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Attorney for the Injunction for Protection Project

JOB SUMMARY

The Quigley House, Inc. is currently seeking an Attorney for the Injunction for Protection Project.

 Qualifications: The IFP Project Attorney will possess a Juris Doctor, JD, from an accredited law school and two years of litigation experience, preferably representing survivors of domestic, dating and sexual violence and stalking in injunction for protection proceedings and other civil legal matters, or prosecuting batterers in criminal proceedings. Providing direct legal representation; while a law student in a supervised law school, legal clinic or internship may be included as litigation experience.

The IFP Project requires limited in-state travel.

 Specialized or Technical Education Requirements: The IFP Attorney must have a strong understanding of the dynamics of intimate partner violence and the lethality risks faced by survivors seeking to leave or end an abusive relationship by filing for an injunction for protection. The IFP Project Attorney will possess highly developed interpersonal skills, as well as critical thinking and problem solving skills, and must be able to make appropriate decisions relating to providing effective legal representation with minimal supervision. Representation of survivors seeking an injunction for protection is dateline driven and very stressful.

 Certification or Licensing Requirements: Florida licensed attorney in good standing with no prior Bar Disciplinary proceedings that resulted in the imposition of any penalty.

 Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to employment@quigleyhouse.org

 Overview:

 Quigley House is a comprehensive Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center serving the Clay County Area in Northeast Florida. Our Mission is to provide advocacy and empowerment to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault while providing community education to heighten awareness.

 Quigley House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 Job Type: Full-time

Chief Executive Officer

JOB SUMMARY

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Quigley House acts as the chief administrator and is responsible for strategic and operational leadership for the organization. The CEO — in partnership with the Board of Directors and the executive management team — will establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies. The CEO is accountable for the overall programmatic and fiscal integrity of the organization within the framework and philosophy set by the Board of Directors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Aligns the organization’s vision, initiatives and operations with the strategic plan as developed under the direction of the Board of Directors.

Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with the Board of Directors, including: continual communication with the Board; orienting new Board members to Quigley House; providing administrative support to the Board; and leveraging the resources of the Board to maximum effect to accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives.
Provides leadership and management to ensure that the mission and core values of Quigley House are implemented through a relevant, robust strategic plan that is regularly reviewed and updated.
Guides Quigley House to achieve and surpass fundraising, cash flow and business goals and objectives.
Guides an annual budget process that promotes effective and efficient use of Quigley House resources and infrastructure, including but not limited to information systems, physical plant, employee support and development, and financial operations.
Acts as the lead fundraiser and friendraiser throughout the community, working with the development staff, board, and committees as appropriate to identify, cultivate and maintain working relationships with the community, professionals in related community service fields, governmental and private organizations.
Provides for effective public and community relations with the media, stakeholders, justice system, corporate and service community, as well as the community at large.
Establishes systems within which Quigley House staff and volunteers operate in compliance with all relevant federal, state and local regulations, requirements of funders, and accepted practices, processes and procedures.
Establishes and maintains effective relationships with funding sources, federal, state and local government agencies, the justice system and other non-profits including but not limited to: the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Florida Council Against Sexual Violence.
Mentors and develops staff directly and through training/development programming in order to enhance staff productivity and morale.
Responsible for personnel actions, including hiring, evaluating and disciplining Quigley House employees. This includes direct responsibility for those in positions reporting to the CEO and accountability for personnel actions taken by other directors/supervisors, as well as understanding and acting in accordance with Quigley House policies regarding harassment and discrimination complaints.
Maintains good working relationships with the community, professionals in related community service fields, governmental and private organizations.
Participates in local and state organizations’ events related to Quigley House’s vision and is available in an “expert” capacity, either as a speaker or organizer.
Develops and implements an effective outreach plan that focuses on the organization’s constituencies and that is directed at the appropriate individual(s) within those constituencies.
Note: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position manages subordinate supervisor(s) who in turn supervise employee(s) and is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these units. The CEO also directly supervises non-supervisory employees. This position’s responsibilities include: interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. The CEO is solely responsible both indirectly and directly for the oversight of all Quigley House employees.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and two years of experience working in the domestic-violence field, or four years minimum experience in an administrative/management capacity and two years experience working in the domestic-violence field. Preferred experience is four years with a multi-service domestic-violence organization.

CONTACT

edrecruit@fcadv.org

Resident-Advocate

Resident Advocate

Resident advocates needed for Quigley House, the domestic violence and sexual assault center in Clay County, Florida. Full time evening, night and weekend shift at the shelter available. Resident advocates provide crisis intervention, conflict resolution, advocacy, safety planning and information and referrals to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. In addition, Resident Advocates ensure the on-going operations and security of the shelter and provide for the basic needs of shelter residents. Lastly, this position is responsible for staffing the 24 hour crisis hotline.

Requirements: High School Diploma or GED required. 1 year crisis intervention working with victims of domestic violence preferred. Bilingual a plus. Experience in Microsoft Office (or equivalent) and data entry. A valid driver’s license and dependable transportation required. Vehicle insurance must be maintained. Must meet eligibility requirements for Quigley House, Inc. vehicle insurance coverage. Must pass an extensive criminal background check. “Minorities and battered/formerly battered persons are encouraged to apply.”

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to employment@quigleyhouse.org

No phone calls, please.

Quigley House, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer