Careers

We’re looking for people to join the team who are as passionate as we are to help serve victims of family violence, dating violence, sexual assault and child abuse in Caldwell County and Hays County in Central Texas.

Open Positions

The Hays-Caldwell Women’s Center is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, age, sexuality, or disability.

To receive an application packet and apply for a position, send an email to brooke@hcwc.org with the position title as the subject line.

Open Positions

To apply, contact Brooke@hcwc.org with the job title as the subject and request a packet.

Coordinate Community Outreach and Training to meet agency needs. This includes coordination and facilitation of SART (Sexual Assault Response Teams) for both Hays & Caldwell Counties, overseeing the HEARTeam (Hospital Emergency Advocate Response Team) & Helpline (24-hour hotline) volunteers, coordination & facilitation of the Caldwell County Family Violence Taskforce, and coordinating Advocate Training (40-hour training for staff and volunteers) 3 times a year. Execute excellent public speaking, project management, organizational and administrative skills. Must have the ability and confidence to exercise independent judgment and discretion when supervising and facilitating teams, task forces and volunteer advocates. This is a full-time exempt position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:

I. EDUCATION, VOLUNTEER & COMMUNITY OUTREACH ACTIVITIES:

A. HEARTEAM Responsibilities:

  • Schedule, supervise and support the Hospital Emergency Advocate Response Team members
  • Assist in identifying needs for HEARTeam training, develop materials, and provide trainings
  • Follow up with all HEARTeam members after a hospital response
  • Ensure that the HEARTeam Calendar is up-to-date and provided to Overnight/Weekend Staff at Shelter

B. SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and/or facilitate both the Hays and the Caldwell County Sexual Assault Response Teams to provide a coordinated team response to sexual assault
  • Develop and maintain good relations with law enforcement and criminal justice personnel in Hays and Caldwell counties
  • Provide training, develop materials, and presentations regarding dynamics of Sexual Assault
  • Participate on the SARTs

C. ADVOCATE TRAINING Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Community Engagement Coordinator and HR Coordinator to plan and implement Advocate Training three times annually for new staff, interns, and community volunteers
  • Schedule facilitators and food helpers for each advocate training session
  • Maintain records of attendance for Advocate Training
  • Prepare Advocate Training Manuals and ensure that manuals, slide shows and agendas are up-to-date and include current statistics
  • Ensure that OAG Certification requirements are met with Advocate Training Program. The program must be recertified every 2 years.

D. HELPLINE Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate HELPline Training including scheduling on-the-job training for volunteers and staff
  • Create and maintain HELPline Calendar
  • Provide information and support to HELPline Volunteers
  • Ensure that HELPline Calendar is provided to Overnight/Weekend Staff at Shelter

E. CCFVTF (Caldwell County Family Violence Task Force) Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and/or facilitate the Caldwell County Family Violence Task Force with input from the Counseling & Resource Program Director and Shelter Program Director
  • Take lead in planning biannual CCFVT Conference

F. Attend and actively participate in local fairs, chamber meetings and other gatherings, as coordinated by the team leader, to increase the public’s knowledge of our agency to nurture and cultivate community partnerships as needed

G. Assist in the recruitment of prospective volunteers from diverse populations through local media, community presentations, and active participation in designated business and/or volunteer fairs in Hays and Caldwell counties

II. COMMUNITY IMPACT:

A. Participate in promoting all Awareness Month activities (family violence, sexual assault, child abuse and dating violence) with current volunteers

B. Serve as agency lead on a designated town team
C. Participate in providing community education and training
D. Contribute content & ideas to the print newsletter
E. Contribute content & ideas to Annual Report

III. PROGRAM SUPPORT SERVICES:

A. Attend and participate in DCP Team meetings and agency staff meetings and other functions as directed by the team leader and/or agency leadership.

B. Document all services provided in a timely manner using approved procedures.
C. Perform job duties in accordance with approved agency policies and procedures.
D. Ensure that all persons are treated in a manner consistent with the agency mission.
E. Provide on-call services for the Center including hospital response, crisis intervention, and emergency transportation of clients as necessary to ensure 24- hour availability of quality services.

F. Work with community members and agencies to develop resources for HCWC clients.

G. Work on coordinated agency efforts to increase the community’s understanding of interpersonal violence.

H. Participate in the development and implementation of coordinated strategic plans to meet the agency mission.

I. Attend training approved by team leader to maintain proficiency.
J. Perform other duties as assigned by the team leader and/or agency leadership.

SUPERVISED BY: Chief Development Officer

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be self-motivated, self-confident, results-oriented and maintain high moral and ethical standards. Must have the ability and confidence to exercise independent judgment and discretion. Must be committed to agency’s mission. Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must utilize excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills. Must utilize excellent interpersonal communication skills in order to cultivate and maintain relationships with key partners. The ideal candidate will be willing to provide reasonable accommodation to partners and be willing to meet in person, over the telephone and/or virtually to effectively communicate and encourage a good working relationship with stakeholders.
Ability to read, write and converse in English. Ability to read, write and converse in
Spanish preferred. Ability to remain calm under stress and have the emotional and physical stamina to deal with a variety of stressful situations. Ability to multi-task, respond to telephones, written correspondence, and other auditory and visual stimulation. Must be able to tolerate sitting or standing. Must be capable of using computers, telephones, cell phones, shredders, and facsimile machines. Must possess a current Texas driver’s license and have a clean driving record.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as exhaustive of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS:

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 – $48,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • On call

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Marcos, TX 78666: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Training & development: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location