Domestic Violence Program Coordinator
Hiring Wage: $50,000 - $55,000/yr DOE
Status: Full time with benefits
Closing Date: October 17, 2021
Application Materials: Apply online at adacounty.id.gov/jobs
About Us: Ada County is a rewarding place to work. As an Ada County employee, you will serve in your communities, contributing to making Ada County a great place to live. Ada County employees are given opportunities for advancement and career growth as well as a generous Benefits Package for benefit-eligible employees including paid parental leave, competitive health, dental, and vision insurance, PERSI retirement plan, and much more.
The Domestic Violence Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing projects and maintaining communication among team members and community partners. Develops court forms and protocols, tracks budgets, makes referrals, collects and maintains data. Organizes and schedules team meetings, regular meetings with grant partners, and meetings with community agencies.
Distinguishing Features Of The Class
Works under the general direction of the Family & Domestic Violence Programs Manager but works independently and is granted latitude to exercise discretion and independent judgment to complete work of the Domestic Violence Program Coordinator.
· Ensures necessary communication among team members, community partners and assistance organizations;
· Assists the Family & Domestic Violence Programs Manager to creates and maintain policies, protocols, forms, applications, referrals, and other documentation;
· Sends referrals for individuals involved with the Domestic Violence Program to community agencies;
· Responsible for managing local and federal program funding as well as funding for referrals;
· Researches and identifies parallel civil cases involving Domestic Violence Program families;
· Collects and maintains data to comply with reporting requirements and proper resource allocation;
· Works with domestic violence treatment agencies and probation officers to ensure progress reports are timely;
· Plans and hosts meetings with team members, and stakeholders, visitors from other jurisdictions.
· Organizes and conducts periodic court self-assessment;
· Presents to groups of seventy or more people;
· May assist with research and writing grant applications;
· Performs related functions as required.
· Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Social Science, Management, Administration, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
· Experience working with victims or offenders of domestic violence;
· Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence;
· Knowledge of and ability to apply applicable state and federal laws;
· Knowledge of the court system and court procedures;
· Skill in the operation of a personal computer and the use of Microsoft Office software;
· Skill in speaking to large audiences;
· Ability to organize, analyze, direct and coordinate administrative activities;
· Ability to organize and work with partners from a variety of organizations: law enforcement, probation officers, judges, public defenders, prosecutors, private bar, legal aid, victim services organizations, court personnel, and other community organizations;
· Ability to adapt and learn new software, equipment, and business practices;
· Ability to create court policies and court forms;
· Ability to research funding sources and prepare grant applications;
· Ability to travel locally, statewide, or on a national level;
· Ability to work with multiple jurisdictions and parties with varying interests;
· Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
· Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license;
· Incumbent furnishes their own transportation throughout the county.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
· Work is performed primarily in an office environment and the incumbent is subject to inside environmental conditions;
· Requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, to permit the employee to function in a general office environment and accomplish tasks.
Employee Benefits: Ada County recognizes that employees are our most valuable asset. We are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to benefit-eligible employees designed to support the health, wellness, and long-term financial stability of our employees and their families. Visit us at adacounty.id.gov/Human-Resources/Employee-Benefits to view details regarding our benefits package, including: paid parental leave, healthcare benefits, retirement benefits, and more!