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Rose Brooks Center is a 501 C-3 organization who’s mission is to break the cycle of domestic violence so that individuals and families can live free of abuse. We are proud of the work that we do, and we work together to rebuild, reclaim, and save lives threatened by domestic violence. (Click on the image to view the team at Rose Brooks Center)

Rose Brooks Center realizes that every career is a personal journey and everyone has a unique belief statement motivating them each day.  See if you can identify with any of the following statements from our staff:    

  • I believe my work supports a cause that makes a difference in our community.
  • I believe I work for an organization that recognizes and values diversity.
  • I believe I belong to a team who supports me and can count on me for support.
  • I believe I can partner with volunteers who are passionate and dedicated to our mission. 
  • I believe I can balance the challenges at work with the priorities in my personal life.
  • I believe my unique talents and skills can help break the cycle of domestic violence. 
  • I believe my work can change the lives of women and children, enabling them to live free of abuse. 

Rose Brooks Center offers satisfying careers for people ready to use their unique talents and skills to help us fulfill our mission.  A satisfying career means different things to different people. For some it’s the opportunity to do outstanding work or to develop new skills.  For others it’s the chance to make a difference in people’s lives or to assume additional responsibilities. Regardless of your aspirations, you have the opportunity to professionally excel at Rose Brooks Center. We invite you to investigate current position openings and consider joining us as we make a difference in our community.

SELECT AN AVAILABLE POSITION:
Receptionist/Administrative Coordinator

Bridge Advocate (PRN Part-time/On-Call)

 
     
     
 

 


Bridge Advocate (PRN Part-time/On-Call)

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, seeks reliable individuals to serve as Bridge Advocates to work on-call and on an as-needed basis when staff or other volunteers are not available. A flexible schedule is needed and could include day, evening, overnight or weekend hours. More information about hours is listed below.

Responsibilities include providing direct advocacy services to victims of domestic violence identified in a health care setting. The PRN/On-Call Bridge Advocate must carry a pager and be able to respond to the Bridge Dispatcher or Hotline within 10 minutes of a call and arrive at the referring hospital or clinic within 45-minutes of the call.

Qualifications:

  • Advocacy or case management experience and knowledge of Domestic Violence is preferred, however training will be provided.
  • Candidates must be extremely reliable and dependable.
  • Experience working with victims of domestic violence preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
  • Ability to function independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation.  

Candidates must consent to a Background Check and Children’s Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screening.

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Eva Vlach
PO Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132
Or e-mail: Eva@rosebrooks.org

HOURS:
PRN Bridge Advocate will be on-call (from 5pm-8am) one day per week plus the weekend (Friday 5pm to Sunday 5pm) every five weeks.

Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity



Receptionist/Administrative Coordinator (Non-Exempt/Hourly)

Rose Brooks Center, a nonprofit domestic violence agency, seeks a full-time Receptionist/Administrative Coordinator reporting to the Chief Financial Officer. Primary responsibilities include daily reception work as the first point of contact for all callers and visitors to Rose Brooks Center, maintaining the phone system, and providing general office management. Additionally, provides administrative support for Finance/Accounting and leaders such as planning, coordinating, and scheduling meetings and events, data entry and compilation of data for departments for grant reporting and grant billing processing. This position also provides administration support to CEO and Board of Directors for Board activities, including coordinating and assisting with meeting scheduling and preparation and distributing packets and minutes. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High School diploma or equivalent; some college or college degree preferred.
2. 3+ years’ experience with receptionist/administrative duties or similar role in a professional office environment.
3. Proven organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize work and multi-task. Demonstrated ability to anticipate needs and be proactive and timely in completing tasks.
4. Demonstrated experience using a personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, postage meter, printers, paging system, multi-line telephone system and proprietary security systems.
5. Strong working knowledge of a windows-based computer environment, including MS Office products Word, Excel, and Outlook. Gmail/Google experience and basic knowledge of Power Point a plus. Displays technical aptitude for various proprietary software systems.
6. Ability to represent Rose Brooks Center professionally and provide excellent customer service to all staff, volunteers, clients, donors, vendors, Board members, and other community guests.
7. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
8. Effective team member in collaboration and cooperation.
9. Effective decision-making, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to work independently with limited supervision.
10. Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality with a high level of integrity.
11. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

OTHER ASPECTS OF THE JOB:
1. Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC Competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.
2. Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
3. Attend scheduled staff, team and other assigned meetings.
4. Fulfill obligations as a mandatory reporter of suspected or known child abuse/neglect and elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes.
5. Perform other duties as assigned.

Hours:
Full-Time – 40 hours/wk. Work schedule will be Monday-Friday from 8:00-4:30 p.m.

To Apply:
Send resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO. 64132
HumanResources@RoseBrooks.org

Candidates must consent to a Background Check and Children’s Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screening

Deadline:
Open until filled per qualifications.

Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.


Benefits

At Rose Brooks Center, we’re as passionate about our employees as we are about our mission.  Our leaders and are Board of Directors are committed to providing a work environment that meets the needs of our employees — both personally and professionally.   Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a comprehensive and competitive benefits package in a people-centered work environment.  Our benefits include…

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Savings Account
  • Retirement Savings Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous Paid Time Off – Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
  • Nine Paid Holidays
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Flexible Work Schedules

Eligibility for some employee benefits is based on a minimum number of hours worked per week. Specific benefits information is available in the summary plan descriptions for each plan.

Diversity

Domestic violence affects people of all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, ages, sexual orientations, national origins and disabilities.  Rose Brooks Center is committed to ensuring that our workforce and volunteers reflect our client’s diverse population.  Cultural competency is a huge priority and an expectation of all staff members.  Embracing and respecting diversity enriches our organization with the talent and perspective we need to achieve our mission of breaking the cycle of domestic violence. 

Rose Brooks Center works to integrate diversity into our daily operations with initiatives such as:

  • Diversity Development Committee (DDC):  The DDC is a group of staff members who make recommendations on ways to change or improve programs focused on developing a culturally competent workforce.

  • Staff Diversity Programming:  Each staff member is required to attend a minimum of three diversity activities each year as reflected in his or her performance review. 

  • Recruiting Strategies:  Specific steps to recruit diverse staff are included in the sourcing strategy of each open position.

  • Corporate Membership:  Rose Brooks Center has established a corporate partnership with The Urban League of Kansas City.


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