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:  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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  • Children’s Counselor and Trauma Specalist+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assess physical, mental, and emotional health and academic needs of children; provide guidance and instruction to parent or guardian 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 parent/guardian within one week of admission to the shelter.
    • Responsible for providing counseling for children and parent/guardian 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 required.
    • Training in play therapy preferred.
    • Ability to work individually and in a team setting

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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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  • Education Coordinator+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide domestic and sexual violence prevention education, training, consulting and resources within the community to address harmful social norms that lead to violence and oppression. To seek, establish, and maintain relationships with community members in Tulsa County and share pertinent agency services.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for developing and editing trauma-informed, theory-driven agency presentations, curricula and supporting materials including handouts, flyers, outlines, etc. using prevention best practices and teaching methods within the field of violence prevention for youth.
    • Responsible for, but not limited to, providing trainings about sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, human trafficking and stalking as needed. Providing prevention trainings such as healthy relationships, media literacy, gender stereotypes, bystander intervention, consent, etc. to youth in secondary schools and colleges, social service agencies, health care providers, local businesses, religious instutitions, law enforcement, community organizations and support groups, etc.
    • Responsible for the collection and dissemination of statistical reports and evaluation materials from every presentation including satisfaction surveys.
    • Responsible for assisting the Volunteer Coordinator with volunteer trainings and the DVIS Speaker’s Bureau:
      • Train Speaker’s Bureau volunteers.
      • Volunteer orientation and trainings.
      • Supervise Speaker’s Bureau volunteers.
      • Document volunteer hours and turn in results to volunteer coordinator on a monthly or as-needed basis.
    • Responsible for actively promoting the agency and its services, volunteer opportunities through public appearances and speaking engagements with youth.
    • Responsible for researching current news stories, trends, peer reviewed articles and reports related to education, prevention or intervention of domestic violence, sexual violence, oppression, stalking and human trafficking.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience required with at least one year of experience in the education or training field by delivering speeches, public addresses, and/or providing seminars, preferably in a school setting.
    • Experience in working for social change helpful.
    • Ability to handle a flexible schedule involving weekend or after-hours meetings, presentations, and training sessions.
    • Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting.
    • Oral and written communication skills as demonstrated in published articles, pamphlets, workbooks, and manuals as well as experience in public speaking.
    • PowerPoint skills and experience necessary.
    • Transportation, a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and insurance verification 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 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