Employment

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

Housing Advocate

The Spanish Bilingual Housing Advocate is responsible for supporting clients participating in SPAN’s transitional Housing Programs through case management, advocacy, and community referrals, with the goals of expanding the availability of low barrier housing and housing assistance and promote self-sufficiency and upward mobility for program participants.

About You

  • You’ve progressive experience working with and supporting survivors of abuse in housing or shelter settings.
  • You’ve served as an advocate, case manager, or resource navigator.
  • You’re a collaborator, with internal departments and community partners, to deliver comprehensive support services for adult and child survivors in housing programs.
  • You likely have been active in anti-violence and gender/social justice initiatives and have experience working directly with marginalized communities.
  • You have excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, you can communicate with a variety of audiences, you appreciate the details, and you’re organized.

Experience Required

A 4-year degree in human services, counseling, social work or gender studies, knowledge in a related field, or a combination of education and experience. Two years of progressive experience in housing support or survivor advocacy. It will also help you to have experience working with property managers and/or housing authorities. Proven written and oral communication skills in Spanish. You need great computer skills including Microsoft Office and virtual meeting platforms. You also need to produce and meet deadlines in our fast-paced and changing environment.

Further Comments

Position requires fluency in Spanish and English languages. This is a nonexempt, salaried position. The salary range is $41,500 to $45,000 annually, depending on experience. An additional $100 per month ($1,200 per year) bilingual pay differential is available for proven Spanish language proficiency. Our standard benefit package includes a medical plan, dental plan, holiday pay and paid time off, reduced rate Eco-Pass, Simple IRA retirement plan, and Employee Assistance Program.

Perks

While SPAN expects work to be taken seriously, it also knows the importance of having fun and the value of enjoying the work.

Salary

41,500 to $45,000 plus language differential

How to Apply

  • Visit the employment website for complete position description:   www.safehousealliance.org/employment-opportunities
  • Please submit a resume and cover letter to hr@safehousealliance.org
  • We like to receive electronic applications but will accept applications by US Mail to: SPAN, Attn: HR, 835 North St, Boulder CO 80304.
  • Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence
835 North St
Boulder, CO 80304
Phone: 303.449.8623

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