Per Diem Overnight Shelter Advocate

A 15 hour a week per diem position is available for an Overnight Advocate at Safe Voices shelter. The Overnight Shelter Advocate is responsible for Helpline, advocacy, and shelter operations during overnight shifts. In the absence of attending to shelter related duties or helpline calls, the overnight shelter advocate may sleep in the designated overnight space. Primary responsibilities include providing coverage on Helpline, monitoring shelter to provide a safe and secure atmosphere, monitoring shelter operations, and individual advocacy with shelter residents. Qualified candidates must have experience working independently and have knowledge of crisis intervention or techniques. The position is located in Androscoggin County.  Associates Degree preferred. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in related work may be considered.  Send resume and cover letter by November 23rd to Kelly Wasson, Administrative/HR Manager: kwasson@safevoices.org
 
Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. Safe Voices does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression in accordance with applicable federal and state law.

Child Advocate (Temporary Position)

A temporary part-time position (20 hours/week) is available for a Child Advocate at Safe Voices. The hours will be Tues: 9:30-1:30, Wed: 12:30-5, Thurs: 9:30-1:30, & Fri-8:00-4. The Child Advocate is responsible for childcare, advocacy, parent support, and helpline during shifts at our emergency shelter. Primary responsibilities include providing trauma-informed child care, developing, organizing, and facilitating children’s activities and play groups, providing safety planning and educational resources to children, providing parent education, and providing coverage on helpline as needed. Qualified candidates must have experience working independently and have the knowledge and passion for working in a fast pace environment with children. A strong understanding of crisis intervention strategies with families is preferred. The position is located in Androscoggin County.  Associates Degree is preferred and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in related work may be considered.  Send resume by November 23rd to Kelly Wasson, Administative/HR Manager: kwasson@safevoices.org.
 
Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. Safe Voices does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression in accordance with applicable federal and state law.