Domestic Violence Specialist II - Alternatives to Violence (Kona)

Domestic Violence Specialist II - Alternatives to Violence (Kona)

Child and Family Service | Kealakekua, HI, 96750, US

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

Established in 1899, Child & Family Service (CFS) is a community-based organization with a mission of strengthening families and fostering the healthy development children.  CFS has been a fierce advocate for children and families in the midst of social injustices and inequalities. Our statewide support, counseling, and therapeutic programs help individuals and families heal from trauma, prevent abuse and neglect, and can break the cycle of generational poverty.

OUR MISSION

Strengthening families and fostering the healthy development of children.

OUR VISION

Healthy, thriving individuals and families building strong, multi-cultural communities across generations.

OUR VALUES

Integrity, Quality Client Service, Employee Excellence, Teamwork and Communication

We offer an extensive array of benefits for our employee including paid time off, preventative health care paid time off, birthday floating holiday, volunteer floating holiday, 14 Paid Holidays in a Year (15 in an Election Year), Medical/Dental/Vision/RX plans, Opt-out incentive, 401(k), flexible spending plans, & more.

Come join Child & Family Service and help us serve thousands in our communities!


SUMMARY OF DUTIES

The Domestic Violence Specialist II is responsible for providing direct services to clients who are involved in domestic/family violence working with a high-risk population due to the criminal nature of domestic violence.


EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's Degree in social work or human services preferred. A bachelor's degree in another discipline may be substituted with appropriate experience in dealing with domestic violence or a related field.

EXPERIENCE

  • Two years plus. One-year experience in domestic violence or related field preferred. Knowledge and experience in the area of building healthy relationships. Excellent assertive communication skills. Ability to diffuse potentially hostile clients. Basic skills and experience in facilitating groups. Awareness of cultural and gender bias/issues. Requires contact with offenders and/or an aggressive (high risk) population.