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Victim Advocate 1/Enhanced CPS Liaison


General Description: Under the supervision of the Advocacy Director, the Victim Advocate will work directly with women, children and men victims of dating violence, domestic violence, and sexual assault. This position will be responsible for supporting residents and non-residents seeking services through Noah Project.

Classification: Non-Exempt

Salary: $12.25 an hour + DOE | PTO/Holiday leave, and other benefits.

Essential Job Functions for SAPCS Grant (25%):
A. Receive crisis calls and provide immediate crisis intervention for all victims of sexual assault.
B. Determine eligibility of services for victims of sexual assault and/or give referral sources.
C. Complete intakes for victims of sexual assault who are residents and non-residents, as well as perform resident exit interviews as required.
D. Conduct consistent advocacy and regularly scheduled client casework sessions for Noah Project clients who are victims of sexual assault.
E. Document casework activities on a timely basis including maintaining files and entering data and statistics.
F. Attend scheduled trainings for advocacy regarding working with victims of sexual assault.
G. Be familiar with legal services, resources, and procedures available to victims of sexual assault and identify legal rights and options as part of individual service plans.
H. Assist each victim of sexual assault in safety planning and re-evaluation of the safety plan as part of an individual service plan.
I. Assist eligible clients with Crime Victim Compensation, Protective Orders and VINE services.
J. Provide services specific to the needs of a victim sexual assault

Essential Job Functions (75%):
A. Receive crisis calls and provide immediate crisis intervention for all victims of domestic violence and dating violence.
B. Perform Lethality Assessment Protocols in coordination with law enforcement for safety planning.
C. Determine eligibility of services and/or give referral sources.
D. Complete intake and exit interviews and complete all required documentation on residents and non-residents clients.
E. Conduct consistent advocacy and regularly scheduled client casework sessions for Noah Project clients.
F. Conduct regularly scheduled in-house life skills meetings and DV 101 classes for residents and non-residents.
G. Document casework activities on a timely basis including maintaining files and entering data and statistics.
H. Coordinate with other agencies, organizations, and referral sources to provide services and facilitate transfers.
I. Perform direct service activities.
J. Attend staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
K. Provide needed accompaniment services.
L. Be designated on-call staff as required or requested.
M. Train and assist volunteers, students and new staff as necessary.
N. Carry out other programs and tasks as assigned by the Advocacy Director or the Executive Director.
O. Have a working knowledge of Texas laws pertaining to family violence, as well as the justice system’s response to domestic violence.
P. Be familiar with legal services, resources, and procedures available to victims and identify legal rights and options as part of individual services plans.
Q. Assist adult and children shelter residents and non-residents in safety planning and re-evaluation of the safety plan as part of an individual service plan.
R. Assist eligible clients with Crime Victim Compensation, Protective Orders and VINE services.
S. Perform duties of Enhanced CPS Liaison - Attached

Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major course of study in social work or a related course of study preferred. Full-time employment in a family violence shelter or similar social service agency in combination with formal education may be substituted for preferred degree with approval of the Executive Director.

Screenable Job Requirements:
A. Willingness to work extremely long periods without relief.
B. Willingness to work weekends.
C. Willingness to accept situations in which no definitive success ratio exists.
D. Knowledge of effective communications techniques.
E. Ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate work activities.
F. Ability to express ideas and opinions clearly and concisely in writing and verbally.
G. Ability to develop, establish, and maintain effective working relationships with public, private, and governmental agencies.
H. Ability to meet with the public and effectively interpret Noah Project’s programs, policies, and goals.
I. Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Supervision: The Advocacy Director shall supervise the Victim Advocate.

Selection Procedure: Applicants for this position will be screened and interviewed in accordance with the Job Posting and Hiring Procedure.

Enhanced CPS Liaison


Enhanced/High Risk CPS Cases:
General CPS involvement
Risk of removal or had a child removed
Repetitive open CPS cases (more than 1)
Severe child abuse/neglect occurred
Create referral form from Victim Advocates to refer enhanced CPS cases.
Develop an outcome measure survey and system.
Maintain and track separate files
Staff training on best practice reporting procedures

1. Meet with all enhanced cases- gather facts and information
2. Schedule meeting with CPS caseworker and client to discuss service/safety plan.
3. Facilitate Parenting Support Group/Classes (In house and at CPS)
4. Child Fatality Review Team Meeting- Quarterly- Tuesdays 7:00am
5. Attend all Family Team Meetings
6. Attend webinars and conferences as assigned
7. Participate in monthly check-in calls with Texas Counsel on Family Violence
8. Facilitate/participate in CPS training
9. Accompaniment to CAC for forensic interview or hospital for sane exam
10. Coordinate on site monitoring visits through liaison
11. Attend Unit meetings at CPS
12. Attend all CPS court proceedings
13. Submit quarterly updates to TCFV (output and outcome measures)
14. Attend 2 collaborative meetings in Austin

Submit resumes to careers@noahproject.org
Noah Project is an equal-opportunity employer.


Night Advocate - Floater


General Description: The Night Advocate is responsible for crisis line and shelter security during the hours of 11:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. They are also responsible for shift coverage when the Night Advocate is not on-duty.

Salary: FT Crisis line and shelter coverage | M-F 11pm - 7am with other shifts as required. | $10.50 an hour + DOE | PTO/Holiday leave, and other benefits.

Classification: Non-exempt

Essential Job Functions:
A. Answer the crisis hotline, provide crisis intervention, and follow procedures to ensure that family violence callers are safe.
B. Perform Lethality Assessment Protocols in coordination with law enforcement for safety planning.
C. Complete intake interviews on resident and non-residents, including all required forms and documentation of injuries observed and taking photos.
D. Assist residents in settling into assigned rooms.
E. Listen to and assist clients’ with immediate needs and refer them to appropriate Noah Project or other resources.
F. Control access to the facility by residents, non-residents and visitors, oversee the security system and follow all security procedures.
G. Complete shift reports, client contact sheets, and any other required documentation on a timely basis, including Osnium data entry.
H. Create and maintain client files.
I. Alternate holiday and PTO coverage with the other Night Advocate.
J. Perform other duties as required by supervisor or Executive Director.

Minimum Qualifications:
A. High School Diploma or GED.
B. Experience in working with people and responsibility for decisions.
C. Computer skills.

Screenable Job Requirements:
A. Willingness to train in areas of family violence, sexual assault, crisis intervention, and Noah Project policies and procedures.
B. Willingness to remain on duty throughout shift with breaks worked in as situations allow.
C. Ability to make decisions and to act swiftly in the interests of residents' safety.
D. Willingness to be non-judgmental and to help create an accepting, caring, trauma-informed atmosphere where clients can build self-esteem and be empowered.

Supervision: The Night Advocate is supervised by the Evening Supervisor.

Selection Procedure: Applicants for this position will be screened and interviewed in accordance with the Job Posting and Hiring Procedure.

Submit resumes and cover letter to careers@noahproject.org
Noah Project is an equal-opportunity employer.



Weekend Crisis Line Advocate - Floater


General Description: The Weekend Crisis Line Advocate provides hotline and shelter coverage, as well as conducting intakes with resident and non-resident clients and assisting with provision of services to these clients. This employee provides assistance as needed within the general framework of Noah Project.

Classification: Non-Exempt

Salary: Part-time | PT Crisis line and shelter coverage | at/Sun 11 am- 7 pm with other shifts as required | $10.50 an hour + DOE | PTO/Holiday leave, and other benefits.

Essential Job Functions:
A. Receive crisis calls and provide immediate crisis intervention for all victims of domestic violence, dating violence and sexual assault.
B. Perform Lethality Assessment Protocols in coordination with law enforcement for safety planning.
C. Complete intake and exit interviews and complete all required documentation on residents and non-residents clients.
D. Assist residents in settling into shelter, room and providing a tour.
E. Assist clients’ immediate needs and refer them to appropriate resource, or utilize Noah resources.
F. Control access to the facility by residents, non-residents and visitors, oversee the security system and follow all security procedures.
G. Complete documentation, data/statistical entry and any other required paperwork on a timely basis to include maintaining client and administrative files.
H. Ensure residents are following shelter guidelines and responsibilities. Chores, quiet hours, etc.
I. Process in-coming and outgoing mail.
J. Attend staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
K. Additional duties may be assigned as necessary, including but not limited to; clerical duties, assisting with shelter program activities, conferences, fundraisers and training.

Screenable Job Requirements:
A. Possesses a high school diploma or equivalent.
B. Willingness to perform tasks outside the job description.
C. Has knowledge of first aid and CPR procedures or is willing to be trained on those skills.
D. Possesses knowledge and proficiency in general office procedures.
E. Is willing to work in stressful conditions while maintaining a positive attitude.
F. Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault.
G. Maintain professional and ethical boundaries with all clients.
H. Works well with minimal supervision.

Supervision: The Weekend Crisis Line Advocate will be supervised by Weekend Supervisor.

Selection Procedure: Applicants for this position will be screened and interviewed in accordance with the Job Posting and Hiring Procedures.

Submit resumes to careers@noahproject.org
Noah Project is an equal-opportunity employer.


Weekend Crisis Line Advocate


General Description: The Weekend Crisis Line Advocate provides hotline and shelter coverage, as well as conducting intakes with resident and non-resident clients and assisting with provision of services to these clients. This employee provides assistance as needed within the general framework of Noah Project.

Classification: Non-Exempt

Salary: PT Crisis line and shelter coverage | Sat/Sun 3 pm – 11 pm | $10.50 an hour + DOE | PTO/Holiday leave, and other benefits.

Essential Job Functions:
A. Receive crisis calls and provide immediate crisis intervention for all victims of domestic violence, dating violence and sexual assault.
B. Complete intake and exit interviews and complete all required documentation on residents and non-residents clients.
C. Assist residents in settling into shelter, room and providing a tour.
D. Assist clients’ immediate needs and refer them to appropriate resource, or utilize Noah resources.
E. Control access to the facility by residents, non-residents and visitors, oversee the security system and follow all security procedures.
F. Complete documentation, data/statistical entry and any other required paperwork on a timely basis to include maintaining client and administrative files.
G. Ensure residents are following shelter guidelines and responsibilities. Chores, quiet hours, etc.
H. Process in-coming and outgoing mail.
I. Attend staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
J. Additional duties may be assigned as necessary, including but not limited to; clerical duties, assisting with shelter program activities, conferences, fundraisers and training.

Screenable Job Requirements:
A. Possesses a high school diploma or equivalent.
B. Willingness to perform tasks outside the job description.
C. Has knowledge of first aid and CPR procedures or is willing to be trained on those skills.
D. Possesses knowledge and proficiency in general office procedures.
E. Is willing to work in stressful conditions while maintaining a positive attitude.
F. Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence and sexual assault.
G. Maintain professional and ethical boundaries with all clients.
H. Works well with minimal supervision.

Supervision: The Weekend Crisis Line Advocate will be supervised by the Shelter Based Services Supervisor.

Selection Procedure: Applicants for this position will be screened and interviewed in accordance with the Job Posting and Hiring Procedures.

Submit resumes to careers@noahproject.org
Noah Project is an equal-opportunity employer.


Cook


General Description: Under the direction of the Operations Director, the Cook will be responsible for preparing meals for clients residing in the shelter.

Classification: Non-exempt

Salary: Full-Time | $10.50 an hour + DOE | PTO/Holiday leave, and other benefits | Wednesday-Sunday 10am-7pm

Specific Work Performed:
A. Plan, prepare and serve nutritious meals to shelter clients.
B. Clean kitchen after meals.
C. Empty trash in kitchen.
D. Put all kitchen linens in staff laundry area and start loads as appropriate.
E. Keep kitchen, pantry, and walk in refrigerator neat and organized.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be capable of creating a healthy menu, completing inventory and prepare list of necessary supplies in an effective manner.

Screenable Job Requirements:
A. Ability to provide own transportation to and from work.
B. Capacity to lift up to 50 lbs.
C. Willingness to perform tasks outside the job description if it is within the general function of Noah Project and is required by the Executive Director.

Supervision: The Cook is supervised by the Operations Director.

Selection Procedure: Applicants for this position will be screened and interviewed in accordance with the Job Posting and Hiring Procedure.

Submit resumes and cover letter to careers@noahproject.org
Noah Project is an equal-opportunity employer.