Call for gift baskets!

Time is quickly approaching for our 5th Annual Chief's Tea hosted by Tommy Wright, our local chief of police. In preparation for the event we are seeking individuals, business', or community organizations that would like to donate a themed gift basket to our silent auction.    These gift baskets can be of any theme you want to come up with, the more creative the better.     We are hoping to secure a minimum of 10 baskets for the event but would be blessed if we were able to secure more.   I've found some great ideas online I thought I would share.    If creativity is not your thing, no worries, we would be happy to put together a gift basket for you on your behalf.   Recommended value for each gift basket is $50.00. Please contact the Trenton women's shelter to donate a basket by calling 660-359-3297 and asking for Jenna, Mary, or Laurie.   Requests can also be emailed to jjohnson@ghwshelter.org       
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Volunteer Coordinator Position Available

The Volunteer Coordinator  is directly responsible for recruiting, training, supervising and scheduling all shelter volunteers within the two shelter locations.    The salary range for this position is 15.00- 18.50 per hour.   Bachelors degree in public relations, human resources, social work, or related field is preferred.  You can download this Volunteer Coordinator Description for more specific job duties related to this position.   GHWS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are available to download here: employment-application .    Any difficulties in accessing this download please email jjohnson@ghwshelter.org to request a copy. Please submit applications to Tammy Taylor at PO Box 107, Cameron, MO 64429 or via email at ttaylor@ghwshelter.org.    We will be accepting applications through March 10, 2017.
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In Her Shoes Simulation Now Available

  We now offer group presentations entitled 'In Her Shoes' a revolutionary community education tool, In Her Shoes is designed for learning about domestic violence. Participants move, do, think and experience the lives of battered women. This version is the original simulation, which is great for educating a broad range of community and professional groups and can be facilitated in sessions of one to two hours.    If you are interested in us coming to facilitate a simulation with your community group please contact either of our shelter sites, we would be happy to come into your work place, community group, church, or classroom to provide these priceless teaching opportunities. We are also offering the classroom edition is designed to be used with teens – the original version is designed to be used with people who interact with teens (counselors, teachers, parents, etc.).
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Seeking Full Time Family Advocate

Are you interested in working with women and children at risk? Green Hills Women’s Shelter has a Family Advocate position opening. The Family Advocate is responsible for assisting families with a history of domestic/ sexual violence and child abuse with program services, advocacy and support. The position is full time with a salary range of $31,200 to $38,480 with benefits. Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, criminal justice or related field required.   GHWS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Persons interested may contact Tammy Taylor at (816) 632-4900, by emailing to ttaylor@ghwshelter.org or visit GHWS website: www.greenhillswomensshelter.net to request an employment-application. Applications accepted through 5 p.m. February 28th GHWS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Seeking Volunteers to join our Team!

We need caring people to come along side us and help our organization maintain operations.  Volunteers are the brains of our organization and without them we struggle to provide the quality and effecient services we strive to acheieve. You may be wondering what volunteering for our program looks like, the truth is that is totally up to each volunteer.    Our biggest needs is helping with answering phones, interacting with clients, and providing shelter coverage when full time staff are out meeting with non-residential clients.    Volunteering can be catered to what you can give and commit to whether that be serving our program each week on a scheduled basis, every other week, once a month, or on an on call basis.     All volunteers are provided training from our program to equip you with the skills you need to serve the domestic and sexual violence survivors we work with. We are always seeking individuals to help with transportation, teaching support groups, teaching li...
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Seeking licensed counselor or therapist

  Green join-our-team 2Hills Women’s Shelter is currently seeking a licensed counselor/ therapist to provide individualized counseling sessions. Applicant must hold Missouri state licensure and have experience working with domestic and sexual violence survivors. For more details please contact Tammy Taylor at (816) 632-4900. Applications will be accepted on an on going basis for any interested counselors that want to join our counseling support team. GHWS is an Equal Opportunity Employer  
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Grant Awarded

Union Pacific Railroad provides donation to our program union pacific railroad 6500. We would like to say a special THANK YOU to Union Pacific Railroad and their generous support of our organization! We are so grateful for your continued support of our work with domestic and sexual violence survivors!!!!   Pictured Above left to right:  Lindsey Douglas, Director of public Affairs with Union Pacific Railroad, Laurie Stevenson, Shelter Coordinator, Jenna Johnson, Case Manager Advocate / Volunteer Coordinator, and Rex Ross, Board Member.
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Grant Awarded to Green Hills Women’s Shelter

[caption id="attachment_180" align="aligncenter" width="300"]SONY DSC Pictured Above: Ellen Hamilton, Specialized Victim's Advocate and Cathie Smith, Board President[/caption]   The Union Pacific Railroad and Barnes Baker Motors of Trenton teamed up to provide a solution to the transportation problems of the Green Hills Women’s Shelter.  Barnes Baker Motors of Trenton provided a late model Ford Freestyle to the Shelter and accepted the Union Pacific Grant of $5000.00 designated for Shelter transportation needs. The Freestyle will be used to transport domestic violence and sexual assault victims to court proceedings, job interviews, medical appointments and other direct service needs. We thank the Union Pacific Railroad and Barnes Baker Motors of Trenton for their support of the Green Hills Women’s Shelter. Pictured with the car above is Ellen Hamilton, Shelter Victim’s Advocate and Cathie Smith, Shelter Board President.
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