The Women’s Resource Center of the New River Valley is hiring!
We currently have one full-time position open. Full job descriptions are listed below.
Community Outreach Specialist
Responsibilities: This full-time position will work as part of the Community Engagement Team to deliver educational presentations to the community at-large on the topics of domestic and sexual violence. The Community Outreach Specialist will be responsible for the implementation and ongoing evaluation of organizational outreach to traditionally underserved populations such as campus and university communities, LGBTQ communities, and non-English speaking communities, with the goal of increasing awareness of and access to sexual and domestic violence services. This role is responsible for raising awareness of the issues surrounding domestic and sexual violence through collaboration with allied professionals and partners in all jurisdictions of the New River Valley. Staff will work directly with youth, university students, school personnel, and community members. Additional responsibilities include reviewing workplan(s), data entry, and crisis intervention. 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.
Education and Experience Requirements: A college degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) in a human services related field or five years of related experience is required. Candidates must have public speaking experience and be skilled at providing presentations to large groups. Candidates must maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record. If licensed out of the state of Virginia, candidate must be able to provide their driving record from the state in which they are licensed.
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 time off, 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 time off, 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 WRCNRV may qualify you for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program through the U.S. Department of Education. Click here for more information.
To apply for a positon with the WRC, please send a cover letter, resume and application to email@example.com including the title of the job position in the subject line.
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