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.

 FUND DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Supervisor: Sr. Director, Fund and Community Development

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the accurate and timely data entry of all contributions made through events, general donations, and auxiliary enrollments
  • Assist with special events planning and execution, specifically as it relates to how funds will be collected and tracked
  • Prepare and maintain financial reports for all special events
  • Ensure all monetary donations made to Genesis are appropriately coded to the intended event or campaign
  • Make all bank deposits for monetary gifts received
  • Communicate on a regular basis with accounting department to ensure all deposits are made accurately and efficiently

  • Manage donor appreciation process, ensuring that donors are thanked on time and in the appropriate manner

  • Maximize information to generate helpful reports of giving histories, trends and forecasts
  • Prepare any special reports/data requested by auditors on a yearly basis
  • Any other responsibilities deemed necessary by the Sr. Director of Fund and Community Development or CEO

Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; with at least two years of experience in accounting or other business-related field
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Must be comfortable with heavy database management- Raiser’s Edge proficiency preferred
  • Exceptional organization skills and strong attention to detail
  • Comfortable interfacing with donors, volunteers and coworkers

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

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Supervisor: Director of Education
Program: Emergency Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence and Annie’s house Transitional Living Program
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday-Friday
Classification: Part Time

Position Purpose:
Promote the social, emotional, physical, and academic growth of preschool students by providing a safe, nurturing environment and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities

Direct Services Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a preschool program that is developmentally appropriate for children ages 3-5
  • Incorporate activities that promote the social, emotional, physical, and academic growth of students
  • Maintain a classroom that is visually engaging, promotes social interaction and independence, and where music and movement are a daily part of student activities
  • Broadly assess each child’s social, emotional, and physical health as well as academic success and overall development in order to make relevant information available to the student’s treatment team
  • Meet regularly with each student’s mother to provide education, training, and reports on student assessment and progress
  • Ensure the safety and supervision of students at all times
  • Provide crisis intervention as necessary
  • Monitor enrollment of preschool students
  • Coordinate provision of other services with the student’s treatment team and other agency staff
  • Keep bulletin boards and seasonal decorations current
  • Establish procedures and schedules for maintaining the appearance, cleanliness, and organization of the classroom
  • Ensure the classroom is stocked appropriately at all times
  • Assist in other ways with the daily operation of the preschool and GWS.

Administrative:

  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of client services in compliance with agency guidelines
  • Participate in the development of agency programs and services as they relate to education, making recommendations on how to refine and improve these to optimally meet the needs of students and mothers
  • Participate in professional development in the areas of education and domestic violence to maintain current and accurate knowledge as it relates to the position
  • Report suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation to DFPS as specified in the Texas Family Code
  • Attend all mandatory meetings
  • Attend regular supervision meetings with the Director of Education
  • Assist in other ways with the daily operation of the preschool and GWS

Fundamental Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

  • Candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish are preferred
  • Experience working with preschool children in a classroom setting
  • Certified teachers preferred, college degree required or equivalent experience
  • Must consent to a criminal background check
  • Demonstrates experience with and sensitivity to varying cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds, values, and attitudes
  • Ability to function as a team player
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification required
  • Current record of tuberculosis examination, showing you are free of contagious TB
  • Ability to routinely lift children (up to 35 pounds), move furniture in an early childhood classroom, and sustain long hours of work, mostly on your feet
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, crouch, and sit on the floor to engage with students
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally
  • Acceptance of agency philosophies regarding domestic violence, internal conflict resolution, and how decisions are made

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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