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Now Hiring Children, Youth, & Families (CYF) Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Specialist 

This is a job listing for Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh

About the organization

Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh (WC&S) is a comprehensive domestic violence program annually serving over 7,500 adult and child survivors of domestic violence & facilitating an intervention program to nearly 300 people who use abuse. We are advocates, grounded in fostering a community of safety, healing, and empowerment for anyone affected by domestic violence. Our mission is to strengthen our ability to meet the individual and evolving needs of those affected by domestic violence by investing in the growth of our people, deepening community engagement, and amplifying the voices of all survivors. All staff learn about and support the organization’s mission, vision, and values of Safety, Uplifting Others, Compassion, Courage, Equity, Survivor-Centered Advocacy, and Stewardship (SUCCESS). In addition, the principles of Sanctuary (a model for providing trauma-informed care) and continuous improvement infuse all aspects of the organization. 

About the role

CYF (Children, Youth, & Families) IPV (Intimate Partner Violence) Specialists drive positive change for individuals, families, systems, and communities with the support of a dynamic, solution-focused team. As a CYF IPV Specialist, you will provide consultation, coaching, and training to Office of Children, Youth, & Families Services (OCYFS) caseworkers. This role will also provide outreach and services to families experiencing IPV, while serving the adult and child survivors along with working with the parties utilizing offending behaviors. This position is co-located between the WC&S office and the assigned OCYFS locations, with occasional opportunities for remote work. 

This role provides you with the opportunity to showcase your crisis management, systems advocacy, cultural competency, and training skills, and the ability to contribute to the organization’s mission in a variety of ways. If you are comfortable building rapport, thinking outside the box, and are passionate about working with populations experiencing intimate partner violence, we are eager to hear from you. WC&S will offer you an environment that provides endless opportunities to advance your knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

Here’s what you will do

Here’s what we are looking for

Typical Starting Salary: $36,000/year

About the benefits

WC&S offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including generous paid time off; health, vision, and dental insurance; short-term and long-term disability coverage; group life insurance; retirement plan with employer matching; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; Headspace meditation and mindfulness app subscription; Access Perks membership; paid training and professional development opportunities; and is a Public Service [Student] Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer.

WC&S is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that both applicants and employees are treated without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity expression, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation/identity, citizenship status, veteran status, marital status, or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

To apply

To ensure consideration for an interview, please send a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line “CYF IPV Specialist” to

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