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SAFEline Advocate- Part-Time

SAFEline Advocate Evening Weekday – Part-Time

SAFEline seeks a part-time hotline advocate. The primary responsibilities of the SAFEline Advocate are to respond to hotline and chat clients that request emotional support, crisis intervention, safety planning, information, referrals and education around issues of sexual and domestic violence, child abuse, stalking and human trafficking.

About SAFE:

  • 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.
  • 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. 

About this position:

  • We need you to fill the role of SAFEline Advocate. This is a PART TIME, NON-EXEMPT/EXEMPT REMOTE TELEWORK position, M-F 4pm-8pm.  We will pay you an hourly salary of $15-$16.

Key Duties:

  • Work primarily on crisis intervention hotline,  chatline and textline
  • Facilitate connection to SAFE programs
  • Crisis Intervention and referrals
  • Coordinate shelter admissions
  • Provide emotional support to survivors of sexual and domestic violence, stalking, child abuse and human trafficking/exploitation
  • Safety planning/Lethality Assessment

 

Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or related field; or sufficient relevant work or volunteer experience in lieu of degree
  • 1-2 years crisis intervention experience preferred
  • Proficient in working remotely utilizing phone, chat, text platforms
  • English/Spanish bilingual 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.

*Benefits are prorated based on date of hire and hours worked. Eligibility is dependent upon FTE, status, etc. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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