Current Openings:Domestic Violence Counselor/Advocate: EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or GED equivalent, accompanied with a minimum of one year work experience in a social work or human services related field. Domestic Violence knowledge helpful but not required. Proficient interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to establish a professional relationship with staff, clients, volunteers and community partners. Must be knowledgeable in community resources. Flexibility and the ability to deal with daily crises. Moderate computer skills are required. This individual must possess the ability to lift a minimum of 25 – 30 pounds. Valid Pennsylvania Driver’ s License required. PA Acts 33/34 Certifiable. If you are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michael Ayers Law Project (MALP) Project Director/Attorney: The Director of the MALP is responsible for leading the MALP and providing effective civil legal representation of victims of domestic violence to the Court in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. The Director will supervise the MALP staff and ensure that the project provides legal information, consultation and representation for program participants at Huntingdon House (HH) a program for survivors of domestic violence. MALP includes a strong focus on serving rural domestic violence survivors. The Project Director also contributes to the coordinated community response to domestic violence in Huntingdon County. Law degree from an accredited law school and license to practice law in Pennsylvania required. Prior experience in the practice of family and/or public interest law, as well as, expertise in working with survivors of Domestic Violence and providing court advocacy about the impact of domestic violence preferred. This position requires a strong commitment to:
- the provision of Domestic Violence services with survivor centered and feminist perspective;
- the struggle against ageism, classism, racism, ableism, genderism, homophobia and heterosexism;
Jean Riddle Collins, Executive Director