889 Harrison Avenue
Rosie’s Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women, offers emergency and long-term assistance to women who have nowhere else to turn. Founded in 1974, Rosie’s Place welcomes each guest with respect and unconditional love. Rosie’s Place accepts no government funds, and relies instead on committed volunteers and private supporters to accomplish its effective and innovative work.
Monday through Friday, 12:00pm-8:00pm
Provide key support to Rosie’s Place guests while supporting and validating their sense of self worth and responsibility. Provide one-to-one advocacy, information, and referral to appropriate resources, consistent with Rosie’s Place mission, philosophy, and policies. Support the Advocacy Team in achieving its’ mission, to provide capable, effective and compassionate advocacy and support to all women who request it.
- Support guests by helping meet their needs as individually identified by them. Encourage self-sufficiency, responsibility, and independence.
- Meet with Rosie’s Place guests one-on-one, and provide assistance with accessing services, resources and referrals for needs such as: transportation, emergency clothes, food pantries, DTA and other governmental offices, emergency shelter, housing and other community resources. Provide information and referrals to services offered on-site, by both Rosie’s Place programs and other allied partners.
- Support guests off-site at community collaborative partner programs to provide advocacy services.
- Maintain an up-to-date understanding of community resources as well as current regulations and requirements for obtaining public benefits, housing and other services.
- Assist guests in their needs and forming action plans.
- Maintain accurate guest records in our electronic database. (Salesforce)
- Ensure confidentiality when handling all aspects of guests’ information.
- Maintain high level of knowledge about current guests.
- Participate in weekly program meetings, as well as monthly staff meetings.
- Intervene in guest’s crises and emergencies in a dignified and respectful manner as needed.
- Attend daily 4:00pm staff meeting
- Perform any additional duties as assigned
- Report directly to the Assistant Manager & Advocacy Manager
- Bilingual in Spanish a must
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field.
- Minimum two years experience in counseling and/or advocacy.
- Experience with crisis intervention regarding homelessness, mental health, and/or substance abuse
- Understanding of and commitment to addressing issues affecting poor and homeless women.
- Ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds.
- Proven ability to work flexibly and creatively within a highly stressful and challenging
Rosie’s Place is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. Rosie’s Place strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities and homeless/formerly homeless people to apply.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $38,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year
Job Type: Full-time
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please email resume with "Bi-lingual Advocate" in the subject line.