Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona
  • Yuma, AZ, USA
  • DOE
  • Seasonal

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Provide referrals, resources and support to residents of a domestic crisis shelter, transitional living program and the community. Meets the needs related to day-to-day living such as housing, transportation, employment, education, budgeting, community involvement and family support.  Position may from time to time be stressful and require a high demand of performance. May perform other duties as assigned.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The above statement reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

  • Promote the safety and confidentiality of participants and shelter
  • Responsible for providing mobile and community based Domestic Violence Services
  • Provide protection, food and other basic needs with dignity and respect to program participants
  • Utilize the "Empowerment Model" of behavior and trauma informed care approaches
  • Provide information, resources and referrals through a supportive and nurturing environment.
  • Participate in the rotation of answering the crisis line and assist with participant intake
  • Collaborate and network with other agencies to provide services that enhance community awareness on DV and promote the Safe House Program
  • Reduce isolation by reconnecting participants with natural support systems
  • Provide individual and systems advocacy
  • Provide lay legal advocacy services
  • Aid participants in expanding their choices and achieving violence free lives through setting goals
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and required trainings
  • Required to be on-call basis depending on program needs
  • Facilitate individual and/or group sessions in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Maintain confidentiality and the safety of shelter and participants
  • Adhere to licensure regulations, contract compliances and program requirements
  • Complete and maintain accurate notes, logs and documentation
  • Aid in the completion of reports (weekly, monthly, quarterly)
  • May drive agency or personal vehicle on company business
  • May perform other duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Suitable work experience may be considered as transferable skills in order to meet minimum requirements of the position and will be considered by the Corporate Director of Human Resources.

  •  Bachelor's in human services or related field or two years of relevant experience
  • 1 year of case management experience
  • Bilingual English / Spanish, verbal and written
  • 1 year experience working with the dynamics of domestic violence
  • Obtain State of Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, proof of insurance and Arizona Motor Vehicle Division 39 month Motor Vehicle Report
  • Ability to obtain health care certificates including CPR, First Aid, Food Handlers Certificate, and TB clearance
  • Proven strong communication skills oral and written are clear, concise, and in an organized fashion using appropriate style, grammar and tone
  • Ability to effectively facilitate individual and group sessions
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other staff, officials, community organizations, government agencies and the general public
  • Ability to stoop, climb, bend, and reach
  • Required to lift 35lbs. 15% of the time

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master's in human services or related field
  • Additional years of directly related experience
  • Previous experience working in a residential setting
  • Previous experience in group facilitating
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