Merger Specialist Overnight Position by MikeJenny

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Merger Specialist Overnight Position

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									                                           Position Description
                                   (Healing Abuse Working for Change)




Position Title: Overnight Advocate                                                  Effective Date: 8/25/10

Team:             Shelter and Housing

Reports To:       Shelter Director                                                  Revise Date: 08/25/10


Position Summary:

This Part Time position provides services to families and individuals living in a domestic violence shelter. Position
ensures the safety of the residents. Informal activities with residents are part of this position. Position also insures
that rooms are ready for new families/individuals who come to the shelter. This position is responsible for tracking
and ordering supplies. Hours are overnight but do not require being awake overnight. Also, some week-end hours
required.


Position Experience:
                            Experience working with battered women and children
                            Experience in crisis intervention
                            Active listening skills
                            Good organizational skills
                            Bilingual/Bicultural preferred
Position Details:
   • Ensure safety and consistency of house operations including all aspects of the shelter
   • Sensitivity to women’s issues, commitment to empowering and ending violence against women
   • Prepare rooms for next family
   • Coordinate donations
   • Assign weekly chores for residents
   • Log and problem solve house maintenance issues
   • Design in conjunction with moms, in-house activities and projects on weekend shifts
   • Conduct intake and shelter families during night hours
   • Provide direct service with women and children as needed
   • Meet weekly for case review, full staff meeting, and supervision
   • Be available for other shifts as requested
   • Work with volunteers/interns as needed
   • Work as a team member with other shelter staff

								
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