Careers at CVC

To apply, contact our VP of Operations, Brooke, at BrookeH@cvcofcc.org 

JOB DESCRIPTION

                                                                                                                       

JOB TITLE:                Prevention Education Training Coordinator

 

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

 

REPORTS TO:           Director of Prevention Education

 

STATUS:                    Full Time

 

PURPOSE:

Primary responsibility is to recruit, train and retain CVC’s Hotline Volunteers as CVC’s Volunteer Coordinator.  Works with the Director of Victim Response to coordinate SAC training for all volunteers and staff.  Coordinates schedules for all volunteers to cover on call shifts, outreach and fundraising events.  Secondary responsibility is to coordinate and track staff training.  Third priority, to provide some education and outreach to provide awareness and inform the community of services available to victims and their families as the schedule permits and as needed by the PE Team.

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Interviews and approves potential hotline volunteers and conducts two SAC training sessions annually.

  2. Under the supervision of the Director of Victim Response schedules, develops and conducts CVC’s Sexual Assault Counselor Training for potential hotline volunteers and staff.

  3. Develops and coordinates in-service training/monthly meetings of hotline volunteers.

  4. Develops and implements volunteer appreciation, incentive activities and maintains regular communication with all CVC volunteers.

  5. Updates agency CVC’s Volunteer Training Manual and other materials to assure that they are accurate and current.

  6. Provides direct services to victims and their families to include:

    • Provide hotline coverage on CVC’s sexual assault and other crimes hotlines as scheduled;

    • Crisis intervention;

    • Supportive counseling;

    • Advocacy/support in other systems;

    • Referral to appropriate community resources.

  7. Completes the agency monthly on call calendar.

  8. Schedules and manages the scheduling of other volunteer activities such as in office community service volunteers, outreach events and fundraisers.

  9. Maintains volunteer files including clearances, SAC training documents and tracking volunteer hours.

  10. Obtain clearances for all new staff and when necessary, update current staff clearances.

  11. Provides reports on volunteer activities as needed.

  12. Inform staff of external training opportunities.

  13. Track staff training hours through ETO twice a year to ensure all staff have required training hours.

  14. Communicate with staff when training hours needed and work with them to provide training opportunities. 

  15. Maintains accurate record-keeping and reporting systems

  16. Adheres to the policies and procedures of CVC which support the goals and mission of the agency and meet funding requirements.

  17. Performs all other duties as assigned by the CEO.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

1. A minimum of an Associate’s Degree although Bachelor’s Degree Preferred in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice or a related field and one year of experience, or the equivalent of same.

2. Strong public speaking and training skills.

3. Strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills.

4. Strong social media management skills.

5. Ability to assume responsibility and make decisions.

6. Skill in problem solving and crisis response.

7. Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with staff, volunteers, other agencies and the public.

8. Demonstrated sensitivity in responding to crime victims and their significant others.

 

REQUIRED TRAINING/OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Within six months of appointment to the position, the Volunteer Coordinator must provide evidence of successful completion of the current SAC Training Program provided by CVC.

  2. Must attend all training required by PCAR, PCCD or any other funder.

  3. Must possess a current valid drivers license, have the use of an automobile during working hours.

  4. Will be expected to commute daily to the West Chester office.

  5. Must be able to respond in person within 45 minutes to locations all over Chester County when on call. 

  6. Must show evidence of proper auto insurance coverage.

  7. A Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance and Criminal History and FBI Clearance must be obtained upon employment.

 
 

JOB DESCRIPTION

                                                           

JOB TITLE:                On Call Advocate

 

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

 

REPORTS TO:           Director of Victim Response

 

STATUS:                    Part Time

 

PURPOSE:

            Provide overnight coverage for CVC’s two hotlines from Monday at 4:30 PM to Friday at 8:30 AM including answering hotline calls and responding in person when needed to locations throughout Chester County.  Each daily shift is from 4:30 PM to 8:30 AM, Monday through Thursday.

 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provides direct services to victims and their families, including but not restricted to the following: crisis response, supportive counseling, needs assessment, individual goal setting, development of service plans, advocacy, and accompaniment throughout medical, police and court procedures, at hospitals, district courts, courthouses, police stations, CVC offices, crime scenes, or any other place that is necessary.

  2. VOCA funded responsibilities include providing direct services that address the emotional and physical needs of victims of crime and their families

  3. Provides hotline coverage on CVC’s sexual assault and other crimes hotlines.

  4. Provides supportive counseling for victims of sexual assault and other crimes and/or their significant others individually or in groups, as needed.

  5. Adheres to the policies and procedures of CVC which support the goals and mission of the agency and meet funding requirements.

  6. Provides appropriate referrals to community resources as needed.

  7. Maintains accurate and legible records.

  8. Assists with record keeping and reporting systems.

  9. Performs all other duties as assigned by Director of Victim Response, VP of Operations or CEO.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  1. A minimum of an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred, in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Criminal Justice, or a related field and one year of experience, or the equivalent of same.

            2.   Training in individual and group counseling and casework supervision.

            3.   Skill in supportive problem solving, advocacy and crisis intervention.

            4.   Ability to assume responsibility and make decisions.

            5.   Knowledge of community resources.

            6.   Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with

                  staff, volunteers, other agencies and the general public.

            7.   Ability to express ideas both orally and in writing.

 

 

 

REQUIRED TRAINING/OTHER REQUIREMENTS:       

  1. Within six months of the appointment to the position, the On Call Victim Advocate must provide evidence of successful completion of the current Sexual Assault Counselor Training Program provided by this agency.

  2. Must attend other trainings as mandated by PCAR, PCCD or other funders.

  3. Must possess a current valid driver’s license and have the use of an automobile during working hours and when on-call.

  4. Must be able to respond in person within 45 minutes to locations all over Chester County when on call. 

  5. Must show evidence of proper automobile insurance coverage. 

  6. A Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance, PA Criminal History and FBI Clearance must be obtained upon employment.