JOB OPPORTUNITIES

BRIGHTHOUSE ADVOCACY OUTREACH COORDINATOR                                                

 

Our Mission is to provide confidential, non-judgmental support to victims

of sexual assault and domestic violence, their families and friends.

Description: COVID-19 showed how necessary our advocacy services are during a crisis, and how hard it can be for victims to get to us. The part-time Advocacy Outreach Coordinator position allows us to schedule both special events and regular office hours in places that are more convenient for victims. 

 

The Coordinator will set up regular office hours in small communities throughout Rice, Reno, Harper and Kingman counties and in places where a regular presence might increase trust and use of our services, such as Hutchinson Community College and at local Senior Centers. In addition, they will schedule and assist at special events where BrightHouse presence would be beneficial.

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Locate and schedule outreach office hours for Advocates

  • Locate, schedule and assist with special events based outreach

  • Complete necessary paperwork to track events

  • Communicate with Advocates and rest of staff on needs for events

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Passion for BrightHouse’s mission and vision     

  • Strong Organizational skills  

  • Ability to work in a nonjudgmental way with victims/survivors, and staff, and treat all people with dignity and respect

  • Self-motivated with minimal supervision

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organization, and time-management skills

  • Have valid driver’s license and auto insurance

  • Reliable transportation and auto insurance

  • Willingness to travel occasionally within our four county area (Reno, Rice, Harvey & Kingman counties)

 

Compensation:  $13 per hour; 20 hours per week 

Schedule: Flexible to suit needs of hire, and of events    

Responsible to:  Executive Director

Position Type:  Part-time, exempt           

Physical Qualifications:  Ability to lift up to 30 lb.

 

To Apply: Send resume to info@brighthouseks.org

Questions: Call Sarah at 620-665-3630

VISIT FACILITATOR - CHILD VISITATION AND EXCHANGE CENTER

 

Responsible to: CVEC Coordinator

 

Position type: Part time, non-exempt status

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

As a part of the Child Visitation and Exchange Center’s work to facilitate safe and healthy interactions between children and their parents, the Visit Facilitator is responsible for promoting the safety and wellbeing of program participants during visits and exchanges, as well as maintaining documentation of services.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

  1. Participate as a team member to achieve the goals and objectives of the program

  2. Observe and document supervised visitations and monitored exchanges

  3. Intervene in child-parent interactions as necessary to maintain safety

  4. Collaborate with the CVEC Coordinator to address and respond to barriers to client participation

  5. Understand and maintain client confidentiality at all times

  6. Collaborate to prevent conflict escalation

  7. Respond appropriately to safety threats and incidents

  8. Provide access to parenting resources when requested

  9. Maintain professional supportive relationships with clients

  10. Engage in ongoing job training

  11. May assume security duties, as necessary

  12. Any other duties deemed necessary by the CVEC Coordinator and/or Executive Director

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High school graduate

  2. Proficient communication, listening, and observation skills

  3. Ability to discern between objective and subjective statements

  4. Ability to recognize and calm safety threats

  5. Ability to understand and maintain professional boundaries with clients.

  6. Ability to problem-solve, process information, and think creatively

  7. Possess self-awareness, empathy, and confidence

  8. Must pass KBI background check and DCF Child Abuse Registry check

  9. Some education in one or more of the following areas is preferred: child development, psychology, social work, criminal justice or related studies

  10. Experience and/or volunteer work in the areas is preferred: care-giving role with children, paraprofessional, counseling, crisis intervention, social/human services or related areas

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  1. Ability to write concise, comprehensive reports

  2. Conflict resolution skills

  3. Willingness and desire to learn

  4. Knowledge of computer and technology use

  5. Ability to challenge stereotypes, and relate to others as individuals

 

To fill out an application, go here: https://www.cognitoforms.com/BrightHouse2/ApplicationForEmployment

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