Safehouse Advocate

By February 23, 2021 No Comments
  • Program Positions
  • 1900 K St

Website WEAVE, INC.

Description, Compensation and Benefits:

Get to know WEAVE
Do you have a passion to work for an organization that believes and practices social justice? Are you ready to help prevent violence in the community and make a difference in the lives of individuals and families?

At WEAVE, our mission is to promote safe and healthy relationships and support survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, and sex trafficking. We envision a community free of violence and abuse.

About the Role
The Safehouse Advocate is primarily responsible for conducting intake assessments of potential clients for the shelter, orienting new residents to the shelter facility and program, and providing trauma informed Strengths Model case management for assigned residential clients and their children during their stay in the shelter.

What you will be working on:

Direct Services
  • Screen prospective residents conduct intake and exit interviews.
  • Provide Strengths Model case management to Safehouse and Openhouse residents to support clients reach their goals while they are in our program.
  • Conduct initial assessment and support resident in development and implementation of action plans based on the Personal Empowerment Plan.
  • Ensure clients are being provided with internal referrals to Weave Services, including individual and/or group counseling, legal assistance, as well as services / resources in the community based on clients’ needs such as housing, Department of Human Assistance Services, Department of Rehabilitation services, CalCVP, Legal assistance, Health services, pet supportive services, among others.
  • Provide crisis intervention, advocacy, information, and referrals to individuals calling the agency's 24-hour Support and Information Line when needed.
Facilities Support Services
  • Maintain a professional and courteous manner with all management, staff, clients, vendors, building tenants and contractors.
  • Maintain and follows safety policies and procedures and by notifying supervisor of any potential hazards.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks such as: stocking and restocking bathroom, kitchen, and office supplies. Assist with organizing and sorting donations received for WEAVE and its clients. Execute tasks and cleaning projects related to cleaning and organizing spaces at WEAVE residential facility.

Qualifications and Job Requirements:

Who are we seeking?
  • Believes in WEAVE’s mission by helping to create a safe environment for survivors and staff and establishing healthy relationships.
  • Understands the impact of trauma on physical, emotional, and mental health as well as on behaviors and engagement in services.
  • Crisis intervention, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
  • BA/BS degree and one (1) year related experience or 3-5 years’ experience in lieu of degree requirement is preferred.
  • Availability to work, evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed according to their assigned schedule is a plus.

Application Instructions:

Join US!

WEAVE is committed to breaking the cycle of violence by educating the community to better understand the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. If these types of work excite you, we would love for you to join us! Together, we can build a community free of violence and abuse.

If you are ready to become part of our team, apply online here: https://secure.onehcm.com/ta/WEAVE.careers?ApplyToJob=251852035

Interested in learning more? Visit our website at: www.weaveinc.org

About the Organization:

WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County. Through a multi-disciplinary effort with Sacramento County, law enforcement, the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Court, Child Protective Services, and the District Attorney’s Office, WEAVE also provides 24/7 response, outreach, and services for victims of sex trafficking.