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Sexual Assault Services Coordinator 
Part Time
Posted: October 10, 2017; Open until filled

Job Purpose: To provide crisis intervention, advocacy, information/referral, assessment and support services to victims of sexual assault.

Duties:
  • Provide crisis intervention services, support and advocacy for victims who have experienced a range of issues related to sexual assault. Services are provided in person and by telephone.
  • Actively promote sexual assault prevention in the community.
  • Promote and conduct evening sexual assault support groups.
  • Promote coordinated community response to sexual assault by organizing and chairing the community Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).
  • Provide immediate response to sexual assault victims presenting at Wilkes Regional Medical Center after a recent incidence of rape/sexual assault.
Qualifications: AA in Human Services or similar field required. BA/BS in Human Services preferred. One year of experience in field or similar field is preferred. 

Additional requirements:
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Must pass national background check and drug testing. 
How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in PDF format to director@safewilkes.org.


Shelter Manager
Full Time
Posted
: November 1, 2017; Open until filled

Job Purpose: 
To provide on site supervision and management of SAFE's shelter during regular business hours. The Shelter Manager will also respond to calls on SAFE’s crisis telephone line.

Duties

The Shelter Manager will: 1) Admit clients into the SAFE shelter during regular office hours; 2) Review all admissions occurring outside of regular office hours to assure compliance with agency policy; 3) Provide shelter orientation to all new shelter clients; 4) Monitor shelter operation during regular office hours; 4) Review the operation of the shelter outside of regular business hours to assure compliance with agency policy; 5) Work to ensure safety and well-being of shelter residents and compliance with shelter policies; 6) Maintain shelter log and other records, compile data and prepare reports as needed; 7) Coordinate shelter volunteer training and activities; 8) Monitor the physical condition of the shelter facility and address or report any concerns; 9) Provide client support, mediate interpersonal conflicts; 10) Provide prompt response to crisis line calls; 11) Assume primary responsibility for ordering food and other consumable items; and 12) Participate in regular case review meetings.

Qualifications: AA in Human Services or similar field required. BA/BS in Human Services preferred. One year of experience in field or similar field is preferred. 

Additional requirements: 
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Must pass national background check and drug testing.
How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in PDF format to director@safewilkes.org.


Victim Services Coordinator
Full Time
Posted
: November 1, 2017; Open until filled

Job Purpose: Provide free services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, to include information, advocacy, case management, counseling and referral for services, including clinical services. The Victim Service Coordinator will be aware of local resources, provide crisis intervention, and prioritize families in imminent danger.

Duties

The Victim Services Coordinator will: 1) Provide initial shelter client assessment, including safety assessment; 2) Document client injuries, physical and emotional abuse; 3) Coordinate provision of the initial mental health assessment; 4) Develop, administer and assess progress of client-centered case plans; 5) Provide referrals to community services to facilitate client safety and independence; 6) Provide peer counseling and emotional support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault; 7) Provide psychoeducation about domestic violence and sexual assault through individual client meetings and regular support groups; 8) Maintain appropriate records including client case plan, services log and other records, prepare reports as needed; 9) Provide client support, mediate interpersonal conflicts; 10) Provide prompt response to crisis line calls; 11) Participate in regular case review meetings; 12) Serve as primary liaison with community partners (housing, assistance ministries, etc.) that assist shelter residents; 13) Provide victim compensation information and 14) Assist with transporting clients to needed services.

Qualifications: AA in Human Services or similar field required. BA/BS in Human Services preferred. One year of experience in field or similar field is preferred. 

Additional requirements: 
  • Valid North Carolina driver’s license.
  • Must pass national background check and drug testing.
How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in PDF format to director@safewilkes.org.


Position: 
SAFE Spot Child Advocacy Center Medical Provider
Part-time contract position

Posted: August 1, 2017; Open until filled 

Job Purpose: SAFE, Inc. is seeking a committed, skilled physician or mid-level medical professional to provide child medical evaluation services at SAFE Spot child advocacy center.

Reports to: SAFE, Inc. Executive Director

SAFE Spot Child Advocacy Center Profile

SAFE Spot Child Advocacy Center seeks to bring justice and healing to victims of child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse. Services provided by SAFE Spot CAC include: 1) Forensic interviews; 2) Child medical evaluations; 3) Victim advocacy; 4) Multi-disciplinary case reviews; 5) Counseling (provided by licensed contractors); 6) Support group; 7) Community education. SAFE Spot CAC is a provisional member of the National Children’s Alliance and is in the process of pursuing full accreditation. More information about SAFE Spot is available at the program’s website, www.safespotwilkes.org

Compensation

Salary commensurate with experience

How to Apply

Send resume, cover letter and salary expectations in PDF format to director@safewilkes.org



Position: Shelter Advocate
Part time position

Posted: January 12, 2017; Open until filled

Job Purpose: This position supervises SAFE's shelter for violence victims and provides support to shelter residents and callers to SAFE's 24-7 crisis line. Night and/or weekend work is required.  

Duties:
  • Provide support to SAFE shelter residents.
  • Admit new residential clients to the shelter according to entrance criteria.
  • Promote positive relationships among shelter residents.
  • Answer crisis line and provide support and guidance to callers.
  • Ensure shelter operations meet agency, funder and other guidelines and requirements.
  • Maintain accurate, appropriate and confidential records.
  • Maintain the shelter environment by cleaning and organizing the home as needed or directed.
  • Maintain on-going communication with supervisor and on-call staff regarding safety issues, program admissions, program exits, police contacts and hospital response for sexual assault cases.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and duties may be assigned at any time.

Qualifications:  High school diploma or GED required. AA in Human Services or similar field preferred.  


Additional requirements:

  • Must pass national background check and drug testing.
How to Apply

Please send a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations in PDF format to director@safewilkes.org.

*All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen. SAFE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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