Employment

If you’re interested in making a difference in the lives of those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault, then DVIS is interested in you!

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Open Positions:

  • Bilingual Court Advocate+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides technical assistance and advocacy to persons filing for Emergency Protective Orders.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for providing assistance and advocacy and offering moral support to victims of domestic violence filing Emergency Protective Orders and victims filing criminal charges associated with domestic violence and/or violation of Protective Orders.
    • Responsible for providing information to callers about filing Protective Orders and criminal charges associated with domestic violence and/or violation of Protective Orders.
    • Responsible for acting as a liaison between judges, clients and DVIS.
    • Responsible for reviewing the court process with clients.
    • Responsible for conducting safety planning with every client to determine risks and goals. Assisting victims in incorporating this information into Safety Plans.
    • Responsible for making referrals for services, as needed, to various agencies; i.e., law enforcement, DVIS Shelter, Legal Services, Department of Human Services, etc.
    • Responsible for completing all paperwork and data entry as required.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, or related degree preferred, or equivalent work experience with victims of crime.
    • Minimum two years experience working with victims of crime and/or domestic violence preferred.
    • Bilingual in Spanish required.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

     

     

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  • Case Coordinator for the Rapid Intervention Team+

     

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Implement and lead the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT). As needed, provide technical assistance and advocacy for clients filing Emergency Protective Orders, attending Protective Order full hearings and participating in criminal prosecutions.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for assisting as needed in supporting, educating and providing resources for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking throughout the civil and criminal legal process.
    • Responsible for working with survivors to determine risks and goals. Assisting clients in incorporating this information into Safety Plans. Conduct safety planning with every client.
    • Responsible for working with community partners to develop and implement the Rapid Intervention Team.
    • Responsible for coordinating and communicating on behalf of/with the survivor with the Protective Order Docket Attorney, the Assistant District Attorney, the District Attorney’s victim-witness advocates, Family Law Attorneys, Forensic Nurse, the Courts and law enforcement.
    • Responsible for coordinating  trainings for the creation and implementation of Rapid Intervention Team model, as requested by partners, state and local law enforcement agencies,  other victim services providers and the Director of Legal Services.
    • Responsible for assisting as needed in providing assistance and advocacy and offering moral support to plaintiffs (victims of domestic violence) filing Emergency Protective Orders and filing criminal charges associated with domestic violence and/or violation of Protective Orders.
    • Responsible for conducting assessment or initial screening of prospective clients of the RIT Team, evaluating their needs and level of risk and matching these to the appropriate services.
    • Responsible for assisting as needed in helping clients complete their paperwork for the emergency protective orders. Reviewing the court process with victims.
    • Responsible for making referrals for services, as needed, to various agencies; i.e., TPD and TCSO Family Violence Unit; DVIS Shelter, Legal Services, Department of Human Services, etc.
    • Responsible for maintaining client document files according to agency guidelines and current professional standards.
    • Responsible for preparing daily statistics for reports to funding sources, courts and others as requested.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice or related field preferred.
    • Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related degree preferred, or equivalent work experience with victims of crime required.
    • Minimum two years experience with victims of crime and/or domestic violence and bilingual preferred.
    • Familiarity with the court system, protective orders and community resources preferred.
    • Intermediate computer skills required.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

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  • Counselor and Program Coordinator – Transitional Housing+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide overall coordination of the transitional housing program and professional counseling service for DVIS clients including intake, crisis intervention, and therapy – both individual and group and supervision of transitional housing employees.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for providing crisis intervention services for transitional housing clients. Assess needs and make informed referrals to other community resources for non-DVIS situations.
    • Responsible for screening incoming clients and complete intake assessment forms.
    • Responsible for conducting individual counseling sessions with clients. Facilitate group counseling sessions with clients.
    • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date and accurate files for each client. File format and management must follow DMH Office of the Attorney General guidelines and current professional standards.
    • Responsible for within the confines of confidentiality, working with other DVIS departments and federal, state and local agencies regarding client matters. For example – child custody, criminal actions and disability claims.
    • Facilitate regular meetings of the transitional housing employees to enhance and promote teamwork and quality services.
    • Meet with case managers for individual supervision to provide guidance and support.
    • Responsible for understanding and maintaining multiple grant requirements to ensure expectations are met.
    • Manage transitional housing applications, schedule interviews, maintain participant logs, and all related program data.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field
    • LPC or other professional licensure/certification
    • Minimum of one year of supervised experience working with adults in individual counseling, may be acquired through graduate experience
    • Minimum of two years experience as a direct supervisor
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license

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  • Court Services Advocate+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Provide technical assistance and advocacy for clients filing Emergency Protective Orders. Provide technical assistance, advocacy and moral support to clients at Protective Order full hearings, including follow-up and receptionist/clerical duties.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for providing assistance and advocacy and offering moral support to victims of domestic violence filing Emergency Protective Orders and victims filing criminal charges associated with domestic violence and/or violation of Protective Orders.
    • Act as a liaison between judges, clients and DVIS.
    • Reviewing the court process with victims.
    • Responsible for working with victims to determine risks and goals. Assisting victims in incorporating this information into Safety Plans. Conducting safety planning with every client.
    • Responsible for making referrals for services, as needed, to various agencies; i.e., Family Violence Unit; DVIS Shelter, Legal Services, Department of Human Services, etc.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or related degree referred.
    • Minimum two years experience with victims of crime and/or domestic violence.
    • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
    • Intermediate computer skills required.
    • A valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

     

     

     

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DVIS prohibits discrimination against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, age, spiritual beliefs, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic with regard to any terms and conditions of employment.

To apply for a position online click here, or send a resume, cover letter and an employment application indicating the position for which you would like to be considered.

EMAIL:  jobs@dvis.org with the position for which you would like to be considered in the subject line of your email.

FAX:  918.508.2787

MAIL:
Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.
Attn:  Human Resources
3124 E. Apache St.
Tulsa, OK  74110