Shift Worker/Residential Advocate

The Shift Worker is responsible for the safety of all residents on the Safe House Campus as well as ensuring victim services are provided. Shift Workers report directly to the Program Coordinator. 
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensure the safety and security of the Safe House Campus
Answer all hotline calls/administrative calls, offering crisis intervention, phone counseling, information and referrals for victims and survivors of sexual violence and domestic violence.
Ensure residents follow Safe House Expectations
Provide intake for incoming residents and complete procedures with residents
Document all calls on appropriate forms and Maintain statistics
Maintain residential client files
Assist all residents with the requirements needed to ensure their well-being.
Provide house meetings for residents
Assist with maintaining the Safe House, including cleaning, organizing, photocopies and completing daily duties
Provide victims with case-related medical and legal information
Accompany victims to hospitals, law enforcement agencies and court
Assist with on-call schedule as needed
Assist with office procedures pertinent to the operations of the program
To apply, please submit salary requirements and cover letter.
Travel Requirements: 
Job Status: 
Full Time

The Shift Worker/Residential Advocate must successfully complete 40-hour Domestic Violence training and the New Jersey State Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate Training provided by Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV). The Shift Worker/Residential Advocate will have experience in advocacy, crisis ­intervention, and counseling and demonstrate sensitivity toward the needs of victims. Shift Workers will have experience working with people, especially on a one-to-one basis. Effective verbal and written communication skills are required. A minimum of 60 college credits or work experience and a high school diploma required.

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