• Full-time Overnight Shelter Advocate

    Posted: 01/06/2021

    January 6, 2021

    Full-time Overnight Shelter Advocate
    Alexandra House is seeking a full-time overnight advocate to provide trauma informed advocacy and support services for individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Provide individual advocacy within a residential setting
    • Enhance existing and foster new community relationships and partnerships
    • Educate community members and professionals about domestic and sexual violence and Alexandra House services
    • Coordinate services with other community and county-based agencies on behalf of clients
    • Collect and monitor data for reporting purposes.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • A strong commitment and passion for ending violence
    • Commitment to and experience in working with people from diverse populations and marginalized communities
    • Knowledge of various systems including legal/criminal justice, health care and social services
    • Experience in providing advocacy and understanding the needs, options and resources available for persons impacted by domestic violence and sexual abuse
    • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with individuals, community partners, and systems representatives
    • Ability to problem solve and make decisions individually and within a team
    • Strong ability to organize, schedule and prioritize tasks
    • Ability to handle client information with complete confidentiality
    • Excellent written communication and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated computer experience

    Preferred Candidate Qualifications
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • Bilingual in English and one of the prevalent languages in our service delivery area (i.e. Spanish, Somali, Arabic, Oromo)
    • Completion of 40-hour state-mandated sexual assault advocacy training
    • Experience in using client databases

    Starting Salary Range
    $32,000 - $38,600 DOQ, with a full benefit package including retirement plan, vacation & medical accrual.
    Generally, 9:30pm – 7:30am, Tuesday – Friday, with occasional schedule adjustments to accommodate program needs

    How to Apply
    Please submit a cover letter and resume Attn: Shelter Program Supervisor at employment@alexandrahouse.org Position open until January 22, 2021.
    ***No phone calls or emails please. This email address is only for receiving resumes. Qualified applicants will be contacted within one business day after resumes are received.

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