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Domestic Violence Specialist
The Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire (CCCNH) has been serving Merrimack County since 1978. As a nonprofit, we provide services and resources to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence, elder abuse, stalking and child abuse. The mission of our organization is to empower individuals to make positive changes in their lives. Services are confidential and free and are available to everyone, regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, income or physical abilities. Our services include a 24-hour crisis line, court advocacy, hospital accompaniment, emergency shelter, support groups, education and outreach.
The Domestic Violence Specialist (DVS) is an advocate who works in collaboration with the Division of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence when there is a co-occurence of child abuse or neglect. The DVS provides confidential advocacy to the non-offending parent and his/her children.
Relevant college degree and/or work experience. Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and written, and the desire to work on topics of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and stalking. Ability to intervene and de-escalate crisis situations and maintain strict client and guest confidentiality is essential. A valid driver’s license, automobile insurance and successful completion of 30 hours of pre-service training is required.
The Domestic Violence Specialist will work in conjunction with DCYF in order to provide information, referrals and advocacy to clients who are experiencing domestic violence. This position will be responsible for the following:
Please e-mail cover letter, resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org by June 14th.
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