COVID Response Coordinator

Organization: Women’s Resource Center
Location: Newport / Warren
Salary: $38,000 – $42,000 / year
Start Date: 5/1/2023
Full Time, Permanent

Job Description

The COVID-19/Float Advocate will report to the Director of Client Services during the onboarding and training process.

The advocate will coordinate all COVID-19 related activities (picking up/dropping off tests, relaying new

recommendations to the agency, implementing new protocols as recommended, etc.) and assist the client services

department with coverage when needed in various locations.


Training and Educating:

• Staying updated on current recommendations regarding COVID-19.

• Educate the agency staff regarding COVID-19 recommendations.

• Assist agency staff with creating and implementing new protocols when


Direct Service:

• Provide coverage for client services staff when needed in our various locations (coverage and location may vary

daily or weekly).

• Provide trauma-informed direct services to victims of domestic violence including support, advocacy, crisis

intervention, safety planning, information, and referrals to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

• Respond effectively to challenging situations with clients.

Essential Skills:

• Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of the organization

• Knowledge of domestic violence and the issues that commonly intersect with it.

• Ability to work with diverse populations

• Ability to interact sensitively with traumatized populations and to handle crisis appropriately

General Responsibilities:

• Adhere to agency policies and work rules, including strict adherence to WRC confidentiality policies and code of


• Maintain client files, agency files, statistics, forms, and other record keeping as required

• Attend and actively participate in agency meetings as required, including department meetings, and regularly

scheduled supervision meetings

• Maintain professional boundaries

• Attend training and continuing education activities as assigned

• Maintain current knowledge of changes in policies and procedures, new community resources, and other


• Evaluate program outcomes

• Other duties as assigned

The Women’s Resource Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The organization does not discriminate against a

volunteer, an employee or applicant in employment of conditions or opportunities for employment on the basis of race,

color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status such as

disability, age, marital and family status, sexual orientation and gender identity, health status, place of residence,

economic and social situation.

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to:


Location: hybrid with in-person divided between Newport & Warren offices

FTE: 40 Hours per week*

Term: Employment at Will

Salary Range: $38,000-$42,000

Benefits: Health and dental insurance (employer pays 75% of individual), supplemental insurance, paid holiday,

vacation, sick, and personal time, retirement plan with employer match, employee assistance program, employee

wellness program, flexible schedule, hybrid work model

Organization Summary:

Founded in 1977, the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) has a long history of providing a full range of compassionate,

comprehensive direct services to survivors of domestic violence. Over the past fifteen years, the WRC has also been at

the forefront of innovative prevention practice nationally. The WRC’s purpose is to work with the community to end

violence, combining survivor-centered service delivery with evidence-informed prevention strategies. We engage a

myriad of governmental and state agencies, organizational partners, and diverse local residents of all ages, races,

ethnicities, languages, abilities, and socio-economic backgrounds to ensure that survivors have the supports they need,

while simultaneously working to create healthy, safe communities.


Leading domestic violence prevention through the empowerment of individuals and the community by providing

advocacy, education and support services.


Social justice

We believe that our community has the ability to achieve domestic peace.

Individual empowerment

We believe in the potential for individual change.

Community commitment

We believe in the power of working collaboratively with our community to compassionately and confidentially provide

best practices in a safe and accessible environment.

Agency commitment

We believe in providing a diverse, respectful, and safe environment to work, learn and grow.

Working at the Women’s Resource Center

The WRC is a great place to work! We are a diverse team of people passionate about ending domestic violence and

providing high quality, trauma-informed services to our clients. This is hard work that wouldn’t be possible without our

amazing staff. We value our people and demonstrate our commitment by providing a competitive benefits package and

a hybrid, flexible, family-friendly workplace. We invest in our employees’ growth and well-being. We pride ourselves in

developing leaders and supporting self-care every day. We share an innovative vision for the future of this organization

and engage every team member in making that vision a reality.

*We are currently piloting a 4-day/32-hour work week with no reduction in pay or benefits. This schedule may be

permanent depending on outcomes of the pilot. If we return to a 5 day/40-hour work week schedule will be MondayFriday.