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:

  • 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 Tech+

    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 assisting with crisis intervention services, such as crisis phone calls and entry paperwork, for phone-in and walk-in clients. Assessing needs and make informed referrals to other community resources.
    • Responsible for assisting clients with solutions for transportation and provide backup transportation services on a temporary basis; maintain transportation logs.
    • 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 establishing and maintaining veterinary connections in the community to utilize as a referral source for clients.
    • 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 educating clients about safety and training of their pet.
    • Responsible for assisting clients and crisis callers develop pet safety plans.
    • Responsible for educating clients about spaying and neutering pets and maintaining low cost referrals in the community for this service.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • BSW or related field, experience in crisis intervention and case management preferred. Knowledge in the following areas is preferred:
      • Understanding and sensitivity toward the issues involved in domestic violence, particularly as they relate to women and children.
      • Understanding of chemical dependency. Skills in individual advocacy and case management, with the ability to effectively facilitate and coordinate support groups.
      • Knowledge of animal behaviors and how animals can be impacted by domestic violence.
      • Knowledge of basic animal needs.
    • One year experience working with animals in a shelter or kennel setting preferred.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license
    • Current CPR certification.

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  • Court Services Advocate+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide technical assistance, referrals and advocacy for clients filing Emergency Protective Orders. Provide technical assistance, referrals, advocacy and moral support to clients at Protective Order full hearings, including collecting statistics, follow-up and receptionist/clerical duties.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for providing assistance, advocacy and offering moral support to victims of domestic violence in the Permanent Protective Order hearing, victims filing criminal charges associated with domestic violence and/or violation of Protective Orders.
    • Responsible for acting as a liaison between judges, clients and DVIS.
    • Responsible for reviewing the court process with victims as needed.
    • Responsible when appropriate for working with victims to determine risks. Assisting victims in incorporating this information into Safety Plans.
    • Responsible for making referrals for services, as needed, to various agencies; i.e., Family Violence Unit; DVIS Shelter and other services, Legal Services, Department of Human Services, etc.
    • Must be able to work independently and maintain professionalism.

    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
    • A valid Oklahoma driver’s license

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  • IDV Court Advocate+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide technical assistance and advocacy for clients in the IDV Court. Provide technical assistance, advocacy and moral support to clients, including follow-up.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    •  Responsible for providing assistance and advocacy and offering moral support to plaintiffs (victims of domestic violence) in IDV court.
    • .Responsible for conducting assessment or initial screening and evaluating their needs and level of risk and matching these to the appropriate services.
    • Responsible for determining if there are any previous protective orders or domestic related crimes on abusers from OSCN on the computer. If so, document or print for the court any previous protective orders applicable to the case.
    • 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., Family Violence Unit; DVIS Shelter, Legal Services, Department of Human Services, etc.
    • Responsible for advocating for victim before judge when allowed.
    • Responsible for making follow-up calls to victims after the hearing, when permitted by the client. Explaining court procedures to clients, including filing procedure and process after hearing.
    • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date and accurate files for each client. File format and management must follow agency guidelines and current professional standards.
    • Prepare daily statistics for reports to funding sources, courts and others as requested.

    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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  • Law Enforcement Advocate Tulsa+

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

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Must complete Tulsa Police Department Volunteers in Policing (VIPS) program and adhere to all rules and confidentiality as set forth by program procedures and requirements to be granted access to sensitive police documents.
    • Responsible for providing crisis intervention services for domestic violence calls.
    • Responsible for making follow-up calls weekly on assigned reports that come into TPD Family Violence Unit.
    • Responsible for providing follow up on assigned cases from TPD Family Violence Unit. Working with victims to keep them engaged and encouraging involvement in prosecution.
    • Responsible for conducting safety planning with victims and as directed by TPD Family Violence Unit.

    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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  • Sexual Assault Advocate Specializing in Adult Human Sex Trafficking+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provide Case Management, advocacy, safety planning and crisis intervention services for residential and out-patient sexual assault and human sex trafficking clients, specializing in adult human sex trafficking.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for adhering to DVIS Policies & Procedures and familiarity with and adherence to the requirements of the DVIS Adult Sex Trafficking Program Description.
    • Responsible for advocating for and assisting victims of adult human sex trafficking.
    • Responsible for assisting with victims of human sex trafficking after regular business hours as necessary.
    • 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 assisting clients in obtaining services and completing necessary paperwork for safe housing.
    • Responsible for acting as an advocate for clients in interactions with third party agencies.
    • Responsible for serving as an educator in life skills when clients may need extra education and support. (Interview skills, cleaning/organization skills, budgeting, etc.).
    • Responsible for being available to represent DVIS in the community and at outreach events on human sex trafficking.
    • Responsible for Jail Outreach as needed related to sexual assault and adult human sex trafficking.
    • Responsible for attending other area meetings as assigned in order to gain knowledge of local, statewide and national resources in human sex trafficking.
    • Responsible for developing relationships and understanding of local law, state and national enforcement; Court systems, SANE nursing staff, and Department of Homeland Security.
    • Responsible for extensive safety planning, case management, crisis intervention, with victim.
    • Responsible for assisting clients with immigration issues and/or refer to others who are experienced with immigration law.
    • Responsible for being Staff on Call on a rotating basis in order to assure 24 hour coverage for victims seeking assistance.
    • Responsible for gathering resources and develop relationships with local agencies that may be useful when assisting a client who has been trafficked or assaulted.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s degree required 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.
    • Experience or training in working with victims of adult sex trafficking preferred.
    • Valid Oklahoma driver’s license.
    • Spanish-speaking fluency preferred.

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  • Sexual Assault Counselor+

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Provide professional counseling service for sexual assault and domestic violence clients including intake, crisis intervention, safety planning and therapy – both individual and group.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide crisis intervention services including telephone crisis intervention, individual and family therapy, and group facilitation. Assess needs and make informed referrals to other community resources.
    • Screen incoming clients and complete intake assessment forms.
    • Conduct individual counseling sessions with clients. Facilitate group counseling sessions with clients.
    • Provide consultation to other professionals regarding sexual assault treatment issues.
    • Rotates staff on call coverage with other designated staff to insure that sexual assault victim services are not interrupted after hours, on weekends, or on holidays.

    REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Master’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling or a related field is required.
    • LPC, LMFT or LCSW is required or working toward licensure.
    • A minimum of one year of supervised experience in individual and group counseling. Knowledge of psychological theory and practice especially that of trauma and PTSD required.
    • Skills in working with adolescents 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 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