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Overnight Advocate

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HAVEN
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Bozeman, MT
Nuevo
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Publicado hace 15 días

Description

Haven began serving survivors in 1979. Over the last four decades, Haven has worked to both provide safe intervention for survivors of domestic violence, as well as to prevent future violence from occurring. We believe increased awareness through community education can make us all allies in ending domestic violence.

Haven is the only nonprofit serving survivors of domestic and sexual violence, sex trafficking, and stalking in Gallatin County. Our approach makes us unique — everything we do is deeply and genuinely rooted in empowerment. We connect survivors to all the resources and help they need while trusting they should be the ones to decide what’s best for their own journey.

Haven’s Overnight Advocates will provide support to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and stalking by providing emotional support, crisis intervention, information and referrals, in person and over the support line. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, utilize active listening skills, ability to work independently, and make ethical decisions. They will also be committed to Haven’s mission and be willing to actively help maintain and build a positive, supportive culture at the organization.

Responsibilities

Participant Advocacy (75%):

  • Answer support line during hours of work and record calls in participant interaction database
  • Provide crisis intervention, follow-up, emotional support, advocacy, information, and referrals to crisis line callers; assess for suicide and overall safety and assist with safety plan creation.
  • Respond in-person to emergency room, shelter, or law enforcement, when requested
  • Provide transportation to participants as needed during overnight shift.
  • Make arrangements for follow-ups for the following business day.
  • Respond to shelter when alarm is triggered during the overnight shift, as needed.

Shelter Coordination (15%):

  • Arrange hotel/motel accommodations for emergency shelter; in-person check-ins as requested.
  • Check in with full-time advocacy staff at beginning and end of each shift to communicate important participant information, as needed.
  • Read all news, important call reports, and document important notes in shift-to-shift communication log (iCarol news)
  • Report all emergencies immediately to the back-up staff person and consult as necessary to determine the safest plan of action.

Data Collection (5%):

  •  Accurately and consistently complete participant interaction report forms, participant profiles, shelter screening and intake forms, and maintain participant files by the end of each shift.
  • Distribute check-out paperwork to participants leaving shelter, including check-out form, participant testimonial form, and shelter feedback survey.
  • Manage receipts used for participant needs/food/gas, etc.
  • Update financial assistance, donation request, and hotel tracking spreadsheets as required.

Other (5%):

  • Must be able to get to the shelter within 30 minutes during the duration of weekend shift.
  • Must have consistent and secure cell phone service, internet access, personal or work computer, and transportation/vehicle.
  • Must have a secure location within residence to take support line calls, to maintain participant safety and confidentiality.
  • Assist with volunteer projects/coordination during hours of work, as requested by the Intervention Manager.
  • Other duties as requested by the Intervention Manager or full-time staff on back up support during shift.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of and experience in the fields of domestic violence, sex trafficking, sexual assault, harassment, and stalking
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, accurate, flexible, innovative, and positive attitude
  • Ability to make prompt decisions under high-stress conditions
  • Comfortable working and making decisions independently
  • Ability to mediate and resolve conflicts while providing support to shelter residents
  • Understanding of mental health, trauma, co-occurring issues, diversity, and cultural competency
  • Available to commit to at least one overnight shift per month (one shift is an entire week, Monday evening to Friday morning, of working hours 8:30pm-7:30am each of those days)
  • Ability to set boundaries with participants

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • Experience with crisis/suicide intervention and trauma-informed advocacy
  • Experience with coordination of local, state, and nationwide referrals
  • Knowledge of Montana laws for domestic violence, sexual assault, sex trafficking, and stalking
  • Ability to attend our all staff meeting on Tuesdays from 1pm-2pm and our direct service meeting from 10am-11am on Thursday

Training:

  • Haven weekend “Domestic Violence 101” training  
  • Domestic violence and sexual assault training programs as requested by Intervention Manager
  • CPR/First Aid training as requested by Intervention Manager
  • ASIST suicide intervention training as requested Intervention Manager
  • Other training/shadow shifts as requested by Intervention Manager

Physical Demand and Work Environment: 

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear; use hands and fingers to handle, fee, or operate object, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Position requires walking, climbing stairs and lifting at least 25 lbs.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. 

The noise level in the environment is usually quiet.

During the overnight shift, the overnight advocate will primarily be working independently, but will have support from a back-up staff person who will be on-call throughout the night to consult in case of emergency. This staff person will respond to all phone calls within 60 minutes and will be available to assist with emergencies as needed.

Responsible to:         Intervention Manager

Hours of work:           Must be able to commit to at least 12 shifts annually, with shifts beginning at 8:30pm and ending at 7:30am on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. When conflicts arise, overnight advocates are responsible for switching shifts with or finding another overnight advocate to cover the shift.

Probation period:      12 months

Description

Haven began serving survivors in 1979. Over the last four decades, Haven has worked to both provide safe intervention for survivors of domestic violence, as well as to prevent future violence from occurring. We believe…

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Al menos USD $350
/ semana
$350 stipend + $24.56- $26.88/hour for training & meetings. Haven uses a compensation equity calculator to set pay at the organization.

Ubicación

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Presencial
Bozeman, MT, USA

Cómo aplicar

Compensation:            This position includes a $350 stipend and an additional hourly rate for hours actively worked, training, and/or meetings attended. Haven uses a compensation equity calculator to set pay at the organization. Depending on the final calculator score for the successful candidate, pay will range from $24.56- $26.88. Calculator scores are determined by responsibilities, professional and personal experience, and physical and emotional labor required to successfully meet the job requirements.

How to apply:            Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Julie Walters at julie@havenmt.org. Position opened until filled and we are always accepting applications. Incomplete applications may not be considered. No phone calls please.

Compensation:            This position includes a $350 stipend and an additional hourly rate for hours actively worked, training, and/or meetings attended. Haven uses a compensation equity…

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