Employment

It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses a major community public health epidemic: child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Kristi House is 24 years old and still growing to meet the needs of children in Miami-Dade County. At the Kristi House Child Advocacy Center, you’d be part of a team that is helping to heal and protect our community’s most vulnerable victims.

(2) Positions are currently open.

Please check back periodically. Send resume and cover note to jobs@kristihouse.org.

Kristi House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact our Director of Operations, Dawn Thompson, at 305-547-6834 or dthompson@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Operations, Kristi House, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, or email it to jobs@kristihouse.org.

In the employment, training, promoting, or provision of service to clients, Kristi House will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, country of national origin, language proficiency, or ability to pay. In addition, clients that are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders will not be excluded from service because of the diagnosis. Kristi House will provide reasonable accommodation to all employees and clients as specified by the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Department of Children and Families CFOP 60-10, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. All services including communication assistance and auxiliary aids, are provided free of charge to the client.

1. Main Office Receptionist

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Welcome all visitors to the center, provide visitor passes, and inform staff that appointments have arrived.
  • Answer telephone calls and forward them appropriately.
  • Supervise children in playroom behind reception desk.
  • Advise Engagement Specialist or Clinical Intake Staff of new intake from CSNU.
  • Assist client in completing the registration form.
  • Update Staffing Agenda.
  • Collect daily/weekly appointment schedules from all Departments
  • Boardroom – maintain its overall scheduling.
  • Sort mail on a daily basis to appropriate departments.
  • Compile CSNU report by Thursday morning of each week.
  • Contact Development Dept. for all donations.
  • Perform related work as required.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Main Office Receptionist is stationed at the entrance to the Children’s Advocacy Center and is responsible for greeting visitors and informing staff that appointments have arrived.  In addition, she is responsible for managing the reception area, supervising the children’s play area, answering and forwarding telephone calls, sorting and delivering mail and generally serving as the first face of Kristi House. The position reports to the Programs Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with multiple phone lines and reception.
  • Experience working with ethnically diverse children and families.
  • Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)

2. Education Counselor & Outreach Specialist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Kristi House is seeking a full-time Education Counselor & Outreach Specialist position to assist youth ages 15 to 22 in our Project GOLD program for trafficking survivors. The position will advise and assist female teens and young adults who are participating in jobs training and career planning to achieve a variety of education milestones: High School diplomas, GEDs, enrollment in vocational training programs, college enrollment, internships and part-time jobs.

The position will also reach into the community for internships and apprenticeships from corporate, governmental and non-profit organizations. The position will find entities that will partner with Kristi House on helping teens who are overcoming hardships and trauma and building bridges for better futures.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess these important attributes and experience:

  • Experienced and comfortable working with at-risk youth
  • Experience or strong familiarity with education/jobs counseling for high school students
  • Understanding of educational, vocational, training and related jobs/career options and resources in South Florida
  • Ability to call on businesses and community organizations to identify internship opportunities for girls in the program

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Experience working with teens
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