Gateway Domestic Violence Center helps create an environment for safe, healthy, self-sufficient growth and violence prevention.
Current Job Openings
Job Posting: Outreach Advocate
Gateway Domestic Violence Center is seeking a full time Outreach Advocate.
Primary duties: Meet with nonresidential clients who are survivors of domestic violence to provide emotional support, advocacy, safety planning and resource referrals. Secondary duties: Assist other positions as needed including crisis hotline, shelter advocates, and children’s programs. As a 24/7 program, some evening, weekend and holiday hours will be required.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, human services, or a related field. Good verbal communication skills, able to calmly manage crisis situations, able to work well on a team, flexible about job duties and scheduling, able to solve problems independently, values that align with Gateway’s mission, empathetic and active listening skills. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are able to speak English and Spanish fluently, those who have worked in a domestic violence program and those who have an advanced degree in a related field.
Benefits: Benefits include medical reimbursements, paid time off and a retirement benefit. (Retirement benefit begins after one year of employment.)
To apply, email your resume to Jessica Butler, Executive Director at email@example.com. Special consideration will be given to resumes received before April 27, 2018, but resumes will be considered until the position is filled. No phone calls, please.
Night and Weekend House Managers (PRN/Substitute Positions)
While Gateway does not currently have any openings, we are always recruiting substitute house managers.
Requirements: High school diploma or the equivalent. Able to calmly manage crisis situations, able to work and solve problems independently, flexible about job duties and scheduling, values that align with Gateway’s mission. Special consideration will be given to candidates who are able to speak English and Spanish fluently and those who have a degree in a related field or coursework toward a degree in a related field.
Duties: Answer all crisis calls. Provide emotional support to residents. Complete intakes and exits that occur during shifts. Assess and provide for all basic needs for women and children living in the shelter. Assist clients with ongoing safety planning. Document services provided. Assist with data entry, housekeeping and other duties as assigned.
Shifts will generally be overnight and on weekends.
To apply: Submit your resume to Janet Whittaker, Shelter Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.