Current Job Openings

Resale Store Clerk

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: In no particular rank or order.

  1. Assist Store Manager/Assistant Manager with daily operation of the resale shop facility.
  2. Provide pleasant, clean and friendly atmosphere to resale shop customers.
  3. Accept and receipt, sort and price donated items.
  4. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  5. Assist Store Manager/Assistant Manager with maintaining and rotating adequate store inventory.
  6. Accept and record client vouchers.
  7. Other duties as assigned by the Store Manager/ Assistant Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

Professional:                High School diploma.

Experience:                 Knowledge of basic retail business practices.  Interest in women’s issues preferred.

Communication:          Ability to display appropriate, friendly attitude to co-workers, customers and volunteers.

Other:                          Possession of a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable transportation. Must be 18 years or older.

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Community Service Workers, volunteers, Green Thumb workers.

SUPERVISOR/RESPONSIBLE TO: Store Manager

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time $9.45  per hour.

BENEFITS:  N/A

SCHEDULE: Part-time/Seasonal, Primarily Monday through Saturday – hours flexible to meet store schedule, but may include some evening and weekend hours.

TO APPLY: Send your resume and cover letter to Jane Currie at admin@wiseagainstviolence.org

Child Advocate

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: In no particular rank or order.

  1. Respond to crisis and information/referral calls.
  2. Provide personal advocacy services for clients and their children such as legal, medical, housing, educational, employment, transportation, and financial advocacy.
  3. Assist parents as needed in the facilitation of referrals for children.
  4. Consult and coordinate with parents and other staff regarding needs of children in shelter.
  5. Coordinate client services with other staff including  Sexual Assault Advocate, County Advocates, Shelter Advocates, Fab Finds Store Manager and Volunteers.
  6. Provide support activities for clients and children in the shelter.
  7. Provide parenting support to parents in the shelter.
  8. Facilitate the development of safety planning with clients and children in shelter.
  9. Facilitate group activities for shelter children and their parents.
  10. Conduct speaking engagements and public awareness activities with various agencies, organizations, and civic groups as requested.
  11. Meet regularly with Client Advocate to discuss family dynamics.
  12. Coordinate with the Client Advocate for client services and house/group meetings.
  13. Participate in appropriate meetings, committees and projects to benefit clients and their children and the organization.
  14. Maintain appropriate client and organizational paperwork. Enter service notes within 48 hours of meeting with client.
  15. Attend and participate in the Women’s Information Service, Inc. staff meetings as scheduled.
  16. Rotate back-up responsibilities with other designated staff.
  17. Maintain safety and security of residential area of shelter.
  18. Other duties as assigned by the Program Director or the Executive Director. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

Professional:                Minimum of two years of college level academics or equivalent experience.  Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services related field preferred. Two years of experience working with children preferred.

Experience:                 Knowledge of and interest in women’s issues, particularly the dynamics and laws pertaining to domestic and sexual violence.

Communication:          The ability to speak and write clearly using proper spelling and grammar.

Technical:                    Ability to utilize a personal computer and demonstrate familiarity with Microsoft programs.

Other:                          Possession of a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and  reliable transportation.

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITIES: None

SUPERVISOR/RESPONSIBLE TO: Program Director directly, Executive Director indirectly

SALARY AND CLASSIFICATION: Range: $12 – $14 per hour Part-time, Non-Exempt.

BENEFITS: Paid time off and additional benefits available after a 90 day introductory period.

SCHEDULE: 20 hours per week, primarily Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

TO APPLY: Send your resume and cover letter to Jane Currie at admin@wiseagainstviolence.org

Women’s Information Service, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.