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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:
Food Service Cook (Part-Time)

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

 
Shelter Advocate - PT Weekends    
     
 

 


Shelter Advocate - PT Weekend

Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is currently hiring for a part-time Shelter Advocate for weekend hours. The Shelter Advocate positions works with in a low barrier and voluntary program The Shelter Advocate is responsible for providing survivor centered, accessible, trauma informed and culturally competent advocacy to residents of Rose Brooks Center. Primary responsibilities include providing advocacy and crisis intervention services for residents of the 100 bed shelter and to callers on the hotline. Other responsibilities include conducting resident intakes, operating and monitoring the security system and facilitating services and activities that promote a healthy, safe and positive living environment. This position will also provide central office coverage and general office functions.  This position reports to the Shelter Advocate Supervisor.  

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Enjoys working with people
  • Works well under stress
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to maintain accurate, timely documentation of services and perform basic computer skills using Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to provide proof of automobile insurance

 Preferred:

  • Experience with domestic violence advocacy
  • Experience with crisis intervention
  • Knowledge of relevant community resources
  • Experience providing culturally competent services to a diverse client group
  • Knowledge and experience in trauma informed care
  • Bi-lingual Spanish - English, both written and verbal

Other Aspects of the Job:

  • Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all RBC Competencies and a commitment to the overall mission of Rose Brooks Center.
  • Perform functions of job according to agency policies and procedures.
  • Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child/elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes.
  • Attend scheduled staff and team meetings.

Hours:              
Part Time – 16 hours every other week. Hours are Every other Saturday and Sunday 8:00am to 4:00 pm

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

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.


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



Food Service Cook (Part-Time)
Non-exempt

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.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

Cleaning
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.

WORK HOURS:
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.

QUALIFICATIONS:
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:
HumanResources@RoseBrooks.org

Deadline:             
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.


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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