1101 Pike Street
TITLE: Domestic Violence Community Advocate (Housing Stabilization) 40 hours per
week, Monday through Friday
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Domestic Violence Programs
DEGREE OF SUPERVISION: Weekly meetings with supervisor
Participation in staff meetings
POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None
EQUIPMENT USED: Multi-line telephone, photocopier, notebook computer, fax, printer, automobile,
cellphone, TTY and video relay.
PAY: $20.88 p/hr plus full benefits and paid sick and vacation time
The DV Community Advocate works in Seattle with adult survivors of domestic violence (DV) on an empowerment model to provide an array of trauma-informed services, such as crisis response, basic needs assistance, safety planning, emotional support, financial assistance, housing search and placement, and case-management services. Services to be provided by this position will focus particularly in assisting homeless survivor households to become rapidly re-housed in permanent housing with financial assistance and supportive services to promote long term housing stability. Given this, the advocate will at times provide mobile advocacy services by driving to meet with and/or accompany clients to various locations throughout Seattle and King County. Driving in the employee’s own vehicle is required with reimbursement provided for mileage, parking and cellphone use.
See https://tinyurl.com/salvationarmyDV for a complete job description.
Paid Sick and Vacation Time
Level of Language Proficiency
Proficiency in languages other than English desired.
Minimum Education Required