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Coburn Place offers employees a supportive environment, competitive salaries and benefits. Staff members work as a team, and we are passionate about our mission. We welcome job applicants who share our passion and embrace a warm and caring environment, safety and security, and respect. Coburn Place does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Coburn Place empowers victims of interpersonal abuse to live as survivors through services that include on-site transitional housing, community-based housing, personal advocacy and supportive services. Since opening its doors on Dec. 28, 1996, Coburn Place has served more than 4,000 adults and children and is constantly evolving to be a “best in class” program and a leader in the field of domestic violence, dating violence, stalking and personal violence programs that support survivors in the best possible way.

To learn more about the mission, vision and values of Coburn Place and to apply, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Lara Chandler indicating the position you are applying for in the subject line. No phone calls, please. EEO.

Current openings

Data Analyst and Evaluation Specialist

Coburn Place is recruiting a Data Analyst and Evaluation Specialist (full-time, 40 hours/weekly, non-exempt) who is forward-thinking, self-motivated, and enthusiastic to join our team. The Data Analyst and Evaluation Specialist will manage the client database functions including data collection and mining, ensure data entry is accurate and compliant with reporting needs, analyze data points to tell the accurate story of services provided, and implement evaluation of programs.

This position, while representing the core values and mission of the organization, will fulfill and sustain the mission of Coburn Place by providing in-depth data analysis and evaluation in partnership with the Impact Department. Position requirements include experience and knowledge of databases, mining data, attention to detail, highly organized, database experience, excellent communication skills, and an eye for reviewing and editing.

Job Summary

The Data Analyst and Evaluation Specialist represents the core values and mission of the organization and ensures up-to-date, accurate, timely and confidential collection and reporting of program data. Executes secure and ample evaluation, outcome and monitoring plans and data strategies implemented to fulfill and sustain the mission.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(Other duties may be assigned.)

Data Collection

1. Create and update data collection tools centered on meaningful Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
2. Identify gaps in the current data capture strategy and collaboratively implement enhancements.
3. Coordinate data collection processes.
4. Align measurement activities and data collection needs with logic models.
5. Incorporate Services Outcome Evaluation and other evaluation processes and analyze into reports which can highlight Coburn Place’s story. Updates processes accordingly to keep them relevant, meaningful and measurable.
6. Ensure seamless, inter-departmental arc of intention within the logic model and established outcomes.
7. Bases data collection on Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to maintain the overall organization data strategy.
8. As directed by the CIIO, establishes and defines measurable data and metrics that allow for consistent trends to be tracked and analyzed; identifies data collection methods, analysis procedures, and uses which are relevant and meaningful to the overall Coburn Place strategic plan and direction.

Data Mining and Analysis

1. Support maintenance of centralized/hybrid data management systems to facilitate output, and outcome tracking for programmatic data.
2. Extract and clean large datasets (edit, recode, and clean for further processing and analysis) from various data collection systems.
3. Examine data sets for anomalies, patterns and correlations to inform program optimization and innovation.
4. Analyze data for programmatic insights to support decisions and deliver on improved client experience and organizational growth.

Reporting and Automation

1. Design and automate weekly, monthly and quarterly data reports and dashboards with meaningful Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), and program performance reports.
2. Assist in data preparation for grant reports, agency data report, training needs and any other needs identified by the CIIO.
3. Respond to customized and routine data requests in a timely manner, for various purposes including grant submissions, development/fundraising/communications, community relations/engagement, partnership development, etc.
4. Compiles timely and accurate data queries and reports for grant submissions and reports, development/fundraising/communications purposes, community relations/engagement, partnership development, etc. and at the request of the CEO, Board of Directors or Executive Leadership (Operations/Finance; Mission Impact; Development) team.
5. Apply design principles and data visualization techniques to present key data trends.
6. Format and proofread charts, graphs and other formats generated for reports.
7. Review written products & narratives for accuracy of analysis and interpretation.

Data Quality Maintenance

1. Ensure accuracy and quality of the data collected and reported in adherence with prevailing information quality frameworks.
2. Work collaboratively with team to train staff for consistency in data collection and entry.
3. Facilitate routine updates of defined outputs, outcomes and tools to mirror program innovations and improvements.
4. Work with grants management team to ensure the alignment of grant-related metrics with program activities and data collected.

Evaluation

1. Works with CIIO to implement and update established evaluation and monitoring plans according to evaluation and nonprofit industry standards and practices. Considers programmatic advancements to inform decisions and evaluation activities.
2. Other evaluation activities as needed.

Additional Duties

1. Represents Coburn Place on community and partner work groups and committees relative to data and technology (such as the Indy CoC HMIS work group and ICADV data monitoring group).
2. Identifies opportunities for volunteer, in-kind and financial resources and communicates these prospects to the Development Department.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position supervises volunteers and interns as needed.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty according to the requirements of Coburn Place. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

• Experience and knowledge of data mining and analysis using excel or similar.
• Ability to plan and follow through on data analytics deliverables/reports from start to finish.
• Fundamental knowledge of evaluation models, principles, practices and procedures
• Work well with other staff, teams and departments.
• Experience interpreting evaluation plans and logic models to develop survey instruments.
• Experience and knowledge of data dashboards using software like Tableau.
• Ability to run simple quantitative analyses and interpret results using related software with guidance.
• Ability to program and administer web surveys on Microsoft forms/Google forms/Qualtrics, etc.
• Ability to manage multiple deliverables and meet deadlines
• Ability to assist with the finalization of reports, including copy editing, formatting, etc.
• Previous experience working in human services
• Proficiency with data analysis and data visualization software (e.g., SPSS, Tableau)
• Computer software skills required include database management, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher and Adobe.

Organization-related Competencies – To perform this job successfully, all employees of Coburn Place should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of Coburn Place above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports Coburn Place’s goals and values; Benefits Coburn Place through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Oral/Written Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Lists and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Job-related Competencies – To perform this job successfully, employees should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures. Broad knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Design – Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Strategy – Identifies technological opportunities as well as short and long-term challenges that may further or hinder the mission of Coburn Place. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the latest technology options, security and best practices.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Public Health, Social Work, or related field with two to three years of experience in program development and program evaluation or combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved is required. Masters degree preferred. Nonprofit environment preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, statistics and geometry. Ability to generate descriptive statistics and conduct basic tests of statistical significance.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: A valid Indiana driver’s license and a satisfactory MVR is required for this position. CPR and First Aid certification are required and training in bloodborne pathogens and universal precautions is required. A clear DCS history and clear criminal and sex offender background checks are required. E-Verify is required.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Computer software skills required include: Database management, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher and Adobe. Proficiency with data analysis and data visualization software (e.g., SPSS, Tableau) a plus. Proficiency with program databases (e.g., Efforts to Outcomes, Community Tech Knowledge) a plus. Ability to operate a printer, copy machine, scanner and other office equipment is required. Incumbent must have the ability to adapt and conform to shifting priorities and demands and execute accordingly. In addition, this position requires an
understanding of information technology procedures and practices, translating and analyzing data, report writing, and graphics design, while paying close attention to detail and deadlines is essential. Comprehensive understanding of the use of the logic model and theory of change frameworks in the context of program development and program evaluation.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have general knowledge of personal computers, network servers, internet and telephone communications, and information equipment and applications.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently will stand; walk; and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee occasionally will climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), and the ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally is exposed to working near moving mechanical parts, the risk of electrical shock, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outdoor weather conditions when traveling away from the office for meetings, seminars, etc. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Housing Advocate

Job Summary

The Housing Advocate represents the core values and mission of the organization and is responsible for providing appropriate housing assessments, referrals and resources to survivors of interpersonal abuse; facilitating housing workshops; and developing relationships with housing providers in the greater Indianapolis area.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(Other duties may be assigned.)

1. Ensures all program services are delivered according to the voluntary services model, are in compliance with all funding source guidelines, empower all clients to achieve goals to assist them in improving well-being according to the adopted Full Frame Initiative’s Five Domains of Wellbeing, and are provided in the spirit of Coburn Place’s guiding mission, vision, and values.
2. Provides housing advocacy to survivors of interpersonal abuse that includes barrier and stabilization support to any program participant (including those in transitional housing, community-based housing, and housing waitlists):
3. Assesses program participants’ barriers to housing; provides ongoing direct advocacy, education and referrals to adult program participants to aid in their successful transition to safe, affordable permanent housing. Develops a housing plan with each adult program participant. Provides appropriate referrals to ineligible housing applicants.
4. Maintains and presents a relevant housing curriculum (such as Rent Smart, Building a Future, etc.) and ensures adequate and appropriate individual and group sessions are provided to empower survivors achieve housing goals. Researches, identifies, recommends and recruits housing activities and resources.
5. Engages with local housing service providers, landlords and property managers as part of a robust curriculum and referral system.
6. Works in conjunction with the Mission Impact team to provide TH tenants who fail inspections, or who are issued lease violations, resources, training and referrals to address needs and increase knowledge of successful tenant behaviors for future housing situations.
7. In conjunction with, or as directed by the Housing Coordinator, offers workshops/educational sessions on obtaining and sustaining housing, tenant and/or Rent Smart and relevant information as needed to decrease housing barriers for survivors of interpersonal abuse.
8. Provides mobile advocacy within Coburn’s DV Housing First approach. During working hours keeps location finder activated on a company-provided cell phone for safety purposes.
9. Communicates with Operations/Property and Mission Impact teams when a TH tenant has secured a housing voucher or permanent housing so that move-out process can be planned.
10. Promotes an open and supportive flow of communication among departments to ensure the provision of seamless and holistic supportive services to all program participants.
11. Conducts outreach to potential Coburn Place program participants and represents Coburn Place in the community by establishing partnerships and relationships with other domestic violence service and housing providers.
12. Completes all reporting requirements within the designated timelines. Assist other staff with reporting requirements by providing information, statistics, and operating summaries.
13. Enters program participant documentation into ClientTrack in an accurate and timely manner.
14. Works with the Evaluation and Outcomes Manager to maintain efficient data collection and entry.
15. Identifies opportunities for volunteer, financial and in-kind resources and communicates these prospects to the Advancement Department. Actively engages program volunteers by providing adequate supervision and job-related training. Maintains knowledge and awareness of volunteer policies and procedures.
16. Promotes breaking the cycle of violence and shares Coburn Place’s story in the community. Engages in meetings and workshops that enhance the mission of the organization. Completes and submits Engagement Reports for data tracking needs.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty according to the requirements of Coburn Place. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Organization-related Competencies – To perform this job successfully, all employees of Coburn Place should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of Coburn Place above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports Coburn Places’ goals and values; Benefits Coburn Place through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Oral/Written Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Lists and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Job-related Competencies – To perform this job successfully, employees should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree in business or other related field; and two plus year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Previous operations or leasing experience in a non-for-profit environment working with domestic violence survivors is required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, program participants, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: A valid Indiana driver’s license is required for this position. Fair Housing Certification and Section 42 Compliance designation is desired. CPR and First Aid certification are required and training in blood borne pathogens and universal precautions is required.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Computer software skills required include: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe. Ability to operate a printer, copy machine, scanner and other office equipment is desired. Incumbent must have the ability to adapt and conform to shifting priorities and demands and execute accordingly. In addition, this position requires a general understanding of leasing practices as they apply to government regulations, while paying close attention to detail is essential. Experience working with a property and/or program participant management software program is desired.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates in this job must have an understanding of and experience working with individuals in crisis situations. The ability to maintain proper boundaries with program participants while having empathy for their domestic violence situation is critical. The ability to maintain rapport with a diverse group of program participants, employees and service providers is essential. Candidates must also possess group facilitation skills and crisis and/or self-help counseling skills. This job may require both local and out-of-state travel. Bilingual candidates are desired.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently will stand; walk; and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee occasionally will climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), and the ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally is exposed to working near moving mechanical parts, the risk of electrical shock, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outdoor weather conditions when traveling away from the office for meetings, seminars, etc. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Mentor (PRN)

Coburn Place is recruiting a PRN Mentor (part-time hourly, nonexempt, average three to four shifts per month) who is forward-thinking, self-motivated, and enthusiastic to join our front desk staffing team. Mentors will work within the Impact and Innovation Department to manage front desk operations while providing support services to survivors of interpersonal abuse. This position represents the core values and mission of the organization and will work with all departments to provide consistency in facility operations.

Job Summary

A Mentor participates in the 24-hour staffing of Coburn Place and represents the core values and mission of the organization and provides support services to Coburn Place clients, visitors, volunteers, staff and the community at-large. A mentor serves as the first point of contact for people entering the facility and is responsible to ensure a welcoming and hospitable environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

(Other duties may be assigned.)

1. Provides mentoring and support to all Coburn Place clients on a daily basis and during crisis situations while maintaining a professional, confidential and courteous relationship with them.
2. Handles and documents crisis calls utilizing appropriate community resources and referrals.
3. Becomes familiar with each resident’s safety plan and takes appropriate action when necessary.
4. Acts as the first point of contact and represents Coburn Place while receiving all callers, clients and visitors via telephone, via email or on-site in a professional and courteous manner.
5. Ensures the safety and security of all clients and visitors by monitoring the security of the grounds, facility and gate through the established procedures and maintenance of the log.
6. Communicates with the Housing and Hospitality Coordinator, Mission Impact Director, VP of Mission Impact and/or CEO regarding any security or safety concerns of the facility.
7. Maintains an accurate log of all activities and incidents during a shift.
8. Communicates pertinent information with other staff via shift logs in a professional and confidential manner.
9. Uses good judgment and decision making skills to address client needs within the parameters of Coburn Place policies and procedures.
10. Responds to all security, weather and facility emergencies, as needed.
11. Maintains confidentiality with all client information and activities.
12. Assists staff with clerical duties, projects, assignments, etc. that may need to be completed.
13. Accepts donations as they are received from outside resources.
14. Identifies opportunities for volunteer and financial resources and communicates these prospects to the Development Department and/or CEO. Actively engages program volunteers by providing adequate supervision and job-related training. Maintains knowledge and awareness of volunteer policies and procedures.
15. Promotes an open and supportive flow of communication within departments.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty according to the requirements of Coburn Place. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Organization-related Competencies – To perform this job successfully, all employees of Coburn Place should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of Coburn Place above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports Coburn Place’s goals and values; Benefits Coburn Place through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
  • Oral/Written Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Lists and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings; Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Job-related Competencies – To perform this job successfully, employees should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers
    and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Must be able to multi-task in a fast
    paced environment.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies the appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines
    appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school is desired. Experience working in a customer service-oriented environment preferably in a non-for-profit environment is desired.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: A valid Indiana driver’s license and a satisfactory MVR is required for this position. CPR and First Aid certification are required and training in bloodborne pathogens and universal precautions is required. A clear DCS history, and clear criminal and sex offender background checks are required. E-Verify is required.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Computer software skills required include: Microsoft Outlook and Word. Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe are desired. Ability to operate a printer, copy machine, scanner and other office equipment is desired. Incumbent must have the ability to adapt and conform to shifting priorities and demands and execute accordingly. In addition, this position requires a general understanding of office administration principles and practices, while paying close attention to detail is essential.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates in this job must have an understanding of and experience working with individuals in crisis situations. The ability to maintain proper boundaries with clients while having empathy for their domestic violence situation is critical. The ability to maintain rapport with a diverse group of clients, employees and service providers is essential. Bilingual candidates are desired.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently will stand; walk; and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee occasionally will climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and taste or smell.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors), peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships), and the ability to adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus).

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally is exposed to working near moving mechanical parts, the risk of electrical shock, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.