ACADV Employment Opportunities

Family Crisis Center - Licensed Mental Health Counselor

The Family Crisis Center of Northeast Arkansas is seeking qualified applicants who are licensed

in the State of Arkansas, in good standing and skilled in mental health counseling. Credentials of

LPC or LCSW required with a minimum of 5 years of experience. This is a full-time position

working with adults and families who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault.

Family Crisis Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization providing a comprehensive range of

services to individuals who have experienced or who are escaping domestic abuse. We also

operate a rape crisis center for adults who have been the victim of sexual assault. Our staff is

highly dedicated to providing quality, trauma-informed care to our clients.


We are looking for someone who is committed to working with these particular populations and who is passionate about providing the best specialized and evidence-based treatments to our clients. We realize that unreasonable caseloads and quota expectations negatively impact outcomes for clients.

This position will remain focused on client care, with a reasonable caseload, without Medicaid

or insurance billing. We are looking for a dedicated counselor who can place their energy into

realistic goal setting, and attainable progress for our clients. Relevant experience working with

domestic violence or sexual assault victims is highly preferred. Specialized training will be

required. Our mission is to move individuals who have experienced domestic or sexual violence

from victimization to empowerment. Qualified applicants will be like-minded and have a

special interest in addressing these particular issues.


Location: Jonesboro, AR

Compensation: Competitive salary based upon license, training, and experience

Medical benefits available

Paid time off

To apply: visit or send resume and cover letter to

Turning Point Executive Director

Title:  Executive Director

Reports to: Board of Directors

Status:  Full-time, exempt


Job Summary


The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for ensuring that the mission of Turning Point of South Arkansas is realized by implementing policy directives set by the Board of Directors. The ED assumes the overall leadership role in day-to-day operations of the agency, guiding all administrative, advocacy, programming, community relations, marketing, and public relations.

General Duties

A.   Board Support and Administration

·      Provides Board with adequate and timely information ensuring information flow and decision oversight;

·      Serves as staff liaison to the Board and its Committees;

·      Administers contracts as approved by the Board;

·      Communicates Board vision with staff through the effective program and operational implementation;

·      Attends and staffs all fundraising events, as directed by the Board;

·      Prepares Board meeting agenda and distribute information packets to all members prior to Board Meetings; and

·      Attends all Board meetings and present agency update for the Board. Assists all Executive Committee members as needed.

B.   Human Resources

·      Responsible for recruitment, hiring, staffing, supervision, and evaluation of staff;

·      Implement promotion, disciplinary action, and exit interviews with all staff;

·      Acts as liaison between Board Personnel Committee Chair and staff;

·      Responsible for mediation of staff disputes and/or grievances;

·      Effectively manages agency personnel according to authorized policies and procedures. Works with Personnel Committee when needed to ensure agency conforms to current laws and regulations.

·      Staff leadership—serves as a role model for staff in setting standards for professional work ethics and stakeholder relations (board, victims, colleagues, and public).

·      Facilitates quarterly staff meetings.

C.   Program Operations and Environment

·      Establishes an environment and agency culture that promotes the self-determination and self-worth of program guests and staff

·      Program development, design, and evaluation.

·      Acts as liaison between Board Shelter Committee Chair and staff

·      Engages in active participation in the community and with community organizations.

·      Equipping and ensuring maintenance of an environment that ensures the safety and security of shelter residents and staff.

·      Provides counsel to all staff as needed to ensure seamless service delivery to victims.

·      Conducts appropriate investigation and provides oversight for guest exit appeals and provides mediation/determination for guest disputes and/or grievances.

·      Determines the feasibility of shelter stays extension requests.

·      Development and maintenance of community relationships and authorization of all Memoranda of Understanding for program compliance.

·      Ensures compliance for Program and Fiscal Standards as determined by funders.

·      Provides victim advocacy and “on-call” support for staff, clients, and shelter 24/7, as required. 

D.   Fiscal Management

·      Oversees resource development planning and implementation, including identifying resource requirements, research funding sources, establish strategies to approach funding sources, submitting proposals, and administrative resource development records and documentation;

·      Event tracking for major fundraisers;

·      Assists Board and Board Finance Committee Chair with development of Annual Budget;

·      Develops new program budgets;

·      Authorizes purchases, vouchers, and payments within parameters set by the Board; and

·      Stands as Acting Authorized Official to sign tax documents, invoices and reports to funders, and purchase orders within parameters set by the Board on behalf of Turning Point of South Arkansas and the board.

·      Approve accounts payable invoices before submitting to the accountant. Check any balances brought forward to verify if it has been paid. Code payroll and accounts payable to appropriate grant allocation. Be able to access bank balance at all times.

·      Maintain records of all donors and ensure timely “Thank You” letters with 501©3 tax disclaimer are mailed out.

·      Responsible for researching and writing all grants.

E.   Other

·      The Executive Director is responsible for other tasks as directed by the BOD.

Minimum Qualifications: The Executive Director will have the following minimum   qualifications:

·      Two years college or equivalent and either volunteer or paid experience in a social service organization

·      Highly preferred computer literacy including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher; Adobe Acrobat.

·      Fundraising and grant writing experience

·      Must be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised; Proven leadership skills.

·      Certified Victim’s Advocate, highly preferred.

·      Must pass a criminal background check and child registry check.

Hours: The Executive Director position is full-time exempt and salaried, and Director will work 40 hours a week with hours that often vary from the regular Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm workday. The ED is expected to participate in fundraising, community outreach activities, United Way of Union County activities, etc. that are not within the Monday-Friday schedule.

Training: All Turning Point of South Arkansas employees must complete fifteen hours of core domestic violence training conducted by the Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV) and four hours of ACADV ethics training within the first 9 months of employment. Annually, after the first year of employment, employees are required to attend ten hours of continuing education that will assist in effectively performing their duties.

Working Conditions:

·      Occasional out-of-town travel for presentations, training, meetings, or conferences

·      Use of personal vehicle required

·      Public Speaking engagements as a representative of the organization

Volenteer/Intern Opportunities

The Arkansas Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV) is seeking volunteers and/or interns who are students in the Art, Social Work or Criminal Justice fields.  We have opportunities in administrative operations and special projects.  If you are interested in volunteering or an internship, please contact Ashley Walker by email: or by phone 501-907-5612.

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700 S. Rock St
Little Rock, AR 72202

Toll Free  800.269.4668

Phone  501.907.5612

Fax 501.907.5618

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