The Women’s Center is currently seeking a qualified candidate for a full time Shelter Advocate position opening. Training and team supervision is provided. Excellent opportunity to work with domestic and sexual violence survivors in a social services advocacy environment.
TITLE: Shelter Advocate – Full Time
Associate’s degree from an accredited college.
Training, work history and college courses will be considered.
Experience in dealing with individuals in residential
settings or crisis situations.
Domestic and sexual violence victim advocacy training provided.
Responsible for shift coverage of a residential facility for women who are domestic violence victims and/or homeless, and their dependent children.
Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, monitoring of house rules, case management and supportive counseling to shelter residents.
Complete in-takes to shelter as needed.
Provide helpline callers with information and crisis intervention.
Weekly review of individual service plans.
Team case management participation.
Work independently (alone) during some shifts.
Act 33/34 Clearances required
Evenings, Weekend and Holiday Shifts required.
Submit letter of interest and resume by mail, fax or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Women’s Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Womens Center of Beaver County:
Based on the firm belief that all individuals have the right to live free from violence, the Women's Center is committed to promoting safety and independence, with the goal to reduce and eliminate the causes and effects of abuse. We strive to educate the public and to provide shelter, counseling, support, advocacy and education to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse.