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Vermont Network Employment Listings

The Vermont Network seeks and supports a multi-racial, multi-ethnic and multi-cultural work place for the benefit of our organization, our work and our movement to end gender-based violence.  We strongly encourage applicants from racially or ethnically diverse communities, LGBTQ communities and individuals with disabilities to apply for open positions.

Financial Assistant / Bookkeeper

Part-time: 20 hours/week.
The successful candidate will have computerized accounting experience, Quickbooks preferred, spreadsheet proficiency, excellent verbal and written communication skills, impeccable organizational skills, is detail oriented and able to manage multiple deadlines, and will be comfortable working as a member of a team in a progressive, feminist organization committed to ending violence. Candidates with grant funding experience or working in non-profits are encouraged to apply. This position includes a competitive salary, paid time off and other benefits.

Please send cover letter and resume no later than April 19, 2015 to dana@vtnetwork.org

Network Member Organization Employment Listings

Campus Advocate and Prevention Educator: WISE

WISE is adding two new positions to our program staff. We’re looking for people with a background understanding of domestic and sexual violence, who enjoy and can comfortably manage multi-tasking and full schedules, and are engaging communicators in both their speaking and writing. Computer literacy required, as are local travel and some evening and weekend engagements.

Positions are posted for a Campus Advocate and Prevention Educator.

For more information please visit www.WISEuv.org/join-us.html

WISE is an equal opportunity employer and encourages a diversity of applications.

Resume and cover letter can be sent to WISE attention Kate at 38 Bank Street, Lebanon NH 03766, or emailed to kate.rohdenburg@WISEoftheuppervalley.org.

Violence Prevention Specialist: H.O.P.E. Works

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

H.O.P.E. Works is the oldest and largest rape crisis center in the state of Vermont, serving and providing education to thousands of Chittenden County residents annually. We are seeking an energetic and compassionate professional who can advance our mission of ending sexual violence through a focus on healing, outreach, prevention, and empowerment.

Violence Prevention Specialist

Full time, qualifies for full time benefits

H.O.P.E. Works is currently seeking a full-time Violence Prevention Specialist to join our team of skilled, dedicated and compassionate staff. H.O.P.E. Works provides direct services to victims/survivors of sexual violence and engages in violence prevention programming and training throughout Chittenden County. If you have a passion for and commitment to social justice, we want to hear from you.

This position develops and implements all aspects of the education, outreach and prevention programs of H.O.P.E. Works. The position completes program marketing, data collection, and program evaluation; provides a long-term vision and strategic plan for the education and prevention efforts of H.O.P.E. Works; meets grant project objectives; manages education program budgets; develops, updates, and maintains curriculum to ensure the agency’s provision of best practice in adult and teen learning; spearheads Sexual Violence Awareness outreach activities and events; assists with outreach efforts and in experimenting with new strategies for delivering educational programs and messages; and presents workshops in the community.

HOPE Works is an EOE. Please send résumé and cover letter by June 26 to:

HOPE Works

PO Box 92

Burlington, Vermont 05402

Attn: Elle Petcavage

Weekend Advocate: Clarina

Weekend Advocate Job

The Weekend Advocate is an after-hours, paid position responsible for providing a safe, supportive, caring environment to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, where options are outlined and the choices are made by the survivors

To Apply:

Cynthia Trautner

Email cover letter and resume preferred to: ctrautner@clarina.org

May also mail to: PO Box 517 Morrisville, VT 05661


Housing Advocate: Umbrella

full time position
Bachelor Degree 2 years experience
The Housing Advocate is responsible for providing a safe, supportive, caring environment to vic oversight of housing and support services to residents/participants in the emergency shelter and in the Transitional housing program provided by the Advocacy Program, and is responsible for managing Umbrella’s Horizon House facility in St. Johnsbury.
For more information visit:  www.umbrellanek.org

Supervised Visitation and Exchange Monitor: Umbrella

15 hrs/Bachelor’s Degree/preferred weekends and nights till 8 pm.

The Supervised Visitation & Exchange Monitor is charged with providing direct services to families through safe, appropriate supervised visitations and exchanges with the non-custodial parent and the child(ren).

For more information visit www.umbrellanek.org

CIS Specialized Child Care Coordinator: Umbrella

Full time/ Bachelor’s Degree / 2 years of Social Work or related experience.

The Children’s Integrated Services (CIS) Specialized Child Care Coordinator holds primary responsibility and content expertise regarding the provision of specialized child care services,a continuum of available supports for particular populations of children (age 6 weeks to 13 years) and their families. Populations identied for these services include children with open cases with the Family Services Division (FSD) of the Department for Children and Families (DCF); children with special physical, behavioral, or developmental needs; and families experiencing significant, short term stress.  Services are inted to increase access to and enhance success in high quality child development programs for children.

For more information visit:  www.umbrellanek.org

Clinical Therapist: H.O.P.E. Works

20 hrs/wk; contracted, grant-funded position

HOPE Works is looking for a licensed clinical social worker to join their direct services team providing support to survivors of sexual violence in Chittenden County. The contractor position offers the opportunity to develop a new clinical program at HOPE Works, and involves proving trauma counseling to youth (13-24) and adults, facilitating clinical support groups for youth survivors, and providing clinical supervision to social work students and staff.

HOPE Works is dedicated to ending sexual violence through healing, outreach, prevention and empowerment. Our ideal candidate has excellent clinical skills, knowledge of sexual violence dynamics, and a strong background in providing trauma-informed, empowerment based mental health services.

Position open until filled. Interested candidates submit cover letter and resume to:

Kiona Heath, PO Box 92, Burlington, VT 05402 — Or email kiona@hopeworksvt.org

HOPE Works is an EOE; people from diverse communities encouraged to apply.

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After-Hours Advocate: Voices Against Violence

This position is responsible for responding to after hour hotline calls providing crisis intervention, support, and advocacy.  Advocate will respond to requests for shelter if room is available as well as respond to any after hour shelter emergencies.  Advocate will carry a pager on weekly basis and be paid an hourly wage for any calls and call outs.

Bachelors in Human Services or equivalent education and experience.  Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence, trauma informed, and experience working in a crisis oriented environment preferred.    Must possess excellent organizational, interpersonal and collaborative skills while promoting the core values of the organization.   Require valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.   Send cover letter and resume to vavhotline@cvoeo.org. Position open until filled.

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Supervised Visitation Monitor: Voices Against Violence

All About Kids, a supervised visitation center providing safe parent/child contact, with risk factors of domestic violence, sexual assault, mental health issues, substance abuse, or child abuse is hiring for a part time Visitation Monitor.

Duties include supervising parents while they visit with, or exchange their child(ren). Paid training provided. 6-8 hours per week with flexibility a must.

Afternoon, evening and weekend hours. Must have good communication skills, understand confidentiality and have reliable transportation.  Knowledge of domestic violence and experience with children helpful.  Send cover letter and resume to vavmonitor@cvoeo.org.  Position open until filled.

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Supervised Visitation Monitors: Clarina Howard Nichols Center

All employees and volunteers demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to:

  • Clarina Howard Nichols Center mission;
  • A feminist, empowerment model, team-based approach;
  • Confidentiality for shelter guests and location;
  • Provide and receive appropriate feedback, address and manage conflict and maintain professionalism;
  • Treat others with dignity and respect regardless of differences based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, religion, culture, class or age.

Supervised Visitation Monitors support visits between non-custodial parents and their children when court ordered or voluntarily contracted through The Supervised Visitation Program (SVP). SV Monitors will always be accompanied by another monitor or the program coordinator. Monitors are expected to be able to take the lead in monitoring a visit at the completion of a mutually agreed upon training period.

  • Knowledge & experience with child development, family dynamics, non-violent parenting practices and area resources preferred;
  • Ability to maintain a neutral role when working with custodial and non-custodial parents;
  • Support intervention in visits when a parent’s behavior is inappropriate or threatens the safety of children, the other parent or program staff;
  • Knowledge of the effects of domestic violence on children;
  • Meet regularly with the SVP Coordinator for support and supervision;
  • Assist with regular maintenance of Supervised Visitation Space;
  • Assist with regular maintenance of the toys, games and books in the Supervised Visitation Space
  • Some nights and weekends may be required;
  • Background check
  • Provide testimony in legal settings, while unlikely, may be necessary.

This opportunity occurs in approximately 2 hours visits though some may be longer or shorter depending on the age of the child and circumstances. Clarina requests a commitment of at least 6 months of consistent visits with at least one family to provide continuity of support.

If interested please contact Brittany Chilson, svcoord@clarina.org or call 802.888.1584 ext 113

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