P.O. Box 520
GREENFIELD, MA 01302
NELCWIT’s mission is to work within the community to build safety, justice, and dignity for all. We offer counseling, advocacy, and resources to individuals and children whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence or sexual abuse, and assist in prevention and education work to decrease violence in our community. As an anti-racist, multicultural organization, NELCWIT also joins with and mobilizes other groups and individuals who are working to end domestic violence and sexual abuse, ensure human rights, and create social change.
|Salary Range:||Location:||$15+ Per Hour||GREENFIELD MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Part Time||Social Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|Some College Coursework Completed|
Preference: Nice to have
Preference: Nice to have
Domestic Violence work experience - Preference: Nice to have|
|Relief staff as needed to fill in for staff vacations, illness, etc.|
Duties and Responsibilities:
Carry a beeper and cell phone and respond to calls from participating DVIP police departments.
Provide support, safety planning, referrals and follow-up assistance for victims of domestic violence in accordance with safety procedures outlined in the DVIP Police/Advocate Protocol.
Assist women in obtaining emergency restraining orders in collaboration with police.
Work cooperatively with police in providing assistance to victims of abuse.
Provide follow-up with courts and police as needed
Attend quarterly partnership meetings with police and quarterly group supervision meetings.
Complete an Information Sheet for each call and any other necessary paper work.
Weekday overnights, Monday through Friday, 8 p.m. – 7 a.m.
24 hour coverage on weekends and Monday holidays.
Rate of pay:
Friday overnight, Saturday, and Sunday shifts, 8 p.m.-7 a.m. and 7 a.m.-8 p.m.: $25.29 per shift
Weekday overnights, 8 p.m.-7 a.m.: $20.21 per shift
Hourly rate for emergency calls: $15.00 per hour
MA State Driver’s License.
Reliable vehicle to respond to emergency calls.
Knowledge of and sensitivity to issues of domestic violence.
Direct service experience.
Must be within approximately 30-minute drive to all points in Franklin County and Athol.
Commitment to ending violence against women and children.
Ability to model and uphold appropriate boundaries in work with clients, co-workers, supervisor, and community.
A commitment to social change through active participation in working towards ending racism, classism, sexism, ageism, homophobia, ableism, and all oppressions.
Willingness to learn about and actively use multi-cultural awareness and understanding in daily work.
Willingness to gain understanding of issues of oppression, battering, and sexual assault.
Please send letter of interest and resume by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “DVIP Relief Hiring Committee” in subject line, or by mail to DVIP Relief Hiring Committee, NELCWIT, PO Box 520, Greenfield MA 01302. Deadline 3/10/2018.