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Employment 2018-04-18T14:33:31+00:00

The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley is hiring! 

We have three full-time positions open. Full job descriptions are listed below.

Justice System Navigator

Court Services / Victim Advocate / Crisis Responder

This is a full-time position with the Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley.  The successful candidate will assist victims of sexual and domestic violence in navigating the criminal justice system.  The JSN will provide notification of and accompaniment to criminal justice events, assist victims with obtaining protective orders, accompany victims to meetings with law enforcement and prosecution, accompany victims to Court Services Units to complete appropriate paperwork, and provide follow-up services to victims that include crisis counseling and referral to long-term counseling as appropriate.  The JSN will also maintain contact with Montgomery County, Floyd County, and the City of Radford Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ offices.  The employee would be part of the WRC on-call team which is responsible for responding to shelter requests, shelter emergencies, or emergency advocacy requests on a rotating basis (approximately six-eight scheduled weeks per year). Some evening and weekend hours are required. The position requires a college degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a criminal justice or a human services related field and/or five years of related experience.

Justice System Navigator

Community Outreach Specialist – Specific Populations

Trainer / Facilitator / Advocate

This is a full-time position with the Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley, Inc. (WRC). The successful candidate will create and maintain positive collaborative relationships with allied professionals and community members including college and university professionals and those representing historically underserved populations including the LGBTQ+ community. The employee will coordinate trainings, awareness presentations, and community forums to provide education on topics of interpersonal violence, violence prevention, and WRC services to assist the New River Valley community. The employee will be part of the Emergency Advocacy On-Call team, responding to emergency advocacy requests at local hospitals and police stations on a rotating basis (six to eight scheduled weeks a year). Some evening and weekend hours are required. The position requires a college degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a human services related field and/or five years of related experience.

Community Outreach Specialist – Specific Populations

Sexual Assault Counselor
Counselor / Advocate / Crisis Responder

This is a full-time position with the Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley, Inc. (WRC). The successful candidate will provide timely and appropriate crisis and recurring counseling and advocacy to adult and child victims of interpersonal violence in the New River Valley. The employee will be part of the Emergency Advocacy On-Call team, responding to emergency advocacy requests at local hospitals and police stations on a rotating basis (six to eight scheduled weeks a year). Some evening and weekend hours are required. The position requires a college degree (Master’s degree preferred) in a human services related field and/or five years of related experience.

Sexual Assault Counselor

Organizational Information

The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley, Inc. (WRC) is a local non-profit organization providing advocacy, programs, and services to women, men and children affected by domestic and sexual violence. In addition, the WRC is a leader in educating the community on interpersonal violence, violence prevention and healthy relationships.

The WRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of historically underserved populations, people of color, people of the LGBTQ+ community, and people of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The WRC offers competitive salaries and benefits including paid leave time, paid holidays, paid company life insurance, paid company retirement after completing one year of employment and a flexible cafeteria plan including group health, dental, vision, and flexible spending for employees working 30 hours or more per week. Employees working 20 hours or more qualify for prorated flexible spending benefits, paid leave time, paid holidays, and paid company retirement after completing one year of employment.

The WRC provides all new full-time staff with 50 hours of crisis intervention and topical training in addition to organizational on-boarding. Training for part-time employees is tailored to the needs of the job position. As a 501(c)(3) organization, full-time employment at the WRC may qualify you for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, through the U.S. Department of Education.

To Apply

To apply for a positon with the WRC, please send a cover letter, resume and application to administration@wrcnrv.org including the title of the job position in the subject line.

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