Come Work With Us
Thank you for your interest in joining Community Works! From time to time, we are lucky enough to add new staff to our team. Open positions are listed below, with complete job descriptions. Community Works is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply for a position, please submit your resume and cover letter via email in Word format, without any photos or zip files. Please be sure to list the position name in the subject line of your email.
We appreciate your interest in our work! Current job openings are listed below.
Provide support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking at the Dunn House emergency shelter.
- Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Women’s Studies, social sciences or related field preferred.
- One year experience working in direct social services, preferably in a crisis-oriented or residential setting.
- Additional experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
- Understanding of domestic and sexual violence, oppression and related issues preferred.
- Experience working with children and knowledge of child development helpful.
- You must have a good driving record, a valid driver’s license, and personal auto insurance with required personal liability minimum as mandated by Community Works insurance carrier. (Current personal liability amounts for Bodily Injury are $100,000 each person, $300,000 each occurrence).
- Must have current CPR and First Aid certification.
- Must successfully pass a Background and Abuse Check.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to handle confidential information concerning the Agency, clients, and program organizational plans, policies, and strategies with an understanding that such information will not be disclosed within the Agency, or outside of the Agency.
- Must be culturally competent and sensitive.
- Understanding of domestic and sexual violence, oppression and related issues.
- Able to work in a high stress environment with families and children of diverse populations.
- Able to deal effectively with crisis situations.
- Ability to establish and maintain frequent positive communication with team members, share information willingly, accept and provide feedback in a supportive, non-judgmental manner.
- Exercise patience, understanding and compassion in dealing with clients, co-workers and community members.
- Knowledgeable about the legal and civil rights relevant to serving victims of domestic and sexual violence.
- Knowledgeable about the social and cultural characteristics of the service population.
- Minimize interference of personal and work-related problems.
- Able to handle confidential information with integrity.
Youth & Family Services Manager provides services to homeless youth and supervise case managers within youth programs.
- Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science, Social Services, (or equivalent experience and training).
- One year experience as a manager directly supervising staff in a social services agency preferred.
- Two years counseling or case management experience with at-risk youth preferred. Valid driver’s license.
- Auto insurance with required personal liability minimum Bodily Injury are $100,000 each person, $300,000 each occurrence).
- Pass a Background and Abuse Check.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to handle confidential information.
- Familiar with community resources.
- Computer and work processing skills.
- Written and verbal communication skills.
- Provide crisis intervention.
- Work effectively with other agencies.
- Work with minimal supervision.
Community Works offers a supportive and rewarding workplace with an emphasis on leadership development of our staff. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to workforce diversity and hiring people with diverse life experiences. We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees. Full-time employment is defined as 32-40 hours work per week.
- Generous Paid Time-Off
Full-time employees earn 3 weeks paid vacation per year for their first two years and over 4 weeks each year after that. Part-time employees also accrue vacation time. All vacation accrual begins on the first day of employment.
- Paid Sick Time
Regular full-time employees accrue 8 hours of sick time each month and begin on the first day of employment. Part-time employees accrue 4 hours of sick time per month.
- Paid Holiday Time
All employees are eligible for holiday pay regardless of their classification. Holidays worked are paid at time-and-a-half. Holidays observed include: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Day After Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
- Medical & Dental Insurance
Community Works pays for 91% of the employee’s health insurance premium. Regular full-time employees are eligible for medical insurance beginning after two months of employment.
- Employee Assistance Program
Our team members’ well-being is important to Community Works. Community Works’ employees and immediate family members are eligible to access the Employee Assistance Program, which provides support and guidance encompassing a variety of matters. They can connect via phone with a counselor for free services, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Employees are also eligible for three face-to-face visits with a counselor per year, and unlimited phone calls.
- Life Insurance
Community Works has an employer-paid policy for each regular full-time employee. Optional additional life insurance benefits are available to purchase.
- Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Flex Spending Account and Dependent Care Flex Spending Account are both available to employees. These accounts are ways to save pre-tax money towards health care spending like eyeglasses or other costs for your family, such as childcare.
- New Parent Policy
Community Works understands the importance of parent bonding with their children. For some positions, it is possible for new parents to bring their infants to work with them, up to the time the baby is six months of age.
- Retirement Plan
After one year of employment, employees are eligible for retirement fund where Community Works matches a portion of retirement, based on years of service.
- Training and Professional Development
Community Works values your development as a professional. In-agency in-services occur each month and a variety of outside training opportunities are encouraged and supported.