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.
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.