Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: From 17.50 DOE plus language differentia
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.
Primary Responsibilities: 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.
REPORTS TO: Director of Residential Services
JOB TYPE: Full time – Night Shift Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10pm-10am
· Shifts may occasionally vary to accommodate staff meetings, trainings, holidays, vacations, illnesses etc. The standard schedule for this position may change based on staff and availability.
WORK LOCATION: Park City, UT
This position requires on-site attendance at our community-based Emergency
Shelter and is not eligible for telecommuting.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
· Ability to lift 50lbs.
· Ability to perform routine cleaning requiring lifting, bending and repetitive movements.
· Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Desired Qualifications: REQUIRED 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
· 14 Holidays and Accrued paid time off
· Employee Assistance Program
· Life Insurance
· 401K 3% Match
How to Apply: On Indeed platform:
https://www.indeed.com/job/advocate-night-shift-schedule-156449018f93a7ae?_ga=2.74606418.192385652.1671476434-251439880.1595364915.
Closing Date: until filled
Location: Park City

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