Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence

Shelter Advocate / Counselor - Spanish Bilingual

The Position
The Shelter Bilingual Advocate/Counselor provides crisis intervention, safety planning, trauma-informed counseling support, case management, and advocacy to shelter residents to increase stability factors in their lives and access needed services and resources. Additionally assists with crisis line support; maintains community contacts and resources; promotes a Shelter environment based on respect and nonviolence; supports social justice efforts that positively impact survivors and their children0

View the complete position description here:  https://www.safehousealliance.org/about-span/employment-opportunities/.

Experience Required

About You You’ve progressive experience working with and supporting survivors of abuse in shelter or other crisis settings. You’ve served as a crisis counselor, 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 shelter settings. 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. What You Bring to Us A 4-year degree in counseling, social work or gender studies, knowledge in a related field, or a combination of education and experience. Three years of progressive experience in crisis intervention or survivor advocacy. It will also help you to have experience working in shelter settings and supporting volunteers/interns. If you’ve made it to this bullet, you can guess that 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

Compensation This is a nonexempt, salaried position. The salary range is $44,000 to $49,000 annually, depending on experience. An additional $100/month ($1,200/annually) is provided for Spanish-language proficiency. Compensation also includes our standard benefit package, including a medical plan, dental plan, holiday pay and paid time off, reduced rate Eco-Pass, Simple IRA retirement plan with 2% agency contribution, and Employee Assistance Program.



How to Apply

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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