24 Hour Weekend Shelter Advocate
Sep 29, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Salary: $15.00 /hour
Empower women and work toward racial justice in your local community. Rewarding opportunity for a mature and self-confident advocate in Utah’s oldest, largest and most comprehensive provider of shelter, housing and supportive services for women and children who have experienced family violence. The ideal candidate will be committed to our mission, healthy, loving, energetic and enjoy fostering a supportive and welcoming community environment. The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.
Ensure the health and safety of women and children arriving and staying at the YWCA.
Provide empathy and support to create a safe and caring environment.
Conduct intake interviews with women and children who have been victims of domestic violence.
Discuss abuse, sexual violence, and gender issues in a confidential and supportive manner.
Educate women about the dynamics of domestic violence and the services offered by the YWCA and other community organizations.
Respond to crisis phone calls on all shifts.
Work alongside women on residential floor providing basic needs, assistance in accessing services, and emotional and physical support.
Articulate and promote high ethical standards in all YWCA programs, activities, and services.
Establish and maintain effective working relationship with YWCA staff and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the YWCA’s work.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Committed to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism.
Enthusiasm for working with women and children.
Fluency in English is required, Spanish is beneficial.
Knowledge of domestic violence preferred.
Healthy and mature. Able to model strength and empowering, respectful behavior.
Must have the commitment and ability to work sensitively in a 24 hour residential setting with female program participants who have a history of trauma.
Outstanding interpersonal skills. Highly effective in communication, conflict resolution, problem-solving, and crisis management.
Team player. Must be able to significantly contribute to an agency wide team approach.
Reliable and responsible. Must be able to work evenings, overnight, and weekends.
Ability to relate positively to people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs and lifestyles.
Hours: Fri, Sat, Sun 07;00 am - 3:30 pm
Salary: $15K - 30K Per Year
Terms: No Restrictions
Contact: Human Resources
Company: YWCA Utah
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