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About Women Aware

Women Aware is the designated domestic violence service agency for Middlesex County NJ. We provide emergency services and case management for victims of abuse, including a 24-hour hotline, safe house, legal advocacy and counseling. All services are provided free of charge to our clients and supported by charitable donations.

Open Positions

Part Time Community Outreach Specialist

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Community Outreach Specialist and will be amended as needed to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and its ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Job title: Community Outreach Specialist

Reports to: Director of Development

Qualifications:

  • BA
  • Proficiency in Office, graphic editing programs and social media outlets;
  • Strong communication skills with ability to present information to diverse groups;
  • Availability to work nights/weekends and valid driver’s license required;

General Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Director of Development, carries the responsibility of managing communications and outreach efforts for Women Aware’s programs using both in-person and online approaches. This includes but is not limited to the following:

  • community education and outreach on domestic violence services and prevention;
  • marketing and communication activities;
  • outreach and enrollment strategies;
  • fundraising, special event planning and execution;

Specific Duties:

  • Write, design, and manage the production and distribution of visually appealing marketing materials (i.e. brochures, e-newsletters, development solicitation, event materials, info graphics), media press releases, and other communications/marketing materials; manage implementation of marketing and communications timeline and calendar.
  • Oversee and execute an effective social media strategy, including the development and execution of a social media calendar and posting schedule.
  • Maintain and cultivate collaborative relationships with community organizations and partners by delivering content, stories, information and brand message through face to face meetings and community presentations, and track these relationships in a database;
  • Organize, attend, and participate in special events to drive community support and engagement;
  • Develop, implement and manage innovative ideas to drive outreach and enrollment;
  • Facilitate a “40-hour domestic violence training” for volunteers annually;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of bench marking and tracking to gauge the effectiveness of marketing strategies, programs and key initiatives;
  • Other duties as assigned

Domestic Violence Response Team Administrator

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) Administrator and will be amended as needed to meet program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract.

Responsible to: Coordinator of Advocacy Services

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Excellent crisis intervention skills required
  • Part time, regular evenings, weekends as needed.

General Responsibilities:

At the direction of and in collaboration with the Coordinator of Advocacy Services, the DVRT Administrator, in partnership with Middlesex County Police Departments, is responsible for maintaining all current Domestic Violence Response Teams. The DVRT Administrator is responsible for coordinating Women Aware’s outreach and community education efforts. This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Oversees the DVRT program – ensures DVRT program is in compliance with best practice standards established by the NJCBW; develops and generates outcome measures for the DVRT program for the purpose of implementing program improvements.
  • Responds to and addresses all training requests. Develops, coordinates, and facilitates agency 40-hour training.

Specific Duties:

  • Work closely with all DVRT leaders and volunteers to provide supervision, training, support and guidance. Attends regular DVRT team meetings. Submits summary of meeting minutes.
  • Work to ensure continuous quality of program by coordinating with agency staff and volunteers.
  • Serves as a liaison with the DVLO with any ongoing communications and assists DVLO in interviewing and selecting DVRT team leaders and DVRT volunteers.
  • Attends DVLO meetings sponsored by the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. Attends statewide DVRT Coordinators meetings at NJCBW.
  • Coordinates follow-up with clients and linkages with additional services as indicated.
  • Provide victims with legal information/options under the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act, referrals, safety planning, and supportive counseling
  • Provide direct services to DV victims which includes explaining the judicial process/system and providing court preparation and court accompaniment for restraining order hearings.
  • Maintains and submits all agency required statistical reports.
  • Attends and actively participates in staff meetings, interdepartmental meetings, in-services, supervision, etc.
  • Alert Supervisor to any safety concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Case Worker One

Seeking a candidate that can assist DV agency with case management services and personal care including cleaning, transportation and menu preparation of victims of domestic violence.

Qualifications:

  • High school Diploma
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Full time

General Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Coordinator of Residential Services, carries the following responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Ensure that all Women Aware facilities, grounds and vehicles are properly maintained and clean at all times and that all building code requirements and regulations are met.
  • Provide individual case management, crisis intervention, and group counseling services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide the following direct services: Answer the 24-hour domestic violence hotline and properly provide crisis counseling, information/referrals, and shelter screening. Responsible for orienting Safe House and PSH residents to facility. Provide ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay. Support residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and Agency policy.
  • Responsible for weekly case management for PSH program.
  • Provide client transportation on an as-needed basis.
  • Responsible for cleaning of rooms and common spaces of residential facilities.
  • Responsible for menu preparation. Purchase of sufficient, varied and healthy food and cleaning supplies for residential clients. Place food orders, schedule food pick-ups and keep track of receipts.
  • Responsible for completing monthly fire drills and ensuring records are kept up to date.
  • Ensure that Agency grounds are kept clean and safe. Responsible for ensuring that the facility meets sanitation standards.
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly client in-house meetings, staff meetings, supervision, and training as directed.
  • May be required to stay and cover the following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work, or if unable to find coverage. May be required to work other shifts and weekends as needed and directed by the by Coordinator of Residential Services.

Benefits Overview

Women Aware offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with an Agency match
  • Paid Time Off for vacation, sick and personal leave

Teamwork makes the dream work

Job Type: Full-time

Please submit Resume to Admin@womenaware.net

Safe House Case Worker 2

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Case Worker and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract, and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Reports to: Coordinator of Residential Services.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • DV and case management experience preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Full time

General Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the Coordinator of Residential Services, carries the responsibility for providing case management services to residential victims of domestic violence. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Provide individual case management, crisis intervention, and group counseling services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide the following direct services: Answer the 24-hour domestic violence hotline and properly provide crisis counseling, information/referrals, and shelter screening. Responsible for orienting residents to communal living residential facility. Provide ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay. Support residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and Agency policy. Provide client transportation on an as-needed basis.
  • Documentation: maintain case records for clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, document hotline calls, intakes, discharges, incidents, assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
  • Facilitate weekly client in-house meetings.
  • Documentation of the CACFP program’s Child Menu Binder and Daily Attendance Records, and other as needed and assigned.
  • Maintain and submit timely and accurately statistics.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports/statistics including CACFP program.
  • Provide coverage for coworkers as needed. May be required to stay and cover the following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work, or if unable to find coverage. May be required to work other shifts and weekends as needed and directed by Coordinator of Residential Services.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Coordinator of Residential Services.

PALS Case Worker 2

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the PALS Case Worker and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements. It should not be construed as a contract, and does not create a contract of employment. Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Reports to: PALS Coordinator

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • DV and group experience, preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills required
  • Bilingual-Spanish required
  • Full time, M-F, evenings

General Responsibilities:

In collaboration with the PALS Coordinator, carries the responsibility for providing case management services to adult victims of domestic violence. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Provide individual case management and group counseling services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.
  • Work collaboratively with Agency staff and community agencies to facilitate the delivery of services.

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring the following direct services are provided to non-residential clients: intake appointments, individual weekly case management for PALS adults, group counseling, client advocacy, crisis intervention, resources and referrals.
  • Manage childcare program; following monthly PALS theme curriculum as appropriate.
  • Maintain case records for individual and group clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, administer evaluations and assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
  • Maintain contact with clients on the waiting list and update accordingly. Manage client database and hotline call log.
  • Timely and accurately input statistics into the appropriate spreadsheets.
  • Assist with submitting reports such as: monthly program report, FVPSA, DV core stats, and PALS programmatic report to the PALS Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Per Diem Caseworker

Per Diem Caseworkers needed to provide case management and crisis intervention services to victims of domestic violence in a residential facility on a per diem basis. Availability to work holidays, weekends (mornings or evenings) and overnight shifts. Bachelor’s degree preferred, domestic violence experience and proficient in Spanish a plus.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Answering the 24-hour domestic violence hotline.
  • Orienting residents to communal living in our residential facility.
  • Providing ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay.
  • Supporting residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and agency policy.
  • Providing client transportation on an as-needed basis.

Caseworker

Caseworker (F/T) needed for domestic violence agency. Bachelor’s degree and domestic violence experience required. Strong advocacy and case management skills preferred. Bilingual Spanish and evenings required. Submit resume and cover letter.

Application

  • Please attach your resume (Word or PDF formats only).
  • Please attach your cover letter (Word or PDF formats only).

Volunteer Opportunities

To apply for a volunteer position, please fill out the volunteer application on our website at womenaware.net/get-involved/volunteer.