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Position Opening: Executive Director

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Executive Director: S.H.A.R.E., Inc. Morgan County Domestic Violence Agency.
Fort Morgan, Colorado.

The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring implementation of the organization’s mission through program development, fundraising, administration, and staff development.

Qualifications include bachelor’s degree in related field and/or five years’ experience in a domestic violence program, proficiency in grant writing and reporting, public speaking, employee supervision, and financial management, preferably QuickBooks.

Ideal candidate will possess experience working with the judicial, human service, and law enforcement systems, including direct provision of victim advocacy.

Proficiency in computer skills and human resource management activities in a nonprofit corporation is required.

Candidate will be supervised by the Board of Directors, live within a thirty minute drive of Fort Morgan City limits, complete background check required. Salary is 48K, negotiable based on qualifications, excellent benefits included.

Email cover letter, resume and references to shareoutreach at Hotmail dot com.

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate Volunteer Training

How you can help

There are many ways you can help stop domestic violence. One of them is to become a volunteer domestic violence advocate and work directly with victims and their children. Or you may provide important program support which allows others to do direct client service work.

Completing twenty-four hours of interactive training and shadowing will quality you as a confidential domestic violence advocate in the State of Colorado.

Your training will include the dynamics of domestic violence, program policies and procedures, client confidentiality, safety planning, and legal issues. You will shadow S.H.A.R.E., Inc. staff members as they respond to and work with victims over the telephone, in the office and at the safehouse. This will give you the experience and confidence to find your best fit within the program.

Some of the opportunities for volunteer advocates include:

  • Telephone crisis intervention on a 24-hour crisis line.
  • Confidential victim advocacy, assisting with safety planning, information and referral
  • Case management and client services for female victims and their children residing in the safehouse
  • Transporting clients
  • Facilitating educational and recreational activities for children coming from homes with domestic abuse
  • Assisting with support group
  • Providing administrative support in the office
  • Helping with special events and projects, community education and violence prevention activities

Training is free of charge.

You must be 18 years old and have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and auto insurance.

You must attend all sessions and be available for evening and/or weekend crisis call duty or other volunteer responsibilities.

LGBTQ advocates welcome.

Bilingual skills (Spanish) are helpful.

How to apply for volunteer training.

Contact 970-867-4444 extension 26 or extension 23 for an application and information on the date of the next training.

Who we are
S.H.A.R.E., Inc. has been working in Northeast Colorado since 1981 to help victims and address the causes of domestic violence. We do that by providing crisis intervention followed by individually tailored services for victims and their children which can include a stay in the shelter, support groups, safety planning, restraining orders, court accompaniment, transitional housing, emergency assistance with things like transportation, rent, and food.

Contact 970-867-4444 ext. 26 or 23 for an application.

Save the Date – April 16, 2016: Spares for S.H.A.R.E. Bowling Tournament

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Spares for S.H.A.R.E. bowling tournament is back!

Cash prize of $500 to the top team! Door prizes, food and fun, and a silent auction.

Proceeds from this annual fundraiser support shelter and outreach services provided by S.H.A.R.E., Inc. Domestic Violence Agency.

Line up your sponsor and get your five-member team together soon!

To sign up, call S.H.A.R.E. at 970.867.4444.

 

 

Volunteer Advocate Training

S.H.A.R.E., Inc. Volunteer Training will begin June 6, 2015

Volunteer Training will be conducted on Saturdays, beginning on June 6, 2015.

24 hours of interactive training and shadowing will qualify you as a confidential domestic violence advocate in the State of Colorado.

Free of charge.

Must attend all sessions and be available for evening and/or weekend crisis call duty or other volunteer responsibilities.

LGBTQ advocates welcome.

Bilingual skills helpful.

Please contact 970-867-4444 (ext. 26 or 23) for an application or print out and complete the online application.

Application for Volunteer Training

Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Teen Dating and Sexual Violence Prevention

Approximately 1 in 5 female high school students report being physically and/or sexually abused by a dating partner. Nearly one-half of adult sex offenders report committing their first sexual offenses prior to the age of 18. In many cases, students are the first to know about instances of abuse at school and away from school grounds.

Schools have the opportunity to integrate teen dating violence prevention education into existing school curricula in many ways.

What schools can do – Teen Dating Violence Prevention Education

• Schools are encouraged to partner with domestic violence and sexual assault organizations to provide prevention education to students.

• Schools can ensure that students have access to supportive services by collaborating with community-based organizations, particularly rape crisis centers and domestic violence service providers. These providers have experience and expertise in teen dating violence and various forms of sexual assault.

• Schools have the opportunity to interrupt the cycle of violence by connecting victims, perpetrators, and bystanders to community services. Schools are strongly encouraged to make these connections and provide facilitated referrals to counseling, advocacy and educational organizations.

• Violence prevention education should be implemented not at the expense of academic achievement, but as a means of ensuring it.

S.H.A.R.E., Inc., Help for Abused Partners, and S.A.R.A., Inc. provide Teen Dating and Sexual Violence Prevention Programs in schools in Northeast Colorado.

Our Teen Dating and Sexual Violence Prevention Education Programs:

• Provide a definition of dating violence or relationship abuse that includes physical, sexual, verbal and emotional or psychological abuse.

• Teach healthy relationship skills and alternatives to abuse.

• Identify power and control issues as they relate to teen dating violence.

• Challenge attitudes that blame the victims.

• Increase empathy for victims/survivors.

• Encourage bystander accountability.

• Challenge social norms that permit or support abuse.

• Are facilitated by a person with expertise who has specialized training in the dynamics of sexual and relationship violence.

Call (970) 867-4444 for more information.

Mark Wynn Workshop at MCC September 27

SHARE, Inc. presents a free one-day workshop given by national speaker Mark Wynn on September 27, 2011, in the Bloedorn Room, at Morgan Community College, 920 Barlow Road, Fort Morgan, Colorado.

“Domestic Violence Investigation and Intervention” is presented by Mark Wynn, a national trainer to law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, legislators, social service providers, health-care professionals and victim advocates.

The workshop targets law enforcement and criminal justice personnel and victim advocates and is open to the public. Seating is limited and the registration deadline is September 23. Sessions will run from 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with lunch on your own.

AGENDA

I. Threat Assessment. This lesson outlines the most common element in domestic violence and how to build a view of seriousness using pre-incident indicators to violence. A profile of domestic murders using actual case examples and the common denominators in these fatal cases will be discussed.

II. Civil Liability in Domestic Violence Incidents. An overview of the dangerousness, complexity and liability risk to officers and departments when dealing with domestic violence. Review of existing case law of “failure to protect” suits. Legal authority of officers and agencies and methods to manage liability.

III. Stalking and Counter-stalking. Covers the growing crime of stalking in domestic violence incidents. Topics include stalking personalities and behavior, impact on victims, level of danger, establishing probable cause, investigative tactics, counter-measures and prevention, and safety planning.

IV. Beyond the Obvious – Avoiding Dual Arrest and Officer Manipulation. Will guide the investigator/officer through the difficult cases, provide a clear definition and understanding of probable cause, self-defense, interpretation of injuries and dominant / primary aggressor. The goal will be to reduce the inappropriate dual arrests that frequently occur at the scene of domestic violence cases.

Register by fax, e-mail or mail to: SHARE, Inc. Morgan County Domestic Violence Program, PO Box 414, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Fax (970) 867-0460 or E-mail share04inc@yahoo.com.