Thursday, November 20, 2014

Hiring Advocate for Alle-Kiski Area Hope Center


About the Agency: The Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center, Inc. has been working to eliminate domestic violence since 1979. HOPE serves the northern portions of both Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties.

HOPE’s services include:

24/7 Crisis Hotline, Emergency Shelter, SAF-T Kennel, Transitional Housing, Crisis Intervention Services, Legal Advocacy, EPFA’s and Prevention Services.

The Alle-Kiski Area HOPE Center, Inc. is an organization of social change whose mission is the safe elimination of domestic violence through intervention, prevention, and collaboration.

Now Hiring- Be an Advocate!

Crisis Intervention/ Prevention Service Advocates provide direct services for men, women, and children experiencing domestic violence. In addition, they provide domestic violence awareness, education and support to the community.

Duties and responsibilities:

Provide crisis intervention, support, education, options and resources to survivors of domestic violence

 Present service-delivery consistent with empowerment and trauma informed care

 Coordinate and facilitate life skills groups to domestic violence survivors

 Ability to maintain broad knowledge of community resources and make appropriate referrals

 Ability to maintain excellent professional relationships with external collaborators

 Provide prevention programming and domestic violence education to community organizations

 Assist with event planning and fundraising

 Assist with the development and distribution of mailings/newsletters

 Must have excellent communication and public speaking skills

 Must have proficient computer, data entry and online researching skills

 Must have a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the agency

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required

Experience in public speaking

Child Abuse, Criminal History and FBI clearances required

Valid PA driver’s license

Interested applicants please email cover letter & resume to:

Attention- Traci A. or fax 724.224.1123

by December 1, 2014