Employment and Internship Opportunities
Women’s and Children’s (WCA) Alliance Core Mission – Providing safety, healing and freedom from domestic abuse and sexual assault.
The WCA has been an important community partner for 110 years by providing shelter and supportive services to individuals impacted by domestic violence and/or sexual assault. Services are provided at no cost and span a four-county service area representing 30% of the population of the state of Idaho. Since its founding, the WCA crisis program has evolved into one of the most vital, unduplicated, comprehensive programs in our community and region.
Client Advocate, Part Time
In the role of a Client Advocate, you will assist victims of domestic violence and sexual assault within a comprehensive program that includes crisis intervention, safe shelter, court advocacy, counseling, case management, and a number of support and educational programs.
The WCA is seeking a qualified candidate for our Receptionist position. This role will be the first point of contact for our clients, visitors and staff in person and on the phones; with an emphasis on creating a warm and welcoming environment. The position is a balanced combination of both interpersonal and administrative duties.
The Outreach Specialist works to engage the community by scheduling and delivering informational outreach presentations, managing WCA involvement in community outreach events, keeping printed resources stocked in key locations throughout the community, assisting with awareness raising activities and educational opportunities, building and maintaining partnerships with key organizations and groups within the community and generally working towards achieving the WCA’s vision of a community where every individual thrives in safe, healthy relationships.
As a Childcare Provider, you will facilitate and maintain a supportive, nurturing, positive and trauma-informed environment in childcare by promoting education and safety in the areas of physical, social and emotional development for children 0-18. You will engage in children’s play and conversations, provide positive reinforcement, practice behavioral redirection, provide expectations and boundaries for children and follow through, help children gain self-control and encourage children to learn and to talk about their feelings.
Clinical Internship: Our internships are full and we hope to be offering an internship to graduate level students in social work and counseling programs starting this Fall, 2021. We will post when we are accepting resumes so please continue to check back.
The internship will be in the Clinical Services Department, supporting community and shelter clients through individual counseling and group counseling. The intern will receive weekly supervision, join weekly department and multidisciplinary team meetings, co-facilitate a weekly support group, and carry a caseload of individual clients.
Please feel free to reach out with any additional questions and thank you for considering the WCA for your internship placement!
Megan Raimondi-Musser, LCSW
Clinical Services Manager
Equal Opportunity Employer
WCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its hiring practices or any other employment decisions on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, retaliation for protected activity, or any other classes protected by applicable federal and state laws.