Careers

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Careers

Careers

Director of the Domestic Violence Victim Assistance Program (DVVAP)

YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking a full-time Director for the Domestic Violence Victim’s Assistance Program (DVVAP). We are seeking a dynamic professional who is energetic, creative, takes initiative, proactively builds relationships and performs as a solid team member. The Director position has historically been embedded at the Oklahoma City Police Department and works collaboratively with the Domestic Violence and Victim Services Units. The position now offices at Palomar Family Justice Center. The Director provides risk assessment, safety planning, advocacy, Protection Order information, court support/accompaniment and crisis intervention services. This position will also be responsible for monthly volunteer training presentations, development of volunteers for DVVAP program, and training of staff/volunteers to meet OAG standards for court accompaniment. An understanding of empowerment advocacy, trauma-informed environments and self-determination models will be helpful. The position is salaried and will require occasional flexibility to meet the needs of our clients and the agency. A Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Service field or an Associate’s Degree in Crime Victims Survivor Services required, one year relevant domestic violence experience strongly preferred. Bilingual preferred.  Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and retirement.

Domestic Violence Community Advocate

We are seeking a dynamic professional who is energetic, creative, takes initiative, proactively builds relationships and performs as a solid team member. The successful candidate will serve as primary advocate for  non-residential crisis clients, providing them with safety planning, information, referrals, crisis intervention, emotional support, and encouragement either by appointment. This advocate will also provide services by appointment or “walk-in” in a variety of locations based on the specific needs of the client, assess the needs of potential crisis clients and perform intake and assessment procedures. This candidate also will complete safety planning with each assigned client, assess client’s needs and make appropriate referrals related to community resources, job skills and financial literacy needs. The minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Service field. Find our more information about this position here. 

Relief Sexual Assault Advocate

YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking part-time Sexual Assault Advocates. We are seeking dynamic professionals, who are energetic, take initiative, proactively build and maintain relationships, and demonstrate appropriate decision making skills. The Relief Sexual Assault Advocate Staff provides emotional support, advocacy and crisis intervention to primary and secondary victims of sexual assault and victims of domestic violence at hospitals. This position requires being available to be on call and respond to the hospital between 6pm-6am M-F and all day Saturday and Sunday to serve as back-up call for volunteer advocates. These hours will be shared with other Sexual Assault Advocates. For a list of related job duties please click here. Associate’s Degree required and one year of related SA/DV experience preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills are required along with good crisis management and problem solving skills.

Social Worker- Domestic Violence Shelter Advocate

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking Domestic Violence Shelter Advocates for overnight shifts. We have both full time and part time positions open. We are seeking dynamic professionals who are organized, think independently and critically, use appropriate judgement, and ensure quality work. Strong listening, verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required. This is a 24 hour, seven day a week shelter so shift possibilities are overnights and weekends as well as week days. For job specific duties please click here. A Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Service, Human Relations, or Human Resources field strongly preferred, an Associate’s Degree in Crime Victim Services or other human services also acceptable. Relevant domestic violence advocacy experience preferred, bilingual preferred. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and retirement.

Children's Counselor

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking a Children’s Counselor to work full-time. We are seeking a dynamic professional who is energetic, creative, takes initiative, proactively builds relationships and performs as a solid team member. The Children’s Counselor will possess the ability to effectively manage a caseload which meets productivity expectations and includes a mixture of traditional business hours and after-hours provision of services to meet the needs of clients. The Children’s Counselor will also participate in 24/7 emergency response backup for counseling clients in rotation with other counseling staff, provide high quality, best practice individual and group counseling to clients in accordance with the Individualized Client Centered Plan and agency policies for child/adolescent victims of sexual assault and domestic violence and coordinate services by maintaining contact with other case workers, counselors, or agencies working with the client as well as with law enforcement, schools, justice system, social service agencies, and health care providers in response to domestic violence and sexual assault. Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree in psychology, social work, counseling or closely related field is required. Current clinical licensure or under supervision and counseling experience is required. At least one (1) year experience in domestic violence and/or sexual assault is preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills are required.

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)

YWCA Oklahoma City is seeking a Full-Time or Part-Time Forensic Nurse (RN) to provide trauma-informed care to victims of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault and collect Forensic Evidence. We are seeking a dynamic professional who is empathetic, takes initiative, excels in documentation, and strongly advocates for best practice patient care. Candidates will need to demonstrate strong communication and organizational skills, work collaboratively as a team member, and embrace the mission of the YWCA which is Eliminating Racism, Empowering Women. Candidate must be a Registered Nurse, Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Experience caring for victims of Sexual Assault and/or Domestic Violence is desired. Candidate must be able to effectively present information at hospitals, professional organizations, and testify in court. This position requires a flexible work schedule with the possibility for weekend and/or evening hours to meet the needs of patients.

Relief Domestic Violence Shelter Advocate

The YWCA Oklahoma City is currently seeking part time Relief Domestic Violence Shelter Advocates. We are seeking dynamic professionals who are energetic, creative, take initiative, proactively build relationships and perform as a solid team members. The Domestic Violence Shelter Advocate will assist survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking at the YWCA Emergency Shelter through trauma informed service delivery. This includes answering crisis hotlines and assisting residents and their children with advocacy, safety planning, support, and crisis intervention. Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Service field or Associate’s Degree in Crime Victim Services. Relevant experience preferred and bilingual skills preferred. Strong listening, verbal and written communication and organizational skills are required. Must have flexible availability which may include nights and weekends and must be able to pick up at least 4 shifts a month. 

Adult Counselor 

Adult Counselors needed to provide crisis intervention and individual/group counseling for adult victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Training in domestic violence, sexual assault and trauma is provided. Minimum Requirements: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work or related field. Current Oklahoma licensure is preferred, i.e. LPC/LMFT/LCSW/LBP. Under LPC supervision will be considered. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience and training in trauma counseling would be beneficial. Bilingual preferred but not required.

Help Desk Analyst

Internal Customer Service position which requires technical skills in multiple areas of IT applied in a dynamic work environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for troubleshooting, requirements definition, hardware / software design and configuration, as well as support and issue resolution on various IT components. Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field; three to five years of IT-related work experience; relevant certifications or experience may be substituted for degree at company’s discretion. Desired: Relevant technical training beyond degree. Candidate must possess working knowledge of workstation hardware and software and conceptual understanding of Network and Server operations. Click here for more information on this positions essential duties and general qualifications.

To Apply for any of the above listings please:

• Fill out this application for employment
• Send the application plus your resume and cover letter to Thala Wilson at twilson@ywcaokc.org with the job title in the header.