This is a job listing for Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County
About the Position
Full-time position (37.5 hours/week), Exempt
Competitive Salary range based on experience with excellent benefits.
The Safe House Coordinator is responsible for the daily operations of the DVS Safe House/emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, including staffing, scheduling, and programs and services coordination as part of the DVS Leadership Team. All services are delivered in a trauma-informed manner, with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Foster a trauma-informed Safe House environment for domestic violence victims and survivors, team members, and volunteers. Create a welcoming environment and promote flexibility and accountability by program participants and team members.
- Recruitment, hiring, training, and coaching/supervision of Safe House team. Coordinates SH staff meetings.
- Design/implement Safe House programming, policies, and procedures in keeping with trauma-informed principles and current best practices.
- Data collection and record-keeping. Maintain accurate and timely program records. Monitor accuracy and completeness of client files and information logs. Assist in communicating outputs and outcomes.
- Leadership Team Member: Serve as a member of the DVS Leadership Team to advance the mission, promote staff cohesion and retention, and ensure the effective functioning of DVS programs.
- Provide hotline, holiday, and on-call coverage as part of the team.
- Complete a minimum of 10 hours of continuing education annually.
- Advocate for survivors of domestic violence in the community.
- Other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.
The successful candidate will have
A degree in Human Services, Social work or related field plus 2 years experience in a residential setting preferred, OR a combination of education and equivalent experience. Bilingual skills, English and Spanish, a plus. Experience with staff supervision and coaching is a strong plus. Strong leadership skills, organizational abilities, and ability to manage stressful situations. Understanding of trauma and trauma-informed practices is a strong plus.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs is required, including Outlook and Excel.
Must complete the DVS 45-Hour domestic violence advocate training upon hire.
Statement of Commitment to Accountability
Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County is committed to providing and maintaining a culture of accountability at every site, every day, and in every word, action, and program delivered by each employee.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CAP provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, veteran status or genetic information.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Applicants, as well as employees who are or become disabled, must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The agency shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.
Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter/email to:
Christine Gilfillan, DVS Director
Jennifer DiCola, Assistant Director
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