compensation: $13.50 per hour employment type: full-time non-profit organization
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WOMEN HELPING WOMEN is seeking qualified applicants for the following part time position: Children's Advocate
This position is summarized as follows:
To develop and coordinate WHW's shelter program for children and their parents. To provide emotional support and activities, including groups, to promote non-violent parenting skills; and to support overall program philosophy statement and policies of Women Helping Women.
Duties include providing individual and group services to children and parents, working with the Shelter Coordinator to develop the overall Children's Program, maintaining client files and activity logs, and as needed: answering the 24-hour domestic violence hotline, handling crisis calls, providing in-person services to shelter residents, and other assigned duties
Position details include:
40 hours per week: 11:00am to 7:00pm Tuesday to Saturday
$13.50 per hour; semi-monthly pay periods
position reports to Shelter Coordinator
located at Women Helping Women's Upcountry shelter
Benefits include: medical (choice of HMSA or Kaiser), dental (HDS), agency-funded retirement account (403b plan), group life insurance, generous paid time off (PTO) and holiday policy
Requirements for this job include:
Minimum: High School/GED or Associates Degree, combined with relevant experience; Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, or other related field
Knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence
Knowledge of childhood development: relevant coursework and/or training/certifications preferred
Prepared to work as a first responder with individuals in crisis
Ability to relate well with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
Knowledge of community resources and agencies
Strong English language skills (bilingual English and Spanish is a plus)
Must be willing to undergo criminal history background check and child welfare services background check (only required after job offer is made)
To apply, please reply to this ad directly with your resume attached or fax the same to 808-249-8147.
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