Employment at DCRC




Financial Manager

Durham Crisis Response Center is seeking a Financial Manager. The financial manager is responsible for handling all aspects of accounting functions.  The person will perform work, including but not limited to serving as a bookkeeper; conducting invoice activities related to grant funding; paying vendors; preparing payroll and performing payroll related functions; completing financial reports for funders; monthly bank reconciliation and financial reports, preparing budgets and performing clerical/administrative functions as needed.  The ideal candidate will be able to work independently, communicate effectively and support the mission and values of DCRC. 

The primary responsibilities of this position include but not limited to:

  • Manage financial reporting and reimbursement requests for multiple grants/funding sources, including maintenance of appropriate documentation

  • Budget preparations

  • Maintain ledgers

  • Make computer entries, and cut checks to vendors, including coding to grants and accounts

  • Monitor payment of bills to assure that all bills are paid on-time

  • Provide financial support to thrift store including filing of sales tax

  • Prepare financial statements, and reports including the profit and loss statement and balance sheet

  • Reconcile bank accounts

  • Prepare payroll

  • Keep the Leadership Team informed as to the balances, grant expenditures and other financial issues that may arise

  • Other duties as needed

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: Three to five years of previous experience in bookkeeping and accounting and associate degree in accounting, financial management or related field. A bachelor’s degree in accounting and nonprofit experience preferred. Knowledge of QuickBooks, Excel, Word and generally accepted accounting principles a must. Knowledge of payroll requirements and related payroll tax reporting including but not limited to quarterly 941, NC5, and ESC; W2 and 1099; new hire reporting very helpful. Commitment to the mission of the organization required.


Send resume and cover letter to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org

Spanish Help Line Advocates


The Spanish Helpline Advocates provide quality crisis intervention, support, information and referrals to clients on the 24-hour helpline. They also provide support over the phone to victims entering the shelter after hours. There are two positions available that will work as part of the team to provide coverage for the helpline.  One advocate will cover the helpline from 5pm-9 am, Mon-Thurs.  The other advocate will cover the helpline from 5 pm Friday until 9 am on Monday.  Holidays will also be covered by one of the advocates.  Pay for each position is $190 per week, with additional pay for holidays. Minimum education is a bachelor’s degree in a human service field, or equivalent number of years of experience in the field of domestic violence as a paid or volunteer, with experience in crisis intervention. Send cover letter and resumes to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org.

Youth Prevention Educator


Durham Crisis Response Center, Durham’s domestic violence and sexual assault agency, us seeking a Youth Prevention Educator to facilitate violence and alcohol prevention programs in the community and in school environments. The key responsibilities of this position include: 

  • working directly with youth in educational and community settings to end interpersonal violence and substance abuse;

  • developing and maintaining appropriate records; and 

  • developing evaluation measures in order to collect and analyze progress of work.

The position is part-time for approximately 20 hours per week, to be scheduled flexibly to meet the needs for the program.  Some evening and weekend work will be required.   A bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of skills and experience required; master’s degree preferred, preferably in the public health, social work, human services or education field.  Experience working in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence and working with youth are preferred, as well as non-profit experience. Strong experience in public speaking, delivery of curriculum and organizational skills required.  Ability to work with diverse populations required.  Bilingual (Spanish) skill preferred.  Send letter and resume to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org.

Evening and Weekend Relief Staff

Maintains a safe, confidential environment for clients in Durham Crisis Response Center’s Shelter.  Provides services to clients and their children who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, or stalking. Conducts initial shelter screen and intake for victims of domestic and/or sexual violence.  • Orients new shelter residents and completes necessary paperwork. • Monitors residents in community living, addressing any concerns that arise per shelter policy manual. Documents relevant shift information in log and provide verbal “briefing” to oncoming staff and on-call staff back-up as needed.

MUST HAVE: Ability to work well with a diverse client population. • Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts. • Ability to relate well to victims experiencing crisis. • Ability to maintain health and safety regulations at the shelter. • Ability to work independently. • Must be punctual, reliable and understand client/staff good boundaries issues.

Housing Case Manager

DCRC is seeking a Housing Case Manager to provide assistance to victims of domestic and sexual violence in our housing programs.  The Housing Case manager will assist victims served by the transitional and rapid rehousing programs including: screening clients for participation; providing crisis counseling, support, personal advocacy, safety planning, information, referrals, assistance with identifying and obtaining housing, assisting with moving into new housing; providing assertive engagement to assist the clients in successful transition to permanent housing; serve in DCRC’s staff on-call rotation; and participation in the Durham Continuum of Care and other housing related collaboration.  This position is located at DCRC’s confidential shelter.  

Required skills/experience:  Degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field along with a minimum two years’ experience providing services to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence and/or human trafficking and/or working in the field of homelessness services.  Strong collaboration, communication, and teamwork skills needed.  Experience working effectively with a diverse population and a commitment to anti-oppression models of service. Competency in Microsoft Office Suite required. 

Send resume and cover letter to jobs@durhamcrisisresponse.org












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