Community Liaison
Job Details
Entry
HAWC - Houston, TX
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Undisclosed
Up to 25%
Day
Nonprofit - Social Services

POSITION SUMMARY OVERVIEW

Community Liaison will provide both prevention and intervention serving Magnolia Park male high school students. Intervention activities will include community information sessions, individual assessments of victims needs, and resource and services referrals based on identified needs. The Community Liaison will implement intervention services with a trauma-informed, evidence-based and client-centered approach. Prevention activities will include the implementation of the A Call to Mens LIVERESPECT curriculum

 

 

 

Work Schedule:

Monday Friday

9:00 AM 6:00 PM

 

Local Travel: 25%

 

Tasks:

  • Network with community organizations to provide appropriate referrals for client needs.
  • Develops and maintains relationships within the identified community to create norms change by building community capacity
  • Maintain accurate records, reports, and files.
  • Work towards constantly improving skills/knowledge related to job duties by seeking appropriate workshops, seminars and conferences to attend.
  • Coordinates and implements the A Call to Mens LIVERESPECT curriculum, serving Magnolia Park male high school students.
  • Mandatory Reporter: report suspected and prior abuse/neglect to either Child Protective Services or Adult Protective Services when appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Education: Bachelors degree in psychology, social work, sociology, or other social sciences

 

Experience: One-year experience providing presentations to communities and survivors of domestic and sexual violence diverse backgrounds preferred

 

Language: Spanish preferred

 

Computer Skills: Experienced in Microsoft Office specifically Excel and Outlook.

 

Certificates & Licenses: Texas drivers license with a good driving record; reliable transportation; ability to travel to off-site locations utilizing personal transportation

 

Physical Demands:

Ability to stand and walk around for extended periods of time is required. Employee will also need to need to squat or bend, reach outward or upward to effectively discharge job duties.

Job incumbent must be able to lift/carry and/or push/pull up to 40 lbs.

 

Essential Function Statement

The Houston Area Womens Center has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions are included with the tasks. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Our Mission: The Houston Area Women's Center works to end domestic and sexual violence and supports all in building safe and healthy lives through advocacy, counseling, education, shelter and support services.

 

The primary work location for the incumbent in this position is at the agency's education and administration building and in the field

 

EOE Statement: Houston Area Womens Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other illegal grounds

 

Disclaimer:

This job description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, tasks or skills. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by manager as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the agency reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the agency may deem appropriate. Should such duties become routine, the description may be revised at any time.

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