Employment

AWARE provides equal employment opportunity and provides services for all qualified persons, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national ancestry, age, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or disability status. AWARE promotes the full realization of equal employment and service provision through a  positive and continuing effort.

If you are interested in applying for the positions below, please send a resume and letter of interest to the staff contact listed.   

This page was last updated 7/20/2021.  

CURRENT OPENINGS:

Violence Prevention Manager 

Hours/Week: 40 hours per week

Salary/Wage/Benefits: $20.50/ hour DOE plus benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Haa Tóoch Lichéesh Coalition member organizations and leaders as we aim to address widespread generational trauma from systemic violence and oppression by building new, more inclusive policies, practices and programs in efforts to prevent future violence and promote healing across communities.
  • With the Violence Prevention Director ensure a trauma informed work environment and high-functioning and diverse team.
  • Help recruit, screen, hire, supervise, and evaluate departmental staff, and supervise staff whose work implements the programs of Haa Tóoch Lichéesh Coalition.
  • Provide culturally relevant and place-based programs for Haa Tóoch Lichéesh Coalition member organizations and across the spectrum of AWARE services.
  • Experience with grants management and grant writing is desirable.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must pass AWARE background check.
  • 3+ year experience in this or related field.
  • Supervision experience.
  • Lived experience within Alaska Native worldviews, cultures and communities is required.
  • Must have or acquire CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • COVID vaccination required (exemptions possible).

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn.
  • Must have experience in community work that addresses equity, anti-oppression, violence prevention, and/or community organizing.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must support AWARE’s Philosophy: A commitment to providing options and alternatives to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Must demonstrate keen attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

Send resume/cover letter to AWARE, Inc. by August 6th, 2021 by emailing Ati Nasiah at atin@awareak.orgFor more information call (907) 586-6623 or e-mail Ati Nasiah.  Position is open until filled.

Violence Prevention Youth and Education Coordinator

Hours/Week: 40 hours per week

Wage/Benefits: $18/hr. DOE + benefits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Haa Tóoch Lichéesh sponsored programs for youth that strengthen cultural connectedness, build upon the resilience of their identities, and prevent violence.
  • Under the direction of AWARE’s Girls on the Run (GOTR) and Boys Run I Toowú Klatseen (BRITK) Manager, implement GOTR, and partner with Tlingit & Haida to implement BRITK/ ITK in Juneau and rural communities AWARE serves
  • Partner with BRITK regional council to implement BRITK strategic plan and evaluation.
  • Implement GOTR/BRITK program plan and achieve program goals with respect to number of participants and number of sites in AWARE’s service area. Deliver professional and regular communications to participating families. Assist with data management, evaluation and reporting. Plan and implement the end-of-season 5K fun run(s).
  • Work with site liaisons and key community partners to support GOTR & BRITK program implementation; including coaches training, CPR & First Aid, background checks, etc. Ensure all program sites are staffed with qualified volunteer coaches in AWARE’s service area, and are culturally responsive and rooted in place.
  • Recruit, mentor and support GOTR & BRITK coaches and site liaisons in their implementation of GOTR & BRITK programs, including coach trainings, problem-solving and quality program

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have high school diploma/GED. College level study or experience in social work, women’s studies, education, youth programming or related field is desirable.
  • Must be willing to acquire a CPR and First Aid Certificate.
  • Must have Covid-19 vaccination or be willing to acquire one.
  • Must pass AWARE background check and fingerprinting.
  • COVID vaccination required (exemptions possible).

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have strong communication, computer literacy and time management skills.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must support AWARE’s Philosophy: To provide safe shelter and supportive services for survivors of domestic or sexual violence; and to effect the social, political, and legal changes needed to eliminate oppression, gender violence, and violence against children.

Send resume/cover letter to AWARE, Inc. by August 6th by emailing nataliew@awareak.org.  For more information call (907) 586-4902 or e-mail  nataliew@awareak.org. 

Case Manager

Hours/Week: 40 hours per week

Salary/Wage/Benefits: $20.50/hour DOE plus benefits

Join AWARE and become part of an energetic team that provides a wide-range of services for survivors of gender-based violence.  AWARE is seeking a Case Manager to work primarily with residents in AWARE’s Emergency Shelter to ensure they transition in a safe and timely manner.  This position requires the ability to implement programmatic strategies for a population that is often in crisis.  This position focuses on connecting individuals to mental/behavioral health services, financial resources and housing.  This position works closely with Shelter Advocacy in order to coordinate between case management and shelter services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement case management services program including the required documentation utilized in this program, and written guidance to ensure program integrity.
  • Provide case management services for participants of AWARE’s programming, prioritizing residents in the emergency shelter.
  • Coordination of services to ensure participant is connected to appropriate community partner resources.
  • Establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with agency staff and any other organizations, individuals and community partners.
  • Ensure case management services enhance the work of shelter advocates and adaptable to the changing environment of shelter.
  • Perform record-keeping activities associated case management services or as required for data collection or inter-staff communication.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a degree in social work, counseling, psychology, women’s studies, or a related field.  3+ years of experience in case management may be substituted for a degree.
  • Experience with program development (establishing outcomes, and program evaluation) preferred.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must have good technical writing skills.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must support AWARE’s Philosophy: To provide safe shelter and supportive services for survivors of domestic or sexual violence; and to effect the social, political, and legal changes needed to eliminate oppression, gender violence, and violence against children. 

Send resume/cover letter to AWARE, Inc. by emailing Lilyl@awareak.org.  For more information call (907) 586-4902

 

Become a Relief Shelter Advocate or a member of the Sexual Assault Response Team!

Did you know that on average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. During one year, this equates to more than 10 million women and men.  Do you want to help support these people when they seek medical and/or legal assistance? Do you want to help hold their offenders accountable? If so, becoming a part of AWARE’s shelter advocacy or on-call SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) program may be right for you!

For more information please contact Melissa Deisen at melissad@awareak.org or call 907-586-6623.