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Weekend Shelter Advocate

Company: Alternatives Inc.
Location: Anderson
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible supportive services for residential program participants by responding to crisis telephone calls and maintaining the operations of the emergency shelter program. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Maintain the confidentiality of participantsProvide crisis intervention, trauma-informed supportive services, safety planning, and information and referralRespond to crisis calls and make decisions about appropriateness of shelter for callersProvide and arrange emergency and essential transportationConduct intakes and assessments; enter data; document service provision; and maintain daily case notesProvide back-up and additional support to other staff as part of a team approachMonitor shelter program operations; assist with cleaning and maintenance of facility when neededProvide services in compliance with all funding contracts, including data and report preparationAttend staff meetings and in-service trainings KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS , AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, homelessness, and child abuseKnowledge of case management, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution techniquesSkills in written documentation and interpersonal communicationAbility to work in a diverse and inclusive environmentAbility to remain calm, use sound judgement, and determine specific action under pressure Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest and resume' to: Kelly Buzan, Chief Program Officer, P. O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015; respond to this posting; or (fax) . Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status. POSTED: 09/7/2022 Job Type: Part-timePay: $10.00 - $13.00 per hourSchedule: 8 hour shift Weekend availability

Keywords: Alternatives Inc., Anderson , Weekend Shelter Advocate, Other , Anderson, Indiana

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