The Shelter Advocate shall preferably have an Associate’s degree in social services or enrolled in similar program at an accredited four year College/University and shall possess experience in crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, and client advocacy. Previous work in a domestic violence and or homeless setting providing direct services to women with children is preferred. Experience may be substituted for the education requirement. The Shelter Advocate will possess an understanding of the dynamics of abusive relationships and a commitment to preventing violence in the home, knowledge of Trauma Informed Care as well as an understanding of, and sensitivity to, serving diverse populations. The State mandated 40-hour Domestic Violence counselor certification is required. Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must possess a valid CA driver’s license, proof of insurance, and be approved by Ruby’s Place insurance as a driver. Fingerprints and background check required. For more information contact email@example.com.
We are not accepting applications for volunteers at this time