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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.

Food Service Cook (Part-Time)

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

Bridge Coordinator    


Bridge Coordinator

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency seeks a full-time, exempt Bridge Coordinator, reporting to the Director of Community Programs. This position will provide direct advocacy and safety planning services, training, hospital and clinic policy development, task force leadership, public speaking, and after-hours on-call availability.  Principle responsibilities will be to provide crisis/non-crisis advocacy services to victims of domestic violence in either a clinic or hospital setting. Additionally, this position will coordinate with hospital/service area in creating an environment supportive of reaching victims of domestic violence. This position will develop and maintain the awareness and utilization of the Bridge program to the service areas with marketing and training, coordinate quality and quantity of services provided, coordinate Bridge Program services both internally and externally and assists with volunteer services and training.     



  • Experience with facilitating, presenting and training others in a workplace setting  
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with others – both internally and externally
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to function independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with community partners
  • Demonstrated culturally competent practices
  • Proficient use of Windows operating system and programs
  • Valid driver’s license and insurance


  • One-year domestic violence advocacy and crisis intervention experience
  • Knowledgeable of hospital or healthcare operations
  • Bi-lingual Spanish/English

Required Education:

  • Bachelors degree required – social/human services field preferred

This is a full-time, exempt position and requires a minimum of 40 hours/wk. The Bridge Coordinator works in an office, hospital, and clinic environment and requires limited local travel with flexible day, evening and weekend hours and participation in the on-call rotation.  

To Apply:              
Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO 64132

Candidates must consent to background and Division of Family Services (Central Registry/Child Abuse) screenings 

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

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.


  • 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:

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

Food Service Cook (Part-Time)

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency is currently hiring a part-time Food Service Cook to prepare, cook, and serve meals and assist with meal planning in a residential setting. This position will maintain clean and organized kitchen appliances and food storage areas and will serve meals following safe serve guidelines.

This position will receive technical and functional supervision from the Food Service Manager and will receive general
supervision from the Chief Financial Officer.


Meal Preparation
a. Prepare, cook and serve meals, and assist with meal planning when needed.
b. Plan and organize food preparation and serving operations to meet fixed schedules.
c. Understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
d. Maintain appropriate amounts of ingredients ready for preparation.
e. Adapt meals to accommodate special dietary needs.
f. Provide evening snacks, sack lunches, breakfast cart, baby and toddler food, and emergency food.

Knowledge of Food Service
a. Understand and follow correct food service procedures and safe food handling guidelines; utilize “first in, first out” procedures and rotate food to prevent spoilage; methods of preparing and serving foods in large quantities; and the safe use of manual and mechanical kitchen equipment.

Food and Supply Storage
a. Unload food and supply deliveries and move to appropriate storage area
b. Maintain a clean, organized and well stocked supply and food storage area

a. Perform standard daily cleaning, sanitizing, mopping, and pull trash.
b. Wash all dishes, pots and pans; perform scheduled cleaning of appliance and food storage areas.
c. Follow cleaning, preparation and storage guidelines set by KCMO Health department, USDA and FDA guidelines, Child and Adult Care Food Program and pest control procedures.

Other aspects of the position:
a. Possess excellent interpersonal skills and communicate clearly with clients, co-workers and volunteers.
b. Maintain positive relationship with outside vendors or individuals who donate food.
c. Assist Director of Volunteer Services with volunteer events related to food service and special events.
d. Establish and maintain cooperative and appropriate relationships with others during the course of work.
e. Perform job functions in accordance to policies/procedures while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC Competencies.
f. Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child and elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes.
g. Attend scheduled staff and team meetings.

Part-Time hours are Saturday and/or Sunday between 9:30am to 7:30pm, 10-20 hours each week, working hours may vary slightly and will be determined with the availability and interest of selected candidates.

a. High School Diploma or equivalent and minimum 2-years related work experience
b. Excellent interpersonal, customer service and problem solving skills
c. Work effectively as a team player and independently
d. Current Food Handler License or the ability to attain within 30 days.
e. Ability to lift and carry at least 30 lbs. and up to 50 lbs with assistance; Ability to stand for extended time
f. Must meet the personal health and hygiene standards set by the KCMO Health Department and other regulatory agencies
g. Valid Driver’s license with proof of insurability
h. Candidates must consent to a Background Check and Children’s Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screening

To Apply:  
Send resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources Dept.
P.O. Box 320599
Kansas City, MO. 64132

Or Email:

Open until filled per qualifications. For questions about this position, please contact Human Resources x413.

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


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.


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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