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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.

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

    If doing meaningful work and making a positive difference in the lives of others is important to you, this may be the opportunity for you! Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, serves more than 10,000 families each year and is a nationally recognized leader in creating safe families and communities. We are committed to the work we do and we work together to rebuild, reclaim, and save lives threatened by domestic violence. We are seeking reliable persons to serve as Bridge Advocates to work on-call and on an as-needed basis (PRN) when staff or other volunteers are not available. If you are looking for an opportunity that provides a flexible work schedule and offers valuable advocacy training and team support then this may be for you! A flexible schedule could include evening, overnight, weekend, or holiday 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. Advocates must be able to respond to the Bridge Dispatcher or Hotline within 10 minutes of a call and arrive at the referring KCMO hospital within 45-minutes of the call. Qualifications: • Candidates must be reliable and dependable • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision • Advocacy or case management experience and knowledge of Domestic Violence is preferred, however training will be provided • Experience working with victims of domestic violence preferred • Valid driver’s license, insurance and reliable transportation Candidates must consent to, and have clear Background Check and Children’s Division (Central Registry/Child Abuse) Screenings. You can be a part of a dynamic and innovative team that provides hope for a better future! To apply, send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources PO Box 320599 KCMO 64132 Or e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. HOURS: PRN Bridge Advocates will be on-call (from 5pm-8am) one day per week plus every 5th weekend (Fri 5pm-Sun 5pm). Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity
  • 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. Will perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:

    Required:
    • 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

    Preferred:
    • 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

    Hours:
    This is a full-time, currently 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 or
    Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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

    Open until filled per qualifications. For questions, please contact Human Resources, 816-523-5550 x7108.

    Rose Brooks Center is an equal opportunity employer who values and embraces diversity.
  • Children and Family Support Specialist

    Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is currently hiring for a full-time, non-exempt Children and Family Support Specialist, as part of the Children’s Program team. This position is responsible for providing quality delivery of services in a way that is trauma informed, accessible and culturally competent. Primary responsibilities include facilitating psych-educational groups for children, planning and implementing age-appropriate activities to promote family wellness, provide assistance to parents through group and individual services and provide strengths-based case management. This position works collaboratively as a team member with Children’s Programs and throughout the agency to ensure the children’s needs are met.

    This position reports to the Director of Children’s Programs.

    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. Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child/elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes.
    4. Attend scheduled staff and team meetings and participate in required trainings.

    HOURS:
    Full-time, 40-hours. Monday-Thursday. Ten-hour work days with flexible start and end times to meet the needs of participants. Approximate start time of 9:00 a.m. and end time of 7:30 p.m. with a half-hour meal break.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Required:
    • Associate of Arts degree or commensurate work experience.
    • Demonstrated dependability and reliability.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and creative problem-solving skills.
    • Proven time management/organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
    • Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork with others.
    • Valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
    • Computer literacy

    Preferred:
    • Bachelor of Arts degree in early child-hood education.
    • Experience in working with at-risk children in a residential setting.
    • Bilingual Spanish/English.
    • Knowledge of domestic violence

    Other:

    Physical Requirements
    • The ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
    • The ability to stand, sit, walk, run, bend, stoop, reach, twist, push and pull on a regular basis.

    Mental Requirements
    • Can interact well and appropriately with others – both children and adults.
    • The ability to think quickly on your feet and with limited information can make good decisions. Uses good judgment.
    • The ability to think through or process what needs to be done and can plan and prioritize/multi-task appropriately.
    • The ability to know and care for oneself and ensure that you are proactively doing activities that allow for positive well-being.

    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. Both must be clear.

    Deadline:
    Open until filled per required 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.
  • FT Shelter Advocate - Mid-Shift

    Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is currently hiring for a full time, Spanish – English Bi-lingual Shelter Advocate for our Mid-Shift. 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 and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the 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:
    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. Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child/elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes.
    4. Attend required staff/team meetings and required trainings that fall out of regularly scheduled hours

    Hours:
    This is a 40 hours/week full time, non-exempt position. Hours are Sunday through Thursday, 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 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.
  • 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:
    • 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
    • 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:
    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. Fulfill obligations as a mandated reporter of child/elder abuse/neglect according to Missouri statutes.
    4. Attend scheduled staff and team meetings; that fall out of regularly scheduled hours

    Hours:
    Full-time, non-exempt position. Hours are Wednesday-Sunday 12pm-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.
  • 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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