Domestic Violence Service Center - a path to safety and a shelter from abuse

Career Opportunities

It is the policy of DVSC to provide equal employment opportunity to all without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, mental health/intellectual disability, religion and/or age and to promote that policy through a positive continuing program known as the Affirmative Action Program. DVSC is fully committed to equal opportunity and equal consideration to all applicants and employees in personnel matters including recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfer and lay-off or termination.  We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

 

1) Counselor/Advocate: Residential (2nd Shift)

The Counselor/Advocate: Residential (2nd Shift; bi-lingual encouraged to apply) is responsible for providing safety, counsleing and other related services to Emergency Shelter and Bridge Housing clients; and crisis and supportive counseling services to Hotline vicitms of domestic violence.

Responsibilites include: delivering Shelter and hotline services for Carbon and Luzerne Counties - crisis intervention, intake, supportive options, counseling, safety planning, information and referral, advocacy with other community resources; facilitiating regular house meetings and support groups for Shelter guests; ensuring that clients are abiding by house rules; performing regular living area checks; providing counseling on life skills, social relationships and conflict resolution. 

Qualifications: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; with experience working with domestic violence, social services or social work is required. A PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal Background Check and FBI Criminal Background checks are required. 

Salary: $18.13 an hour

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Plans; Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA); Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday/Personal Time; Company Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability

 To apply: Please submit resume along with letter of interest to Melissa Wildrick at mwildrick@dvsclc.org

 

 

DVSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer