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Catholic Charities of Omaha locationOmaha, NE
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Catholic Charities of Omaha locationOmaha, NE
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Start Date
2019-12-26
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Job Location
Omaha, NE, United States

Description

Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, and support to survivors of domestic violence and/or sexual assault and their children through one-on-one interactions, support groups, and community collaboration. Support and advocate for families in meeting their physical, social, and behavioral needs in a healthy and safe manner.

 

Essential Job Functions:

1. Provides/facilitates education/support for clients in one-on-one or group setting.

2. Provide day-to-day delivery of services, problem solving, and service coordination.

3. Support and advocate for families in meeting their physical, social, and behavioral needs in a healthy and safe manner.

4. Develop and foster community partnerships (social services, education, health care, law enforcement, and legal systems) to advocate for domestic violence/sexual assault survivors.

5. Maintains a safe and clean environment. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

 

*Reliable attendance is an on-going essential job function.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Working knowledge of domestic violence/sexual assault and the needs, problems, and attitudes related to the victims or a willingness to learn.

• Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment.

• Ability to abide by agency regulations regarding confidentiality and ethics.

• Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with clients, co-workers, and other agency staff.

• Ability to use good judgment and communication when reaching decisions.

• Ability to respond to and de-escalate crisis situations appropriately.

• Ability to maintain appropriate boundaries with clients.

• Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks under pressure.

• Dependable, positive, self-directed, and motivated.

• Knowledge of or experience working with people from diverse groups.

• Ability to show sensitivity to the service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

• Knowledge of trauma-informed care practices with an emphasis on empowerment, power differentials, and gender issues.

• Computer proficiency including MS word, excel, power point, outlook.

• Ability to make decisions in emergency situations and the absence of supervisor.

• Knowledge of local community resources.

• Knowledge of Catholic Charities’ mission, values, vision, and ethical standards.

• Knowledge of the Catholic Charities Compliance Program requirements including – but not limited to – the Code of Ethics, the Compliance Policy, all organization-wide policies for compliance and compliance procedures affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

 

Work Experience:

• 6 months experience working with the public or on a work team required.

• One-year experience working within human services or behavioral health is preferred.

 

Education Level:

• CPR and First Aid certification or ability to obtain within first 3 months of employment.

• Valid Nebraska Driver’s License and Insurability.

 

 

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