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ASSISTANT FINANCE COORDINATOR
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The person in this position is responsible for assisting in all the financial record keeping. Position will begin full-time with the opportunity for promotion to Finance Administrator within a year.  Bookkeeping system must meet the requirements of various funding sources, reflect standards as adopted by the Board of Directors, undergo annual monitoring audits by the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence, and other funders, and be subject to review and audit by an independent certified accountant.  The person in this position, in consultation with the Executive Director and Finance Administrator, assists in maintaining the financial integrity of the agency, and is under supervision of the Executive Director and Finance Administrator.

JOB DUTIES

  • Assist in all eBay related activities including preparing invoices, packaging, shipping, receipt, and maintain accurate records
  • Maintain a complete, accurate, transparent, and timely record of all receipts and expenditures of the agency.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation and related information for each funding source to assure that all monies are spent in accordance with required guidelines and time frames
  • Prepare payment for all vendors in timely manner
  • Inform vendors of agency non-discrimination policy
  • Submit billing and documentation on a monthly basis
  • Maintain accurate records on all volunteer hours in accordance with funding sources
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual budget reports for submission to all funding sources
  • Maintain various files related to budgeting and funding
  • Assist the ED in preparing requests for funding, grant applications, and other projects related to revenues and expenditures
  • Prepare financial records for annual audit and all grant related compliance for site visits
  • Perform all duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Finance Administrator
  • Prepare and complete labor distribution spreadsheet for Finance Administrator
  • Review Personnel Activity Reports in accordance with funding requirements and coordinate any corrections needed.
  • Process payroll and maintain all required records.
  • Complete all 1099 forms each year to distribute to vendors.
  • Maintain inventory of all office supplies and contact vendors when needed.
  • Complete all grant documentation records including copies, processing payments, and filing check stubs
  • Maintain balance sheet of all cash donations and checks received.
  • Serve as the third party for the agency checks and balances system for all financials

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, office administration, or related field
  • Knowledge of computer technology, and ability to utilize accounting related computer software
  • Attend recommended trainings and continuing education
  • Commitment to Standards for State Funded Spouse Abuse Centers (905 KAR 5:040) and the KCADV Member Program Service Standards
  • Valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Submit to a criminal background check

 

 

 

 

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POSITION TITLE:  CRISIS INTERVENTION ADVOCATE
Victims of Crime Act

The Crisis Intervention Advocate is a full-time overnight position. The scheduled shift works between 9pm and 7 am including Saturday and/or Sunday.  The Crisis Intervention Advocate is responsible for answering the 24-hour crisis line, providing crisis intervention, and appropriate referrals.  The person in this position is under the supervision of the Assistant Director and Shelter Coordinator.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Answer the 24-hour crisis line.
  • Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, and referral services.
  • Initiate intake process on clients entering the shelter or outreach services.
  • Assist in the orientation of new residents to the shelter.
  • Complete intakes and assessments.
  • Complete exit process, if resident exits on assigned shift.
  • Complete daily service notes for residents.
  • Compile and report statistical information on residents as required by funding sources.
  • Supervise routine evening, night and weekend activities in the Shelter.
  • Check security system at beginning of each shift to assure all doors and windows are locked and that security system is intact.
  • Monitor the interior of the shelter at regular intervals during each shift to assure the safety and well-being of residents.
  • Facilitate emergency response and safety procedures with shelter residents.
  • Observe any conditions that need maintenance or repair, and leave a written message for the Assistant Director.
  • Work on holidays according to designated shift.
  • Attend all required staff meetings and trainings.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Executive Director.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Two years college with coursework in social service related area, or five years experience in victim services.
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, safety planning, justice system, and client-centered services.
  • Adhere to the Revised Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
  • Commitment to complete required (for fulltime) training for Certification as Domestic Violence Advocate.
  • Completion of First Aid, CPR, and Blood-borne Pathogen Training.
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance.
  • Submit to a criminal background check.

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POSITION TITLE: CRISIS SERVICES ADVOCATE
Victims of Crime Act
FLSA Status: Non-exempt

The person in this position provides direct advocacy and intervention services to victims of domestic and intimate partner abuse within a trauma informed care model.  Services shall be provided on the crisis line, through individual settings, and in conjunction with requests from victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking in need of assistance in filing protective orders.  This position will provide direct services to victims of crime to ensure that their rights are recognized and addressed according to Kentucky’s Crime Victims Bill of Rights (KRS 421.500).  This position is under the supervision of the Assistant Director and Outreach Services Coordinator.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Coordinate response to request for EPO assistance with local Circuit Court Clerks
  • Assist victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking with filing emergency protective orders or temporary interpersonal protective orders
  • Educate victims about the criminal justice system, court procedures, crime victim’s compensation, immigration remedies, and their rights as a crime victim throughout the legal process.
  • Attend all IPO hearings in Warren County and serve as secondary Advocate for DVO hearings
  • Provide information on legal protection and collaborate with local law enforcement to enhance services
  • Provide services based on a trauma informed care model
  • Provide victims with information on services available to them
  • Complete the intake and assessment process as required by programs
  • Complete progress reports daily on clients
  • Establish appropriate service plan and means of implementation with each client
  • Compile and report statistical information on clients as required by funding sources
  • Accompany victims to court and/or meetings with law enforcement or other criminal justice agencies
  • Answer the 24-hour crisis line and provide crisis intervention and referrals
  • Assist victims in Family, District, and/or Circuit Court in designated counties
  • Work designated holidays and assigned on call schedule according to agency policy.
  • Attend all required trainings and staff meetings
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisors

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, criminal justice, psychology or other human service field or working towards degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence, justice system and client centered services
  • Commitment to adhere to Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Commitment to complete required training for Certified Domestic Violence Advocate
  • Valid Kentucky driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Agree to a criminal background check

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POSITION TITLE
COORDINATED ENTRY HOUSING ADVOCATE
FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT

Job Description: The person in this position provides direct advocacy and intervention services to homeless victims of domestic violence. This person will act in accordance with the Fair Housing Act and Kentucky's Crime Victims Bill of Rights (KRS 421.500), and all state and federal fair housing regulations. This position will assist families in finding and/or keeping safe, decent, affordable and accessible housing. This position is under the direction of the Director of Economic Justice Programs.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  1. Act as the liaison to the Coordinated Entry process through our position as lead agency including entering required data, pulling reports and facilitating meetings
  2. Recruit safe, affordable, decent and accessible housing opportunities for participants.
  3. Coordinate delivery of items to housing units.
  4. Coordinate with local resources to secure furniture and household items for new housing units
  5. Develop employment resources for program participants
  6. Assist with case management, referrals, to mainstream benefits and resources and housing search and placement
  7. Complete required documentation in accordance with grant expectations
  8. Compile and report statistical information on participants as required by local, state, and federal funding sources
  9. Provide consultation to staff in areas of housing advocacy and home ownership
  10. Increase knowledge of federal homeless and housing policies
  11. Attend inter-agency housing related meetings and promote the mission of this agency
  12. Attend all required trainings and staff meetings
  13. Perform all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Bachelor's degree in business or human services fields or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the rights of homeless individuals, housing rights, availability of housing and fair housing laws
  • Commitment to adhere to the Member Program Service Standards of the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Complete Certified Domestic Violence Advocate program
  • Valid Kentucky driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance
  • Submit to a criminal background check.
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IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR ANY OF THESE POSITIONS
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR RESUME BY JANUARY 1ST VIA EMAIL TO:
THENNINGER@BARRENRIVERAREASAFESPACE.COM OR BY MAIL:
BRASS, INC.
PO BOX 1941
BOWLING GREEN, KY 42102