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.

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS
Supervisor: Sr. Director of Fund & Community Development

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement media/PR initiatives and relationships
  • Maintain and develop Genesis’ brand and communications strategy including website development and social media management
  • Oversee the creation and updates of collateral and internal communication pieces; includes providing supervision to graphic designer role
  • Coordinate speaking engagements agency-wide, serving as speaker when appropriate
  • Develop integrated pre-event promotion campaigns and serve as a point of contact for day-of communication, primarily with media but also with donors and other stakeholders
  • Assist in budget development
  • Other responsibilities deemed necessary by supervisor

REQUIREMENTS AND ABILITIES 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; marketing, public relations,  advertising, journalism, communications, English or related concentrations preferred
  • Minimum two years of experience in corporate communications, advertising, public relations or related field required
  • Management experience preferred
  • Adept in Microsoft Office, experience with graphic software such as InDesign preferred
  • Confident public speaker
  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Passionate about the mission of Genesis

Qualified candidates please send your resume and salary requirements to resume@genesisshelter.org.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT MANAGER
Supervisor: Director of Philanthropy

RESPONSIBILITIES
Genesis Women's Shelter & Support is seeking a talented and dynamic individual to serve as Community Engagement Manger. Under the supervision of the Director of Philanthropy, this position will be responsible for leading the communication efforts, training, and engagement of all individual volunteers, corporate groups, community service groups, and Genesis auxiliary groups (Alliance, GYL, HeROs, STAR, and Madrinas). This includes recruitment and scheduling of volunteer engagement at all of Genesis' locations (Outreach, Thrift Store, Residential), Genesis events and drives, and community exhibits/fairs. The Community Engagement Manager will serve as the liason between volunteers and Genesis staff, as well as coordinator for third party events.

A successful candidate will be able to manage a complex calendar of events and mailings, be competent in sharing the Genesis mission with passion, and think strategically about ways in which to engage auxiliary resources.

REQUIREMENTS AND ABILITIES 

  • Bachelor’s degree required; with at least two years of experience in volunteer management, engagement, marketing communications or related field
  • Ability to interface seamlessly with donors, volunteers and co-workers and to build relationships quickly
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Committed team player
  • High degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office required, particularly Excel
  • Experience with donor database maintenance - Raiser's Edge, preferred

Qualified candidates please send your resume to resume@genesisshelter.org..

 

Women's and Children’s Therapist
Location:
Outreach Counseling Office
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
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, as well as parenting and domestic violence education.

Qualifications 
A master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or related field is required; Candidate should be licensed in related field.
On site individual and group supervision is provided. We are looking for someone who has a high energy level, is self-motivated and results-oriented, and has excellent people and communication skills. Experience with Play Therapy is preferred. Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred. 

Qualified individuals should email their resume to jbrazeal@genesisshelter.org.

 

BILINGUAL WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN’S THERAPIST
Location:
 Emergency Shelter
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
The Bilingual Women's and Children’s Therapist will provide individual and group therapy to women and children who have been 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 Bilingual 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, as well as parenting and domestic violence education.

Qualifications 
A master’s degree in counseling, social work, psychology or related field is required; Candidate should be licensed in related field. 
On site individual and group supervision is provided. We are looking for someone who has a high energy level, is self-motivated and results-oriented, and has excellent people and communication skills. Experience with Play Therapy is preferred. Bilingual (English and Spanish). 

Qualified individuals should email their resume to jbrazeal@genesisshelter.org.

 

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.

 

DIRECTOR OF PHILANTHROPY
Supervisor: Sr. Director of Fund & Community Development

RESPONSIBILITIES

Individual Giving
  • Manage portfolio, and database updates for 75-100 individual donors, including reporting/acknowledgment process. Maintain engagement and increase gifts.
  • Develop and implement donor recognition/appreciation program.
Corporate Giving
  • Work with supervisor to develop and promote strategic corporate giving campaign, including researching, cultivating, and stewarding/engaging corporations whose giving priorities are in line with Genesis’ mission. Facilitate sponsorships and drives.
  • Provide outreach education/training to local companies regarding domestic violence.
Grants Management
  • Oversee annual grant writing campaign, including seeking out new asks, developing tone and content of various grants, generating donations from private foundations, writing grant requests to Corporate Foundations and maintaining grant calendar and reporting/acknowledgment process.
  • Supervise grant writer.

Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS AND ABILITIES 

  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Communications, Business or other related field
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
  • Strong time management skills
  • Previous grant writing experience preferred
  • Previous experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred

Ideal candidate will have familiarity with Dallas philanthropic landscape.

Qualified candidates please send your resume to resume@genesisshelter.org

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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