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For Questions regarding Employment Opportunities, please contact info@taoscav.org or call our offices, M-F 8-5, at (575) 758-8082.

Job Applications may be found at this link.

To submit your applications by email, please send to info@taoscav.org. Please remember we do request a resume as well as a completed application.

Applications can also be picked up or dropped off at our offices at 945 Salazar Road, Taos.

For the safety of our clients and our staff, background checks are required for all available positions.

Current Openings are:

Community Educator

FT CHANGES Facilitator and Case Manager

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JOB TITLE: FT CHANGES Facilitator and Case Manager

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

HOURS: 40 Hrs. week

SALARY RANGE: $16.50/Hr. + Benefits, Non-Exempt

SCOPE OF POSITION: Assist in coordinating and providing comprehensive compliance monitoring for the CHANGES domestic violence offender re-education program to court-ordered, self-referred or other agency-referred clients, which address and seek to reduce the frequency and impact of domestic violence perpetration. Assure services provided meet the New Mexico state standards for Domestic Violence Offender Treatment/Intervention (DVOT/I) and national best practices, as contained in current version of 8.8.7 of the NM Administrative Code.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Conduct initial intake and assessments to determine if referrals will benefit from participation in the program.
  2. Provide supportive facilitation at CHANGES and Women Who Use Force Group Sessions, as needed.
  3. Strictly adhere to group Facilitator Ethical Standards.
  4. Provide orientation and integration to new referrals into revolving, ongoing 52-session groups to ensure that participants understand the work requirements of the group, group process, accountability policies, and court reporting processes.
  5. Attend required staffing and program supervision meetings.
  6. Responsible for maintaining client files on timely basis.
  7. Works closely with legal advocate to ensure program representation at court hearings.
  8. Conduct survivor notification in conjunction with advocacy program.
  9. Develop a case tracking system for program referral through program completion for court referred, CYFD referred, probation and parole referred, juvenile justice referred clients or others as determined appropriate.
  10. Develop court monitoring system from arraignment or TRO filing through completion of case and/or DVOTI involvement.
  11. Conduct thorough case monitoring, including monthly compliance reporting to referring agencies.
  12. Strictly adhere to program policies, rules and standards to ensure offender accountability.
  13. Ensure bimonthly meetings with collaborative community partners.
  14. Actively participate in statewide BIP meetings. Participate in development and monitoring of statewide standards. Ensure implementation of statewide standards in local BIP program.
  15. Provide case management to potential and enrolled participants focusing on basic needs, system navigation and compliance with tasks required in conditions of release or probation and parole.
  16. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  17. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers.
  18. Strictly abide by the confidentiality requirements of CAV agency rules, as well as state, and federal laws with regards to clients and work.
  19. Excellent communication and computer skills.
  20. Maintain the program’s primary philosophy that individuals have sole responsibility for the violence they commit and that abusive behaviors have consequences.
  21. Actively participate in CCRT (Coordinated Community Response Team) meetings.
  22. Work with supervisor to ensure program is culturally competent and based in accepted best practices.
  23. Attend all staff meetings, in-service trainings and CAV events as required and requested by supervisor or the Executive Director.
  24. Coordinate with all other CAV program components when necessary.
  25. Participate in a minimum of three agency events each year.
  26. Other responsibilities as assigned by Director of Prevention or by the Executive Director.

Covered (“Non-Exempt”) and Not Covered (“Exempt”). All positions at CAV are classified as “covered” or “not covered” to determine if an employee qualified for overtime under state Wage and Hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered, also called “Non-Exempt”, includes all employees who are paid on an hourly basis and whose job responsibilities do not fit under any category of exemption under the FLSA. These employees are entitled to “Overtime” pay as described below. Not covered, also called “Exempt”, employees include certain administrators, executives or professionals who are paid on a salary basis. A salary basis includes the hourly rate the administrator, executive or professional is assigned. The job description identifies CAV’s classification of the position as covered and not covered for the purpose of qualifications for overtime. If an employee believes CAV’s classification is incorrect, the employee should contact HR for an analysis of their position and functions.

MINIMUM STAFF QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or a minimum of four (4) years relevant education and/or experience in domestic violence, interviewing techniques, group facilitation, assessment writing, and working with offenders. Experience/working knowledge of domestic violence abuse issues; ability to work with diverse groups of people; excellent oral and written communication skills; meeting facilitation skills; public speaking skills; organizational skills; ability to take initiative and work independently; excellent follow-through. Excellent computer literacy skills including word processing, spreadsheet and database programs. Must be 18 years of age or older. Forty (40) hours initial dv/sa/ca training and 20 hours minimum of ongoing training per year, may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA or VAWA training.

Bilingual (Spanish), bicultural a plus.

CAV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.


DRAFT JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: Community Educator

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

HOURS: 40 Hours week

BEGINNING SALARY: $14 Hr. + Benefits, Non-Exempt

SCOPE OF POSITION: To address the root causes of domestic and sexual violence in Taos County by promoting CAV and our mission toward ending violence and supporting survivors of violence. To assist community members in finding ways they can end domestic and sexual violence. Deliver violence prevention programming and outreach services throughout Taos County through school-based youth trainings, community groups, workshops, and other strategies on preventing domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serve as community educator in Taos County for any of CAV’s violence prevention and outreach programs.
  2. Conduct community outreach to organizations such as, but not limited to, community agencies, elementary, middle and high schools, alternative school settings, faith-based organizations, local businesses, and other anti-violence agencies in Taos County and the state of New Mexico.
  3. Coordinate community-wide events with other organizations to build or strengthen community partnerships, and engage local leaders and stakeholders.
  4. Serve as primary staff person for community health fairs, information tables and booths, and school based health fairs.
  5. Inventory, track and order as necessary all educational and outreach materials.
  6. Create and update brochures, flyers and pamphlets as needed for CAV.
  7. Copy and prepare written materials, supplies, etc. for each program session.
  8. Create and maintain Community Education and Outreach Program database with accurate statistics relevant data entered monthly for all programs.
  9. Stay up-to-date on research-based sexual violence prevention strategies and programs.
  10. Research effective prevention practices best-suited with community readiness and needs.
  11. Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual reports related to program outreach, presentations and events as determined by supervisor and/or Executive Director.
  12. Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings as required and requested by supervisor or the Executive Director.
  13. Support CAV fundraising events and other relevant activities used for the promotion of CAV, domestic and sexual violence prevention, and other areas as determined by supervisor or Executive Director.
  14. Be completely familiar with other areas of CAV support services.
  15. Coordinate with all other CAV program components when necessary or as determined by Executive Director or supervisor.
  16. Submit all required CAV forms in a timely manner, i.e. mileage forms, timesheets, etc.
  17. Provide survivor counseling/advocacy for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault as needed or requested.
  18. Become knowledgeable of the ways in which working with people who have experienced trauma, DV and SA, impacts employees and proactively work to limit the effects of compassion fatigue by seeking supervision when common signs are present.
  19. Engage in reflective supervision and actively examine how this work impacts you and how you impact the people that you work with as well as co-workers.
  20. Participate in a minimum of three agency events each year.
  21. Strictly abide by confidentiality required by CAV.
  22. Other responsibilities or tasks as assigned by Executive Director or supervisor.

Additional Qualifications and Experience:

  • Community organizing, community education, and/or other relevant work experience with target population that displays ability to interact and engage with wide age range of youth.
  • Strong commitment to anti-oppression and social justice issues, particularly around gender oppression, sexual and domestic violence in all its forms.
  • Experience in facilitation or public speaking.
  • Experience/working knowledge of child development and abuse issues, ability to work with diverse groups of people, excellent oral and written communication skills, meeting facilitation skills, organizational skills; ability to take initiative and work independently; excellent follow through; working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs.
  • Experience or coursework in early childhood education or related human services field; bilingual Spanish and English; work experience in a direct service setting with children and/or teens; track record in program development; public speaking skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours and occasional weekends.
  • Desire and ability to work with a diverse staff and community base as a team player and collaborator.
  • Ability to problem solve, ask for help and self-motivate.
  • Knowledge of the Taos communities and local culture.
  • Strong ability to be accountable to peers and community.
  • Willingness to train in areas as needed.
  • Good judgment and a sense of humor.
  • Bi-lingual/bi-cultural (Spanish-English and/or Tewa/English) preferred.

Covered (“Non-Exempt”) and Not Covered (“Exempt”). All positions at CAV are classified as “covered” or “not covered” to determine if an employee qualified for overtime under state Wage and Hour laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Covered, also called “Non-Exempt”, includes all employees who are paid on an hourly basis and whose job responsibilities do not fit under any category of exemption under the FLSA. These employees are entitled to “Overtime” pay as described below. Not covered, also called “Exempt”, employees include certain administrators, executives or professionals who are paid on a salary basis. A salary basis includes the hourly rate the administrator, executive or professional is assigned. The job description identifies CAV’s classification of the position as covered and not covered for the purpose of qualifications for overtime. If an employee believes CAV’s classification is incorrect, the employee should contact HR for an analysis of their position and functions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum qualifications for presenters are a High School Diploma/GED with two (2) years; experience with domestic violence field. Training and knowledge of the issue of domestic violence and exemplary presentation skills as determined by observation and supervision. Must have forty (40) hours provider specific training initially. A minimum of twenty (20) hours ongoing training per year related to target population may include NMCADV, CSVANW, VOCA, or VAWA training.

CAV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. This means that all persons are eligible to be employed, promoted or discharged, without regard to their sex, sexual orientation, race, religion,

disability, age, ancestry, serious medical condition, gender identity, or national origin. CAV does not tolerate retaliation against any employee or client who filed grievance, made a complaint or questioned the handling of a discrimination charge.

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