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:

  • Abuse in Later in Life Advocate+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Abuse in Later in Life Advocate is responsible for providing advocacy and outreach for adults 50 and over who have experienced or are experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for providing assistance and advocacy and offering moral support to adults age 50 and over who are seeking to file an Emergency Protective Order, filing criminal charges associated with domestic violence, sexual assault and/or violation of Protective Orders or otherwise are interacting with the criminal justice system.
    • Responsible for conducting assessment or initial screening of prospective clients, evaluating their needs and level of risk and matching these to the appropriate services.
    • Responsible for safety planning with potential and current clients.
    • Responsible for working with victims to determine risks and goals. Assisting victims in incorporating this information into Safety Plans. Conduct safety planning with every client.
    • Responsible for making referrals for services, as needed, to various agencies; i.e., TPD Family Violence Unit, DVIS shelter and outpatient counseling, legal services, DHS Adult Protective Services, Life Senior Services, etc.
    • Responsible for making follow-up calls to victims when permitted by the client.
    • Responsible for maintaining client document files following DVIS guidelines and current professional standards.
    • Responsible for meeting regularly with other care providers for purposes of systems improvement.  Meet as needed with service providers to collaborate and staff cases, with the victim’s written consent.
    • Responsible for targeting outreach to potential domestic violence and sexual assault victims age 50 and over.  Develop support groups where potential and actual victims have easy access.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

    • 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.
    • Intermediate computer skills required.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

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  • Attorney+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Researches law, investigates facts, and prepares documents to assist survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault needing legal services.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for researching and analyzing law sources such as statutes, recorded judicial decisions, legal articles, and legal codes.
    • Responsible for preparing legal documents such as briefs, pleadings, and contracts, for review, approval, and use by the Vice President of Legal Services.
    • Investigates facts and law of case to determine causes of action and to prepare case accordingly for domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
    • Responsible for representing clients, participating in court hearings, attempting settlements  and taking cases to trial.
    • Responsible for conducting resource referrals, safety planning, and risk assessments with clients.
    • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
    •  Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data.
    • Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.
    • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
    • Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality.
    • Advocacy – Provides support and resources to and on behalf of clients.
    • Oral Communication – Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
    • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; able to read and interpret written information.
    • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team spirit.
    • Professionalism – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
    • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
    • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
    • Initiative – Takes independent actions and calculated risks; asks for and offers help when needed.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Juris Doctorate degree is required.
    • Licensed to practice in the State of Oklahoma and a member in good standing of the Oklahoma Bar Association is required.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license is required.
    • Proficient in the use of computers and office systems and equipment including OSCN, Westlaw.
    • Previous studies or experience in Psychology or social work, preferred.
    • A minimum of two years experience in client-oriented social services or providing legal services to the under-represented, preferred.
    • Work experience representing immigrant victims and knowledge of additional legal and social services preferred. Knowledge of Oklahoma domestic violence, family and criminal law including superior research skills both traditional and electronic, preferred.

     

     

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  • Case Manager – Outpatient+

    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm.  Some after-hours work may be required to meet the needs of the clients.

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assist clients in obtaining needed services, education and financial assistance in the community.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for case management services that include referrals for education, education assistance, housing, job training and other public assistance.
    • Responsible for providing assistance for financial literacy that includes checkbook management, budgeting and money management.
    • Responsible for maintaining documentation that is current and accurate for each client.  File format and management must follow current professional standards.
    • Responsible for assisting clients in working out solutions for transportation, and provide backup transportation services on a temporary basis.
    • Responsible for maintaining a comprehensive directory of local services to include housing, financial assistance, educational assistance, job training, job placement services and child care resources.
    • Responsible for organizing workshops to include financial literacy, resume development, interview skills and job placement.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or equivalent experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
    • Knowledge of domestic violence issues preferred
    • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
    • Must have a working vehicle and a valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

     

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  • Cook+

    Hours:

    • Tuesday – 7 am to 2
    • Wednesday and Saturday – 10am to 6 pm
    • Thursday – 11am to 6pm
    • Friday – 8 am to 6 pm

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide professional food preparation services for the 50-bed DVIS Shelter.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for preparing and serving meals and snacks to the residents, as directed by the Food Service Manager.
    • Responsible for coordinating resident clean up after meals.
    • Responsible for keeping kitchen area, kitchen equipment, dishes and utensils neat, clean and sanitary.
    • Responsible for using kitchen equipment according to directions and reporting any malfunctioning kitchen equipment.
    • Responsible for assisting Food Service Manager in the monitoring of food stocks and reporting any unsanitary conditions such as dirt, vermin or spoiled food.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or the equivalent required.
    • One year experience in kitchen work, food preparation and food service experience is required.
    • Institutional food preparation and a background in health and nutrition are preferred.
    • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License, current CPR certification and Tulsa County Food Handlers Permit are required.
    • Intermediate computer skills in MS Word, MS Excel and Internet Explorer.

     

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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