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Now Hiring Economic & Housing Advocate (Safe Housing)

This is a job listing for Women's Resource Center

Job Description

Primary Function: Provide case management, crisis intervention, and empowerment counseling to program participants in the Safe Housing Program including emergency safe housing, TH and RRH; advocate for program participants within the housing and welfare systems, economic and career-focused institutions and other related areas. 

Assist program participants in navigating systems, and conduct advocacy with various systems, and assist the Economic Advocacy Director in advancing the WRC’s response to the economic and housing needs of survivors.

The position is a full-time position and reports to the Economic Advocacy Director.


  1. Respond to calls for assistance and information from program participants in the Safe Housing Program and on the hotline.  Provide crisis intervention and act as an advocate with legal, medical and social service systems.
  1.  Coordinate services to program participants with the Economic Advocacy Team and orient and supervise Safe Housing Program volunteers as assigned.
  1. Oversee furniture and food purchase, storage, and distribution. Respond to donation calls and maintain related records.
  1. Maintain client records and assist with data collection and funding reports as required.
  1. Attend staff meetings; participate in in-service training and related professional activities as assigned.
  1. Provide On-Call Service.
  1. Other duties as assigned.

Economic and Housing Advocate Qualifications

Submit Letter of Application and Resume to:

Economic Advocacy Director

Women’s Resource Center, Inc.

PO Box 975

Scranton, Pa 18501

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