Shelter Coordinator / Victim Advocate
Open Date: February 5, 2019
Closing Date: February 22, 2019
The position requires combination of training, education, and experience in women’s issues, victim advocacy, communication, computer, purchasing, organization, and health/safety regulations. Must have a valid driving license, auto insurance and pass background check. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Access a plus. Excellent benefits package include group medical, dental, vision and life insurance, paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays and Simple IRA participation opportunity with company match.
Submit in PDF format: a letter of application, detailed curriculum vitae/resume, 3 personal references or 3 work related references using form below.
No employment request submitted by fax, postal mail, telephone, or personal delivery will be accepted.
Knowledge of family violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
Preferred - two to four year degree in social work related field.
Accepted – High School Diploma/GED with equivalent work or volunteer experience.
Strong reading, writing, organizational, communication, computer, managerial and networking skills.
Training in Word and Excel; Access, a plus.
Ability to ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Required CADV training hours.
Committed to end violence against women and children.
2 to 4 years’ experience in advocacy /social work through work or volunteerism.
Experience with group/meeting facilitation.
Experience with conflict resolution.
Other experience including but not limited to filing, purchasing, organizing, building maintenance.
Experience with shelters/residential settings, crisis hotline and women’s issues.
Familiarity with social systems, community resources, criminal justice, law enforcement, child abuse, and neglect.
Ability to relate in supportive, non-judgmental manner.
Ability to ensure compliance to all relevant Federal, State and Local laws and regulations health and safety regulations and to ensure funding compliance.
Provide crisis intervention, peer counseling, advocacy, and shelter to victims in a safe and supportive environment.
Maintain professional confidentiality, integrity, and ethics.
Initiate and maintain open yet confidential communication with agencies providing social and community support.
Facilitate shelter resident meetings.
Facilitate conflict resolution among shelter residents.
Responsible for coordinating shelter services.
Responsible for distributing supplies and personal care products to residents.
Responsible for shelter cleanliness and maintenance.
Maintain open communication with donors and maintain community donations.
Work without direct supervision and use sound judgment.
Travel as duties require.
Assume other responsibilities as directed by the Executive Director.
Maintain forms, documents, client records, and assist in data compilation.
Maintain donor acknowledgement and records.
Maintain statistical data as required by Executive Director
Submit reports as required to Executive Director and/or funding sources
Maintain receipts, purchase orders, time sheets, etc. as mandated.
Assist in program development, implementation, and evaluation.
Recruitment of volunteers