Submitted on November 14, 2012 at 10:37 AM
Company: YWCA OF NASHVILLE & MIDDLE TENNESSEE
Brief Company Description: The YWCA helps families leave abusive households and start new lives. We provide free GED® education to men and women and mentor middle school girls in some of Nashville's toughest neighborhoods. The YWCA exists to educate, encourage and break down those barriers that perpetuate racism, violence and hopelessness. MISSION YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.
Lynne J. Selinger
(615) 269 - 9922
Job Type: Full time
Hours: Sun-Thurs (2 days 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. 3 days flexible
Start Date: November 19, 2012
Compensation: Based on Experience
Education Level: Bachelor’s degree
The YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee has an opening for a mission-focused Case Manager to serve women who are fleeing domestic violence and are living temporarily in our Weaver Domestic Violence Center. This position has a primary focus for helping women move toward self-sufficiency and self-determination. Key responsibilities include helping residents set goals, providing individual and group counseling, helping coordinate community resources for our residents, and responding to the crisis call line as needed. The position also shares the on-call rotation with a very dedicated customer-centric team. The right candidate will need a Bachelor’s degree in the human services field plus 2 years related experience. Demonstrated success in counseling, excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills, as well as the ability to work both independently and in a team environment are necessary. If you are looking for a job where you know you have made a difference in the lives of those you serve, this could be the one for you.
Preference will be given to bi-cultural candidates who are fluent in both Spanish and English.
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