Main Areas of Responsibility:
The Advocate will respond to residents' needs; review and record information in communication log; handle medications base on policy; provide crisis intervention when needed; answer phone, log bed inquiries, and provide resources as needed; conduct facility security checks and curfew, bed and chore checks; open and close the kitchen as necessary; restock shelter supplies; provide transportation; adhere to confidentiality policy; know emergency procedures; and conduct intakes and discharges.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
The Advocate must have excellent computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; effective written and oral communication skills; the ability to relate to women and children experiencing homelessness; and a valid Driver’s License and ability to drive company vehicle. Preference will be given to applicants that have First Aid and CPR Certifications.
High School Diploma. Minimum of two years of related experience.
Must be flexible and willing to work days, evenings, overnight, weekends and holidays.