Employment Opportunities

Dove, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All candidates must pass a criminal background check and pass a pre-employment drug screen.  Most positions require a valid driver's license. 

 

Special Programs Housing Advocate

Application Deadline: 2021-11-30

The Special Programs Housing Advocate is responsible for arranging supporitve services and housing placements for homeless survivors of domestic violence, including intimate partner violence or sex trafficking, who are referred by to the Dove Domestic Violence program and other special populaitons and their vulnerable family members. Under the direction of the Homeward Bound Client Services Coordinator, the Special Programs Housing Advocate implements a system for delivery of transitional housing and supportive services to clients in a manner that uses existing resources and that leads to self-sufficiency and permanent housing for clients. Examples of such services include housing, job training, employment, education, budget management, bankruptcy, domestic violence service referrals, independent living skills, health care, parenting skills, and substance abuse treatment.

Attachments for this job posting: 21- Special Programs Housing Advocate.pdf

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Dove, Inc. 302 S. Union Decatur, IL 62522

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Coordinated Entry/Outreach Specialist

Application Deadline: 2021-11-30

The Coordinated Entry/Outreach Specialist is responsible for arranging initial supportive services and housing for homeless individuals and families who are homeless. Under the direction of the Dove-Homeward Bound Coordinated Entry/Outreach Coordinator, the Coordinated Entry/Outreach Specialist implements the initial contact system for delivery of services to clients in a manner that uses existing resources and that lead to self-sufficiency and permanent housing for clients. This person is responsible for the initial processing of homeless clients for services within the Macon County Continuum of Care (CoC). This includes such services as: intake, prevention, intervention, housing location, and service coordination and linkage. 

The Coordinated Entry/Outreach Specialist assures that clients are moved smoothly through the initial application process, and after placement, works with the Client Services Coordinator and Housing Advocate, and other providers to assure that homeless clients have access to appropriate housing as they move toward permanent housing and self-sufficiency.

Attachments for this job posting: 21 - Coordinated Entry-Outreach Specialist.docx

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Please print the application and send a signed original copy to:

Dove, Inc. 302 S. Union Decatur, IL 62522

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Domestic Violence 2nd Shift Shelter Specialist

Application Deadline: 2021-11-30

This Shelter Specialist/2nd shift Specialist is responsible for provision of services to victims of domestic violence and their children that enter the Dove Domestic Violence Program Shelter. This position is responsible for shelter supervision from 4 p.m. – Midnight, Monday-Friday.  This position is supervised by the Domestic Violence Shelter Operations Coordinator.

Attachments for this job posting: DV ShelterSpec 2nd shift Shelter Specialist.doc

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Dove, Inc. 302 S. Union Decatur, IL 62522

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Domestic Violence 3rd Shift Shelter Specialist

Application Deadline: 2021-11-30

This 3rd Shift Shelter Specialist is responsible for provision of services to battered victims and their children that enter the Dove Domestic Violence Program’s Shelter. This position is responsible for shelter coverage Monday – Friday, Midnight – 8 a.m.  This position is supervised by the Domestic Violence Client Services Coordinator.

Attachments for this job posting: DV 3rd Shift Shelter Specialist.doc

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Dove, Inc. 302 S. Union Decatur, IL 62522

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Domestic Violence Piatt County Coordinator (part-time)

Application Deadline: 2021-11-30

The Domestic Violence Piatt County Coordinator is responsible for provision of domestic violence services to adults and children within Monticello and Piatt County, and for networking with the Dove Domestic Violence Program staff in the Decatur facility. Part-time hours are Monday and Friday 8:30am-4:30pm and Wednesday 12:30pm-4:30pm.

Provides direct services to clients (completes intakes on non-residential/residential clients; answers Piatt County hotline; provides counseling, case management, crisis intervention & referrals to clients)

Documents services provided according to program standards.

Informs clients of legal rights through the Illinois Domestic Violence Act (IDVA)

Prepares required reports for funders.

Provides domestic violence education & training to the community in Piatt County.

Recruits and works with volunteers.

Plans and coordinates program fundraising events.

Works with Piatt County Advisory Committee.

Attends/participates in all required Dove and Domestic Violence Program meetings.

Attachments for this job posting: DV Piatt County Coordinator.rtf

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Dove, Inc. 302 S. Union Decatur, IL 62522

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RSVP DeWitt County Coordinator (part-time)

Application Deadline: 2021-11-30

Major responsibilities include volunteer recruitment and development working with diverse populations, public speaking to include program presentations to a variety of groups, planning program events, and networking throughout the community.

Develop, implement, and evaluate short- and long-term goals to achieve mission.
Direct and evaluate program activities to meet goals.
Recruit, train, organize and supervise volunteers 55 years and over for diverse volunteer positions.
Actively search for and develop volunteer stations to meet the needs of the community and national service requirements.
Network with community groups, religious and faith communities, ethnic/cultural groups, health and human service providers, business, education and neighborhood groups.
In conjunction with RSVP Program Director, develop, direct and implement public relations and communications to support program goals.
Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates qualified professionals and volunteers.
Recommend policies and long-term goals to achieve mission to the RSVP Advisory Council.
Train and supervise office staff and volunteers as needed.
Attends and participates in all required Dove and Program Specific meetings and events.
Attends and participates in agency and program events.
Performs related duties as required.

Attachments for this job posting: RSVP DeWitt County Coordinator2021 oct.pdf

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Dove, Inc. 302 S. Union Decatur, IL 62522

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RSVP Program Specialist (part-time)

Application Deadline: 2021-11-30

Major responsibilities of this position include volunteer recruitment and placement. Also, computer work regarding the creation and upkeep of RSVP documents, flyers and programs. The Program Specialist is directly responsible to the RSVP SCP Director.
Recruits, orientates, and places volunteers 55 years and over. This would include speaking engagements when appropriate.
Assist new volunteers with choice of possible volunteer sites to coincide with areas of interest.
Maintains a working relationship with RSVP stations.
Provide placement of volunteers upon station requests.
Develops and updates ongoing memorandums of understanding (MOU) for each station site.
Coordinates the Dove Children’s Clothing Room.
Contacts volunteers and stations regularly to check progress.
Assists in the planning and presentation of recognition events.
Completes monthly written report and assists with other reports as necessary.
Cooperates fully with other programs operated by Dove including assisting with the annual Coat Drive.
Prepares and sorts mailings as required and delivers it to the Post Office.
Attends and participates in RSVP Advisory Council and required staff meetings.

Attachments for this job posting: RSVP Program Specialist 2021 June 17 Part Time.pdf

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Please print the application and send a signed original copy to:

Dove, Inc. 302 S. Union Decatur, IL 62522

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