Casa de Paz, is a non-profit residential center that focuses on Latina women and children who suffer from domestic violence and who are eager to transform their lives. We seek to provide a culturally sensitive, caring community and temporary home where healing and growth can take place. Residents will participate in a six-month program designed to heal, empower and sustain independence for their families.
The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, with experience dealing with residential programs for homeless, domestic violence for women and children or services to persons of Latin American culture. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with families, volunteers and other professionals. Moderate computer experience and with Microsoft programs. The ideal candidate for this role will be fluent in Spanish and English.
Candidates will be asked to demonstrate their experience and capacity to perform the following duties:
SUPPORT OF FAMILIES IN RESIDENTIAL CENTER
-Participate in the assessment of families, development and implementation of trauma-informed individual family plan.
-Facilitate the implementation of trauma-informed interventions, groups, activities based on family’s plan.
-Facilitate coordination of volunteers who assist in plan implementation.
-Responsible for the well-being of the residents of the house.
-Provide hospitality functions, creating a welcoming, orderly environment for guests.
-Provide education, appropriate modeling techniques and other supportive services as outlined in service plan
-Maintain a positive house milieu, enforcement of code of conduct, and effective management of problematic behaviors.
-Provide on-call support as required and scheduled.
-Mediate any interpersonal problems between families.
-Maintain a base of documentation on the residential center and its families.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
-Have a valid driver’s license with good driving record and daily access to private insured vehicle during work hours
– Must pass criminal background checks
– Have basic computer skills and literacy, and understand basic math
– The Family Support Worker will be responsible for additional assignments as determined by the Director.
– Salary: $33,000-39,000
Hours include some evenings and weekends
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