* Domestic Violence Shelter Case Manager/Direct Service Advocate
Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc. has an immediate need for a full-time Domestic Violence Shelter Case Manager/Direct Service Advocate. Looking for an energetic and flexible individual with good time management and organizational skills who will be responsible for providing case management to clients and their families who are fleeing domestic violence. Responsible for providing trauma-informed individual and group interventions, crisis management, safety planning, housing search and placement, budgeting, assisting individuals to develop living skills, communication and relationship skills, and coping strategies along with providing advocacy, assessment, linkage, monitoring and support.
As a Direct Service Advocate, this position provides intake assessments and emergency crisis intervention services to survivors of domestic violence, intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and stalking at the hospital, in shelter, or by phone. Will work with program director to provide support with shelter operations and facilities upkeep and engage in shelter practices that are consistent with policies and procedures.
Ability to relate to a wide variety of people from different cultural and socio economic levels as an advocate as well as familiarity with Ashland County resources desired. Must have a mission driven mindset. Work with mental health, domestic violence, sexual assault, mental health, and substance use disorder preferred. Associates degree in related field required, experience and BA preferred. This position may have scheduled day time and evening hours and services are provided in shelter or in home.
Must have a car available during working hours, carry and maintain automobile insurance that includes a payable liability of $100,000/$300,000, as well as the ability to legally drive a car. Must pass background and driving record checks.
- Competitive compensation
- Flexible schedule
- Medical /dental /vision/basic life insurance
- Generous accrued paid vacation
- 3 personal days
- 8 accrued sick days
- 8 paid holidays
- Retirement match
If you are interested in joining our team of professionals, please forward your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention "DV Shelter Case Manager” in the subject line of your email. We look forward to hearing from you. Appleseed Community Mental Health Center, Inc. is committed to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all people. Employment decisions are made based on each person’s performance, qualifications, and abilities. The Agency does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.