Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $32,000
Maximum: $42,000
Details: Starting salary is generally offered in the bottom third of the range

Published

11/05/2018

Start Date

12/10/2018

Application Deadline

11/30/2018

Address

1407 Commercial Street
Bellingham
WA
98225
United States

Description

The Safe Housing Advocate is responsible for ensuring the cleanliness and safety of the shelter facilities and for providing empowerment-based direct services to adult and child guests and callers on the 24-hour help-line. Direct services include: Shelter intakes; Crisis intervention; Safety planning; Emotional support; Information about domestic violence, sexual assault, and trauma responses; Referrals to community resources; Accountability discussions; Sobriety support; Conflict resolution with other residents; And, parenting information and support; Holidays, evenings, weekend, weekday, and on-call overnight hours are required.



 

Benefits

DVSAS offers employee medical benefits, retirement, an employee assistance program, paid sick leave, and paid vacation. 

Level of Language Proficiency

Individuals with additional language fluency in Russian, Spanish or sign language are preferred and will receive a 5% salary range premium after a successful probationary period.

 

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

mhoglund@dvsas.org
http://www.dvsas.org/employmentopportunities

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