Program of Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs (DAIP)

Visitation Specialist-Job Description 


 REPORTS TO: DFVC Program Coordinator  TEAM: Duluth Family Visitation Center
 PAY SCALE: $12.00/hour  START DATE: As soon as possible
 STATUS: Part time-17 hours per week, evenings and Sundays  



  • Demonstrated knowledge of domestic violence and related issues
  • General office and computer skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A commitment to ending violence against women and to the principles of native sovereignty
  • Knowledge of the developmental effects of domestic violence on children
  • Demonstrated skills in crisis intervention, conflict resolution, and negotiation
  • Experience working with diverse racial, economic and social backgrounds
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Self-directed, motivated and able to work independently
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once
  • Must be reliable and flexible
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work as a team member.  


Visitation Center Direct Service Responsibilities: Monitoring Visits

  • Provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and clean environment for children and their parents.
  • Monitor on site visits and exchanges.
  • Assist in operating the center; set out appropriate games and toys, check daily schedule for families, check messages.
  • Obtain updated information on participating families as needed.
  • Greet both parents and children upon arrival to the center. Introduce self and others when needed.  Assist parents when needed.
  • Enter new or pending families into database.
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation in visit results and phone threads.
  • Assist in closing the center by completing necessary paper work, required cleaning, and lock up procedures.
  • Address and resolve conflicts that may arise in the center.
  • Assume mandatory reporting duties.
  • Communicate with project coordinator and VC team about visitation activities and /or concerns.
  • Maintain center policies and procedures.
  • Attend team meetings and required trainings.
  • Work toward team goals and objectives.
  • Uphold the Office on Violence Against Women’s Guiding Principles.
  • Other duties as assigned. 



Send cover letter and resume to:

Sheryl Boman, DFVC Program Coordinator

Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs

202 East Superior Street

Duluth, Minnesota 55802

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