Domestic Violence Behavioral Health Paraprofessional
- Mesa, AZ
A New leaf has been helping families ...changing lives for nearly 40 years with over 25 programs Valley wide including homeless and domestic violence shelters, youth and community programs.
With more than 300 employees, a financially supportive Foundation and the benefit of over 15,000 volunteer hours a year, A New Leaf provides services to nearly 20,000 individuals annually.
Autumn House is a 24-hour crisis program for victims of domestic violence. Autumn House serves women, men and their children who require temporary shelter and support as a result of violence in the home. Services include: Crisis hotline, information/referral assistance and resources, basic needs assistance, domestic violence education and safety planning, empowerment through self-awareness classes, goal setting and more. This program is looking to fill a part-time position.
**Due to the confidential nature of this position and program, no further information will be given out**
Wed 1pm-4pm, Thur 5am-3pm, Fri & Sat 6:30am-2:30pm
29 hours per week.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Document (verbal/written) and submit significant and routine paperwork such as progress notes, statistics reports, daily activities, upcoming events, special concerns, varied incident reports, etc., as required by the program and submit to appropriate personnel. Provide varied verbal and physical crisis intervention. Role model appropriate behaviors to clients. Answer and screen phone calls (multiple lines. Complete program paperwork designed to job. Brief clients on house rules, chores, housekeeping, requirements, fire safety instructions, assuring adherence. Provide resources/screening crisis calls. Complete client intake/exit forms. Applicants whose experience and training are most closely suited to the needs of the Agency may be selected for interviews.
High School Diploma or GED required. Experience working with Domestic Violence and resources. Valid AZ Drivers License. Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card. Clean 39 Month Motor Vehicle Record. Ability to communicate effectively and work in a team environment. This position might have other requirements.