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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.
 

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.

  • Bi-Lingual Victim Advocate

    Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is currently hiring for a full-time, Bi-Lingual Victim Advocate reporting to the Advocacy and Education Coordinator. The principle responsibilities of this position are to provide advocacy services to victims identified as being at high-risk for lethality, provide domestic violence court advocacy services for victims appearing for Full Order of Protection hearings at the Jackson County Court, provide advocacy and crisis services to callers on the hotline. This position will also maintain accurate and complete documentation of services and facilitate linkages between RBC programs, other advocacy services, court personnel, law enforcement officials and related social services.

    Other Aspects of the Job:
    1. Perform all job responsibilities while demonstrating proficiency in all Rose Brooks Center competencies, according to agency policies and procedures as well as a commitment to the overall mission.
    2. Attend scheduled supervision, staff and team meetings.
    3. Participate in all required and optional trainings as determined.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Required Education
    • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate work experience

    Required Skills/Qualifications
    • Bilingual Spanish-English – full proficiency with both written and verbal skills.
    • Experience in domestic violence advocacy and knowledge of domestic violence
    • Computer literacy
    • Proven relational, organizational, and customer service skills

    Preferred Skills/Qualifications
    • Experience working in a court setting
    • Experience in crisis response and trauma informed services; in person or over the phone
    • Effective team member in collaboration and cooperation
    • Valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance

    Hours:
    Full-time, primarily Monday-Friday normal business hours. Minimum of 40-hrs/wk. This may include evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.

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

    Human Resources
    P.O. Box 320599
    Kansas City, MO 64132 or
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    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.
  • Part-Time Shelter Advocate

    Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is currently hiring for a non-exempt part-time Shelter Advocate. Rose Brooks Center’s shelter is 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 the provision of services and activities that promote a healthy, safe and positive living environment. This position will support the mission and values of the agency, collaborate across programs within the agency and within multidisciplinary teams, as well as within systems external to the agency. This position also performs general office functions and reports to a Shelter Manager.

    Qualifications:

    Required:
    • Enjoys working with people in a team and collaborative work environment
    • Works well in a fast-paced, stressful environment with the demonstrated ability to multi-task.
    • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
    • 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:
    • Bi-lingual Spanish - English, both written and verbal; American Sign Language (ASL)
    • Experience with domestic violence advocacy
    • Experience with mediation and crisis intervention
    • Knowledge of relevant community resources
    • Experience providing culturally competent services to a diverse client group
    • Knowledge and experience in trauma informed care and dynamics of domestic violence.

    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.
    • Participate in all required trainings and optional trainings as determined.
    • Attend scheduled staff and team meetings; that fall out of regularly scheduled hours

    Hours:
    Part-time hours are available on all shifts and will be scheduled an average of 16-24 hours per week. This position is required to work some holidays.

    To Apply:
    Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
    Human Resources
    P.O. Box 320599
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    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.
  • Shelter Advocate – PRN On-Call

    Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is currently hiring for a PRN On-Call Shelter Advocate. The Shelter Advocate position works within a low barrier and voluntary program. The Shelter Advocate reports to the Shelter Manager and 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, facilitating services and activities that promote a healthy, safe and positive living environment and provide central office coverage and general office functions. This position will support the mission and values of the agency, collaborate across programs within the agency, a multi-disciplinary team and within systems outside the agency.

    Qualifications:

    Required:
    • Enjoys working with people in a team and collaborative work environment
    • Works well in a fast-paced, stressful environment with the demonstrated ability to multi-task
    • Excellent customer service and problem solving skills
    • 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 mediation and crisis intervention
    • Knowledge of relevant community resources
    • Experience providing culturally competent services to a diverse client group
    • Knowledge and experience in trauma informed care and dynamics of domestic violence
    • 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:
    The PRN On-call Shelter Advocate will be in a 5 week rotation. During their week on-call, hours will be: M-F 5pm-5am and Saturday 5am-Monday 5am.

    To Apply:
    Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
    Human Resources
    P.O. Box 320599
    Kansas City, MO 64132 or
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    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.
  • Spanish Bilingual, Full-Time Shelter Advocate-Overnight

    Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is currently hiring for a full-time Overnight Shelter Advocate. Rose Brooks Center’s shelter is 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 perform general office functions. This position reports to the Evening Shelter Manager.

    Qualifications:

    Required:
    • Bi-lingual Spanish - English, both written and verbal
    • Enjoys working with people in a team and collaborative work environment
    • Works well in a fast-paced, stressful environment with the demonstrated ability to multi-task.
    • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
    • 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 mediation and crisis intervention
    • Knowledge of relevant community resources
    • Experience providing culturally competent services to a diverse client group
    • Knowledge and experience in trauma informed care and dynamics of domestic violence.

    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; that fall out of regularly scheduled hours

    Hours:
    Full-time, non-exempt position. Hours are Wednesday-Sunday 12am-8am. This position is required to work some holidays.

    To Apply:
    Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
    Human Resources
    P.O. Box 320599
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    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.
  • Victim Advocate - Order of Protection Court

    Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, seeks a Victim Advocate – Order of Protection Court whose primary role will be to provide survivors of domestic violence with court advocacy services, support in planning for safety and assistance accessing community resources.

    This position will provide court advocacy services that are survivor-centered, accessible, trauma-informed, and culturally competent to survivors of domestic violence who seek safety options through the criminal or civil justice system. Direct service activities include safety planning, education on how to navigate the court system and on victim rights, provide assistance accessing community resources, assistance filing victims’ compensation and follow-up phone contacts. Coordinated community response activities include facilitating linkages between survivor and court personnel, law enforcement, domestic violence programs, legal services, and social services; participating in workgroup activities and providing education and training to community partners, volunteers and students. Administrative responsibilities include data collection, data entry and grant reporting specific to the role.

    This position supports the mission and values of the agency, collaborates across program teams within the agency as well as systems and persons outside the agency. This exempt position reports to the Advocacy and Education Coordinator.

    Qualifications:
    1. Required:
    • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate work experience
    • 1 year experience domestic violence advocacy and knowledge of domestic violence
    • Demonstrated knowledge of municipal, state and federal laws to help protect survivors of domestic violence and hold domestic violence offenders accountable.
    • Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office - Excel and Word.
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills

    2. Preferred:
    • Bilingual Spanish-English skillset
    • Experience working in a court setting

    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 and team meetings.

    Hours:
    Full-time, M-F primarily day hours, but may include some evenings. 40-hours minimum per week.

    To Apply:
    E-mail or send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:
    Human Resources
    P.O. Box 320599
    Kansas City, MO 64132
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

    Deadline: Open until filled per required 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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