Domestic Violence/Anger Management Instructor (Part-time)

 Community Human Services (CHS) is a local nonprofit agency that provides mental health support, substance use/abuse services, and youth homelessness assistance to the Monterey County. CHS is looking for a qualified individual to be an Instructor for our Domestic Violence Intervention Program. This program is based in our Salinas and Seaside Family Service Centers. Candidate with experience working with families and/or children in crisis, and background in issues surrounding domestic violence, substance abuse and/or mental illness, a plus. Bilingual strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct service in the Domestic Violence Intervention Program, serving Court-referred, Probation-referred, parole-referred, and self-referred men and women
  • Facilitates groups, generally from 4-7pm on most days
  • Record keeping procedures, and documents progress
  • Maintains necessary paperwork for group participants, including providing regular written reports for Probation Department/Court/California Department of Corrections
  • Conducts intakes and assessments
  • Collects fees and provide receipts

CHS Requirements:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Knowledge and/or experience working with families, children, crisis intervention, mental health
  • Knowledge of child/elderly abuse laws (mandated reporter)
  • Communication skills
  • Cultural sensitivity
  • Confidentiality
  • Bilingual preferred

Legal Requirements:

  • Must meet qualifications as outlined by the Monterey County Probation Department. This means
    • 40 hours minimum of DV training (fulfilling penal codes 1203.097 and 1203.098)
    • 104 hours of shadow training with a certified DV Instructor (Duluth-model Domestic Violence group training, or similar qualification acceptable to the Monterey County Probation Department)
  • Must maintain annual training hours to satisfy requirements of the Monterey County Probation Department (8 hours DV specific and 8 hours of mental health/educational)
  • Must pass a criminal records check by the Probation Department and have been violence-free for a period of at least three years.

Pay $25.91 per hour. Additional 5% if bilingual.