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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 (multiple shifts/positions available)

Description

VOCA

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The Crisis Intervention Advocate is a full-time evening and weekend position scheduled for a minimum of one weekend day. Positions will be scheduled in 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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Domestic Violence 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 during court. 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 Non-Residential Services Manager and the Deputy Director.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Accompany victims to court and/or meetings with law enforcement or other criminal justice agencies
  • 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.
  • Provide information on legal protection and collaborate with local law enforcement to enhance services
  • Assist victims in filing of emergency protective orders
  • Provide services based on a trauma informed care model
  • Provide victims with information on services available to them
  • Coordinate services for immigrant, refugee, and undocumented victims of domestic violence
  • Collaborate with the international community at the local, state, and national level to ensure information about services is available
  • Answer the 24-hour crisis line and provide crisis intervention and referrals
  • 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
  • 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 supervisors

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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Office Manager

Description

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The person in this position is responsible for the daily operation of the administrative office and assisting all agency staff in day to day needs. This position required a high level of responsibility, integrity, and confidentiality.  The person in this position will assist all administrative staff and their functions and is under the direct supervision of the Executive Director.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist administrative staff by performing general secretarial duties.
  • Answer business line and field calls to appropriate staff
  • Assist in onboarding and employment exit for staff
  • Maintain inventory control of agency assets
  • Pick up and process all mail at the post office on a daily basis in accordance with audit requirements and segregation of duties, including eBay shipping requirements.
  • Take outgoing mail to post office at the end of each work day and maintain record of forwarding addresses for former residents.
  • Inventory, pack, ship, and sort eBay orders. Assist in information needed to list items on eBay website.
  • Communicate with donors and potential donors via telephone and written correspondence.
  • Coordinate pick-ups and maintain records of all donations.
  • Coordinate all agency related travel arrangements for employees.
  • Maintain inventory of all office supplies and contact vendors when needed as required by grant funders.
  • Maintain mailing list for agency publications and mailings.
  • Collect donated cell phones from community partners once a month and ship as needed.
  • Coordinate Special Events and staff development initiatives for the agency
  • Perform all duties as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Experience in a similar position or proficiency in a similar task
  • Ability to work as part of a team and interact with Advocates, clients, and children
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule of nights, days, weekends, and holidays
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • HS diploma/GED and 2-4 years office experience
  • Knowledge of computer technology
  • Ability to work well with general public
  • Completion of all required staff trainings
  • 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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