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BRASS, Inc.
ATTN: Tori Henninger
PO BOX 1941
Bowling Green, KY 42102

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Tori Henninger, Executive Director

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AmeriCorps Member

Description

FLSA Status: Exempt

The Economic empowerment specialist will provide Case Management and assist survivors with any aspect of case management that will increase survivor’s income through referrals and a thorough understanding of community resources. Members will help survivors apply for benefits, find housing, employment, and pursue an education. Members will assist with aspects of case management including transportation and accompaniment. This position reports to the Residential Services Manager and Director of Residential Services.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provide financial education classes, credit reports and one-on-one credit counseling
  • Assist survivors apply for expungement
  • Help survivors apply for debt relief
  • Help survivors apply for emergency assistance, public benefits and other social services
  • Help survivors find transitional or permanent housing and help survivors apply for housing assistance
  • Assist survivors in attaining educational goals (GED, continuing, and post-secondary education)
  • Recruit volunteers to assist with financial education classes and other shelter-related services
  • Assist with KCADV’s evaluation of the Economic Empowerment Program
  • Develop a community resource bulletin or list for survivors and their dependent

Essential functions (with or without accommodations):

* Education or experience in related fields

*Ability to professionally communicate orally and in writing

*Ability to work effectively and interact well with others

*Ability to use a computer and other office machines (telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, etc.)

*Have reliable transportation (some travel may be required)

*Ability to work in a challenging, fast pace environment

*Ability to work with vulnerable populations

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, and justice system.
  • Commitment to adhere to the Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Commitment to complete required Certified Domestic Violence Advocate training.
  • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogen Training.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Submit to criminal background check(s).

To apply:

Send resume to Beth Workman at cfoy@kcadv.org with subject line, AmeriCorps 2021nbhn

Additionally, please complete an application at:

104739 2021-22 Economic Empowerment Corps FT

https://my.americorps.gov/grantee/listing/viewListing.do?id=104739

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Crisis Services Advocate- Victims of Crime Act

Description

VOCA

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The person in this position provides direct advocacy and intervention services to victims of domestic and intimate partner abuse within a trauma informed care model.  Services shall be provided on the crisis line, through individual settings, and in conjunction with requests from victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking in need of assistance in filing protective orders.  This position will provide direct services to victims of crime to ensure that their rights are recognized and addressed according to Kentucky’s Crime Victims Bill of Rights (KRS 421.500).  This position is under the supervision of the Deputy Director.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Coordinate response to request for EPO assistance with local Circuit Court Clerks
  • Assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking with filing emergency protective orders or temporary interpersonal protective orders
  • Educate victims about the criminal justice system, court procedures, crime victim’s compensation, immigration remedies, and their rights as a crime victim throughout the legal process.
  • Attend IPO hearings in Warren County and serve as secondary Advocate for DVO hearings
  • Provide information on legal protection and collaborate with local law enforcement to enhance services
  • Provide services based on a trauma informed care model
  • Provide victims with information on services available to them
  • Complete the intake and assessment process as required by programs
  • Complete progress reports daily on clients
  • Establish appropriate service plan and means of implementation with each client
  • Compile and report statistical information on clients as required by funding sources
  • Accompany victims to court and/or meetings with law enforcement or other criminal justice agencies
  • Answer the 24-hour crisis line and provide crisis intervention and referrals
  • Assist victims in Family, District, and/or Circuit Court in designated counties
  • Work designated holidays and assigned on call schedule according to agency policy.
  • Attend all required trainings and staff meetings
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Executive Director

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field, or enrolled in a degree program.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, and justice system.
  • Commitment to adhere to the Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Commitment to complete required Certified Domestic Violence Advocate training.
  • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogen Training.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Submit to criminal background check(s).
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Crisis Intervention Advocate- Victims of Crime Act (part-time, overnight)

Description

VOCA

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The Crisis Intervention Advocate is a part-time overnight and weekend position. The schedule will require at least one weekend evening but provided the option of 8-10 hour shifts.  The Crisis Intervention Advocate is responsible for answering the 24-hour crisis line, providing crisis intervention, and appropriate referrals.  The person in this position is under the supervision of the Director of Residential Services.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Answer the 24-hour crisis line.
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, and referral services.
  • Initiate intake process on clients entering the shelter or outreach services.
  • Assist in the orientation of new residents to the shelter.
  • Complete intakes and assessments.
  • Complete exit process, if resident exits on assigned shift.
  • Complete daily service notes for residents.
  • Compile and report statistical information on residents as required by funding sources.
  • Supervise routine evening, night and weekend activities in the Shelter.
  • Check security system at beginning of each shift to assure all doors and windows are locked and that security system is intact.
  • Monitor the interior of the shelter at regular intervals during each shift to assure the safety and well-being of residents.
  • Facilitate emergency response and safety procedures with shelter residents.
  • Observe any conditions that need maintenance or repair, and leave a written message for the Director of Residential Services.
  • Work on holidays according to designated shift.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field, or enrolled in a degree program.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, and justice system.
  • Commitment to adhere to the Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Commitment to complete required Certified Domestic Violence Advocate training.
  • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogen Training.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Submit to criminal background check(s).
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Crisis Intervention Advocate- Victims of Crime Act

Description

VOCA

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The Crisis Intervention Advocate is a full-time overnight and weekend position. The schedule will require at least one weekend evening but provided the option of 4-10 hour shifts or 5-8 hour shifts.  The Crisis Intervention Advocate is responsible for answering the 24-hour crisis line, providing crisis intervention, and appropriate referrals.  The person in this position is under the supervision of the Director of Residential Services.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Answer the 24-hour crisis line.
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, and referral services.
  • Initiate intake process on clients entering the shelter or outreach services.
  • Assist in the orientation of new residents to the shelter.
  • Complete intakes and assessments.
  • Complete exit process, if resident exits on assigned shift.
  • Complete daily service notes for residents.
  • Compile and report statistical information on residents as required by funding sources.
  • Supervise routine evening, night and weekend activities in the Shelter.
  • Check security system at beginning of each shift to assure all doors and windows are locked and that security system is intact.
  • Monitor the interior of the shelter at regular intervals during each shift to assure the safety and well-being of residents.
  • Facilitate emergency response and safety procedures with shelter residents.
  • Observe any conditions that need maintenance or repair, and leave a written message for the Director of Residential Services.
  • Work on holidays according to designated shift.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field, or enrolled in a degree program.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, and justice system.
  • Commitment to adhere to the Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Commitment to complete required Certified Domestic Violence Advocate training.
  • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogen Training.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Submit to criminal background check(s).
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Assistant Director of Finance

Description

 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The person in this position is responsible for assisting in all the financial record keeping. Bookkeeping system must meet the requirements of various funding sources, reflect standards as adopted by the Board of Directors, undergo annual monitoring audits by the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and other funders, and be subject to review and audit by an independent certified accountant.  The person in this position, in consultation with the Executive Director and Director of Finance, assists in maintaining the financial integrity of the agency, and is under supervision of the Director of Finance.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist in all eBay related activities including preparing invoices, packaging, shipping, receipt, and maintain accurate records
  • Maintain a complete, accurate, transparent, and timely record of all receipts and expenditures of the agency.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation and related information for each funding source to assure that all monies are spent in accordance with required guidelines and time frames
  • Prepare payment for all vendors in timely manner and complete all grant documentation records including copies, processing payments, and filing check stubs
  • Provide support to submit billing and documentation on a monthly basis on all grants
  • Submit billing and documentation on a monthly basis for the DV Bonus Joint TH/RRH grant
  • Maintain accurate records on all volunteer hours in accordance with funding sources
  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual budget reports for submission to all funding sources an board of directors
  • Maintain various files related to budgeting and funding
  • Upload and maintain product listings on eBay fundraising website
  • Assist the ED in preparing requests for funding, grant applications, and other projects related to revenues and expenditures
  • Prepare financial records for annual audit and all grant related compliance for site visits, board meetings
  • Prepare and complete labor distribution spreadsheet for Director of Finance
  • Review Personnel Activity Reports in accordance with funding requirements and coordinate any corrections needed. Maintain PAR document updates
  • Process payroll and maintain all required records.
  • Complete all 1099 forms each year to distribute to vendors.
  • Assist in inventory of all office supplies and contact vendors when needed.
  • Maintain balance sheet of all cash donations and checks received.
  • Inform vendors of agency non-discrimination policy
  • Serve as the third party for the agency checks and balances system for all financials
  • Complete Human Resource duties for agency employees including new hire paperwork, benefits
  • Reconcile credit card purchases with receipts and review statements
  • Perform all duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Director of Finance

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, office administration, or related field Experience with non-profit accounting is desirable but not required.
  • Proficient in general accounting principles and record keeping systems.
    Computer/PC skills: Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Excel; Sage or similar database- required.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills to operate efficiently in both electronic and paper filing systems, handle sensitive information and maintain highest level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work under highly stressful, crisis-oriented situations
  • Professional level oral and written communication skills; ability to interact with individuals at all levels, including significant community relations
    Creative and innovative problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Adhere to the Revised Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
  • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogen Training.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Submit to criminal background check(s).
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Family Advocate

Description

 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The Family Advocate provides direct services to residential victims of domestic violence to ensure that they are informed of safety options and legal protections.  The Family Advocate is part of a service system and will identify residents’ needs, link residents with appropriate services, and provide monitoring and follow-up to ensure that services are received. This position is full time and will be required to work (minimum) one weekend shift. The Family Advocate will assist in other daily activities of the shelter and is under the supervision of the Residential Services Manager and Director of Residential Services.

Specific Responsibilities

Complete intake and exit process on residents entering and exiting the Shelter.

Assist with the crisis line, and provide crisis intervention.

Complete daily service notes for shelter residents.

Establish appropriate Service Plan and means of implementation with each resident.

Make appropriate referrals and coordinate necessary resources for each resident.

Assist with job development and placement.

Educate residents on financial literacy and asset building.

Engage in credit repair, budgeting and spending plans with clients.

Assist clients with SOAR referrals and implementation.

Transport residents to appointments.

Compile and report statistical information on residents as required by funding sources.

Work with other staff in conducting daily activities of the Shelter.

Attend all required trainings and staff meetings.

Work designated holidays and assigned on-call schedule according to BRASS, Inc. Personnel Policies.

Perform all other duties as assigned.

Work on holidays according to designated shift.

Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.

Perform all other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, psychology, human services, or related field, or enrolled in a degree program.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, and justice system.
  • Commitment to adhere to the Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Commitment to complete required Certified Domestic Violence Advocate training.
  • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogen Training.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Submit to criminal background check(s).
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