress constructively.
  • Demonstrate flexibility while keeping attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrate ability to manage and resolve conflict.
  • Excellent initiative, integrity and strong sense of professionalism.
  • Must reside in Harvey County.
  • Possess valid Kansas driver’s license, clean driving record, access to reliable transportation, & proof of current liability insurance.
Physical Demands:
  • Convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, audibly, and quickly.
  • Hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
  • Manual dexterity and able to use wrists, hands and/or fingers in repetitive motion.
  • Prepare and/or inspect documents and communications on computer or on paper.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Bending, lifting, and carrying up to 40 pounds (donations/commodities).
Mileage and Expenses: Mileage and expenses shall be reimbursed as per Policy and Procedure manual. Benefits: This position is eligible for benefits as outlined in the employee manual. This position is grant funded.          If interested please send resume and cover letter to career@safehope.net. Back to KCSDV’s Job Board.

Safehope is seeking a Criminal Justice Advocate...

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