Employment Opportunities-Mitchell Area Safehouse

Employment Opportunities


Family Visitation Center Monitor Specialist

Mitchell Family Visitation Center

Part Time Family Visitation Monitor Specialist

Job Description

Position Hours: Hours will vary and will consist of evening and every other weekend hours. 
This position will average 15-20 hours per week.


* High school education required.

* Exceptional knowledge of child development.

* Must be willing to work evenings and weekends.

* Ability to type a minimum of 40 words per minute.

* Able to follow direction and work effectively on duties as assigned.

* Understanding of confidentiality and ethical practice.

* Work well with other team members

* Experience in interviewing clients

* Excellent grammar skills.

* Efficient computer skills.

* Must be self-motivated.

* Excellent communication skills required.

* Ability to respond effectively to trauma & crises.

* 1-2 yr. experience working with custody and family issues.

* 1-2 yr. experience working with children.

* Experience in effectively handing difficult individuals and situations.


* Supervision of on-site visits, supervised telephone calls and assisted transfers/exchanges between children and non-custodial parents.

* Observe and document detailed interactions of on-site, phone, or assisted exchange visits.

* Follow and enforce all Family Visitation Center policies and protocols routinely and effectively.

* Communicate effectively on a daily basis with the Visitation Center Director.

* Complete & Review all documentation for accuracy and submit in a timely manner.

* Maintain accurate client files.

* Maintain high standards of cleanliness and organization.

* Other duties as assigned by the Visitation Center Director or Executive Director


Submit resume and cover letter to renae@mitchellareasafehouse.org

Mitchell Area Safehouse Exceutive Director Job Description
Position: Executive Director
Location: Mitchell, SD

Hours: Full time, 40 hours a week. Some evenings and weekend events
Salary: $45,000, depending on experience
Reports to: Safehouse Board of Directors
Mission: To provide a safe and empowering environment for victims of domestic violence through advocacy, education, shelter and family support services.
o Bachelor Degree in business, human services or related field. Or equivalent years of experiences
o Experience with preparation and management of grants
o Ability to prepare budgets and experience with financial management
o Background or interest in domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse issues
o Self-motivated and self-starter
o Strong interpersonal skills; evidenced by excellent long-term relationship building
o Excellent oral and written communication skills.
o Strong computer skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, Quickbooks)
- Maintain complete confidentiality of client and staff information
- Foster a community that promotes a trauma informed approach for the safety and security of client and staff safety.
- Present the organization in a positive and professional manner
- Display open, honest and ethical method of communication with board of directors and staff
- Supervision of Shelter Director, Family Visitation Director, and staff.
- Ensure appropriate client services are being provided.
- Adhere to shelter and visitation policies and protocols.
- Maintain partnerships that provide outreach and information to a variety of community groups
- Work with Development Director to prepare local and private grant/sponsorships
- Ensure consistent framing of message to the community
- Participate and attend all fundraising events
- Coordinate with shelter and visitation center regarding all media, especially social media, outreach for timely, accurate, and mission aligned information
- Assess organizational volunteer needs.
- Assist shelter and visitation coordinators with recruitment, placement, and training of volunteers.
- Network with social, civic and local organizations to develop partnerships, where appropriate, to develop and/or utilize volunteers.
o Grant management - writing, research, tracking of federal and state grants
o Prepare budgets and oversee financial transactions for shelter and visitation center
o Responsible for payroll, payment of bills, deposits and acknowledgement of donations
o Attend all required board and staff meetings. Prepare reports for and provide updates during board meetings
o Oversee shelter and visitation center maintenance and repairs
o Ensure shelter policies and protocols are current, grant and labor law requirements are met
o Coordinate training opportunities and continued education to self and staff
o Other duties as assigned by the Board of Directors
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representation of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
o Repetitive motions of wrists, hands, and fingers
o Mobility and light lifting.
o Adequate visual acuity to perform essential functions of position
o Adequate hearing to perform essential functions of position
Hours of work:
o Monday through Friday. Occasional evenings and weekends
o Travel required: valid driverís license and dependable transportation needed
o Ability to adjust hours as needed to cover events and needs of the position
To apply:
Email resume to bmhohn@santel.net Attn: Safehouse Board