Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

Shelter Counselor / Advocate - FT

The SPAN Shelter Counselor/Advocate provides trauma-informed individual and group counseling support, crisis intervention, case management, and advocacy to adult shelter residents to increase stability factors in their lives and access needed services and resources.

Additionally assists in assuring counseling support & services are provided to shelter residents by competent staff, interns & volunteers; assists with crisis line support; develops and sustains community contacts and resources; promotes a shelter environment based on respect and nonviolence; supports social justice efforts that positively impact survivors and their children.
A full job description can be found here: http://www.safehousealliance.org/about-span/employment-opportunities/

Experience Required

Qualifications: • Excellent interpersonal and community-building skills; Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking, training & presentation skills. • Bilingual Spanish-speaking skills preferred/highly desired. • BA required; Masters in Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or related field preferred; or equivalent experience. • Counseling experience working with intimate partner abuse, social justice counseling, trauma and addictions, and providing resources to survivors. • Experience & knowledge of social justice issues, particularly battering, violence against women & children, and of racial, class, and gender/sexual orientation issues.

Further Comments

Annually salary for this full-time position is $32,000 with an opportunity for an increase at the employee’s 6 month review. Excellent benefits including subsidized health insurance, reduced-rate Eco-Pass, vacation, and work in a dynamic and diverse setting. Strong Commitment to Affirmative Action: SPAN is an EEOA employer.



How to Apply

Send a resume and cover letter to hr@safehousealliance.org

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
835 North St Boulder
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 3034498623

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