Overnight Advocate

6 days left

Location
Greater Atlanta Area
Posted
Apr 22, 2021
Closes
May 22, 2021
Focus Areas
Housing / Shelter
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Some college
Willingness to Travel
Not willing to travel
Experience Level
Entry-level

Overnight Advocate Job Description

Desired Qualifications

  • Desire to contribute to the work of ending domestic violence.
  • Significant experience working with people in crisis.
  • Comfortable with participatory decision-making processes.
  • Committed to providing kind, culturally appropriate services.
  • Ability to work with and interact well with individuals from diverse backgrounds and points of view.
  • Possesses a spirit of curiosity, openness and is self-aware.
  • Has an understanding of the impacts of complex trauma and the skills and interest in deepening resilience for self and others.
  • Interest in anti-poverty, anti-oppression work.
  • Knowledge of (or willingness to learn about) relevant community resources.
  • Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to self-direct and manage time.
  • Basic computer skills.

Summary of Duties

(position is based in our confidentially located Safehouse)

  • Respond supportively to callers on the crisis line.
  • Interact with guests affirmingly, and at a high level of self-awareness.
  • Record all services provided in the web-based database in a timely manner.
  • Clean and prepare rooms for newly entering families.
  • Complete daily tasks that keep the safehouse clean and in good repair.
  • Help maintain a safe and comfortable community environment.
  • Record important information and concerns in the communication log.
  • Other duties as assigned

Hours for this position are 10:00 pm to 6:00 am Monday - Friday

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