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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  • Accounting Assistant+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Performs such duties as payroll processing, property management, accounts payable, and grant billings for the agency.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for the payroll process to include: changes to existing employees, reviewing and archiving weekly time and attendance records, generating reports, verifying departmental coding, assisting employee with payroll issues and downloading files to payroll vendor.
    • Responsible for generating reports and preparing checks each payroll for 401(k), United Way, garnishments and any other deductions.
    • Responsible for maintaining and processing 1099-Misc forms on an annual basis in accordance with federal regulations.
    • Responsible for maintaining and processing accounts payable to include:  reviewing for reasonable charge, staff approval and coding of invoices.
    • Responsible for preparation of billing reimbursable grants on a monthly basis with the approval of the Chief Financial Officer.
    • Responsible for assisting in the preparing and deposits to the bank.
    • Responsible for serving as the Property Management liaison for all DVIS locations.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associates degree in accounting or finance
    • Two years experience in payroll is required.
    • Experience with accounts payable/receivable is preferred.
    • Intermediate computer and internet skills are required.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license

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  • Bilingual Court Advocate+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Primary responsibility is to provide crisis intervention, advocacy, technical assistance and other services to Spanish Speaking domestic violence clients and others seeking Protective Orders through the Court.  Additionally, to assist Spanish speaking clients and others by evaluating their risk and helping to develop a safety plan.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for assessing prospective clients, evaluating their needs and level of risk and matching these to the appropriate services. Providing crisis intervention and making informed referrals as necessary.
    • Responsible for translating forms and other documents into Spanish. Help clients complete forms that must be in English. May interpret so that client can receive services from other service providers.
    • Responsible after the initial assessment, working with clients to determine risks and goals. Assisting clients in incorporating this information into Safety Plans.
    • Responsible for providing technical assistance and moral support to Spanish Speaking clients and others filing Emergency Protective Orders, attending Protective Order Hearings and pursuing criminal charges against their abusers. Arranging for court certified interpreters as needed.
    • Responsible for maintaining client files and statistics. File format and management must follow DVIS policy, the Attorney General’s standards and current professional standards.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelors in Social Work or equivalent preferred with experience in crisis services and victim advocacy.
    • Familiarity with the Court system, Protective Services System and related community resources.
    • Speaking and understanding Spanish fluently is required.
    • A writing sample and skills demonstration may be required.
    • Intermediate computer skills.

     

     

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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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  • Law Enforcement Advocate – Creek County+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Work with local law enforcement agencies in cases where victims of domestic violence or sexual assault are in immediate need of crisis intervention and/or advocacy services.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for responding to local law enforcement agencies within Creek County to provide crisis intervention services for domestic violence and sexual assault calls.
    • Responsible for coordinating efforts to provide domestic violence and sexual assault sensitivity and awareness training for law enforcement personnel.
    • Responsible for on a monthly basis, riding along with law enforcement to strengthen relationships, educate and respond to domestic violence and sexual assault calls.
    • Responsible for making follow-up calls weekly on reports that come into the sheriff’s office or the Sapulpa Police Department; respond to calls from other police departments who know of victims needing to be contacted.  Contact each law enforcement agency monthly to see if they have had any calls or need any materials.
    • Responsible for providing training to law enforcement that concentrates on domestic violence and sexual assault.
    • Responsible for providing crisis intervention services, safety planning advocacy and referrals to victims.
    • Responsible for attempting to keep victims engaged in the investigation and possible prosecution of crimes against them – however, a victim may choose not to remain engaged and is still entitled to crisis intervention, safety planning, referrals, and all other services available.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent in social work, psychology, counseling, or a related field.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Working knowledge of referral resources and processes; ability to assess a variety of personal or family needs, ability to maintain detailed and accurate records and data, ability to maintain confidences;
    • Ability to work independently or as part of a team; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, employees, supervisors, civil authorities, other agencies, and the general public;
    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
    • Minimum two years’ experience with victims of crime and/or domestic violence.

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  • Shelter Survivor Advocate – Temporary+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide advocacy services for shelter clients to include intake, crisis intervention, safety planning and advocacy individual and group settings.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for providing crisis intervention services for phone and walk-in clients. Assess needs and make informed referrals to other community resources for services not provided by DVIS.
    • Responsible for screening incoming clients and complete intake assessment forms.
    • Responsible for conducting individual and facilitating group sessions with clients.
    • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date and accurate files for each client. File format and management must follow agency guidelines and current professional standards.
    • Responsible for assisting clients in working out solutions for transportation, and provide backup transportation services on a temporary basis in order for clients to reach self-sufficiency.
    • Responsible for assisting clients in obtaining services and completing necessary paperwork for such services as financial assistance, housing, food, clothing, etc.
    • Responsible for within the confines of confidentiality, to work with DVIS departments and federal, state and local agencies regarding client matters.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree and working towards a Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related filed.
    • A minimum of one year experience in individual and group counseling.
    • Bilingual preferred.

     

     

     

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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