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NOW HIRING: Veterans’ Case Coordinator

Position:

Veterans’ Case Coordinator.

Part-Time (15 hours a week.)

$18.22 an hour, increasing to $18.72 after completion of a 90 day probationary period.

 

Weekly Schedule:

Tuesdays 9am-12pm for Santa Rosa Vet Connect meetings and in the Verity main office after Vet Connect until 5pm. The other 7 hours are flexible based on clients’ needs and outreach opportunities.

Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Operations, the case coordinator position for Verity’s Forgotten Warriors Project is intended to provide case management and outreach to men and women in Sonoma County who have served, or who are currently serving in the military. Hours are flexible, however, it is required for applicants to be available Tuesdays, from 9am-12pm to attend Vet Connect meetings at the Veteran’s Memorial Building in Santa Rosa as well as in Guerneville. The ideal applicant would also be available from 9am-11am the first Thursday of every month to attend the Veterans Advisory Council on Mental Health meeting. In addition to these meetings, the case coordinator will provide outreach to other local service providers and agencies working with veterans, churches, housing facilities, and beyond, in order to connect veterans with Verity’s services.

 

Job Duties:

Case Management

  • Problem-solving (identifying issues that that cause stress in client’s life and collaboratively brainstorming solutions).
  • Helping with general organization and scheduling of support for needs.
  • Collaborating with Verity’s lead clinician and following up with clients
  • Providing and explaining resources
  • Assisting with application for services due veterans from the V.A. and assisting with at time writing and submitting their V.A. claims. Strong advocacy skills required
  • Ensuring that all services are available to family members as well

Advocacy

  • Writing letters on client’s behalf to substantiate need for other services
  • Making phone calls on client’s behalf to find resources or schedule appointments
  • Attending an appointment or event as a person of support with the client
  • Addressing in-person and over-the-phone crises and non-crisis situations
  • Following up with clients

Referrals

  • Finding resources that are helpful and relevant client’s needs
  • Keeping referral list relevant and updated
  • Building relationships with other service providers
  • Adding to Verity’s network of resources and referrals

Administrative Duties

  • Data entry and client intake form for each client served
  • Track outreach and advocacy numbers with vet connect and case management forms
  • Write monthly reports for board and write quarterly reports for grantor

Outreach

  • Attending Vet Connect meetings every Tuesday from 9am-12pm
  • Outreaching to other services providers, churches, veteran’s groups, etc. with the goal of distributing information about Verity’s Forgotten Warriors Project
  • Meeting routinely with personnel at the Two Rock Coast Guard facility in Petaluma
  • Creating rapport with command staff at Sonoma County Correctional Facility; in person meetings with clients who are currently incarcerated and are former veterans

 

Qualifications Required:

  • Relevant career experience
  • State certification, in past three years, as a sexual assault counselor/advocate. (If not certified, candidate must be able to complete Verity’s Crisis Line Counselor training.)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of client confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Must be a self-starter who can work in an independent and team environment and handle a variety of tasks with deadlines.
  • Excellent written & oral communication and facilitation skills.
  • Bilingualism in English/Spanish preferred but not mandatory

Employment is contingent upon completion of background check and Department of Justice fingerprint check.

 

APPLICATIONS must include all of the following three items:
  1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. Completed Verity job application form. This form is available online at
    http://ourverity.org/wp-content/verity-app.pdf

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

These materials may be provided to our Communications Coordinator, Caitlin Quinn, by email to communications@ourverity.org, by fax to 707-545-8136, or by mail to:

Caitlin Quinn c/o Verity
835 Piner Road, Suite D
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis; if you would like to be considered for this position, please apply as soon as you are able.

Verity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without discrimination. We are committed to identifying and developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds. People of color, differently-abled people, and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

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HIRING: Support Group Facilitator

Position: Support Group Facilitator (Contractor)

Reports To: Director of Operations

Pay: $25/hour, independent contractor

 

Overview:

Provides trauma-informed group facilitation with a goal of reducing isolation and shame for survivors. Acts as a mandated reporter while maintaining the safety and integrity of the group. Group facilitator understands survivor needs and challenges and refers to appropriate resources, including Verity advocacy and counseling. Facilitator provides crisis intervention when needed within a strengths-based, empowerment framework.

                                                      

Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Facilitates weekly drop-in support group for women, Mondays 6-7pm.
  • Keeps groups confidential and attends to safety of group members
  • Acts as a mandated reporter during group facilitation, including timely reports
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed for group
  • Submits timely and accurate paperwork as directed
  • Reports any members’ unique needs to Director

 

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of bachelor’s program in psychology, social services or related field
  • Prior experience facilitating groups with adults and teens
  • Knowledge of or desire to learn about rape crisis center
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Demonstrates cultural competency
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of community resources

To Apply:

Email the following to counseling@ourverity.org:

1) Completed and signed Verity Application

2) Current Resume

3) Cover Letter telling us why you are interested in this opportunity and why you are uniquely qualified to facilitate groups for Verity.

 

Verity is an equal opportunity employer. Verity does not discriminate, and will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or creed, age, handicap or disability as those terms are defined under applicable law.

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NOW HIRING: Bilingual Sexual Assault Advocate

The deadline to apply for this position has passed. Please see our other openings.

 

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NOW HIRING: Licensed Therapist (LCSW, LMFT, or LPC) to be our Lead Clinician for the Forgotten Warriors Project

This position has been filled as of 7/3/16. Please see our other job openings.

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NOW HIRING: Prevention Education Manager

This position has been filled as of 6/22/17. Please check our other job openings.

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NOW HIRING: Veterans Case Coordinator

This position has been filled as of 6/12/17.

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NOW HIRING: Bilingual Human Trafficking Caseworker

This position has been filled as of  June 9th.

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HIRING: MFT/ASW/LPC Trainees and Interns!

We are hiring MFT, LPC, or ASW Trainees and Interns!

Verity, Sonoma County’s Rape Crisis and Trauma Center, is seeking applicants for positions as Intern or Trainee (as defined by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences), to provide services in our counseling program. Our clients need counselors, and being able to provide confidential, affordable counseling to victims and survivors and their families is what makes our rape crisis center so special.

Our internship/traineeship offers you:

  • A Verity internship/traineeship offers a broad range of counseling experience leading toward licensure.
  • Interns/Trainees have the opportunity to work with children (6-12), teens, and adults in individual, family, couples and/or group formats.
  • Group and individual supervision is provided by a licensed MFT experienced in trauma services.
  • In addition, training is also provided to become a California State Certified Sexual Assault Counselor.
  • Verity is committed to supporting the growth, learning and confidence of interns/trainees in their path toward licensure.

Who we serve:

  • Clients seeking services at Verity include both males and females, representing diverse backgrounds, with referrals from the community, county social services and probation, law enforcement, and others.
  • We serve survivors of sexual assault and a range of interpersonal traumas, including single-incident and complex trauma; survivors of other traumatic events; and clients with past traumas impacting current life issues.
  • In addition, we provide counseling services to families and supporters of trauma survivors.

A year’s commitment is required and availability to see an average of ten clients per week. Counseling services are provided in our Santa Rosa offices, with some off-site locations. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Please submit a cover letter and a current resume to counseling@ourverity.org. Please direct any questions to  Amanda Silva, Director of Operations at 707-545-7270 ext 14.

 

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NOW HIRING: Full-Time Human Trafficking Victim Advocate

This position has been filled as of 5/15/2017. Please check out our other job opportunities.

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NOW HIRING: Bilingual Therapist

BILINGUAL THERAPIST

This position has been filled as of 4/5/2017. Please check out our other job opportunities.

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