Employment

Peaceful Paths prides itself on providing top-quality confidential services to victims of domestic violence and seeks compassionate, capable professionals who are committed to the empowerment model to fill any open positions in the agency.

If you are seeking employment at Peaceful Paths, please see the job announcements below and follow the application instructions for any or all of the positions you qualify for. Peaceful Paths is an equal opportunity employer.

All successful job applicant’s employment eligibility will be verified through eVerify.

Current Openings

Part Time Outreach Youth Services Advocate

Position reports directly to: Director of Child & Youth Programs
Positions reporting directly to this position: Interns/Volunteers for Child & Youth Programs
Primary Work Location: Outreach Office
Overtime eligibility status: Overtime-eligible
Starting salary range: $9.00/hr – $13.50/hr
Status: Part Time (20-25 hours per week)

Qualifications and Skills:

An Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university. Applied professional job experience may be substituted for education at the discretion of the Executive Director. Responsible and reliable, energetic, and enjoy working with children. Outreach Youth Services Advocate should also be familiar with empowerment/feminist philosophies and principles and be willing to utilize these during their work with children. An understanding of child development model and positive discipline strategies is preferred. Ability to work well with others is required. Prior experience with childcare as well as working with children is required. The person hired for this position must pass a background screening. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record. CPR Certification required.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires movement about the outreach offices, sitting at a desk, using a computer, and presenting information to groups of children, clients and community partners throughout work hours.  Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, driving the agency vans for client and employee transportation, and ability to move around the outreach office property and presentation sites.

Principal Job Duties:

  1. Identify children who may have been victims of physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse as well as neglect, and report to the appropriate agencies in a timely manner.
  2. Complete children’s risk assessments and other related documentation within the first 3 visits from the time the client has entered services.
  3. Plan and facilitate age-appropriate empowerment activities for 3 nightly children’s support group and/or program activities.
  4. Facilitate trauma responsive youth education groups in targeted sites throughout agency service area.
  5. Maintain accurate files (electronic and paper) for all appropriate participants.
  6. Supervise children’s program intern
  7. s/volunteers. This can include coordinating internship/volunteer schedule, facilitating check-in meetings and providing performance feedback.
  8. Maintain safe and organized environment for all participants. This should include keeping a regular cleaning schedule for the children’s group room, teen group room, children’s play area, and storage areas.

Training:

The person hired for this position will be required to attend a 24-hour competency training within the probationary period, which may require regional travel. This training will be free of charge for the successful applicant. There is additional on-site supervised instruction to complete training.

How to Apply:

Any interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to Jessica Williams, Director of Child & Youth Programs by Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Please send all resumes as attachments to jessicaw@peacefulpaths.org


Full Time Youth Services Shelter Advocate

Position reports directly to: Director of Child & Youth Programs
Positions reporting directly to this position: Interns/Volunteers for Child & Youth Programs
Primary Work Location: Emergency Shelter
Overtime eligibility status: Overtime-eligible
Starting salary range: $10.00/hr – $13.00/hr
Status: Full Time (35-40 hours)

Qualifications and Skills:

An Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university. Applied professional job experience may be substituted for education at the discretion of the Executive Director. Responsible and reliable, energetic, and enjoy working with children.  Shelter Youth Services Advocate should also be familiar with empowerment/feminist philosophies and principles and be willing to utilize these during their work with children. An understanding of child development model and positive discipline strategies is preferred. Ability to work well with others is required. Prior experience with childcare as well as working with children is required. The person hired for this position must pass a background screening. Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record required. CPR Certification Required.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires movement about the shelter property, sitting at a desk, using a computer, and presenting information to groups of clients and community partners throughout work hours.  Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, sitting and playing with children, physical activities with children, lifting children, driving the agency vans for client and employee transportation.

Principal Job Duties
Children’s Program

  1. Plan and implement age-appropriate empowerment activities for children’s support group and program activities in the emergency shelter.
  2. Provide childcare for parents as request and as the schedule allows.
  3. Complete children’s risk assessments and other related documentation within the first 72 hours of entering shelter. This could include working during scheduled time off (excluding scheduled paid time off).
  4. Identify children who may have been victims of physical, sexual, and/or emotional abuse as well as neglect, and reports to the appropriate agencies in a timely manner.
  5. Coordinate parent/family support services with other staff to address needs that arise.
  6. Provide support, guidance and referrals to parent/family as need/requested.
  7. Maintain accurate files (electronic and paper) for all appropriate participants.
  8. Supervise children’s program intern’s/volunteers. This can include coordinating internship/volunteer schedule, facilitating check-in meetings and providing performance feedback.
  9. Maintain safe and organized environment for all participants. This should include keeping a regular cleaning schedule for the group room, children’s play area, playground, and storage areas.

Client Advocate

  1. Provide general shelter coverage, managing the help line, and providing appropriate crisis counseling.
  2. Provide resident transportation in the agency vehicles as needed.

Training:

The person hired for this position will be required to attend a 24-hour competency training within the probationary period, which may require regional travel. This training will be free of charge for the successful applicant. There is additional on-site supervised instruction to complete training.

How to Apply:

Any interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to Jessica Williams, Director of Child & Youth Programs by Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Please send all resumes as attachments to jessicaw@peacefulpaths.org


Part Time Youth Economic Empowerment Advocate

Position reports directly to: Director of Child & Youth Programs
Positions reporting directly to this position: Interns/Volunteers for Child & Youth Programs
Primary Work Location: Outreach Office
Overtime eligibility status: Overtime-eligible
Starting salary range: $11.00/hr – $13.00/hr
Status: Part Time (20-25 hours)

Qualifications and Skills
An Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited college or university. Applied professional job experience may be substituted for education at the discretion of the Executive Director. Responsible and reliable, energetic, and enjoy working with children.  Youth Economic Empowerment Advocate should also be familiar with empowerment/feminist philosophies and principles and be willing to utilize these during their work with children. An understanding of child development model and positive discipline strategies is preferred. Ability to work well with others is required. Prior experience with childcare as well as working with children is required. The person hired for this position must pass a background screening. Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record required. CPR Certification Required.

Physical Requirements:
This position requires movement about the outreach offices, sitting at a desk, using a computer, and presenting information to groups of children, clients, and community partners throughout work hours.  Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, sitting and playing with children, physical activities with children, lifting children, driving the agency vans for client and employee transportation.

Principal Job Duties
Children’s Program

  1. Collaborate with Economic Justice program facilitators to plan and implement age-appropriate financial empowerment activities for children’s support group and program activities through outreach programming.
  2. Work closely with Economic Justice Program on program development.
  3. Provide necessary childcare at parent’s request, as schedule allows.
  4. Complete children’s program intake and other related documentation within the first 3 visits from the time the client has entered services.
  5. Coordinate parent/family support services with other staff to address needs that arise.
  6. Provide support, guidance and referrals to parent/family as need/requested.
  7. Maintain accurate files (electronic and paper) for all appropriate participants.
  8. Supervise children’s program interns/volunteers. This can include coordinating internship/volunteer schedule, facilitating check-in meetings and providing performance feedback.

Maintain safe and organized environment for all participants. This should include keeping a regular cleaning schedule for the group room, children’s play area, playground, and storage areas.

Training:

The person hired for this position will be required to attend a 24-hour competency training within the probationary period, which may require regional travel. This training will be free of charge for the successful applicant. There is additional on-site supervised instruction to complete training.

How to Apply:

Any interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to Jessica Williams, Director of Child & Youth Programs by Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Please send all resumes as attachments to jessicaw@peacefulpaths.org