This is a job listing for Domestic Violence Services of Lancaster County
About the Position
Full-time position (37.5 hours/week), Non-exempt
Competitive hourly rate based on experience with excellent benefits.
The Transitional Housing Advocate provides supportive services and case management to domestic violence survivors living at Bridge House. Provides economic advocacy and financial empowerment counseling and education. Connects to OVW grant partners in the community to provide a continuum of supportive services and education and job-training opportunities. Performs all job functions in a trauma-informed, culturally-competent manner that is consistent with DVS and CAP mission and values.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide trauma-informed and survivor-centered safety planning, case management, and supportive services to DV survivors living at the DVS Bridge Housing program.
- Provide economic advocacy and education to survivors. Assist survivors to identify and secure safe and affordable permanent housing.
- Collaborate with OVW TH project partners, the homelessness coalition, and other providers in Lancaster County to provide resources to survivors.
- Work with DVS Housing Team to develop a Community Resources guide, policies, and procedures.
- Timely data entry and record-keeping. Administer outcomes tools.
The successful candidate will have:
- A degree in Social Work or related human services field, OR equivalent and relevant experience & education.
- Experience with trauma-informed, client-centered services is strongly desired.
- Bilingual skills (English and a second language) are strongly desired.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs
- Social justice mindset. Strong desire to participate in and promote a trauma-informed, empowering culture that celebrates diversity.
Statement of Commitment to Accountability
Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County is committed to providing and maintaining a culture of accountability at every site, every day, and in every word, action, and program delivered by each employee.
Equal Employment Opportunity
CAP provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, veteran status, or genetic information.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Applicants, as well as employees who are or become disabled, must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The agency shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.
Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter/email to:
Jennifer DiCola, DVS Assistant Director
Sandra Lopez, Bridge Housing Coordinator
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