JOB OPPORTUNITIES

BrightHouse does not currently have any openings for new staff members. Once a position does become available, we'll post a listing on Indeed.com, and update this page. If you would like to send us a resume for future consideration, email us at info@BrightHouseKS.org

Victim Advocate

Our Mission is to provide confidential, non-judgmental support to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, their families and friends.

 

Position Type: Full-time, non-exempt 

 

Description:

The Victim Advocate provides direct advocacy services to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, and human trafficking by providing support, assistance with resources, and options regarding safety. The Victim Advocate is a member of our advocacy team, participates in staff meetings and professional development, and provides crisis response. The Victim Advocate also works with community members and organizations to provide outreach and support for BrightHouse in order to assist in identifying victims and providing them with needed services.   

 

Specific Duties:

  • Provide victim-centered, trauma informed direct advocacy services to victims/survivors including court, legal, law enforcement, medical, safe shelter, child/youth and other services 

  • Provide victims/survivors with a safe, supportive, confidential, and respectful environment 

  • Communicate effectively with victims/survivors to understand their needs and identify appropriate resources 

  • Work closely with other members of the BrightHouse team to ensure client needs are met 

  • Participate in a rotating on-call schedule for after business hours crisis response, including weekends/evenings 

  • Provide Crime Victim’s Rights information to clients 

  • Build and maintain relationships with community members, organizations, and others to increase awareness of services and referrals to BrightHouse 

  • Provide outreach  

  • Maintain and complete paperwork and statistical data in a timely and accurate manner 

  • Assist with other duties as assigned 

 

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED 

  • Passion for BrightHouse’s mission and vision       

  • Ability to maintain self-care while dealing with daily secondary trauma   

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

  • Self-motivated with minimal supervision 

  • Maintain strict confidentiality 

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

  • Team builder who enjoys working with diverse clients and staff 

  • Participate in on-call weekend/overnight schedule with other Victim Advocates 

  • Live within 30 miles of Hutchinson business office 

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance  

  • Must be comfortable driving within the 4-county area BrightHouse serves, as well as to and from Wichita 

  • Need to be team-driven and supportive of both survivors and co-workers 

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field 

  • Prior experience with victims/survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault 

  • Experience in conflict management 

  • Speak conversational Spanish or other foreign language (additional pay for bilingual skills) 

 

Compensation: $18.85 per hour; 40 hours per week 

Benefits:  Single Health Insurance; Life Insurance; Vacation Leave; Sick Leave; Holiday Leave, Retirement Plan, EAP   

Reports To:  Director of Advocacy Services  

Physical Qualifications:  Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. 

Extensive training is provided. 

To Apply: Email resume to info@brighthouseks.org or apply at www.Indeed.com

Questions? Call Nikki @ 620-665-3630

Transition Case Worker

 

Our Mission is to provide confidential, non-judgmental support to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, their families and friends.

 

Position Type: Part-time, non-exempt

 

Description:

The Transition Case Worker supports survivors in achieving self-sufficiency and successful integration into the community. The Transition Case Worker is also responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with local employers, housing entities, and other organizations that provide services helpful to survivors.

 

Specific Duties:

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with employment partners, housing authorities, disability services, and other allied organizations necessary for survivors to achieve independent living.

  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date list of employer partners and other allied professionals.

  • Provide support and assistance to survivors to address employment, housing, and other related issues such as child care, transportation, public assistance, disability, etc. so they can successfully achieve independent living.

  • Provide survivors with referrals for other community resources such as housing, drug/alcohol counseling, mental health services, financial assistance, etc.

  • Help survivors and Advocates locate other services as needed to reach independent living status.

  • In case of COVID surges, identify best practices for staff and clients in the office, in Shelter, for support groups and for supervised visits

  • Maintain close ties with county health departments and area hospitals to help with pandemic response

  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree and 3 years recent, related experience OR High school Diploma/GED with 5 years of experience in related field

  • Passion for BrightHouse mission and vision     

  • Ability to maintain self-care while dealing with daily secondary trauma 

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

  • Self-motivated with minimal supervision

  • Maintain strict confidentiality

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

  • Contribute to an established positive organizational culture

  • Have valid driver’s license and auto insurance

  • Must be comfortable driving within the 4-county area BrightHouse serves.

  • Need to be team-driven and supportive of both survivors and co-workers.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • Prior experience with victims/survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault.


Compensation:  $20.00 per hour; 20 hours per week

Benefits:  Flexible schedule, Employee Assistance Plan

Reports To:  Executive Director

Physical Qualifications:  Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To Apply: Email resume to info@brighthouseks.org or apply at www.Indeed.com