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The Supportive Housing Program (SHP) Advocate is part of an interdisciplinary team that provides transitional housing, financial assistance, and support services to people who are homeless. The function of the SHP Advocate is to serve survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking who are homeless by helping them access and coordinate essential services to leave homelessness, maintain safety in transitional housing, and finally leave transitional housing for safe, permanent housing and to help them maintain that permanent housing.
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 Supportive Housing Advocate. This is a Full-Time, Salaried Non-Exempt position at our Grove Blvd. Campus and serving clients housed in the community. We will pay you an annual salary of $32,000 – 35,000.
Responsible for outreach, intake, assessment, and creation of a service plan with participants in the Supportive Housing Program.
Provide client-driven, trauma-informed case management and service coordination to clients living in transitional housing at various sites in the community.
Offer clients empowerment-based skill building necessary to achieve self-sufficiency.
Develop contacts with public and private agencies that provide essential services.
Minimum of B.S. in Social Work or related field or equivalent relevant work experience.
Experience providing direct service advocacy or case management services required.
Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence, human trafficking, and child abuse required; familiarity with risk assessment and safety planning required.
Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation required. This position will conduct regular home visits and community-based services.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
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.
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.