Shelter Advocate - 2nd Shift (Personal Services)
Family Resources is looking for an open minded, passionate Survivor Services Shelter Advocate. The role of the Shelter Advocate will be to provide case management, advocacy, and emotional support to all shelter residents under the direction of the Sheltering and Housing Services Supervisor. The Shelter Advocate will also provide follow up services with residents who have transitioned out of Shelter. In addition, the Shelter Advocate will provide emotional support and crisis intervention to callers on the 24-hour Domestic Violence-Rape/Sexual Assault crisis line.
Position hours: 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. with some weekends
Full-time, hourly position
Full-time benefits available
Position will be located in Davenport, Iowa
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A) Case Management and Emotional Support of client
B) Participate in Shelter Facility Upkeep and Management
C) Complete Essential Staff and Client Documentation
Key Requirements for all SafePath Shelter and Housing Services employees
**Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a High School Diploma or GED. Paid or volunteer human service experience preferred (with children, domestic violence and sexual assault victims preferred).
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
Must have current proof of car insurance, able to pass driving background check and have reliable transportation.
Bilingual and/or bi-cultural applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
About Family Resources
At Family Resources, we believe in strengthening children, families and individuals in our community - it's the passion that permeates everything we do. Family Resources has grown to become one of the state's largest agencies devoted to child welfare, juvenile justice, mental health, and survivor services. We recognize that these children, families, and individuals come to us from a variety of circumstances, which makes it important for us to reach them where they are right now.
Family Resources offers a comprehensive benefit package, excellent wages, and opportunities for growth & advancement!
Equal Opportunity Employer that thrives on Diversity!