Violence Intervention Project strives to employ individuals with diverse backgrounds, which mirror the populations we serve. We comply with laws prohibiting discrimination in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, layoff or discharge on the basis of a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability—either mental or physical—or sexual orientation. Violence Intervention Project is an equal opportunity employer and the EEO applies to all employees and applications for all personnel actions. People of color and bilingual speakers are encouraged to apply.
- Placements may require some evening/weekend hours (depending on the program).
- Receipt of application does not guarantee placement.
Current Job Opportunities
Violence Intervention Project serves victims of domestic and sexual violence and is located in Thief River Falls. VIP is seeking an advocate for evening-overnight and weekend shifts. Night Advocate typically works 4 to 6 shifts a month. This position fits nicely with most day jobs.
These shifts include 8 hours of paid sleep time with an advocate available to return to duty if needed. Applicant must have a belief in non-violence, a commitment to empowering others, possess excellent interpersonal and listening skills, the ability to work with diverse populations and to respond in a constructive and supportive manner to individuals in a crisis situation.
Advocate provides on-site support services for clients, completes intake/departure forms, assists clients with various applications and court papers, and takes crisis line calls.
Advocate also performs housekeeping and light maintenance duties and follows procedures to maintain building security.
Training and team support are provided. Applicant must be able to pass a criminal background check. Applicant may or may not have experienced domestic violence.
Pick up or call for an application at Violence Intervention Project, 218-681-5557 or send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.