Employment


Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support provides quality safety and shelter to battered women and their children through crisis intervention and short term crisis therapeutics and to reduce the occurrence of violence against women and children in the greater Dallas area. We are also committed to raising the level of community awareness regarding the pervasiveness and effects of domestic violence.

STUDENT TEACHING INTERNSHIP - SUMMER 2015
The on-site school at Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support gives students who have been affected by domestic violence a safe place to learn and grow. Our summer program allows these students to continue their learning while they explore the world around them. The teaching internship at our school will give the student teacher a unique experience working in the classroom with this special population.  In addition to delivering classroom instruction, the teaching intern will have the opportunity to develop instructional plans to meet the needs of a multi-level, multi-grade classroom. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend and facilitate student learning during field experiences.  

Responsibilities

  • Work as a member of the teaching team to deliver lessons to children participating in the Summer Enrichment program.
  • Provide classroom management on campus and during off-site activities.
  • Develop a learning unit based on state curriculum standards and the school’s curriculum planning guide.
  • Learn about the effect domestic violence has on children, especially as it relates to their learning and behavior in the classroom.
  • Assist in the daily operation of the school and other children’s programs.

Requirements

  • Intern should be a recent graduate or student with an education major/minor or part of a teacher certification program.
  • Must be able to devote 15-30 hours per week over a six to nine week period. Hours and duration can be adjusted based on program goals and learning goals of the intern. 
  • Experience working with children is preferred.
  • Demonstrate experience with and sensitivity to varying values, attitudes, and backgrounds.
  • Acceptance of agency philosophies regarding domestic violence, internal conflict resolution, and how decisions are made.
  • Completion of a criminal background check.
  • Understand that this position is unpaid. Some meals, off-site transportation, and admission to field activities will be provided.  

Please send cover letter and resume to resume@genesisshelter.org.

 

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support is seeking a talented and dynamic individual to serve as 
Director of Community Engagement. Under the supervision of the Sr. Director of Fund and Community Development, the Director of Community Engagement will be responsible for the organization’s community engagement functions that lead to helping the organization achieve its fundraising goals, including: volunteer engagement, auxiliary support, community education, third party events and community mobilization. This position will be responsible for developing the strategic plan for accomplishing broader community awareness and engagement, as well as execution of those strategies. 

This position requires 3 years previous leadership in community engagement, marketing and communications, strong public speaking and writing skills, and the ability to manage staff and volunteers.

Qualified individuals please send resume and minimum salary requirements to resume@genesisshelter.org.

CHILDREN'S PROGRAM SUMMER INTERN - ExxonMobil Community Summer Jobs Program
The ExxonMobil Summer Intern will work directly with the Children’s Program Director to plan and execute Genesis’ children’s summer program, Camp G. This program is designed to keep children engaged, occupied, and safe while mom is at work and school is on break. Enriched with activities to further each child’s emotional and academic development, Camp G is a fun and safe place for our residential kiddos to just be kids and enjoy an amazing summer under the supervision of children’s case managers and school staff who encourage emotional healing and social interaction. Highlights from last summer include field trips local botanical gardens, museums, amusement parks, water parks, and trips for ice cream and to the movies.

In addition to Camp G, the intern will work closely with the Children’s Department and Children’s Case Managers to assist clients at Genesis’ Emergency Shelter and Transitional Living Program, developing a skill-set of how to engage children in crisis situations.

Children’s Program Summer Intern Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute daily children’s activities in the following settings: On-site Daycare, Camp Genesis, After Camp Care, Summer Enrichment and Family Fun activities.
  • Plan and execute a specific children’s activity based on personal interests or area of study, for example, a creative writing workshop, family festival, fitness session or cooking class. 
  • Work closely with the Children’s Program Director and administrative staff to gain a working knowledge of the structure and operations of a non-profit organization.
  • Participate in daily Children’s Department administrative duties.
  • Learn more about the non-profit world by attending fundraising events and in-house meetings, as well as outside agency meetings that are part of the domestic violence awareness community.
  • Assist Children’s Case Managers in working with individual families and helping to meet their needs while at the shelter. This includes helping with birthday parties, filling needs lists, locating resources, and other case management tasks. 
  • Research, identify, and connect with resources in the community that may benefit children and families. 

Intern Requirements:

  • Must have completed Freshman year upon applying and returning as a full time student in the fall of 2015. Must be an undergraduate student.
  • Internship will be over the span of eight weeks during the summer, and intern will work approximately 35 hours per week. Summer dates are flexible. Intern will be compensated $2750.00 for the whole eight week period.
  • Experience with children is required
  • Demonstrates experience with and sensitivity to varying cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, and attitudes
  • Acceptance of agency philosophies regarding domestic violence, internal conflict resolutions, and how decisions are made.

Please, send resumes by March 27, 2015 to Delana Baker, Children’s Program Director: dbaker@genesisshelter.org No phone calls please. 

WEEKEND CASE MANAGER
Hours:
Sunday 10:00am - Monday 9:00 am (23-hour shift)
Supervisor: Residential Operations Manager
Location:
Shelter

Position Purpose: 
To upkeep and maintain the shelter, as well as meet the needs of the clients in the shelter and crisis callers. Responsible for general facility housekeeping tasks and assisting clients with personal items and room set up. This position is the only staff present on this shift, so applicants must have the capability to work on their own with little on-site supervision. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:    

  • Perform telephone hotline crisis intervention and take appropriate action, including client intake and exit procedures.
  • Perform make-ready on rooms after client exit, cleaning room and preparing room for a new family.
  • Carry out kitchen and cooking duties, preparing meals and clean up.
  • Keep records of daily events in shelter and with clients in daily log.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of client services.
  • Facilitate House Meeting group when necessary

Requirements for this position:

  • High School Diploma or GED, some college preferred.
  • General knowledge of domestic violence
  • 2 years of experience in a social service setting, preferably handling crisis calls
  • Strong ability to multi-task and make critical decisions without a supervisor present
  • Ability to handle on-site crisis, and adapt to the changing needs of the families we serve
  • Positive attitude and strong empathy skills are necessary for this position.

Qualified individuals, please email resume to resume@genesisshelter.org

 

PRN CHILDCARE WORKER
Hours: As needed to sub in for childcare for children of various ages (Hours of childcare vary from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm Monday-Friday)
Locations: Emergency Shelter and Outreach location

Direct Service Responsibilities:

  • Provide nurturing, compassionate, educational and supportive care to children in a childcare and/or playroom setting
  • Help to ensure the children’s daily needs are met while in care such as feeding, diapering, assessing health needs, emotional support and play
  • Serve as an advocate to all children who enter the program by assessing their physical, social and mental needs
  • Plan and facilitate activities for children of all ages (primarily babies, toddlers and pre-school age children)
  • Communicate verbally and in writing with both staff and the moms about the progress of the children
  • Cooperate and work as a team member with children’s department staff to ensure the best possible outcomes for the children in the program
  • Carry out other necessary duties as needed when the number of children is low
  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of childcare spaces and ensure they are stocked appropriately at all times
  • Ensure childcare spaces are safe, warm, comfortable and inviting for the families 

Administrative:

  • Make recommendations on improving and strengthening the children’s program to better meet the needs of the clients
  • Participate in the development and implementation of the Children’s Program
  • Attend training as necessary to maintain accurate and adequate knowledge in the field of childcare and domestic violence
  • Attend supervision with immediate supervisor as needed
  • Develop knowledgeable overview of agency’s operation and various programs and how they work together

Fundamental Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

  • Related experience preferred to include work with children in a day care or other related setting. Some knowledge of domestic violence is preferred but not required
  • Bilingual (Spanish and English) is preferred but not required
  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency
  • Demonstrates experience with and sensitivity to varying cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, and attitudes
  • Acceptance of agency philosophies regarding domestic violence, internal conflict resolutions and how decisions are made
  • Ability to function as a team player
  • CPR Certification/First Aid strongly required
  • Ability to routinely lift children, move furniture in an early childhood classroom and sustain long hours of active work 

Qualified individuals, please send resume to resume@genesisshelter.org

 

WOMEN'S & CHILDREN'S THERAPIST
Hours: Three days will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and two days will be 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Job Duties are as follows:
 
The Women's and Children’s Therapist at Genesis Women’s Outreach will provide individual and group therapy to women and children who have been or are living in homes with domestic violence. This position is responsible for assessment and evaluation to aid and determine treatment goals, as well as providing crisis intervention and long term counseling in remediation of family violence. The Women's and Children’s Therapist will work as a member of a treatment team in advocating for clients affected by domestic violence. This position also includes providing parent education regarding services, parenting, and domestic violence education. Experience with Play Therapy is preferred. 

Qualifications are as follows:
A master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, or related field is required; Candidate should be licensed in related field. Candidate should have a supervisory license. On-site individual and group supervision is provided. We are looking for someone who has a high energy level, is self-motivated, is results-oriented, and has excellent people and communication skills. Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred. Qualified individuals should email their resume to kslaven@genesisshelter.org.  

 

PRN RELIEF STAFF

Supervisor: Residential Operations Manager
Program: Shelter

Position Purpose: To upkeep and maintain the shelter, as well as meet the needs of the clients. Responsible for general facility housekeeping tasks and assists clients with personal items and room set up. PRN staff work on an as needed basis. Schedule flexibility and the ability to work with little notice are required for this position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Perform telephone hotline crisis intervention and take appropriate action, including client intake and exit procedures.
  • Perform make-ready on rooms after client exit, cleaning room and preparing room for a new family.
  • Carry out kitchen and cooking duties, preparing meals and clean up.
  • Keep records of daily events in shelter and with clients in daily log.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of client services

    Qualified individuals please send resume to resume@genesisshelter.org or by fax at 214.559.2361.



 

Genesis Women's Shelter & Support

4411 Lemmon Ave., Suite 201
Dallas, Texas 75219
Outreach: 214.389.7700
24-Hour Hotline: 214.946.HELP
Thrift Store: 214.520.6644
Genesis Women's Shelter & Support is a
501(c)(3) through
Shelter Ministries of Dallas

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