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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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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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Crisis Intervention Advocate- Victims of Crime Act

Description

VOCA

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The Crisis Intervention Advocate is a full-time evening and weekend position scheduled for Tuesday-Saturday from 3pm – 11pm.   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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