Work with CHOICES

  • Director of Shelter Operation

Position Summary:

CHOICES is in search of a full-time Director to lead CHOICES services throughout the community. This position is working in conjunction with the Executive Director to oversee the administrative, fiscal, physical operations and clinical/supportive services for CHOICES of Domestic Violence programs. Develop, plan, implement and evaluate the delivery of Emergency Shelter and hotline, Advocate, SOS, community education/support groups and volunteers.

Qualifications:

Education: BSW or related field is required. Masters Degree in social work is preferred.

Experience:

  • 3 (three) to 5 (five) years of progressive management experience in the social services industry with a focus on program administration and development.
  • Experience working with victims of domestic violence and/or trauma survivors
  • Demonstrated experience identifying, applying for and receiving awards from funding sources.

Performance Requirements:

  1. Manage the successful delivery of Emergency Shelter, hotline and all CHOICES programs and services including establishment and evaluation of service outcome benchmarks, service delivery procedures and quality assurance standards
  2. Develop and implement client care systems and methodologies that are client centered, trauma informed and individualized into the delivery of services
  3. Develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure the ethical, confidential, and respectful delivery of CHOICES services
  4. Oversee engagement and use of Speakers Bureau and other agency volunteers.
  5. Evaluate service outcomes for the resident/client population to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of services and develop, present and implement program content and design adjustments in response to shifts in the needs of the resident/client population
  6. Plan, implement and evaluate staff development/training programs for all CHOICES staff
  7. Supervise shelter, program management, security, and administrative staff
  8. Responsible for carrying out the duties of the Executive Director in his/her absence and/or at his/her discretion, including representing CHOICES at community, neighborhood and other meetings
  9. Prepare agency and program budgets and ensure CHOICES program services are operating within budget parameters, including preparing for and participating in monthly BVR/Operational Review Meetings
  10. Ensure CHOICES program services are operating in compliance with all grant, contract and funding source parameters. Oversee data collection and reporting. Collaborate with the Executive Director to research and implement new programs or service models
  11. Research, establish and develop collaborative relationships with other LSSCO departments, community agencies, systems and institutions, including working closely with the Faith Mission Director of Operations, Director of Clinical and Supportive Services, CQI Manager and Director of Dining and Volunteer Services to ensure optimal program operations
  12. Perform all other duties as assigned

Send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to Tiffany Makley :

TMakley@lssco.org

Accepting Resumes Until Position Filled.

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  • Ohio Reformatory for Women (ORW) Part-Time Community Advocate

Program Title:                Domestic Violence Liaison

Program:                        Outreach

Position Summary:

The ORW Advocate serves as a direct service provider to ORW inmates by offering assessment, education, referral and advocacy for 20 hours per week.  Responsibilities include program linkages and liaison with appropriate agencies on behalf of inmates dealing with domestic violence. The ORW advocate is to maintain professional standards in his/her conduct; to stimulate cooperative and coordinated services delivery; to provide a communication link between CHOICES, ORW and other agencies on-site as necessary; and to provide information and recommendations to the Outreach Supervisor for the quality of services provided.  The ORW advocated will be evaluated annually by the Outreach Supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education:                           BSW or related degree preferred

Experience:                  Crisis intervention; legal experience; individual or family counseling.

Performance Requirements:

  1. Provide educational group series to ORW inmates with domestic violence issues.
  2. Assess inmates at ORW who have domestic violence issues individually and in a group setting.
  3. Assess inmate’s emotional and physical needs.
  4. Refer inmate to appropriate agencies for ongoing services as needed and appropriate.
  5. Provide advocacy, support, and safety planning for inmates in domestic violence program.
  6. Provide temporary crisis assistance by encouraging recognition and self-worth, strengths and ability to control and take responsibility for decisions and future.
  7. Acts as liaison between CHOICES and ORW
  8. Provides thorough documentation on all inmate related data.
  9. Educates victims regarding safety planning and other community resources.
  10. Provides Crisis Office and telephone coverage in shelter as assigned
  11. Provide feedback to Outreach Supervisor for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) meetings as assigned.
  12. Provides Crisis Office and telephone coverage in shelter as assigned
  13. Facilitates Peer Support Groups.
  14. Attend and contribute to all appropriate staff meetings.
  15. Educate staff, ORW staff and volunteers regarding related issues to domestic violence and  inmates.
  16. Serve on appropriate staff committees as needed.
  17. All other duties, as assigned by the Executive Director or the Deputy Executive Director.

Send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to Tiffany Makley :

TMakley@lssco.org

Accepting Resumes Until Position Filled.

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  • Full Time House Manager

Program Title:                    Shelter Services

Program:                             Shelter

Position Summary:

The House Manager has primary responsibility for answering the crisis telephone lines, maintaining the security of the building and grounds and meeting immediate needs of families in residence.  The House Manager completes intakes on new resident and telephone logs along with performing routine duties such as laundry, menu planning and grocery shopping, assign and check chores, walks though the facility looking for any issues of concern.  The House Manager will interact with clients who may be in crisis on a daily basis and will need to have excellent intervention and problem solving skills.The House Manager is to maintain professional standards in her/his conduct; to stimulate cooperative and coordinated service delivery; to provide a communication link between the Family Service program component and other staff and program areas; and to provide information and recommendations regarding the quality of services provided.  The House Manager will be evaluated annually by the Shelter Services Supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education:                           Bachelor’s degree or equivalent skill or related degree

Experience:                       Crisis intervention; experience in providing direct services in some segment of the human services field.

Performance Requirements:

  1. To provide quality crisis telephone counseling, domestic violence education and safety planning, referral, information and assessment for admittance to the shelter in accordance with polices standards and programs.
  2. To complete client intake and terminations on a timely basis.
  3. Enters relevant data into database in a timely manner.
  4. Provides thorough documentation on all client related data.
  5. Monitor chore system; assign and check chores
  6. Maintain cleanliness of business and residential areas of shelter
  7. Provide crisis intervention and stabilization services to persons in crisis at the shelter or on the crisis line.
  8. Conduct weekly house meeting.
  9. Assign all clients’ case numbers for shelter and other programs.
  10. Collect and dispose of all medications left behind or outdated.
  11. Educates victims regarding safety planning.
  12. Provide feedback to Shelter Services Supervisor for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) meetings as assigned.
  13. Attend and contribute to all appropriate staff meetings.
  14. Educate residents and volunteers regarding issues related to domestic violence.
  15. Serve on appropriate staff committees as needed.
  16. All other duties, as assigned by the Executive Director or the Shelter Service Super visor.

Send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to Tiffany Makley :

TMakley@lssco.org

Accepting Resumes Until Position Filled.

 

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  • Full Time Community Advocate

Program:                      Outreach

Position Summary:

The community Advocate serves as a direct service provider to adult domestic violence victims and survivors who do not require shelter for crisis intervention and stabilization, assessment, education, referral and/or linkage with community services. The advocate is also responsible for the maintenance program linkages and liaison with other organizations as assigned. The Community Advocate is guided by CHOICES mission. The Community Advocate is to maintain professional standards within the context of CHOICES ethics statement, values, legal mandates and certifications in her/his conduct; to stimulate cooperative and coordinated service delivery; to provide a communication link between CHOICES and the other community agencies; to provide information and recommendations to the Clinical Supervisor for the quality of services provided. The Community Advocate will be evaluated annually by the Clinical Supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education:        Bachelor degree in social work or related field preferred. LSW preferred.

Experience:           Crisis intervention, advocacy, work with families preferred.

Performance Requirements:

  1. Provide crisis intervention and stabilization services to adults for domestic violence issues.
  2. Provide educational groups to clients with domestic violence issues.
  3. Assess client’s emotional and physical needs.
  4. Refer client to appropriate agencies for ongoing services.
  5. Provide advocacy and support for clients through ongoing contact.
  6. Provides thorough documentation on all client related data.
  7. Interview victims/witness to family violence with awareness and sensitivity to trauma experienced.
  8. Educate victims regarding safety planning and other community resources.
  9. Facilitates Peer Support Groups.
  10. Provide feedback to Clinical Supervisor for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) meetings as assigned.
  11. Attend and contribute to all appropriate meetings at the services site and CHOICES.
  12. Serve on appropriate staff committees as needed.
  13. All other duties, as assigned.
  14. Position accountable to Clinical Supevisor

Send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to Tiffany Makley :

TMakley@lssco.org

Accepting Resumes Until Position Filled.

 

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  • Full Time Case Manager

Program:                             Shelter (Adults)

Position Summary:

The Case Manager serves as the direct service provider to adult women in the shelter. The Case Manager is responsible for the overall coordination of internal and external services provided to adult women in the shelter along with the shelter Advocate.The Case Manager is to maintain professional standards in her/his conduct; to stimulate cooperative and coordinated service delivery; to provide a communication link between the Family Service program component and other staff and program areas; and to provide information and recommendations to the Clinical Supervisor about the quality of services provided.The Case Manager is responsible to the Clinical Supervisor for the coordination of services within the Family Services program component. The Case Manager will be evaluated annually by the Clinical Supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education:      Four year degree in Social Work or related field or equivalent experience required. LSW preferred.

Areas of competency:   Familiarity with family systems, family dynamics, community resources in Central

Ohio, mental health service provision, HIPAA Laws, crisis management, dynamics of domestic violence and/or intimate partner violence, and safety planning.

Performance Requirements:

  1. The provision of case management for adult women in crisis who have been abused. This includes: intake and assessment, treatment planning, coordination of care, safety planning, domestic violence education, client advocacy, and termination for each adult on the case manager’s case load.
  2. Plan and facilitate groups in the shelter setting.
  3. Staff the CHOICES hotline and Crisis Office. The Case Manager will also back-up other CHOICES direct services as needed.
  4. Manage over the counter medical donations for CHOICES shelter.
  5. Follow mandated reporting laws in the State of Ohio.
  6. Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Committee, compile statistics on the Something Other than Shelter (SOS) customer satisfaction surveys, and participate in the CARF accreditation process.
  7. Supervise student interns.
  8. Facilitate staff trainings and participate in the CHOICES Speaker’s Bureau.
  9. All other duties as assigned.

Send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to Tiffany Makley :

TMakley@lssco.org

Accepting Resumes Until Position Filled.

 

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  • Part-time Child Care

Program Title:                Family Services

Program:                        Shelter

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Part-time Child Care worker serves as a direct service provider to the family members in the shelter. They are responsible for implementing educational, recreational and group activities for children ages newborn to 17 years old. Along with providing support for mothers residing at CHOICES shelter. The Part-time Child Care worker is to maintain professional standards in her conduct; to stimulate cooperative and coordinated service delivery; to provide a communication link between the Family Service program component and other staff and program areas; and to provide information and recommendations regarding the quality of services provided. The Family Activities Coordinator will evaluate the Part-Time Child Care Worker annually.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:                     Associates degree in child care or related field

Experience:                    Experience in providing direct services to children and mothers. Knowledge of early education and child development alone with at least one year of experience working with children.

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Provide a safe, supportive, structured environment for mothers and children in crises.
  2. Model and teach positive forms of nurturance, fun, discipline and anger management to both mothers and children.
  3. Coordinate recreation, art and play activities for all youth.
  4. Implement family activities such as birthdays, holiday celebrations and other important family functions.
  5. Provides thorough documentation on all client related data.
  6. Maintain cleanliness of childcare areas’ of shelter.
  7. Attend and contribute to all appropriate staff meetings.
  8. All other duties as assigned.

Send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to Tiffany Makley :

TMakley@lssco.org

Accepting Resumes Until Position Filled.

 

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  • Part-Time House Manager

Program Title:                    Shelter Services

Program:                             Shelter

Position Summary:

The Part-Time House Manager has primary responsibility for answering the crisis telephone lines, maintaining the security of the building and grounds and meeting immediate needs of families in residence. The Part-Time House Manager completes intakes on new resident and telephone logs along with performing routine duties such as laundry, filing, assign and check chores, walks though the facility looking for any issues of concern such as safety and health.  The Part-Time House Manager will interact with clients who may be in crisis on a daily basis and will need to have excellent intervention and problem solving skills. The hours are evenings, weekends, overnights and holidays.  This position is a back up to full-time staff.  The Part-Time House Manager is to maintain professional standards in her/his conduct; to stimulate cooperative and coordinated service delivery; to provide a communication link between the Family Service program component and other staff and program areas; and to provide information and recommendations regarding the quality of services provided.  The Part-Time House Manager will be evaluated annually by the Shelter Services Supervisor.

Qualifications:

Education:                           Associate degree or equivalent skill or related degree

Experience:                       Crisis intervention; experience in providing direct services in some segment of the human services field.

Performance Requirements:

  1. To provide quality crisis telephone counseling, domestic violence education and safety planning, referral, information and assessment for admittance to the shelter in accordance with polices standards and programs.
  2. To complete client intake and terminations on a timely basis.
  3. Enters relevant data into database in a timely manner.
  4. Provides thorough documentation on all client related data.
  5. Monitor chore system; assign and check chores
  6. Maintain cleanliness of business and residential areas of shelter
  7. Provide crisis intervention and stabilization services to persons in crisis at the shelter or on the crisis line.
  8. Conduct weekly house meeting.
  9. Assign all clients’ case numbers for shelter and other programs.
  10. Collect and dispose of all medications left behind or outdated.
  11. Educates victims regarding safety planning.
  12. Provide feedback to Shelter Services Supervisor for Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) meetings as assigned.
  13. Attend and contribute to all appropriate staff meetings.
  14. Educate residents and volunteers regarding issues related to domestic violence.
  15. Serve on appropriate staff committees as needed.
  16. All other duties, as assigned by the Executive Director or the Shelter Service Super visor.

Send resume and cover letter indicating position of interest to Tiffany Makley :

TMakley@lssco.org

Accepting Resumes Until Position Filled.

 

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Thank you for your interest in CHOICES and our mission to eliminate domestic violence.