Work at Rose Haven – We are Hiring!
We’d like you on our team!
Report to: Lead Advocate
Schedule: Monday through Friday (8am-4:30pm)
Hours: 40 hours per week
FSLA Status: Non-exempt
Hourly rate of $18-20/ DOE, (0.50cent/hour increase for bilingual skills) with generous medical and dental benefits, paid holidays, vacation and sick time.
Rose Haven is seeking a passionate and dependable person to join our team! Are you seeking an opportunity to serve with a diverse group of people? Are you committed to serving some of our most marginalized and vulnerable neighbors and community members through individual support and resource connection? Do you enjoy working in a fast paced, dynamic environment? We are a community space that believes everyone has the right to safety, love, health and home. Our team operates with compassion and openness, valuing the individual worth of each person through dignity, acceptance and respect. We work to provide essential services and connections to community resources for women, children and marginalized genders experiencing homelessness and poverty. Rose Haven is a low-barrier agency that exists not to just meet basic needs, but to nurture souls and improve the emotional, mental and physical well-being of our guests and our community as a whole.
Rose Haven is seeking a passionate, outgoing, responsible, and experienced professional to provide individual advocacy services to guests requesting support through a low-barrier, drop in, first come first served model. The Advocate will work directly on-site, with guests of Rose Haven who may be experiencing homelessness and other traumas who are in need of a safe setting to find refuge and resources during the day.
Provide 1:1 direct support for all new and returning guests through intakes and advocacy meetings through a drop-in, first come first served model of access
Respond to guests experiencing acute crisis or escalated/unregulated states through a trauma informed and strengths-based approach
Connect guests to local and community resources
Develop and maintain meaningful relationships with staff of partner agencies
Work with the Lead Advocate in developing and implementing advocacy services for guests
Compassionately maintain professional boundaries, with respect to confidentiality and agency policies and protocols
Active participation in staff team meetings, team debriefs and individual supervision
Seek out learning opportunities that strengthen knowledge and practice within the context of program services
Maintain daily data entry of intakes and advocacy appointments in guest management system
Provide support to social work interns
Cross train and rotate (as needed) in all program areas
Support agency wide annual events, holidays and fundraisers
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field plus one year of experience working in social service agency. In lieu of a degree, 3 years of experience working in a social service setting will be considered. Paid and unpaid experiences are both considered.
Knowledge of resources to serve women, children and marginalized genders, including but not limited to: experiencing homelessness, domestic & sexual violence, physical and mental health challenges, and recovery supports
Understands and supports the mission, values, principles and community agreements of Rose Haven
Demonstrates cultural humility toward the diversity of human experience including race, religion, ethnicity, mental/physical abilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, education and cultural heritage
Communicates with intention and attention to detail both in writing and verbally
Demonstrates relevant computer/technology literacy and proficiency, including Microsoft Office
Demonstrates an ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
Demonstrates clear and open interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrates competency and enthusiasm in area of team building and supports a collaborative service model
Understand the effects of trauma and how trauma can impact homelessness and poverty
Crisis management skills
Previous experience working with vulnerable, marginalized and/or unhoused populations
Non-Violent Crisis Intervention or De-Escalation skills/experience
Previous supervisory experience with interns, specifically in social work
Ability to lift 20+ pounds, stand, walk, sit and bend, occasionally for a few hours at a time
How to Apply:
Applications accepted until the position is filled. Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com . Resume review will begin February 17th , 2021 until the position has been filled. Please visit www.rosehaven.org for vacancy status. No phone calls please. Only applicants that receive an interview will be contacted.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Rose Haven is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Rose Haven believes that each individual is entitled to equal employment opportunity. Individuals who hold diverse and marginalized identities are strongly encouraged to apply.