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cassiee
Jul 05, 2023
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Saint Martha’s, a safe place for women fleeing domestic violence and their children, is currently seeking a full-time women’s shelter advocate on our evening shift, working Tuesday-Saturday, 3pm-11:30pm. The salary range for this position is $35,000 -$45,000 annually, based on education and experience. Due to the residential nature of the shelter, this position is exclusively in-person. The role of the Women’s Shelter Advocate is to support and empower women as they work to build a new life, free from violence. Using a trauma-informed lens, this position works directly with women in shelter to provide crisis intervention, community referrals, basic necessities, and help maintain a clean and safe environment for residents. This position would include the following duties: Responding to immediate needs of shelter residents Completing intakes, assisting residents with goal progress, providing safety and support to residents healing from domestic violence Answering our crisis hotline and providing crisis intervention and referrals to callers and in person Assisting with cleaning, organizing, putting away donations, and other necessary tasks   Saint Martha’s offers equitable pay commensurate with the work required and competitive benefits including a 403(b) match; medical, dental, and vision insurance; Flexible Spending Account; training and professional development; Employee Assistance Plan; and paid sick, vacation, holiday, and wellness time. Recognizing the high rate of burn-out and secondary trauma in our field, Saint Martha’s works hard to recognize our employees and offer a considerate environment that values the quality of life of every person living and working here. Successful candidates for this position will be flexible, empathetic, able to work with diverse populations, willing to work as part of a team, able to build rapport, understand healthy boundaries, and dedicated to the work of breaking the cycle of domestic violence. Knowledge of the dynamics of gender-based violence and intersectionality preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age, have a car, and valid driver’s license and insurance. Must be able to navigate stairs in the event of an emergency or elevator outage. Please email resume and cover letter to: Cassie Esswein Email: cassiee@saintmarthas.org Phone: (314) 533-1313
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cassiee
Dec 22, 2022
In Job Postings
Saint Martha’s, a safe place for women fleeing domestic violence and their children, is currently hiring for the following positions: PRN/fill-in women’s shelter advocates (as needed, generally shifts would be Saturdays and Sundays either 7am-3:30pm or 3pm-11:30pm, with potential weekday, overnight, and holiday shifts available) PT overnight women's shelter advocate (Saturday and Sunday, 11pm-7:30am) The role of the Women’s Shelter Advocate is to support and empower women as they work to build a new life, free from violence. Using a trauma-informed lens, this position works directly with women in shelter to provide crisis intervention, community referrals, basic necessities, and help maintain a clean and safe environment for residents. These positions would include the following duties: Responding to immediate needs of shelter residents Answering crisis hotline to provide crisis intervention and necessary referrals to callers Assisting with cleaning and organizing the shelter as time allows Being available for any current needs in the shelter during shift Saint Martha’s offers equitable pay commensurate with the work required. We work hard to recognize our employees and offer a considerate environment that values the quality of life of every person living and working here. These positions are eligible to participate in a 403(b) retirement plan, utilize an EAP, and attend a variety of trainings offered at no cost to Catholic Charities federation employees. Knowledge of issues impacting women and the dynamics of gender-based violence preferred. Successful candidates for this position will be flexible, empathetic, willing to work as part of a team, able to build rapport, understand healthy boundaries, and dedicated to the work of breaking the cycle of domestic violence. Must be at least 21 years of age, have a car, and valid driver’s license and insurance. Please email resume and cover letter to: Cassie Esswein Email: cassiee@saintmarthas.org Phone: (314) 533-1313
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