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Holding Hands

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:

Staff Attorney (Full-Time)

 

The Staff Attorney will represent clients in civil legal matters with an emphasis in family law. Applicants should have at least one year of experience in family law and victim advocacy.

 

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school and license to practice law in Pennsylvania.  A PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal Background Check, and FBI Criminal Background checks are required.

 

Salary: $67,000.00 per year

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Plans; Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA); Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday/Personal Time; Company Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability

To apply: Please submit a resume and a letter of interest to Sarina Drevenak at sdrevenak@dvsclc.org

 

DVSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Staff Attorney (Part-Time)

The Staff Attorney will represent clients in civil legal matters with an emphasis in family law. Applicants should have at least one year of experience in family law and victim advocacy.

 

Qualifications: Law degree from an accredited law school and license to practice law in Pennsylvania.  A PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal Background Check, and FBI Criminal Background checks are required.

 

Expected hours: 15-25 per week

 

Salary: $40-45 per hour (based on experience)

Benefits: Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday/Personal Time;

To apply: Please submit a resume and a letter of interest to Sarina Drevenak at sdrevenak@dvsclc.org

 

DVSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Counselor/Advocate: Residential (Mid Shift 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM)

 

The Counselor/Advocate: Residential (mid-shift; bi-lingual encouraged to apply) is responsible for providing safety, counseling, and other related services to Emergency Shelter and Bridge Housing clients; and crisis and supportive counseling services to Hotline victims of domestic violence.

 

Responsibilities include: delivering Shelter and hotline services for Carbon and Luzerne Counties - crisis intervention, intake, supportive options, counseling, safety planning, information and referral, advocacy with other community resources; facilitating regular house meetings and support groups for Shelter guests; ensuring that clients are abiding by house rules; performing regular living area checks; providing counseling on life skills, social relationships and conflict resolution.

Qualifications: A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent; with experience working with domestic violence, social services or social work is required. A PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal Background Check, and FBI Criminal Background checks are required.

Salary: $18.13 an hour

Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Plans; Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA); Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday/Personal Time; Company Paid Life Insurance, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability

To apply: Please submit a resume and letter of interest to Sarina Drevenak at sdrevenak@dvsclc.org

 

DVSC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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