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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  • Client Support/Kennel Specialist+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide advocacy and assistance for all shelter clients, with primary responsibility for the Shelter Kennel.

    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 assisting clients in obtaining services in the community and completing necessary paperwork for such services as financial assistance, food, clothing, etc.
    • Responsible for making sure clients understand their pet’s vaccination needs and verifying that vaccination requirements have been met.
    • Responsible for educating clients about caring for their pets daily and monitoring clients to ensure they are appropriately caring for their pets.
    • Responsible for reporting the maltreatment or neglect of any animals within the shelter kennel to the Assistant Shelter Director or the Director of Residential Services.
    • Responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly kennel.
    • Responsible for ensuring kennel guidelines are followed by clients and that any concerns are reported to the Assistant Shelter Director or the Director of Residential Services.
    • Responsible for providing clients with follow up information for pet care after they leave the shelter.
    • Responsible for educating clients about spaying and neutering pets and maintaining low cost referrals in the community for this service.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associates degree, 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 Knowledge of animal behaviors and how animals can be impacted by domestic violence.
      o Knowledge of basic animal needs.
      o Experience working with animals in a shelter or kennel setting.
    • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License
    • Current CPR Certification

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  • Court 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 preferred;
    • Minimum two years experience with victims of crime and/or domestic violence;
    • Bilingual in Spanish required;
    • Intermediate computer skills required; and
    • A valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

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  • Education Coordinator+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide education, outreach and training programs to help break the cycle of violence in Tulsa County and surrounding communities.

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for actively promoting and representing the agency and its services, volunteer opportunities through education and outreach.
    • In partnership with schools and community partners to provide evidence-based curricula to adolescents and young adults to prevent dating, domestic and sexual violence.
    • Actively build, cultivate, and maintain relationships with local schools, community partners, and other agencies to assure ongoing prevention education programs.
    • Responsible for the coordination, development, implementation, and evaluation of community education and training programs on the topics of: prevention, sexual assault, dating abuse, domestic violence, domestic violence in the workplace, stalking, and sex trafficking.
    • Responsible for providing education programs for use by other social service providers, law enforcement, educators, clergy, schools, health care providers, and businesses.
    • Conducting ongoing research on dating abuse, domestic and sexual violence, and youth related issues.
    • Responsible for education and outreach statistics, evaluations, and reports.
    • Responsible for coordinating DVIS Speaker’s Bureau by training, supervising and documenting hours of Speaker’s Bureau Volunteers.
    • Responsible for working with diverse audiences from different ages, cultures, and backgrounds.
    • Responsible for participating in periodic media interviews.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree and at least two (2) years of experience in the education or training field is required.
    • Must be available for a flexible scheduling to include weekend and/or after-hours meetings, presentations, and training sessions.
    • Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel outside of Tulsa for presentations, meetings, and trainings.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must be an engaging and competent public speaker who can connect with a variety of audiences.
    • Must have knowledge in dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault and experience working with survivors.
    • Advance skills in MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint skills required.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license and insurance verification required.

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  • Maintenance Coordinator+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain or coordinate service, repair and maintenance of DVIS owned facilities and equipment that does not require a license issued by the State of Oklahoma or the City of Tulsa license.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for performing a variety of plumbing, electrical, painting maintenance and carpentry functions to complete work orders or anything else which is necessary to ensure rooms or apartments are ready for clients.
    • Responsible for maintaining a work order system.
    • Responsible for performing routine maintenance work on structures; carpentry, electrical, plumbing, appliance maintenance, heating and air conditioning to insure a high standard of maintenance.
    • Responsible for making repairs to equipment, including AC, heating, plumbing, and electrical appliances and other equipment not requiring a license. Coordinate repairs on items under warranty or requiring a licensed technician to complete.
    • Responsible for contacting and scheduling vendors and contractors for necessary building and equipment repairs and emergencies that are outside the scope of routine maintenance. Working with the Residential Services Director and/or Assistant Shelter Director for prioritizing and obtaining approval for maintenance projects.
    • Responsible for maintaining a schedule and performing routine maintenance and tracking when the routine maintenance has been performed.
    • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
    • Responsible for using a variety of hand and power tools and electric meters and in performing duties.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one (1) to three (5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
    • Proficient in the use of all standard measuring instruments, hand and power tools required to accomplish assigned projects. Hand tools include hammer, chisels, saws, screwdrivers, wrenches, spanners and pipe cutters. Power tools include drill motors, die grinders, skill saws and table saws.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Must possess basic knowledge of heating and cooling equipment, tools, and their suitability for different types of applications.
      Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.

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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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  • Supply Coordinator+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  May require after-hours emergency calls. Provide professional maintenance and repair services for the DVIS residential shelter.

    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 monitoring and ordering cleaning supplies for residential facilities.
    • Responsible for the monitoring and ordering of hygiene supplies for the shelter.
    • Responsible for keeping supply areas neat, clean and stocked, i.e. bathroom tissue, paper towels, client hygiene supplies, etc.
      • Responsible for accepting and organizing donations.
    • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the linen closet and informing Counseling Advocates if house laundry chores are not being completed.
    • Responsible for performing daily room inspections and report hazards (specifically pests), , maintenance, and supply level concerns to the Assistant Shelter Director.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License
    • Current CPR certification
    • Excellent organization 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