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Employment Opportunities

Amani Community Services is always accepting resumes!

 

 

Open Positions: 3

Part Time Housing Case Manager (Black Hawk County)

Job Description:

 

The Housing Case Manger would work within the African American community to provide  innovative culturally specific services to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The Housing Case Manger will work with the survivor and give them the skills  to find and sustain safe housing and other community resources. The Housing Case Manager will be responsible for facilitating  weekly support groups to teach such skills and conducting one-on-one meetings twice a month. 

 

Required Skills and Education:

  • Associates Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Criminal Justice or related field.

  • Have a valid driver's license an access to immediate, reliable and insured transportation.

* All employment is contingent on a drug screen and criminal background check.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Lisa at lisa@amani-cs.org or Sausha at sausha@amani-cs.org

Part Time Telehealth Coordinator

Job Description:

 

The Telehealth Coordinator will work within five county hospitals to educate, train and work with emergency room SANE nurses on telehealth services for African American survivors of sexual assault. The telehealth Coordinator must be technology savvy,  familiar with computers and communication software.

 

Required Skills and Education:

  • Associates Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Criminal Justice or related field.

  • Ability to work independently, be self-directive, goal oriented and possess the ability to work in a team.

  • Desire to empower families from diverse cultures and backgrounds and work with multi-ethnic survivors.

  • Have a valid driver's license an access to immediate, reliable and insured transportation.

* All employment is contingent on a drug screen and criminal background check.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Lisa at lisa@amani-cs.org or Sausha at sausha@amani-cs.org

Part Time Mobile Victim's Advocate (Polk County)

Job Description:

 

Mobile Advocates will work within the African American Community to provide innovative culturally specific services such as advocacy, counseling and other support to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault at an individual, group and/or community level.

 

Required Skills and Education:

  • Associates Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Criminal Justice or related field.

  • Good typing and computer skills

  • Experience with handling crisis situations

  • Ability to work independently, be self-directive, goal oriented and possess the ability to work in a team.

  • Available to work flexible schedule, with ability to work some evenings and/or weekends.

  • Desire to empower families from diverse cultures and backgrounds and work with multi-ethnic survivors.

  • Have a valid driver's license an access to immediate, reliable and insured transportation.

* All employment is contingent on a drug screen and criminal background check.

Please email your cover letter and resume to Lisa at lisa@amani-cs.org or Sausha at sausha@amani-cs.org

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Internship Opportunities

Amani Community Services is always seeking Interns! 

 

Interns would work alongside staff to gain experience working within victim services and diverse populations. All interns must complete Victim Counselor Training which is outlined in Iowa Criminal Code 915.20A, through the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault (IowaCASA) in order to conduct direct services.

 

Interns learn how to assist survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, respond to crisis situations, legal and court process, demonstrate ethical and professional behavior, and practice within micro, mezzo and macro levels.

*Must be a current student at a University, College, etc.

Please email completed application to Sausha at sausha@amani-cs.org

 

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Volunteer Opportunities

Amani Community Services is always in need of community volunteers. We have two options available:

 

Indirect Services

Office Support: answering office phones, filing paperwork, shredding papers, putting together intake packets, etc.

Office Maintenance: cleaning and vacuuming offices, taking out trash, cleaning bathrooms, etc.

Website & Social Media

Grant Writing Assistance

Marketing: creating flyers and posters for events, etc.

Community Involvement: fundraising and hosting book drives, hair care and hygiene drives, etc.

Direct Services

Any direct contact with clients is considered direct service volunteer opportunities, which require training. You would assist with but not limited to: intakes with clients, facilitating support groups, crisis line operators, responding to hospital calls, providing community resources, advocacy work, etc.

Please email completed application to Sausha at sausha@amani-cs.org

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