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Alice Paul House: Shelter Advocate (Part-time)

Alice Paul House is a comprehensive victim service program located in Indiana, PA.  We provide services to victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, other crime and juvenile offenders. 

Shelter Advocate: Part Time

This position reports directly to the Shelter Coordinator regarding case management, policies, procedures, and agency operations.  The expectation is to establish relationships with all victims/survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, other serious crimes and juvenile offenders and to empower them to seek emotional support services through Alice Paul House

Position Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to assigned shifts on the shelter schedule to ensure 24-hour crisis hotline coverage
  • Interact with shelter residents and ensure their basic needs are being met
  • Accurately complete shelter intake files and crisis call documentation
  • Provide individual and group paraprofessional counseling to adult and child shelter residents
  • Interact with residents during each shift and provide crisis intervention via hotline

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One (1) year of experience in the field of sociology, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, or related social sciences
  • College degree in education, sociology, psychology, social work, or related human services field highly preferred.
  • Employment contingent upon: PA Act 34 certification, Act 151 certification, FBI Fingerprint clearance and successful completion of approved APH crisis intervention training
  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license, clean DMV record, and reliable method of transportation to various worksites, and three reference

Note: Above is an abridged list of responsibilities and qualifications

To Apply:

Interested candidates should forward their resume, along with a cover letter to whitney.carmichael@alicepaulhouse.org or by fax to 724-349-7883

Attention: Whitney Carmichael Deadline: Monday July 26, 2021