The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley is hiring!
We currently have two full-time positions open. Full job descriptions are listed below.
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
Community Outreach – Communications Specialist (full-time)
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 deliver a wide range of professional and high quality communications materials aimed at current and potential clients (victims of sexual and/or domestic violence), external and internal stakeholders, and the community at large. This will include creating newsletters, graphic design, coordination with local print shops, writing PSAs, and updating the website and other digital/social media. A qualified candidate will have experience with WordPress, Constant Contact or other email marketing, Adobe Suite (especially Photoshop, Illustrator, LightRoom, and InDesign), and SEO logistics. This position requires balancing multiple projects simultaneously while working to regularly scheduled deadlines. This position also provides basic technical support to WRC staff and will serve clients and donors as a back-up receptionist in the absence of the Office Manager. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.
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 for a positon with the WRC, please send a cover letter, resume and application to firstname.lastname@example.org including the title of the job position in the subject line.
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