Employment Opportunities

Are you passionate about empowering individuals who have experienced domestic or sexual violence? Are you compassionate, understanding, and assertive? We are often looking for dedicated individuals to fill open positions at our agency.

Domestic Violence Medical Advocate

General Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, knowledge of medical field a plus
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish professional relationships.
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas orally and in writing.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Obtain and maintain clean child abuse clearances, criminal record background check and FBI clearance.
  • Ability to travel a two county service area.
  • Ability to coordinate scheduling working hours to coincide with WIN work priorities.

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Create a medical advocacy task force that will address the current needs of domestic violence victims within a medical setting.
  • Coordinate and arrange for monthly medical task force meetings at local hospitals and medical facilities.
  • In conjunction with the medical advocacy task force work to promote and maintain a universal screening process within each medical facility or hospital.
  • Create a tracking system that will be able to log all individuals who receive medical advocacy in the hospital/medical setting, follow up information and services accessed.
  • Provide support and technical assistance to all medical facilities within the medical advocacy program.
  • Coordinate and schedule trainings for medical professionals and WIN advocates or employees as established through the medical advocacy grant. 
  • Develop and conduct trainings for medical professionals and other essential personnel as required by the Medical Advocacy Project.
  • Provide written updates and reports on the medical advocacy project as required or requested by your supervisor or a funding source.
  • Assist in the development of annual work plans for the medical advocacy grant.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Complete the WIN 65 hour counselor/advocate training.
  • Participate in relevant training, conferences and seminars with approval and/or direction of your supervisor.
  • Cooperate as a team member with outside partners, WIN staff and volunteers to promote the best interest of WIN and its service to the community.
  • Uphold all WIN policies, procedures and confidentiality.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as delegated by your supervisor.

E.O.E./A.A.
Immediate Supervisor-Executive Director
Supervisory Responsibilities-not applicable
Hours-40 hours maximum or as scheduled by your supervisor. On call shifts required.

Resident Advocate– Part Time

General Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have available transportation.
  • Satisfactorily complete training provided by supervisor.
  • Obtain and maintain clean child abuse clearances, criminal record background check and FBI clearance

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide coverage of shelter, oversee operations, including enforcement of guidelines so that shelter runs smoothly and resident needs are met as prescribed in their individual service plans. Responsible for security of the facility.
  • Respond to agency hotline callers and provide emotional support, information and referral to meet the needs of the caller. Provide advocacy and accompaniment to hospital, police, and other social service agencies as needed to resolve the immediate crisis.
  • Admit clients to the shelter following established policies and procedures. Arrange shelter for victims seeking this service, provide transportation to shelter and coordinate support services for women while in shelter.
  • On initial contact with residents, complete a resident intake, service plan and assessment in order to assist the resident in obtaining her goals as established on the service plan.
  • Discuss options with victims involved in the criminal justice system or the PFA process and make appropriate contact and referral to our legal advocates
  • Provide peer support counseling to residents and their children. Mediate disputes between residents or residents and their children as they occur.
  • Plan and conduct special activities with the women and children.
  • Record and maintain accurate case notes.
  • Assist on call staff and volunteers in the provision of 24-hour services.
  • Responsible for general upkeep of the shelter, which includes cleaning, trash removal, laundry, inventory etc.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain contact with adjacent shifts and supervisor.
  • Complete WIN 65-hour counselor/advocate training.
  • Cooperate as a team member with other staff and volunteers to promote the best interest of WIN and its service to the community.
  • Uphold all WIN policies, procedures and confidentiality.
  • Participate in relevant training, conferences and seminars with the approval of your supervisor.
  • Complete additional duties as delegated by your supervisor.

E.O.E./A.A.
Immediate Supervisor: Shelter Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities: Not applicable
Hours– hours vary according to schedule, evenings and weekends essential, On call required as scheduled

Legal Advocate– Full Time

General Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in human service related field plus two year’s experience in direct service.
– Experience in crisis intervention, supportive problem solving, advocacy and counseling.
– Possess basic knowledge of the criminal justice system.
– Ability to effectively communicate ideas orally and in writing.
– Computer proficiency.
– Must obtain Act 33 Clearance, Act 34 Clearance and FBI clearance
– Knowledge of community resources.
– Demonstrated ability to establish professional relationships with staff, clients and community
representatives.
– Access to private transportation and willingness to travel
– Ability to schedule working hours to coincide with WIN work priorities.


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Provide individual crisis intervention, advocacy and other supportive services by phone or in person to
    victims of domestic and sexual violence in Franklin County.
  2. Complete intakes and assessments with clients in order to develop a service plan that best meets the
    needs of each client
  3. Respond to victim requests for information and options concerning PFAs and explain the process to
    victims.
  4. Assist victims seeking PFAs to complete the questionnaire and other related paperwork.
  5. Provide advocacy and other supportive services to victims at Central Court or other criminal court
    proceedings.
  6. Provide orientation, advocacy, accompaniment and transportation to victims attending PFA or ICC
    hearings.
  7. Provide advocacy for PFA clients when interacting with police, family members, social services and
    employers. Provide follow-up services to victims receiving PFAs.
  8. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with judges, district justices, police, district
    attorneys, and other appropriate community resources.
  9. Record and maintain accurate case records. Complete necessary reports in a timely manner.

    Additional Responsibilities:
  1. Complete WIN 65 hour counselor/advocate training.
  2. Participate in relevant training, conferences and seminars with the approval and/or direction of your
    supervisor.
  3. Cooperate as a team member with other staff and volunteers to promote the best interest of WIN and
    its service to the community and clients.
  4. Uphold all WIN policies, procedures and confidentiality.
  5. Assume additional responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor.
  6. On-call rotation is required

E.O.E./A.A.
Immediate Supervisor-Direct Services Manager
Supervisory Responsibilities-not applicable
Hours: 40 hours per week, occasional evenings and weekends. On call rotation required.

We are always looking for volunteers and often hire from our volunteer pool. Please visit our volunteer page for more information.