Shelter Coordinator - Domestic Violence Program

Company: United Services, Inc. ( Learn More )

General Information
$36,566.00 - $41,372.00 /Year
2 Year Degree
At least 4 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

Shelter Coordinator– Domestic Violence Program (DVP)
United Services, Inc.

You’ll make a direct impact in the lives of children, families and adults with social and behavioral health needs, while enjoying the truly exceptional benefits of one of Connecticut’s premier private, nonprofit behavioral health centers.

You’ll join a welcoming, highly-competent and long-serving staff of over 250 professionals who care about what they do. And our offices are located in small town and rural settings throughout Connecticut’s “Quiet Corner" within easy commuting distance from New London, CT, Worcester, MA and Providence, RI.

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Job Description: Shelter Coordinator – Domestic Violence Program (DVP): Work in a team environment providing supervision to staff and volunteers, site maintenance oversight, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, safety planning, advocacy, shelter and hotline coverage.  Assist in service planning, development, reporting, and quality improvement activities. If you have domestic violence knowledge, supervisory experience and the passion and investment in ending violence in our communities, please consider becoming part of our team.   Domestic Violence

Program Description: DVP offers services to anyone who is a victim of domestic abuse and provides a diverse array of services including 24/7 emergency shelter, court advocacy assistance, referral and information services, support groups and counseling, case management, recreation, bilingual staff, educational programs for schools and training for professionals throughout Northeastern Connecticut.

Schedule:   Sunday, Monday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 12:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. May also include flexing and some holidays.

Minimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree plus two years relevant experience, or Associates Degree plus four years relevant experience required. 

Salary Range: $36,566 - $41,372

·        4 weeks vacation 
·        12 holidays  
·        Paid sick time 
·        Very generous comprehensive benefit package for health, dental, life and disability insurance - 100% employer paid for individual and family coverage 
·        Training and tuition reimbursement fund & eligibility for National Health Service Corps loan repayment and scholarships 
·        Pre-tax medical and dependent care plans 
·        Retirement plan with an employer contribution after one year

Agency Overview

United Services is the most comprehensive private, non-profit center in Connecticut providing psychosocial, behavioral health, chemical abuse, primary care, care coordination, wellness and prevention services to the community, and employee assistance program services for business and industry.  Our primary service area is the 21 towns in northeastern Connecticut. Client services are available in 12 locations, including three main offices located in Dayville, Wauregan and Windham.

Our mission is to provide an effective response to the youth, family and adult social and behavioral health needs in our community.  Our vision is “creating healthy communities." 

United Services employs a staff of more than 250 professionals and paraprofessionals. Our staff includes psychiatrists, clinicians, social workers, psychologists, prevention specialists, case managers, advocates, and administrative and support personnel.  As an agency, we believe in what we do, and we do it well.

Our vision of 'Creating Healthy Communities' is one that all staff share -- creating healthy communities within the agency, and in our community.

If you have the credentials, the commitment and the passion, we have the opportunity.  Please consider a career with United Services.  For more information regarding our current openings visit the employment opportunity section of our website at

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  • Please forward your resume to United Services, Inc., 1007 North Main Street, Dayville, CT 06241 or email to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or fax to (860) 774-0095

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    Job RequirementsMinimum Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree plus two years relevant experience, or Associates Degree plus four years relevant experience required.