SERV - Full-Time DVRT Coordinator - Cumberland County, NJ

Summary:

Center for Family Services is looking for a responsible and organized individual to fill the DVRT Coordinator position in the Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV) program. SERV provides crisis intervention, counseling, and support to survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking. The program provides personalized care to help people follow a path to healing. The DVRT Coordinator is responsible for the management of volunteer staff, and interns to provide 24-hour accompaniments and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence.  The DVRT Coordinator reports directly to the Program Supervisor. 

Location: Cumberland County, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide training and education to new and existing volunteers and staff and in-service trainings to law enforcement

Supervise and manage volunteers and interns to insure quality domestic violence services are provided to victims

Ensure hotline schedule is covered by calling volunteers and soliciting their services to assist domestic violence victims

Provide 24-hour back up for hotline calls & accompaniments to address problems with activations

Address concerns with Unusual Occurrences for DVRT

Market SERV program and volunteer opportunities throughout Cumberland County

Facilitate quarterly Domestic Violence Liaison Officer Meetings and monthly Volunteer meetings

Develop quarterly newsletter and monthly meetings and training's for volunteers and staff.

Interview potential volunteers, complete reference checks on volunteers, maintain volunteer files, and submit volunteer stipend to finance.

Collect activation statistics and complete reports for required funding sources

Complete program statistics forms pertaining to volunteer hours and services provided to victims for advocate certification

Attend County DV Working Group meetings, NJCEDV meetings, and DVRT Coordinator meetings

Revise and update volunteer handbook, resource manual and training manual

Carry out other tasks as deemed necessary by supervisor to ensure success of SERV program

Requirements: 

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Criminal Justice or Human Services is mandatory.
  • Experience working with people, especially on a one to one basis
  • Must demonstrate sensitivity toward the needs of the victims
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Public Speaking is required
  • Must complete 40 hours of the New Jersey State Confidential Sexual Violence Advocacy Training provided by SERV
  • Current driver's license with a driving record of at least three years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.