Full time position with the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence to provide intensive coaching, training, and support to state and community multidisciplinary teams as they implement and evaluate Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) primary prevention strategies.
The project focuses on the social and structural determinants of health at the societal and community levels of the social-ecological model.
This position is grant-funded for at least four years through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Candidates must have a MPH and 3 years of experience in the field of evaluation, preferably related to violence against women and primary prevention.
Experience in training communities on evaluation design and methods using an empowerment approach required.
Fill out the form below, send letter and resume to: RICADV 422 Post Rd. Suite 102, Warwick, RI 02888, or email email@example.com.
Posted on: Feb 6, 2014
Part-time Shelter Advocate. Wednesday and Friday nights 4:30-9:30 p.m. with possible on-call/overnights when needed.
The Women's Resource Center is seeking a part-time Shelter Advocate to support victims of domestic violence. This part-time position is for Wednesday and Friday nights and requires that the candidate also be available for possible on-call or additional overnight shifts when needed.
The successful candidate will be a clear communicator and compassionate individual with an appropriate educational background to include a working knowledge and understanding of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Need to have a reliable and insured car.
The WRC provides a number of programs and services to clients and their family members who are or have been a victim of domestic violence. Our agency does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and age in the delivery of services.
Fluency in Spanish a plus. Hourly wage of $10.00 per hour.
Please fill out the form below, or send resume to Shelter Advocate, Women's Resource Center, 114 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840, or send by email. No phone calls please.
Posted on: January 30, 2014
Bilingual Case Manager
SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
1. A high level of self-awareness and of interpersonal skills to provide support, role modeling, education and assistance to residents.
2. Verbal communication skills to represent the Center, both in-house, in the community and handle helpline calls. Must have ability to communicate effectively in a variety of settings, with a variety of professionals.
3. Must have experience with, or understanding of effective teamwork and active participation in-group process.
4. Commitment and sensitivity to women's issues and children's issues; experience working with and/or understanding of dynamics of interpersonal violence.
5. Experience in career or employment counseling or assisting in providing job-training skills helpful.
6. The ability to cope with stressful situations; deal effectively with conflict situations and crises.
7. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks; ability to work independently and in a team environment, as well as to develop relationships and collaborate with community partners in a variety of settings.
8. Sensitivity to and experience with issues of diversity. Knowledge of cultural issues, immigration laws, victims' rights, welfare policies, local educational and supportive resources.
9. Understanding of and ability to teach social skills, daily living skills, and effective communication skills.
10. Knowledge of child development, effective parenting, behavior management skills, ability to act as a role model for families, demonstrating social skills and communication skills.
11. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
12. Ability to walk up several levels of stairs.
13. Some computer knowledge helpful.
Work environment adheres to philosophy of non-violence, open communications and self-empowerment in all relationships with residents and co-workers. The environment is active and homelike; however, may be noisy. There is more than average exposure to communicable diseases (cold, flu, viruses, etc.)
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
B.A. in human service field or equivalent work and life experience in community advocacy, domestic violence intervention, trauma and/or child welfare issues.
A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of the "Skills and Abilities Required."
Bilingual ability in Spanish and English preferred.
Valid driver's license and proof of insurance, Clean BCI/ Criminal background
Please fill out the form below or send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on: January 24, 2014
The Women's Resource Center is currently seeking 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. Experience working with domestic violence issues is a strong plus.
We are seeking Rhode Island independently licensed (LICSW, LMHC, PhD, LMFT, etc.) applicants but will consider quality applicants seeking hours towards their independent license. Office space is available in several locations and you will be able to schedule at your convenience, including on weekends and evenings.
A minimum of two years experience in a counseling setting is required and fluency in languages other than English is a plus.
The Women's Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate against a volunteer, an employee or applicant in employment of conditions or opportunities for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age or country of ancestral origin.
Compensation: Our clinicians receive a competitive rate of reimbursement with a minimal amount of paperwork requirements. Our clinicians are generously reimbursed for services provided to clients without insurance as well at those who are insured. Agency support staff will manage billing and credentialing paperwork as well as 24 hour phone crisis coverage. Comfortable office space is available at all locations. Supervision and financial support for CEUs/trainings are available to all clinicians. Benefits are available should this per diem position transition to a full-time position.
Please fill out the form below, or email resume to email@example.com, or mail to: Lori DiPersio, WRC, 114 Touro Street, Newport, RI 02840.
Posted on: January 20, 2014