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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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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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DV BONUS Coordinator- COC

Description

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

 

The person in this position provides assistance to the Housing Services Manager and Residential Supervisor. This person will act in accordance with the Fair Housing Act, Kentucky’s Crime Victims Bill of Rights (KRS 421.500), and all state and federal fair housing regulations. This position will assist individuals and families in finding and/or keeping safe, decent, affordable, and accessible housing. This position will coordinate the statewide effort for the Balance of State, Continuum of Care funding including the oversight and management of transitional housing and rapid rehousing programs with agency partners. This position is under the direction of the Housing Services Manager.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Recruit safe, affordable, decent, and accessible housing opportunities for participants.
  • Assist with case management, referrals to mainstream benefits and resources and housing search and placement, establishing goals, and providing education on renter responsibilities
  • Coordinate delivery of items to housing units.
  • Coordinate with local resources to secure furniture and household items for new housing units
  • Develop employment resources for program participants and coordinate resources and referrals for career development
  • Complete required documentation in accordance with grant expectations including completing daily service notes
  • Compile and report statistical information on participants as required by local, state, and federal funding sources
  • Provide consultation to staff in areas of housing advocacy and home ownership
  • Increase knowledge of federal homeless and housing policies
  • Act as the liaison for the Balance of State Continuum of Care Joint-Transitional Rapid Rehousing program
  • Assist housing clients with SOAR referrals and implementation
  • Adhere to agency on-call policy, and be available to provide shelter coverage in the absence of regular shift coverage, to include holidays and weekend schedules
  • Attend inter-agency housing related meetings and promote the mission of this agency
  • Attend all required trainings and staff meetings
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the 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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Billings Clerk

Description

 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The Billings Clerk is responsible for assisting daily fiscal operations of the agency. The position assists the Director of Finance in meeting the financial requirements of the agency and assures compliance with all funding sources. This position ensures smooth execution of agency-wide grant requirements and in-kind processes. This is a part time, non-exempt position hired by, and directly accountable to, the Director of Finance under the direction of the Executive Director.

Specific Responsibilities

Maintain high level of professionalism including personal integrity, ethical decision-making, and the confidentiality standards of the agency

Work directly with the Finance Department to monitor daily transactions for compliance with grant requirements and ensure compliance as designated by grant budgets.

Reviews staff timesheets and prepares allocations for employment agency staff invoices, payroll/contract labor monthly accruals, and other staffing reports for funders and internal users as requested.

Monitor and track fixed asset inventory including quarterly monitoring and reporting to funders as requested.

Prepare and document monthly billings to grantors. Provide additional documentation to funders when required.

Review and calculate cash match and in-kind match where required as requested by the Director of Finance.

Prepare grant monitoring documentation as requested by the Director of Finance.

Attend meetings as required and assist the Finance Department as needed

Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Finance and Executive Director.

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge and skills at a level typically acquired through obtaining a minimum of an Associates Degree or at least 5 years of experience. 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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Housing Services Advocate

Description

 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

This position is a full-time advocate position and anticipated schedule is five 8-hour shifts from 10am-6pm, including one weekend day.  This person will act in accordance with the Fair Housing Act, Kentucky’s Crime Victims Bill of Rights (KRS 421.500), and all state and federal fair housing regulations. This position will assist individuals and families in finding and/or keeping safe, decent, affordable, and accessible housing. This position is under the direction of the Housing Services Manager and the Director of Shelter Operations.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Conduct housing assessments on shelter residents, complete VI-SPDAT, and refer to appropriate housing program
  • Assist with case management, referrals to mainstream benefits and resources and housing search and placement, establishing goals, and providing education on renter responsibilities
  • Coordinate delivery of items to housing units.
  • Coordinate with local resources to secure furniture and household items for new housing units
  • Develop employment resources for program participants and coordinate resources and referrals for career development
  • Complete required documentation in accordance with grant expectations including completing daily service notes
  • Compile and report statistical information on participants as required by local, state, and federal funding sources
  • Provide consultation to staff in areas of housing advocacy and home ownership
  • Increase knowledge of federal homeless and housing policies
  • Attend inter-agency housing related meetings and promote the mission of this agency
  • Attend all required trainings and staff meetings
  • Answer 24-hour crisis line and provide telephone counseling and referral services
  • Adhere to agency on-call policy, and be available to provide shelter coverage in the absence of regular shift coverage, to include holidays and weekend schedules
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the rights of homeless individuals, housing rights, availability of housing and fair housing laws
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, justice system, and client-centered services.

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.
  • 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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