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Chief Operating Officer
STAR is now hiring for the new position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO is responsible for overseeing the internal operations of the organization. The primary responsibilities of this position are to 1) supervise the organization’s Regional Directors who manage the organization’s Capital Area, Central Louisiana, and Greater New Orleans branches and the Legal Director, 2) serve as point of contact for all business vendors to ensure smooth operations of the organization, 3) conduct quality assurance of STAR’s programs and services, 4) oversee grant deliverables and reporting for advocacy, counseling, legal, and community education programs across the agency, 5) provide human resources support to managers by overseeing personnel files, hiring processes, payroll, and employee performance, and 6) provide ongoing support to staff by identifying and coordinating opportunities for coaching, training, and team-building. Ideally this position would be housed in STAR’s Baton Rouge office; however, we are also open to candidates living in Alexandria or New Orleans. Applications will close April 30, 2021. Click here to apply now.
Part-Time Medical Advocate - Alexandria
STAR is hiring for part-time medical advocates to support survivors through hospital accompaniment in the Central Louisiana area. Medical advocates are expected to be available on holidays, nights, and weekends. Applicant must agree to work at least two (2) weekends a month; a weekend consists of 5 shifts. Weekends begin on Fridays at 5:00pm and end on Mondays at 8:30am. Position is part-time to be paid on a semi-monthly basis. Salary for this position is $10 per completed 12-hour shift and $15 per hour of direct service. Travel time, supervision, and monthly meetings are classified as direct service hours. Click here to apply now.
Part-Time Medical Advocate - New Orleans
STAR is hiring for part-time medical advocates to support survivors through hospital accompaniment in the Greater New Orleans area. Medical advocates are expected to be available on holidays, nights, and weekends. Applicants must sign-up for a minimum of eight (8) 12-hour shifts per month. Salary for this position is $10 per completed 12-hour shift and $15 per hour of direct service. Travel time, supervision, and monthly meetings are classified as direct service hours. Closing date for applications is March 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Click here to apply now.
STAR’s internship program supports the agency mission through graduate and undergraduate internships and offers a collaborative, supportive and creative learning environment with many opportunities for students to work autonomously with the guidance of a supervisor, integrate theory and practice, and develop new projects and initiatives within a non-profit, social service organization. Individuals interested in interning at STAR can click here to apply.
What You Should Know About Our Internships
- Internship hours can be part-time and schedules are flexible. The minimum number of hours may be established by individual school requirements.
- Each student intern will have administrative supervision from a staff person in their field of study. For graduate internships, clinical supervision is available for those requiring LCSW supervision in social work.
- Undergraduate internships must be at least 1 semester in length. Some positions may require longer commitments.
- Graduate internships must be at least 2 semesters in length.
- For internships involving direct services, STAR’s 40-hour CORE Advocacy Training is required. It is expected that interns complete this training prior to beginning their internship.
- Most internships are available year-round.
- Applicants must consent to and successfully complete a full background investigation, which includes a criminal history check and finger printing.
- There may be more than one student in each internship position at any given time as the number of internships available varies depending on the program and position.
- Students are required to submit a professional cover letter and resume and attend an interview to be considered for an internship position.
- Internships are in high demand and the number of internships available may be limited. Because of this, it is strongly recommended that students begin the application process as early as possible.
- Internships are unpaid.