Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $15.50/hour
Organization's Mission: YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women,
and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Mission: YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women,
and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
Position Summary: This position is a survivor-driven, trauma-informed, mobile advocacy position focused on helping crime victims increase access to safe emergency housing and retain safe, long-term housing options while they receive tailored supportive services.
Primary Responsibilities: Ensure the health and safety of all participants residing at the YWCA.
Provide a safe and caring environment.
Conduct intake interviews and assess eligibility for new program arrivals.
Discuss abuse, sexual violence, and gender issues in a confidential and supportive manner.
Educate individuals about the dynamics of domestic violence and the services offered by the YWCA and other community organizations.
Respond to crisis phone calls on all shifts, safety plan, provide referrals and resources.
Work alongside participants on the residential floor providing basic needs, assistance in accessing services, and emotional and physical support.
Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with YWCA staff and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the YWCA’s work.
Desired Qualifications: Committed to empowering participants and eliminating injustice.
An understanding of and agreement with YWCA Utah’s mission, values and philosophy regarding the elimination of racism, empowerment of women and commitment to anti-oppression work and social justice.
Understanding and commitment to issues of cultural diversity and anti-racism.
Enthusiasm for working with those subjected to intimate partner abuse.
Healthy and mature. Able to model strength and empowering, respectful behavior.
Must have the commitment and ability to work sensitively in a 24 hour residential setting with female and child program participants who have a history of trauma.
Outstanding interpersonal skills. Highly effective in communication, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and crisis management.
Team player. Must be able to significantly contribute to an agency-wide team approach.
Must have the ability to work with both adult and child vulnerable populations.
Reliable and responsible. Must be able to work evenings, overnight, and weekends.
Ability to relate positively to people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs, and lifestyles.
Must be able to pass a criminal background check.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan
How to Apply: https://ywcautah.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=25&source=aWQ9MTg%3D
Closing Date: 7/31/2021
Location: Salt Lake City

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Contact: Maggie Utgoff
Email: mutgoff@ywcautah.org
Phone: 5408186878