Domestic Violence Service Center - a path to safety and a shelter from abuse

Career Opportunities

It is the policy of DVSC to provide equal employment opportunity to all without regard to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, handicap, mental health/intellectual disability, religion and/or age and to promote that policy through a positive continuing program known as the Affirmative Action Program. DVSC is fully committed to equal opportunity and equal consideration to all applicants and employees in personnel matters including recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfer and lay-off or termination.  We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

 COUNSELOR/ADVOCATE

The Counselor Advocate provides counseling and advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and homeless women/children in shelter setting.  Provides information, and referrals, provides in-person individual and group counseling and follow-up services; assists in development of program materials; and provides hotline services as needed.

Education: A Bachelor's degree is preferred. Experience: Minimum 1-2 years working in social work, health care, or related field is required.  Must be able to work independently, interact professionally and assertively with others, and have excellent communication skills. The ability to exercise a very high level of confidentiality is an essential requirement. Familiarity with feminist philosophy and issues; of problems faced by victims of domestic violence; and of problems faced by disadvantaged and homeless women is also preferred. Position requires flexibility with hours, weekends and holidays when required.  Salary: $15.66 /hour.  Please submit resume along with letter of interest to mmilbauer@dvsclc.org DVSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer