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 Trauma Specialist+

    Position is located at the Emergency Shelter

    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 providing individual and family counseling, in addition to leading parent/child groups.
    • Responsible for within five working days after a family arrives, meeting with caregiver and children for children’s intake assessment.
    • Responsible for developing a treatment plan for each child in consultation with caregiver within five services.
    • 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 mental health field, child development, or related field.
    • Counseling licensure or working toward counseling licensure required.
    • Minimum of two years experience working directly with children in hospital, school, preschool, or counseling setting.
    • Knowledge of child development, age-appropriate expectations, parenting, play therapy, non-physical discipline and how domestic violence affects victims and their children.
    • Demonstrated skill in crisis intervention, advocacy and short-term counseling.
    • Knowledge of community resources and skill in using resources to benefit children and families.
    • CPR and First Aid certifications required.
    • Ability to work individually and in a team setting

     

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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.
    • Responsible for, but not limited to, providing trainings about sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, human trafficking, stalking and agency resources as needed. Providing prevention trainings such as healthy relationships, digital literacy, gender stereotypes, bystander intervention, consent, etc. to secondary schools and colleges, social service agencies, health care providers, local businesses, churches, 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.
    • 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.
    • Responsible for actively promoting the agency and its services, volunteer opportunities through public appearances and speaking engagements.

    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.
    • 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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  • Part Time/On Call Advocate+

    Location:        Emergency Shelter

    SUMMARY OF DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides 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/Call Rape 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:
      • 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.
      • Good listening skills and ability to engage clients in assessing needs, problem solving and goal setting.
      • Knowledge of community resources and skills in resource utilization..
      • Ability to work with others in a collaborative decision-making process.
      • Ability to manage time and work effectively in stressful situations.
    • Current CPR and First Aid certification.

     

     

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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 ensuring that services for clients are responded to in a professional manner and that the rights of clients are respected.
    • Responsible for advocating for and assisting victims of adult human sex trafficking.
    • Responsible for assisting with intakes of victims of human sex trafficking after regular business hours as necessary.
    • Responsible for assisting clients relocating to other shelters in Oklahoma if there is not appropriate space available in the DVIS shelter or for safety concerns.
    • 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 serving as an educator in life skills when clients may need extra education and support.  (Interview skills, cleaning/organization skills, budgeting, etc.).
    • 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.

    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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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, email jobs@dvis.org with the position for which you would like to be considered and attach a resume, cover letter and employment application indicating the position for which you would like to be considered.

FAX:  918.508.2787

MAIL:
Domestic Violence Intervention Services, Inc.
Attn:  Human Resources
3124 E. Apache St.
Tulsa, OK  74110