We’d love for you to join our team!
The following positions are available
at our Las Vegas location.
If you have any questions please call our office – 702-877-0133.
Crisis Line Advocate
The position is responsible for performing trauma-based crisis intervention with victims of domestic violence via the 24-hour Crisis Hotline; assessing a victim’s safety and immediate needs to provide the highest level of care and support; and providing safety planning, information and referrals to victims.
Job Title: Crisis Line Advocate
Reports To: Crisis Line Supervisor
FLSA Status: Hourly; Non-Exempt
Hours per week: Full-Time; 40 hours
Salary Range: $15.38/hour
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Ascertain callers’ needs and provides crisis intervention.
• Screen callers to provide the best support.
• Successfully complete Emergency Protection Orders
• Utilize all resources to provide every caller with options for a safe place, safety plan and resources.
• Exhibit positive teamwork by collaborating with staff on difficult calls.
• Keep abreast of domestic violence services and resources in order to deliver high quality service to callers.
• Log every call into database to ensure accurate and complete collection of data.
• Adhere to Safe Nest client focused policies and procedures while performing day-to-day activities to ensure successful operation within the department and agency.
• Utilize knowledge in Trauma Informed Care and Crisis Intervention to provide the best response to callers on the crisis hotline; or triaging calls that rise to a Social work/supervisor level.
• All other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Associated degree in human services, social work, behavioral sciences or related field and 1 year of experience in social services required.
• Excellent written and oral communication with consideration of all audiences including but not limited to Victims in Crisis, Judges and Law enforcement.
• Knowledge and understanding of community resources.
• Adaptability to manage competing demands, changes in the work environment and situations at hand.
• Ability to consistently demonstrate empathy, compassion and care to all callers.
• Ability to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
• Strong problem-solving abilities.
• Strategic and critical thinking skills.
• Ability to speak and enter data into data bases or computer systems concurrently.
• Ability to type 25WPM required.
• Fluency in English and Spanish required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Must be able to lift 25lbs.
• Must be able to sufficiently hear communication via phone/headset in order to enter conversations into database.
• Must be able to communicate verbally in English so that callers, residents and staff can understand and communicate effectively.
• Must be able to sit and work on a computer for 8 hours per day.
• Office is located within a confidential shelter.
• The noise level in the work environment varies.
Our Mission: To be a leading advocate for ending domestic violence providing confidential and comprehensive services while promoting the highest respect and dignity for our clients.
Providing individual and group counseling to children and women residing in the Safe Nest Shelter program in Las Vegas, as well as being part of the Shelter Leadership Team creating a victim/resident-centric environment for healing. Duties include providing counseling, crisis intervention, and emotional/therapeutic support to the residents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Provides individual and group counseling for shelter residents.
· Provides individual counseling, including art and play therapy, to assist children in healing from the trauma of domestic violence.
· Working in conjunction with victim’s shelter advocate refers mother and child to appropriate agency or community resources.
· Compiles and composes reports to judicial and mental health systems when appropriate releases have been signed.
· Maintains weekly case notes and progress notes.
· Adheres to procedures for safeguarding client records and maintaining confidentiality.
· Maintains statistics and enters data into funding source database.
· Assists in conducting in-service training of other staff members, or volunteers, and consults with them on selected cases.
· Provides services to clients by professional standards and ethics.
· Collects information about clients using interview, case history, and observation techniques.
· Analyzes information collected to determine the advisability of counseling and referral to other community specialists or institutions.
· Reviews notes and information collected to identify problems and concerns.
· Assists resident in creating a comprehensive Plan of Action, incorporating necessary objectives related to mental health.
· Counsels clients to assist them in gaining insight into personal and interactive problems, to define goals, and to plan future action reflecting interests, abilities, and needs.
· Evaluates results of counseling treatment plan to determine reliability and validity of treatment used.
· Compile and compose reports to third-party entities, as appropriate within strict confidentiality guidelines.
· Other duties as assigned by VP of Emergency Services or VP of Clinical Services.
· Qualifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) or licensure intern.
· Master’s degree (M.A.) from an accredited college or university
· Five years related experience and training
· Ability to lead key projects and achieve deliverables with limited guidance.
· Able to succeed in a fast-paced environment required.
· Able to work with the confidential information required.
Ability to supervise staff and interns, the position is responsible for supervision of substance abuse and mental health program manager.
LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of peers, clients, and the general public
REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITYMust be able to work with children with possible behavioral or emotional challenges in a sometimes chaotic setting. Should possess an ability to balance tasks with relationships with peers and possess a belief in the empowerment of battered women.
The environmental conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the functions of the job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
· Physical demands: While performing duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.
· Location: The 95% of work spent in a confidential shelter environment.
Job Type: Full-time
- Counseling: 4 years
Required licenses or certifications:
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
- or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
The position of Support Coordinator directs an intensive survivor support program as well as providing direct crisis intervention to former clients and past program participants. This position is established to serve as part of a broader advocacy and support services effort. These activities are critical to ensuring positive outcomes for survivors leaving an abusive relationship.
We are seeking an aftercare Support Coordinator to develop and implement an intensive survivor support program for past program participants. The Support Coordinator is part of Safe Nests’ broader advocacy and support services and is essential to ensuring positive outcomes for survivors experiencing intimate partner violence.
Position Description: The Safe Nest Support Coordinator is a full-time, experienced professional who develops and implements intimate partner violence after care supportive services to enhance a survivor’s ability to maintain a violence free life.
Salary: $ 32,500-$35,000 + benefits (dental, vision, health) including 403b employer contributed retirement. Position is grant-funded.
Applicants must provide 3 professional references at interview. Safe Nest conducts pre-employment drug testing and fingerprint background checks.
Safe Nest is an EOE/AA employer committed to representing the community we serve. We encourage qualified candidates who are survivors, formerly battered, bilingual, bicultural, people of color, people with disabilities and/or LGBTQ to apply for this position.
No phone calls please.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $32,500.00 to $35,000.00 /year
Required education: Bachelor’s
- experience in domestic or sexual violence advocacy services: 3 years
- program development and group facilitation: 1 year
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Principal responsibilities include: providing empowerment-based advocacy services and creating innovative trauma informed educational support groups for past program participants. Complying w/statistical data collection. Periodically assists community engagement staff in conducting domestic violence presentations.
Qualifications: Prior work in trauma related services preferred. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and to work occasional evening program. Strong written and oral communication skills essential. Understanding of social justice issues and the ability to work with and in diverse groups. Must be committed to Safe Nest’s mission and core values.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Minimum three years professional work experience in domestic or sexual violence advocacy services, working w/victims of trauma, or related capacity.
• Proven knowledge of and experience with domestic abuse-related issues and the intersections with other forms of violence and oppression.
• Demonstrated experience in program development and group facilitation.
• Office is located in the Counseling Office @ 3900 Meadows Lane, Las Vegas, NV
• The noise level in the work environment varies.
Development and Marketing Coordinator
SafeNest’s strong brand is built on a longstanding reputation of providing high-quality support services for Domestic Violence victims for over 40 years. The Marketing and Development Coordinator works with the VP of Marketing & Communication and the VP of Major Gifts to execute the fundraising and communications goals of the organization. The most successful candidate in this position will be adept at communicating SafeNest’s impact to a wide variety of audiences via written word (website, social media, brochures) as well as being highly efficient in managing our fundraising database, the annual fundraising mailing, and organizing and implementing special events. Two key strengths we seek in the ideal candidate are exceptional writing/communication skills and superb attention to detail.
General Office Duties
- Manage and maintain donor database to include basic donor information, donations, and donor acknowledgments
- Utilize the DonorPerfect database to pull reports, mailing lists, and donor records to assist in fundraising efforts such as individual asks, and annual mailings
- Ensure donations are accurately accounted for in DonorPerfect
- Manage in-kind donations including tracking, gift acceptance, and gift acknowledgments;
- Ensure branded business materials are available to staff (business cards, letterhead templates, etc.)
Fundraising & Marketing Communications
- Communicate SafeNest’s brand and initiatives efficiently and accurately via many channels (website, printed materials, social media, etc.);
- Work in partnership with third-party web manager to ensure SafeNest’s website functions properly
- Develop and implement systems to update website content and design across all program areas
- Design and publish basic marketing pieces utilizing InDesign, Adobe, and other emerging tools to help refine SafeNest’s brand
- Work with a graphic designer on a limited basis to develop more sophisticated communications pieces including, but not limited to, materials for SafeNest’s various campaigns, the Annual Report, Program Brochures, etc.
- Coordinate communications efforts for special events via newspaper and radio ads as well as online opportunities;
- Create, format, and distribute quarterly newsletter;
- Update and manage email lists using Constant Contact;
- Research and learn new methods for sharing SafeNest’s brand in an ever-evolving communications environment.
- Generate solicitation letters, merging text of letters with lists generated from the database.
- File all donation-related paperwork.
- Provide administrative support for special events including data management, mailings, marketing, and other communication initiatives
- Work closely with key staff to manage SafeNest’s silent auction
- Assist with distribution of event materials such as sponsorship proposals, invitations, and anything else about event
- Compile and manage registrations; guest lists, in-kind gift tracking, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties as assigned for fund-raising events.
- Assist with registration, labels, name tags, and any other duties that may pertain to the event.
Special Projects Assigned
- Conduct preliminary online research on prospective corporate, foundation, and individual donors
- Online research as needed.
- Technical skills: Experience and proficiency in a wide range of technical skills are required:
- Proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office
- At least three years’ experience in data entry, query, and general database use
- Expert with social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter)
- Experience in CMS to maintain website is preferred
- Strong administrative skills: formatting, proofreading, producing correspondence.
- Excellent organizational skills. The ability to multitask and manage some concurrent projects and responsibilities.
- Applicant should have excellent and professional phone skills.
- Comfortable making phone calls, speaking with SafeNest board members and high-end donors.
- Excellent people skills. Sufficient maturity, sensitivity, and poise to deal with domestic violence victims in a compassionate, empathetic, and professional manner.
- SafeNest provides 90% coverage of medical, dental and vision for employee. 1% match on a 403b and an opportunity to change lives everyday through our critical work.
- Job Type: Full-time
- Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour
- Required experience:
- data entry, query: 3 years