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Domestic Violence Advocate

Job Announcement: Gateway is seeking a full time (40 hours per week) domestic violence advocate. The advocate will serve as a case manager for survivors of domestic violence.

Benefits: Gateway offers medical insurance, paid time off, and a retirement benefit (retirement available after one year of employment).

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree or four years of experience in human services or helping profession. Values that align with Gateway’s mission. Pass required background screening. 

Desirable Skills: Calmly manages crisis situations. Solves problem independently. Shows compassion and empathy for others. Anticipates potential opportunities and challenges and shows initiative when responding to these situations. Collaborate with coworkers. Responsive and demonstrates excellent customer service skills.  

Job Description: The advocate will serve as a case manager for survivors of domestic violence living in Gateway’s housing programs and nonresidential clients living in the community. Work closely with survivors of domestic violence to develop safety plans, provide emotional support, set goals, identify community resources to achieve goals. Answer crisis hotline. Provide transportation for survivors. Other related duties.

To apply, send an email to Jessica Butler, Executive Director,, at gateway.house@yahoo.com. Please attach a cover letter and resume. Attachments should be in a word document or PDF. No phone calls, please. We would like to receive applications by July 24, but the position will remain open until filled. 

Gateway Domestic Violence Center is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. Gateway encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including but not limited to people of color, people with disabilities and survivors of domestic violence.


Early Learning Specialist – Substitute/PRN

Gateway Domestic Violence Center is seeking an Early Learning Specialist. This is a part time position. 

Minimum requirements: High school diploma or GED. Experience working with preschool – aged children. Good communication skills. Able to pass successfully pass all required background checks. Values align with Gateway’s mission.

Preference will be given to candidates who: Are bilingual and able to communicate fluently in English and Spanish. Have a coursework toward a bachelor’s degree in a related field (such as Early Childhood Education, Psychology, or Sociology). 

Major tasks of the Early Learning Specialist include, but are not limited to: Lead education activities for children ages 6 weeks – 4 years while mothers attend other Gateway programming. 

Schedule: (Candidates may apply for some or all shifts) Monday 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., Tuesday 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., and Thursday 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

To apply, send an email to Blythe Hammons, Advocacy Supervisor, at gateway.house@yahoo.com. Please attach a cover letter and resume. Attachments should be in a word document or PDF. No phone calls, please. 


Children’s Support Group Facilitator – Substitute/PRN

Gateway Domestic Violence Center is seeking a Children’s Support Group Facilitator. This is a part time position. 

Minimum requirements: 50% completion of a mater’s degree in a related field. Experience working with preschool – aged children. Good communication skills. Able to pass successfully pass all required background checks. Values align with Gateway’s mission.

Preference will be given to candidates who: Have a completed master’s degree in psychology, social work, occupational therapy or a related field.

Major tasks of the Support Group Facilitator include, but are not limited to: Plan and facilitate age-appropriate, trauma-informed support groups and activities that meet the needs of children who have witnessed violence in their homes.  

Schedule: (Candidates may apply for one or both shifts) Monday 4:30 – 8:30 p.m., and Thursday 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.

To apply, send an email to Blythe Hammons, Advocacy Supervisor, at gateway.house@yahoo.com. Please attach a cover letter and resume. Attachments should be in a word document or PDF. No phone calls, please.  


Night and Weekend House Managers – Substitute / PRN

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: Email a resume and cover letter to Janet Whittaker, Shelter Manager, at gateway.house@yahoo.com. Use the subject line “night and weekend substitute” in your email. No phone calls, please.