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Planet SAFE is a program of the SAFE Alliance and Travis County, and offers supervised exchange and visitation services to families with a history of interpersonal violence. The Planet SAFE Bilingual Family Guide supervises visitations between non-custodial parents and their children. Responsibilities include assisting parents and children through the process of visitations, being an advocate for both custodial parents and non-custodial parents, completing all required documentation, and ensuring that parents are abiding by Planet SAFE Guidelines. The Planet SAFE Bilingual Family Guide may support other Planet SAFE staff by providing safe exchange services, and/or may operate the front desk. The Planet SAFE Bilingual Family Guide is knowledgeable about domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and child abuse.
SAFE’s mission is our name: Stop Abuse for Everyone. We achieve our mission by acknowledging and responding to the intersection of child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, and domestic violence.
About this position:
We need you to fill the role of Planet SAFE Bilingual Family Guide. This is a PART TIME, NON-EXEMPT position at our Planet SAFE location in downtown Austin. We will pay you an hourly rate of $20.00.
Exercise exceptional decision quality and resourcefulness when working with families
Have the ability to intervene and/or terminate visits when needed, providing resources for families when needed, and be able to respond to any issues that arise
Remain customer-focused by instilling trust with team and families to ensure the safety of everyone
Use great interpersonal skill and values differences when working with team members and diverse families
Be willing and able to defuse situations that arise and make families feel welcomed and comfortable, and find common ground or acceptable alternative solutions to both parties
Maintain resilience when faced with difficult situations, conflicts, family dynamics, and cases of trauma or client adversity
Be willing and able to work evenings and weekends. The Planet SAFE operating hours are:
Friday 4 PM – 8 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Sunday 2 PM – 8 PM
Monday 4 PM – 8 PM
Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field
Experience in a supervised visitation setting preferred
Bilingual English/Spanish is required
Demonstrate knowledge of domestic violence and sexual assault issues and knowledge of community resources to support victims in and around the Austin community
Be able to work evenings and weekends
Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well as submit to a pre-employment drug screen and TB test
Adhere to our Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy
The SAFE Alliance grew out of the courageous work of the Center for Battered Women, the Austin Rape Crisis Center, and the Austin Children’s Shelter, all respected, women-led human service agencies created by volunteers and informed by survivors who needed support, safety and justice.
With over 20 programs and 400 staff, we have been serving the Austin community and beyond for over 30 years.
The SAFE Alliance strongly encourages members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including people of color, LGBTQ+ identified people, gender-nonconforming people, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English.