Community Resource Advocacy seeks a full-time Advocate. Under the general direction of the Director of Community Resource Advocacy, this position is responsible for specialized and individualized case management and advocacy to survivors of sexual abuse, domestic violence, child abuse and human trafficking that improves survivors’ self- sufficiency. A primary focus is providing short to mid-term case management to obtain housing stability and linkage to support services in the community.
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 Community Resource Advocate. This is a FULL TIME, Salary NON-EXEMPT position at our (Grove campus and occasional travel to conduct home visits.) We will pay you an annual salary of $32,000 to $34,000.
Provide trauma-informed information and referral services to help participants set short-term goal plans and to assist them in accessing needed resources.
Assist participants in acquiring skills necessary to maintain independent housing – includes budgeting, identifying and seeking needed resources, accessing employment training, life skills, etc. during case management.
Possess high level of work ethics with handling confidential client information, appropriately sets professional boundaries, be able to communicate and respond appropriately to the cultural differences among staff and clients
Be able to effectively process and keep up with various grant requirements, manage multiple demands on your attention, and be able to clearly document and maintain client files as directed by funder requirements
Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field
Experience providing case management or advocacy is required;
Knowledge of working with homeless population and trauma survivors with co-occurring disorders preferred
Knowledge of sexual and domestic violence, human trafficking, and child abuse preferred
Pass all required criminal history background checks (including an FBI fingerprint check), as well a pre-employment drug screen and TB test.
About our benefits:
Full-time employees receive employer paid health insurance, short-term disability, and life insurance. *
Optional dental, vision and pet insurance. *
403(b) retirement plan with an employer match, and 15 days of Paid Time Off (PTO), 4 Personal Holidays, 6 Paid holidays, and more*
We’ll provide you with an amazing work environment where you’ll get to make a difference every day.
All SAFE employees are eligible to enroll their children in our Trauma-Informed Early Childhood Program (ages 3 months to 5 years, space permitting).
*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc.
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.