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Second Shift Family Advocate

YWCA Evansville is seeking a second-shift family advocate for its domestic violence shelter who has experience working with women and children in crisis and case management skills. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, team player, flexible, and possess a working knowledge of local agency resources. Ideal candidate will also exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills, good organizational skills, and the ability to facilitate a client class. Ideal candidate will possess critical thinking skills in order to handle crisis calls, determine if callers are appropriate for our shelter, and address any needs that arise during the shift. Previous social work background is desired. Candidate must have computer skills as the position requires entering case notes, online referrals and searches, email use, etc. This position will work with diverse populations and interact with clients and staff in a sensitive, non-judgmental open-minded manner.

Responsibilities

  • Embraces the core values and mission of the YWCA including eliminating racism and empowering women and girls;
  • Ensures direct services are recorded accurately within appropriate databases;
  • Enters client information in database systems including crisis calls;
  • Take crisis calls;
  • Provides orientation and intake services for women and children entering housing;
  • Provides services to all clients as needed;
  • Completes daily floor/room check and, where warranted, completes Repair Reports;
  • Provides services to all clients as needed, including referrals to other shelters, medication assistance and transportation assistance;
  • Confers regularly with supervisor;
  • Attends a minimum of 10 hours of professional development conferences and workshops as recommended by supervisor;
  • Coordinates client security and emergency response and follows emergency procedures;
  • Maintains confidentiality;
  • Demonstrates initiative and responsibility;
  • Assisting with front desk duties as needed;

Qualifications

Social work degree or certification preferred; experience in a social service field; communication skills, organizational skills, ability to coordinate tasks with full time and part time staff. Must have the ability to work with diverse populations and interact with clients and staff in a sensitive, non-judgmental open-minded manner.

Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Base salary $32,640/yr – $38,760/yr

Featured benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Employer-funded Pension plan
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan
  • Disability insurance
  • Vacation/Sick/Personal Leave

For more information, mail an employee application to Cheryl Martin, YWCA, 118 Vine St., Evansville, IN 47708 or email it to jobs@ywcaevansville.org.

 

 

Part Time Weekend Days Shelter

YWCA Evansville is seeking applicants for a part-time, weekend day shelter assistant to work Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Position provides an abuse-free and safe environment, assistance with daily needs, and referrals for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Assistant will be cross-trained to assist in all housing programs.

Candidate must embrace the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, team player, flexible, and possess an eagerness to learn more about social services. Ideal candidate will also exhibit good written and verbal communication skills, good organizational skills, and attention to detail. This position will work with diverse populations and interact with clients and staff in a sensitive, non-judgmental open-minded manner.

YWCA’s part-time benefits include paid personal time off and a pension plan.

Responsibilities

  • Embraces the core values and mission of the YWCA including eliminating racism and empowering women and girls;
  • Staff must be alert and awake on their entire shift;
  • Staff will answer crisis line and fill out a Crisis Call sheet for each call;
  • Staff will meet with victims and their children as they enter housing program, complete appropriate intakes, and provide housing orientation and entry services;
  • Staff will be respectful and sensitive to client needs and will maintain client confidentiality;
  • Staff will enter data on each client during their assigned shift in the Client Daily Contact Log;
  • Staff will enter housing program client services into appropriate database;
  • Staff will perform building security checks at assigned times.
  • Assists with front desk duties as needed;
  • Staff must attend a minimum of 10 hours a year of professional development conferences and workshops as recommended and approved by supervisor;
  • Staff are required to attend staff meetings and to keep their CPR/AED/BBP/First Aid certification current;
  • Staff will respond to needs of housing clients in case of emergency;

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent; experience in social service field preferred; good communications skills; and ability to interact with others in sensitive, open-minded manner.

Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Base salary $16/hr

Featured benefits

  • Pension plan

For more information, mail an employee application to Cheryl Martin, YWCA, 118 Vine St., Evansville, IN 47708 or email it to jobs@ywcaevansville.org.

 

 

Recovery Assistant in YWCA YES! Recovery Housing Program

YWCA Evansville is seeking applicants for a part-time, weekend recovery assistant to work Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Position provides a drug-free and safe environment and assists clients with their daily needs. Assistant will be cross-trained to assist in all housing programs.

Candidate must support the YWCA mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. Experience in a social service field is preferred. Top candidates will possess strong computer skills, including Excel.

Ideal candidate will be a self-starter, team player, flexible, and possess a working knowledge of local agency resources. This position will work with diverse populations and interact with clients and staff in a sensitive, non-judgmental open-minded manner.

YWCA offers a pension plan and paid time off. Employees may also contribute to an optional 403(b) retirement plan.

Responsibilities

  • Embraces the core values and mission of the YWCA including eliminating racism and empowering women and girls;
  • Staff must be alert and awake on their entire shift;
  • Staff will answer crisis line and fill out a Crisis Call sheet for each call;
  • Staff will meet with victims and their children as they enter housing program, complete appropriate intakes, and provide housing orientation and entry services;
  • Staff will be respectful and sensitive to client needs and will maintain client confidentiality;
  • Staff will enter data on each client during their assigned shift in the Client Daily Contact Log;
  • Staff will enter housing program client services into appropriate database;
  • Staff will perform building security checks at assigned times.
  • Assists with front desk duties as needed;
  • Staff must attend a minimum of 10 hours a year of professional development conferences and workshops as recommended and approved by supervisor;
  • Staff are required to attend staff meetings and to keep their CPR/AED/BBP/First Aid certification current;
  • Staff will respond to needs of housing clients in case of emergency;

Starting salary range: $16 an hour

For more information, mail an employee application to Cheryl Martin, YWCA, 118 Vine St., Evansville, IN 47708 or email it to jobs@ywcaevansville.org.

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