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Welcome to the employment section of our website, where you can find career opportunities with the RICADV and SOAR as well as with our member agencies.

Browse the open positions below, then fill out the form to attach and submit required documents. You may also send application materials to the appropriate email address if one has been provided.

Member agency abbreviations are as follows: BVAC (Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center), DVRCSC (Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County), EBCC (Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center), WRC (Women's Resource Center). To learn more about our member agencies, click here.

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RICADV & SOAR

There are no positions available at this time.

Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center
  • Open Positions

  • Assistant Director, Residential Services

    Position Type: full-time, second shift

    Job Summary:
    Under the supervision of the Director of Residential Services and according to established policies and procedures, has primary responsibility of assisting Residential Director in daily operations and case management activities in support of children and families who reside in the Safe Home, Shelter Expansion, and the Transitional Housing Program.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Conducts activities necessary for daily operations of safe home and transitional housing program. 
    • Responsible for supporting services to families in Safe Home, shelter expansion and transitional units including intakes and orientation. Assist in developing long-term plans for safety, economic stability, housing, and basic needs.
    • Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and support to residents in the Safe Home, shelter expansion, and Transitional Housing Program.  Assist case management team in identifying immediate and long-term needs, reviewing options, and setting goals; make referrals as necessary.
    • Maintain demographic statistics on residents in the Safe Home, Shelter Expansion, and Transitional Housing Program. Compile weekly and monthly reports through data entry.
    • Conduct unit inspections and home visits for Transitional and Shelter Expansion.
    • Represent agency at various local providers' meetings as needed.
    • Facilitate children’s group events and provide individual case management sessions.
    • Facilitate weekly resident meetings and life skills sessions.
    • Responsible for billing and/or collecting rental fees directly from Transitional housing residents.
    • Responsible for cultivating donors, maintaining donations and inventory received in conjunction with other staff.
    • Research and create links with established local and statewide employment and housing resources such as job banks, businesses, adult education programs, housing authorities, statewide housing organizations, etc.
    • Responsible for receiving, screening, routing and/or responding to telephone calls to the Victims of Crime Helpline and agency helpline as needed.
    • Participation in crisis calls, on-call weekend, and emergency coverage as needed for safe home and shelter expansion.
    • Additional duties necessary for the efficient operation of the agency assigned.

    Skills and Abilities Required:

    • A high level of interpersonal skills to provide support and assistance to clients and staff.
    • Commitment and sensitivity to issues related to the needs of families in crisis, particularly those affected by domestic violence.
    • The ability to appropriately and effectively deal with crisis-level situations.
    • The physical ability to lift heavy items.

    Minimum Education and Experience:

    • A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of above-listed skills and abilities.
    • A level of knowledge equivalent to that which is acquired by a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, three years of experience with trauma-informed services and child development.
    • Bilingual ability in English/Spanish a plus.

    Working Conditions:

    • Work environment is often noisy, with more than average exposure to communicable disease (Colds, Flu, Covid-19, etc.).
    • Work involves in-state travel. A valid driver’s license and automobile insurance are required.
    • Agency provided cell phone for use on agency-related matters.

    To apply: Please send resume to jobs@bvadvocacycenter.org.

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed; the Principal Duties and Responsibilities are a representative, but not an exhaustive list of duties performed.

  • Case Manager, Mid-shift

    Position: Full-time, $15-$17 per hour

    General Summary: Under the supervision of the Director of Residential Services and according to established policies and procedures, has the primary responsibility of case management focusing on support for children in families who reside in the Safe Home and the Transitional Housing Program.

    Principal duties and responsibilities:

    • Conducts activities necessary to admit women and their children to the Safe Home.  Records necessary information, explains house rules, tours, distributes linens and other necessary items, and otherwise orients new guests.
    • Responsible for implementing transitional services to families who are leaving the Safe Home. Assist in developing long-term plans for economic stability through employment and/or job training programs. Assessment of interests, financial needs and progress. Support guests in goal planning and timelines. 
    • Provide crisis intervention, advocacy and support to guests in the Safe Home and Transitional Housing Program.  Assist in identifying immediate and long -term needs, reviewing options and setting goals; make referrals as necessary.
    • Maintain demographic statistics on guests who reside in both the Safe Home and Transitional Housing Program and compile weekly and monthly reports through data entry.
    • Represent the agency at various local housing providers meetings as needed.
    • Facilitate children’s group events and individual sessions.
    • Facilitate weekly guests meeting to discuss care plans and goals.
    • Responsible for billing and/or collecting rent directly from guests as appropriate. 
    • Responsible for maintaining the donation room and inventory of donations received in conjunction with other staff.
    • Research and create links with established local and statewide employment and housing resources such as job banks, businesses, adult education programs, housing authorities, statewide housing organizations, etc.
    • Responsible for receiving, screening, routing and/or responding to telephone calls to the Victims of Crime Helpline and agency helpline as needed.
    • Participation in on-call weekend and emergency coverage as needed to safe home.
    • Additional duties necessary for the efficient operation of the agency assigned.

    Required skills and abilities:

    • A high level of interpersonal skills to provide support and assistance to clients.
    • Commitment and sensitivity to issues related to the needs of families in crisis, particularly those affected by domestic violence.
    • The ability to appropriately and effectively deal with crisis level situations.
    • The physical ability to lift heavy items.

    Working conditions:

    • Work environment is often noisy, with more than average exposure to communicable disease (Colds, Flu, Covid-19 virus etc.).
    • Work involves in-state travel to provide weekly outreach visits to clients, pick up food and household supplies. A valid driver’s license and automobile insurance is required.

    Minimum education and experience:

    • A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of the skills and abilities required.
    • A level of knowledge equivalent to that which is acquired by a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, trauma informed services and child development.
    • Bilingual ability in English/Spanish preferred.

    To apply: Please send resume to jobs@bvadvocacycenter.org.

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed; the Principal Duties and Responsibilities are a representative, but not an exhaustive list of duties performed.

  • Drop-In Center Advocate

    Position: Full-time, Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    Job Summary: The drop-in center advocate will be the first point of contact for any client or professional seeking information and referrals at our Providence Drop-In Center. This person will be friendly, familiar with community resources, and welcoming to all who seek services through our agency.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Assist clients with crime victim compensation applications
    • Provide information on support services and residential options for victims
    • Referrals to domestic violence and sexual assault case management and advocacy programs
    • Maintain support service referrals to community resources
    • Answer incoming calls to the center and manage the front desk and reception areas
    • Maintain program information for partnering agencies
    • Develop and maintain a comprehensive binder of community resources
    • Maintain postings of information to our clients about community events
    • Maintain this data in the EmpowerDB system and provide reports as requested
    • Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance at all times

    Required Education, Experience and Abilities:

    • This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of community resources.
    • Bilingual fluent English/Spanish
    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred.

    To apply: Please send resume, cover letter and at least three professional references to jobs@bvadvocacycenter.org.

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed; the Principal Duties and Responsibilities are a representative, but not an exhaustive list of duties performed.

  • On-Call Advocate

    Job Summary: Provide management and supervision to the Safe Home when needed to provide coverage and/or be responsible to answer the statewide Victims of Crime Helpline on an as-needed basis

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Aid in coverage of the Safe Home and/or Victims of Crime Helpline including daytime, evening, overnight or holiday shifts
    • Receives and responds to all calls to the Safe Home and Victims of Crime Helpline from victims in crisis, police and medical personnel, and others.  Gives information on services provided, determines appropriateness for shelter residency and makes referrals as necessary.
    • Conducts activities necessary to admit women and their children to the Safe Home.  Records necessary information, explains house rules, distributes linens and other items, and otherwise orients new guests.
    • Responds to requests from guests for food items and medication according to established policy and procedures.
    • Maintains log of activities such as calls received, guests admitted and medication dispensed.  Communicates pertinent information to staff.
    • Perform all tasks necessary to the efficient operation of the Safe Home.
    • Maintain records for all calls taken on the Victims of Crime Helpline
    • Additional duties necessary for the efficient operation of the agency may be assigned.
    • Aid in coverage of the Safe Home and/or Victims of Crime Helpline including daytime, evening, overnight or holiday shifts

    Skills and Abilities Required:

    • The ability to work independently and without close supervision.
    • Verbal communication skills to give information to callers.
    • The ability to appropriately, effectively and calmly deal with stressful or emergency situations.

    Minimum Education and Experience Required:

    • A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of the above-listed skills and abilities.
    • A level of knowledge equivalent to that which would be acquired by completion of a high school diploma.
    • Previous experience demonstrating the ability to work independently and responsibly is required; experience working in a group home environment is preferred.
    • Bilingual ability in English/Spanish or English/Portuguese is preferred.

    Working Conditions: work environment can be noisy, with more than average exposure to communicable diseases (colds, flu, virus, etc.).

    To apply: Please send resume to jobs@bvadvocacycenter.org.

    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed; the Principal Duties and Responsibilities are a representative, but not an exhaustive list of duties performed.

     

     

 

Crossroads Rhode Island

There are no positions available at this time.

Domestic Violence Resource Center of South County

There are no positions available at this time.

 

Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center
  • Open Positions

  • Crisis/Case Manager

    The Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center is seeking applicants for a full-time case manager position
    (35 hours/week).

    The Crisis Case Manager will provide a trauma-informed response to victims of domestic
    violence, sexual assault, dating violence and stalking; assessing immediate needs, safety
    planning and linking victims to other supportive services.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Provide comprehensive crisis intervention and case management to victims of interpersonal violence
    • Provide assessment and service plan for victims
    • Assists and accompany victims to court legal appointments, health care, public assistance benefits, and social /community agencies if relative to client short, and long-term stabilization goals.
    • Provide culturally competent, trauma informed services to victims/survivors of interpersonal violence
    • Provide individualized safety planning for victims and their children
    • Provide a Non-judgmental empathetic approach to assisting victims of interpersonal violence
    • Assistance with basic needs and providing victims with knowledge of their rights
    • Assist victims in accessing and applying for victim’s compensation
    • Provide and facilitate groups and individual financial literacy and life skills empowerment training for victim/survivorsProvide a non-judgmental, empathetic approach to assisting victims of interpersonal
      violence
    • Provide assistance with basic needs and provide victims with knowledge of their rights
    • Maintain appropriate documentation and collect statistical data for the interpersonal
      violence

    The ideal candidate

    The ideal candidate for this position has experience working with victims of interpersonal violence and providing case management to underserved population.

    Education and experience

    Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent education/work experience
    Hours: 35 hours/week. Schedule to be determined.

    The application process:

    • Resume and cover letter by March 5, 2021
    • Initial interview with EBCC Manager of Advocacy Services
    • Reference check
    • Criminal background check
    • Second interview may be requested

    To apply:

    Send resume and cover letter via email to:
    Gina Scordino, Director of Advocacy Services at ginas@ebchouse.org

Women's Resource Center
  • Open Positions

  • Bilingual Licensed Clinician

    Position title: Bilingual licensed clinician

    Location: Office space is available in our Warren and Newport offices and in our sister organization's office in Central Falls. You will be able to schedule at your convenience, including weekends and evenings.

    Job summary: The Women’s Resource Center (WRC), serving the Newport and Bristol counties of Rhode Island, currently seeks 
    fee-for-service bilingual licensed clinicians as we seek to expand our outpatient counseling services to adults, adolescents and children who have been affected by domestic violence. Clinicians specializing in counseling either adults or children exclusively will be considered, but our ideal candidate will be able to work with all ages.

    Preferred qualifications: Experience working with domestic violence issues is a strong plus. We are seeking Rhode Island independently licensed (LICSW, LMHC, PhD, LMFT, etc.) applicants. A minimum of two years’ experience in a counseling setting is required and fluency in languages other than English should be noted in your submission.

    Compensation: Our clinicians receive competitive rates and are reimbursed for services provided to clients without insurance as well as those who are insured. Financial support for CEUs/trainings is available to all clinicians.  

    To apply: Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@wrcnbc.org.


    The Women's Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, country of ancestral origin, or veteran status.

    About WRC: Since 1977, WRC has been a listening ear, a helping hand and, in some cases, a lifeline to individuals experiencing domestic violence. Its community-based work has helped women, men, children and families achieve physical, mental, emotional and financial safety.

    Now, over 40 years later, with an annual operating budget of over $2 million, a staff of 27 and an active ten-member board of directors, WRC provides a comprehensive array of advocacy, support, shelter and housing, information, referral and follow-up services to survivors of domestic violence and persons at-risk for domestic violence. Specifically, WRC operates the following programs and initiatives:

    • 24-hour helpline
    • Shelter serving up to 13 adults and children
    • Transitional housing program with 10 apartments in three East Bay communities (Bristol, Tiverton and Warren)
    • Drop-in center
    • Court advocacy program
    • Family Violence Option Advocacy Program for clients of the Rhode Island Department of Human Services
    • Law enforcement advocacy program
    • The Newport Health Equity Zone (HEZ)
    • Counseling program with licensed practitioners providing individual services
    • Support groups

    Of particular note, WRC is among a small cohort of organizations nationally that are engaging in health equity work as a domestic violence prevention strategy. We are recognized leaders in the development of this work, and have been invited to present at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Our team has had the privilege of training domestic violence program staff members in other states as they begin to adopt evidence-informed prevention practice. 

    WRC operates from three principal locations: Downtown Newport, at 114 Touro St., in Warren, at 624 Main St. and at the Florence Gray Center, in Newport’s North End, where our prevention team is housed.

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