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Job Openings

Join our team of driven individuals providing lifesaving services to survivors. We value driven leaders and people who care enough to be the change they want to see. The Alliance Against Family Violence is an inclusion-based organization committed to providing a quality work environment.

To apply, send your resume to Katie Irvin, Executive Director, at katie.irvin@aafvks.org

Current Job Listings

Family Advocate -

Job Summary: As the Family Advocate, the primary responsibility is to provide crisis intervention to individuals and families who are affected by sexual assault domestic and family violence. The Family Advocate coordinates the children and family programming at the shelter. This includes working with parents to coordinate education, childcare, and case management needs. Assessing the children’s needs and impacts of domestic violence. This will include risk assessment, safety planning, crisis counseling, case management, and ongoing domestic violence counseling for both children and adults. When providing intake and assessment, the primary focus will be on immediate and brief crisis intervention and referral work. This position benefits from having analytical skills, a high level of emotional intelligence, and the ability to understand pertinent facts and needs in a short period of time, to provide appropriate services to victims. This position also will provide childcare responsibilities to assist victim’s needs. Must work well with people of varied sexual orientation and gender identity, racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals with disabilities. This position requires a knowledge of counseling and advocacy techniques for families impacted by sexual assault and domestic violence, including crisis intervention and case management skills. Preferred CPR/First Aid certified.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide crisis line, office, and shelter coverage during the shift. Assess immediate crisis needs of clients and address appropriately. Manage incoming calls and walk-ns and complete necessary documentation. Support the daily operations of the shelter office.

  • Complete and maintain client records that document services provided.

  • Educate clients about dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault including impacts on children and options/resources available.

  • Provide direct domestic violence services as assigned. As well as informing crime victims of their statutory rights under KSA 74-7301, 74-7333, 74-7335.

  • Work with clients to develop and maintain relevant and meaningful case plans. Provide concrete case management and access to internal and external resources. Meet regularly with clients to support case plan accomplishment.

  • Provide advocacy services and support to survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault.

  • Refer clients to other agencies and resources and advocate directly with other agencies as needed to help clients access necessary services. Maintain service partnerships with referral agencies.

  • Assist with short term childcare to residential clients that are executing case management plan.

  • Conduct potential shelter client assessments and intakes. Orient clients to shelter rules and policies. Assure that appropriate shelter rules and policies are practiced. Assist clients in identifying and fulfilling needs.

  • Oversee shelter environment and activities, facilitate problem solving for in-house conflicts and crises, encourage and model appropriate shelter interactions. Mediate on behalf of residential clients when appropriate. Provide appropriate follow-up and documentation of emergency incidents or non-compliance of rules.

  • Facilitate support groups for adults and children as needed.

  • Complete required trainings.

  • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, and other meetings as needed.

  • Perform other related duties as requested and required.

P/T Support Staff 

Job Summary: As a part time Support Advocate, the primary responsibility is to provide crisis intervention to individuals who are affected by domestic and family violence and sexual assault. Duties will include answering hotline calls, risk assessment, safety planning, crisis counseling during the afternoon and evening hours.

When providing intake and assessment, the primary focus will be on immediate and brief crisis intervention and referral work. This position benefits from having analytical skills, a high level of emotional intelligence, and the ability to understand pertinent facts and needs in a short period of time, to provide appropriate services to victims. Must work well with persons of varied sexual preference, racial, ethnic, cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds, and with individuals with disabilities. This position will supervise and monitor the safety and security of the shelter and all clients. Spanish language fluency is a plus.

Essential Job Functions:

● Provide crisis line, office, and shelter coverage during the shift. Assess immediate crisis needs of clients and address appropriately. Manage incoming calls and walk-ins and complete necessary documentation. Support the daily operations of the shelter office.

● Complete and maintain client records that document services provided by assisting in maintaining files, as needed.

● Provide direct domestic violence and sexual assault services as assigned. As well as informing crime victims of their statutory rights under KSA 74-7301, 74-7333, 74-7335.

● Refer clients to other agencies and resources and advocate directly with other agencies as needed to help clients access necessary services. Maintain service partnerships with referral agencies.

● Conduct potential shelter client assessments and intakes. Orient clients to shelter rules and policies. Assure that appropriate shelter rules and policies are practiced. Assist clients in identifying and fulfilling needs.

● Oversee shelter environment and activities, facilitate problem solving for in-house conflicts and crises, encourage and model appropriate shelter interactions. Mediate on behalf of residential clients when appropriate. Provide appropriate follow-up and documentation of emergency incidents or non-compliance of rules.

● Complete required training. Facilitate weekly educational support groups on the nature and dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault, coping skills, developing positive support networks and other related topics for survivors.

● Participate in staff meetings, case conferences, and other meetings as needed.

● Perform other related duties as requested and required.

Job Type: Part-time

Purple Flower

P.O. Box 465

Leavenworth, KS 66048

(913) 675-7220

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