Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $16 DOE
Organization's Mission: Peace House Inc. is a charitable organization dedicated to ending interpersonal violence, including sexual assault and abuse, in the community through education, outreach, support services and shelter. To fulfill our mission, Peace House offers specific services to all our clients, including Safe Housing, Supportive Services, and Prevention Education. Peace House is located in Park City, UT. Peace House is an equal opportunity employer.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Peace House is an Equal Opportunity employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Peace House is an advocate for diversity and equal employment opportunities for all qualified candidates. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression. We believe that providing a work environment based on respect, trust, and collaboration creates an exceptional employee experience where employees can bring their whole selves to work and thrive in their careers.
Position Summary: We are currently seeking several full-time Shelter Advocate positions to support individuals and families residing in our safe housing programs. Peace House provides comprehensive training on domestic violence, sexual assault as well as many other topics pertinent to working with survivors and promoting the safety of those we serve and our community.
Primary Responsibilities: Direct Client Services

· Facilitating life skills groups

· Facilitating house meetings

· Education of clients on domestic violence and sexual assault

· Community resource brokerage

· Answering hotline/helpline calls

· Assessing eligibility

· Offering services

· Providing referrals

· Crisis Intervention and counseling

· Crisis de-escalation and management

· Facilitating client intakes and exits

· Reinforcement of shelter guidelines

· Client file documentation

· Documenting incidents

· Mandatory reporting·

Housing Facilities

· Minor shelter maintenance and cleaning

· Lifting up to 50 lbs.

· Monitoring security

· Assigning key card access for clients

· Monitoring client inbox

· Each advocate may have additional individual facilities responsibilities assigned based on strengths

Record Keeping and Data Entry

· Enter client records and program data

· Monitoring client files

· Documentation of all client interactions

· Training documentation

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

· Establish and maintain effective collaborative relationships with agency staff and any other organizations, individuals and community partners important to the success of Peace House’s work.

· Job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

· Follow state and federal laws on victim confidentiality.
Desired Qualifications: Must pass a background check as required for state licensing

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Passionate about making a real and lasting change in the lives of adults and children

· Some college or other post-secondary education or training, preferably in human sciences

· Skills in effective communication, professional boundaries, conflict resolution, problem solving, and crisis management

· Experience in direct social services and/or knowledge of domestic violence

· Ability to work sensitively and effectively with diverse populations

· Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed

· Speaks English and Spanish fluently

· Creative, enthusiastic and flexible—open to change and learning

· Current First Aid and CPR

· Strong administrative skills

· Computer literacy
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits:

· Health, Dental and Vision insurance

· 10 Holidays and Accrued paid time off

· Employee Assistance Program

· Life Insurance

· IRA 3% Match

· Travel and Housing Allowance - $150 per month
How to Apply: On Indeed or via email
Closing Date: until filled
Location: Park City

Information

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Contact: Melissa Caffey
Email: melissa@peacehouse.org
Phone: 4356584739