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Children’s Services Program seeks a part time Children’s Advocate. A primary focus is in assisting to provide therapeutic, educational, social and recreational programming for children residing in SAFE’s Family Shelter and onsite Supportive Housing Program through a yearlong after school program and summer enrichment program. The PT Children’s Advocate may assist in case management and will carry a caseload between 5-10 families. Other duties include providing support to our onsite charter school.
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 Children’s Advocate. This is a Part Time, NON-Exempt position at our Grove Location. We will pay you an hourly salary of $15.00.
We ask that you be available Monday through Friday from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. All other hours can be flexible.
Plan and implement therapeutic, recreational, and social programming to children residing in our Grove Campus emergency shelter and supportive housing program.
Plan and implement psycho-educational groups for children participating in general support, LifeSkills, and peer support groups.
Provide case management to children and families residing in the Grove Campus emergency shelter and supportive housing program.
Serve as a role model for positive interaction with children.
Seek and utilize additional resources within the community to create additional services for children.
Work with other shelter and supportive housing teams to provide parents with information and observations about children.
Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, education, child development or related field; or, equivalent life and/or work experiences
Have knowledge of parenting skills, child development and family relations.
Have knowledge of the network of children’s services in the Austin, Texas area
Adhere to our Guiding Principles, Mission, Core Competencies and Confidentiality Policy.
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.