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Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) Advocate

                                                   JOB POSTING                   


Job Title:                      Lethality Assessment Program (LAP) Advocate

Reports To:                  Emergency Housing Manager

Status:                          Part-time 29 hours per week

Positions Supervised:   None

FLSA:                          Non-exempt

Hours:                          Per assigned shift


Family Safety Center of Memphis and Shelby County, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in Memphis, TN, whose purpose is to effectively combine civil, criminal, health and social services in order to help victims of family violence.  We are seeking a Lethality Assessment Program Advocate who is highly motivated and organized to be part of a team of organizations and partners that are involved in the Connecting Victims of Family Violence to Supportive Services program.   This position requires teamwork and flexibility within the work environment to meet client needs.  This position will report to the Emergency Housing Manager and will be an integral part of the growth of the organization.  This is a grant funded position.


Job Summary:  Provides client centered services to connect individuals and families exposed and impacted by family violence to needed resources and services.  Responds to hotline calls during assigned hours.  Provides consultation, case management, and information, completes administrative records, performs client follow-up and referrals, performs supportive services consistent with the applicable regulations, assists with and participates in professional development activities and client community outreach.   Assists clients in accessing services from on-site partners that accommodate the individual needs of the client


After Hours On-call Duties:


  • Responds to crisis calls from law enforcement during assigned hours nights, weekends and holidays in accordance with established schedule.
  • Provides crisis intervention, supportive services and referral services in a trauma informed manner for all calls received from the Lap line.
  • Performs assessments for the emergency domestic violence shelter program.
  • For eligible clients, secures placement and arranges for the safe transport of the client to the shelter if requested by client.
  • Provides documents the next business day to Housing Manager for all accepted clients.
  • Contacts the Housing Manager and refers individual to meet with Family Safety Center Navigator to access services the next business day.
  • Provides follow-up with client to identify any additional service needs and/or barriers to accessing services.


Other duties as assigned.


Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and its impact on children and families.
  • Knowledge of community resources.
  • Good customer service and relationship skills.
  • Sensitivity to cultural/ethnic differences.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Able to multi-task and function effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate with a wide range of families from different cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated computer experience with word processing or varied software required.



Education and Experience

  • Requires associate degree in social work or other relevant education and/or training.
  • Requires two years work experience working with individuals impacted by trauma.
  • Requires experience in providing direct service, advocacy, or support for victims of trauma.



Family Safety Center Mission

Our mission is to provide one location that effectively combines civil, criminal, health and social services for victims of family violence.


Family Safety Center Vision

Our vision is a thriving community that embodies a spirit of compassion, collaboration and progressive change that values mutual respect, safety and serenity for all residents.


Family Safety Center Values

Honesty, Openness and Accountability                                   Flexibility

Quality                                                                         Collaborative Inclusive Teamwork

Dignity, Respect, Trust and Fairness                            Persistence, Resilience and Dedication

Diversity and Equality                                                 Hope, Healing, Safety and Justice



Interested applicants:  Please send cover letter and resume with salary history to:  hr@familysafetycenter.org


Application deadline:  June 6, 2018            



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Grant Accountant-MIFA

Job Announcement
Job title: Grant Accountant                                      Reports To: Chief Financial Officer
Compensation level: Professional D                       Full-time: 40 hrs. wk Exempt                              
Opening date: May 24, 2018   
Closing date: June 7, 2018     
Position Summary
The Grant Accountant reports to the CFO.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, accounting for disbursements and the receipts of grant revenues for various grants; preparing reimbursement reports and funding reports; as well as other special projects as assigned.
  1. Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or finance or closely related field.  A minimum of 15 credit hours in accounting is required for all applicants
  2. Three years’ of progressive experience preparing balance sheets, general ledger preparation and posting, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting
  3. Two years’ experience as a Grant Accountant performing similar duties preferably in a not for profit or government environment
  4. Three years’ experience analyzing, evaluating, and summarizing financial records for accuracy in conformance with GAAP rules and regulations
  5. Computer literate, specifically with advanced working knowledge and experience in Excel.  Black Baud accounting software, preferred
Major Responsibility
1.      Maintain daily grant expenditure tracking reports, with attached supporting documentation.  Prepare monthly grant reimbursement reports for various grants.  
a.      Daily access the On-Line Banking module and match payments to disbursements journals. Process vendor electronic payment requests.  Prepare journal entries for ACH transactions.
b.      Attach all relevant information to the grant reimbursements, including but not limited to payroll reports, A/P reports, internal allocation reports, journal entry explanations, etc.
2.      Meet tight deadlines and complete a multitude of activities including general ledger preparation, grant analysis, and reporting.  
a.      Prepare various billing and reimbursement request within the deadline set by each grant.
b.      Prepare the fiscal quarterly and annual reports for grants under the families program.
c.       Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and annual grant reporting.
d.      Resolve complex accounting issues.
e.       Research the code and regulations to ensure compliance with fiscal requirements.
f.        Prepare various cost allocations.
g.      Serves as MIFA’s primary day-to-day fiscal contact person for various contracts. 
Other duties and Responsibilities:
  • Promotes and displays professional conduct and attitude that is conducive to team work, and the meeting of organizational and departmental goals.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with local, state, federal and other funding sources and with the program personnel.
  • Provides direct analytical support to the CFO for families grants.                                         
  • Participate in preparation for annual agency financial audit.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities
 Reports to
Chief Financial Officer; Full-time (40 hours per week)/ Exempt Starting Rate $19.67 – $21.99 per hour 
Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk (or means to transport oneself); sit; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 15 to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision.
Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Position may also require ongoing or periodic exposure to high crime environments. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moderate to high levels of stress during peak periods, and atypical work hours are periodically required.
MIFA full-time benefits: MIFA employees may be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs on or before the 90-day trial period:  Medical and dental insurance plans, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee assistance program, paid time-off (PTO), employer sponsored life insurance, paid holidays, and MIFA’s matching 401k plan after a year of service.
MIFA employment guidelines
MIFA is an equal opportunity employer.
MIFA is a non-smoking facility.
Employment documents: (1) Application and/or resume; (2) I-9; (3) Form W-4; (4) Official transcripts verifying education if education is a requirement of the job.
Employment authorization and identification: Current federal law requires that documents be presented which verify both employment authorization and identification. One or more of the following documents must be presented before employment: Social Security card, state driver’s license/identification, U.S. birth certificate, U.S. passport, other U.S. government document.
Please note that it is the practice of MIFA not to allow the employment of relatives or of those living at the same address other than in the job classifications of special, temporary, or substitute.
To apply
Mail or forward resume or application to MIFA Human Resources, 910 Vance Ave, Memphis, TN  38126 or email to hrcoordinator@mifa.org. prior to the closing date.  No phone calls, please.
Our vision: Uniting the community through service.
Our mission: Supporting the independence of vulnerable seniors and families in crisis through high-impact programs.

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Residential Advisor – BLH Job Corps

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Versant Job Fair 05/25/2018

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