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POSITION AVAILABLE

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Position title: Prevention Specialist
Employment status: Full-time
Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

FLSA status: Non-exempt
Work site: Residential facility and off-site locations
Wage: Commensurate with experience and skill level

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide prevention and education services related to domestic, dating, and sexual violence in a trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the confidentiality of participants
  • Maintain activity notes, documentations, program participant data, and program files
  • Provide prevention programs and referrals for youth and adults
  • Establish community network and collaborate with public and private organizations
  • Create and conduct professional training programs and focus groups
  • Participate in activities to identify service gaps and prevent domestic, dating, and sexual violence
  • Assist in designing prevention program materials
  • Provide training and education programs for a variety of audiences and community partners
  • Represent Alternatives Inc. at community events
  • Provide services in compliance with all funding contracts, including data and report preparation
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, homelessness, and child abuse
  • Knowledge of prevention methodologies and techniques
  • Skills in written documentation, interpersonal communication, and public speaking
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ability to remain clam, use sound judgement, and determine specific action under pressure
  • Must hold a valid Indiana driver's license

Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit a cover letter and resume by Wednesday, December 7, 2022 to: Ashley Waterbury-Carpenter, Chief Operating Officer, awcarpenter@alternativesdv.org; (phone) 765-643-0218; or (fax) 765-643-0291.

Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status.

POSITION AVAILABLE

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Position Title: Shelter Advocate
Employment Status: Weekends
Reports To: Chief Program Officer

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Work Site: Residential facility and off-site locations
Wage: Commensurate with experience and skill level

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible and supportive services for emergency shelter program participants by assisting in achieving self-sufficiency, responding to crisis telephone calls, and maintaining operations of the emergency shelter program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the confidentiality of participants
  • Provide crisis intervention, trauma-informed supportive services, safety planning, and information and referral
  • Respond to crisis calls and make decisions about appropriateness of shelter for callers
  • Provide and arrange emergency and essential transportation
  • Conduct intakes and assessments; enter data; document service provision; and maintain daily case noted
  • Provide back-up and additional support to other staff as part of a team approach
  • Monitor shelter program operations; assist with cleaning and maintenance of facility when needed
  • Provide services in compliance with all funding contracts, including data and report preparation
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, homelessness, and child abuse
  • Knowledge of case management, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution techniques
  • Skills in written documentation and interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ability to remain calm, use sound judgement, and determine specific action under pressure

Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and resume to: Kelly Buzan, Chief Program Officer, P.O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015; kbuzan@alternativesdv.org; respond to the indeed posting; or (fax) 765-643-0291.

Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status.



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