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!

Open Positions:

  • Children’s Counselor and Associate Trauma Specialist+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   Assess physical, mental, and emotional health and academic needs of children; provide guidance and instruction to mothers and staff in their treatment of children; provide individual and family counseling; facilitate parent/child groups.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    •  Responsible for developing a treatment plan for each child in consultation with mother within one week of admission to the shelter.
    • Responsible for providing counseling for children and parents according to needs. Making appropriate referrals as indicated.
    • Responsible for providing individual and family counseling, in addition to leading parent/child groups.
    • Responsible for being aware of symptoms of child physical, sexual and emotional abuse, neglect, and development problems as well as laws relating to reporting child abuse.
    • Responsible for submitting billing accurately and timely.
    • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date and accurate files for each client. File format and management must follow agency guidelines and current professional standards.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    •  Masters degree in child development, child related or mental health field.
    • Minimum of two years experience working directly with children in hospital, school, preschool, or counseling setting.
    • CPR and First Aid certifications required.
    • Counseling licensure or working toward counseling licensure preferred.
    • Training in play therapy preferred.
    • Ability to work individually and in a team setting.
    • Valid Driver’s License.

     

     

     

     

     

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  • Counseling Advocate+

    Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday – 8:30 to 5:30

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide counseling services for Shelter clients including, intake, crisis intervention, individual and group sessions, and life skills education.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for ensuring that services for clients are responded to in a professional manner and that the rights of clients are respected.
    • Responsible for helping promote a positive environment within the shelter for both residents and employees.
    • Responsible for a day per week answering the crisis line and working with crisis walk-ins. During crisis line shift, responsible for safety planning over the phone, making referrals to other area agencies, discussing available DVIS services, and bringing callers in eminent danger into the shelter.
    • Responsible for conducting individual and group sessions with clients.
    • Responsible for maintaining a case load of up to 12 clients and having contact with each client daily.
    • Responsible for completing intakes with new clients entering the shelter within 48 hours of a client’s entry to the shelter.
      Responsible for creating a service plan with each client in case load within 5 days of their entry into shelter and every 2 weeks thereafter.
    • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date and accurate files for each client according to agency guidelines and current professional standards.
    • Responsible for serving as an educator in life skills when clients may need extra education and support. (Interview skills, cleaning/organization skills, budgeting, etc.)

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree required with enrollment in a Master’s degree program in social work, psychology, counseling, or a related field.
    • A minimum of one year of supervised experience working with individuals and groups in a social service or mental health environment.
    • Current CPR/First Aid certification.

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  • On-Call Shelter Advocate+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Work with co-workers to provide advocacy and assistance for all Shelter clients in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for ensuring that services for clients are responded to in a professional manner and that the rights of clients are respected.
    • Responsible for helping promote a positive environment within the shelter for both residents and employees.
    • Responsible for documenting contacts and services for clients in electronic record system according to DVIS policy.
    • Responsible for providing crisis intervention services for phone-in and walk-in clients. Assessing needs and make informed referrals to other community resources.
    • Responsible for screening, and performing intake and exit interviews for clients during your shift.
    • Organize and conducts activities for the benefit of shelter residents. Support efforts to provide a structural, therapeutic environment through implementing of shelter guidelines.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    •  BSW or related field, experience in crisis intervention and case management preferred.
    • Knowledge in the following areas is preferred:
      o Understanding and sensitivity toward the issues involved in domestic violence, particularly as they relate to women and children.
      o Understanding of chemical dependency. Skills in individual advocacy and case management, with the ability to effectively facilitate and coordinate support groups.
      o Good listening skills and ability to engage clients in assessing needs, problem solving and goal setting.
      o Knowledge of community resources and skills in resource utilization..
      o Ability to work with others in a collaborative decision-making process.
      o Ability to manage time and work effectively in stressful situations.
    • Current CPR and First Aid certification.

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  • Overnight Advocate – Weekends+

    Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 pm to 8:30 am, Wednesday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Maintain a safe residential haven for women and children living at the DVIS Shelter by providing after hours advocacy services, and administrative reports for client statistics.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for overseeing Shelter operations after regular business hours from 10:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Tour and inspect Shelter at regular intervals. See to clients’ needs.
    • Responsible for screening incoming clients.
    • Responsible for performing intake for after-hours clients. Responding to new client’s immediate comfort and needs.
    • Responsible for administrative duties, such as data entry, prepare daily census, Client Data Core Forms, Shelter Days reports and Critical Incident Reports.
    • Responsible for providing crisis intervention services for phone-in and walk-in clients. Assessing needs and make informed referrals to other community resources.
    • Responsible for putting together blank charts for new clients and assisting with filing.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school or GED required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Intermediate computer experience required.
    • Excellent customer service and communication skills

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  • Volunteer Coordinator+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Responsible for the successful operation and functioning of the volunteer program to meet agency objectives. This person is expected to build and maintain the agency’s reputation as a worthwhile volunteer experience.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for having knowledge of rape trauma, the history and significance of victimization of women and children regarding sexual assault and domestic violence; as well as, knowledge of hospital and police procedures pertaining to sexual assault.
    • Responsible for recruiting, selecting, training, supervising and evaluating program volunteers with assistance from other staff members as needed.
    • Responsible for contacting and scheduling volunteers for hospital shifts. Prepares monthly volunteer schedules and coordinates changes as needed.
    • Responsible for maintaining and updating volunteer manual and reference guide as needed with policy changes, additions, etc.
    • Responsible for facilitating monthly volunteer meetings and scheduling speakers to meet the volunteer training requirements from the Oklahoma Office of the Attorney General.
    • Responsible for coordinating community volunteer projects, i.e. church groups, service organizations and Day of Caring as well as assisting with the Adopt-A-Family Program.
    • Responsible for preparing statistical reports about services provided by agency volunteers.
    • Responsible for maintaining records on all volunteers to meet requirements of accrediting agencies and funding sources.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences or related field and/or equivalent experience required.
    • One year experience in training or management crisis intervention skills, preferred.
    • Skills in active listening and crisis intervention are preferred.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Valid State of Oklahoma driver’s license is required.

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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 us a resume cover letter and an employment application indicating the position for which you would like to be considered to:

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
4300 S. Harvard
Tulsa, OK  74135-2608