Job & Volunteer Opportunities

 Job Opportunities

Wild Iris Family Counseling and Crisis Center delivers violence prevention efforts and free services for persons affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse in both Inyo and Mono Counties.  Wild Iris is an equal opportunity employer.

 

CASA Volunteer Supervisor

Manages all aspects of the operation of the CASA program and assumes responsibility for supervision, case management, training, and coordination of CASA volunteers to ensure that foster youth receive quality advocacy in court.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, or related field or the equivalency.
  • At least two years of experience recruiting, training, and supervising volunteers; working with foster youth and the child welfare system; and/or advocating for victims in the criminal justice system.
  • Advanced understanding of the child welfare and criminal justice systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, input, and analyze data and manage a database.
  • Experience operating under grants and reporting to grantors.
  • Certification as a CASA volunteer and domestic violence and sexual assault counselor (or will complete training as soon as possible).
  • Valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work well with minimal supervision both independently and as a member of a team.
  • Must abide by regulations regarding confidentiality, ethics, violence, state of California mandatory reporting requirements, & agency policies.
  • Highly developed clerical skills.
  • Respectful and effective communication and presentation skills.
  • The ability to work well under pressure and deal appropriately with crisis and stress situations.
  • Conduct, appearance, and work performance of professional quality.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends.

Preferred: 

  • Masters or advanced degree.
  • Five years of experience performing similar or transferable duties.
  • Experience managing CASA Tracker Database and preparing reports for the Department of Justice.
  • Fundraising and social media campaign experience.
  • Bilingual and bi-literate in English and Spanish.

Pay Range: 21.37 – 28.64 (30 hours per week + benefits)

Deadline to apply: September 20, 2019

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and application to wildiris@wild-iris.org.

 

Housing Advocate

Provides housing and employment advocacy and support to those who have been affected by Domestic Violence and are currently homeless or in jeopardy of being homeless. Advocacy and support services are specific to those who have been affected by Domestic Violence and are driven by client identified needs. Maintains compliance with grant, agency and legal requirements.  

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent life experience;
  • proven record of good communication and people skills;
  • ability to work well with minimal supervision both independently and also as a member of a team;
  • good judgment and decision-making skills;
  • good problem solving and analytical abilities;
  • the ability to work well under pressure and deal appropriately with crisis and stress situations;
  • good organization and prioritization skills;
  • ability to use a computer and be proficient with Microsoft Office software and be willing to learn industry specific client-based software;
  • valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation;
  • willing to work evenings and weekends.

Pay Range: 15.75 – 21.12 (full time + benefits)

Deadline to apply: September 20, 2019

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and application to wildiris@wild-iris.org.

 

Part-Time Hotline Advocate

Provides after hours and weekend crisis intervention services on crisis hotline to clients who have been affected by domestic violence and sexual assault.  

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent life experience;
  • proven record of good communication and people skills;
  • ability to work well with minimal supervision both independently and also as a member of a team;
  • good judgment and decision-making skills
  • the ability to work well under pressure and deal appropriately with crisis and stress situations;
  • good organization and prioritization skills;
  • ability to use a computer and be proficient with Microsoft Office software and be willing to learn industry specific client-based software;
  • valid driver’s license, insurance, and reliable transportation;
  • willing to work evenings and weekends.
  • domestic violence and sexual assault counselor (or will complete training as soon as possible).

Pay Range: 14.00 – 18.78 per hour (24 – 28 hours per week)

Deadline to apply: September 20, 2019

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter and application to wildiris@wild-iris.org.


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at Wild Iris

Wild Iris is always in need of volunteers; they are a vital part of our services. The volunteer needs for Wild Iris projects may vary. Some require training before you can help.

To learn more about our volunteer opportunities, and how you can get involved, contact the Volunteer Program Manager @ 760-873-6601.

Download a Wild Iris Volunteer Application or please call our office and we will email or fax an application to you!


Direct Service Volunteers (Training Required)

Can Help With:

  • Manning the Crisis Line
  • Restraining Orders
  • Client Advocacy, Accompaniment & Transportation
  • Crisis Counseling & Support
  • Safe Haven
  • Housing Establishment & Relocation
  • Teaching Classes or Leading Support Groups
  • Community Outreach Presentations
  • Any Tasks Listed Below

Indirect Service Volunteers (No Training Necessary!)

Help With:

  • Front Desk Coverage
  • Company Car Maintenance/Wash
  • Office Cleaning
  • Grocery Shopping/Errands
  • Special Projects/Mailings
  • Fundraising Events
  • Resource Library
  • Community Education/Outreach
  • Awareness Month Activities
  • Web Page Assistance/Maintenance
  • Youth Violence Prevention Program
  • Sharing Your Special Talent to Enhance Wild Iris Service

Send the completed volunteer applications and resumes to:

Wild Iris Human Resources
P.O. Box 697
Bishop, CA 93515


Board Member Opportunities

Take a stand against violence in our community. Wild Iris is currently accepting applications from residents of Inyo and Mono counties to serve on our Board of Directors.

For more information, please download and review our
Board Application Packet ↓

To apply, complete the application for appointment to the board and mail to PO Box 697 Bishop, CA 93515.

Please direct your questions to Matthew O’Connor, Executive Director at moconnor@wild-iris.org or 760-873-6601.

 

Wild Iris is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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