Ascension Place, of Haven Housing, is a transitional housing program that acts as the stepping stone from crisis to stability. We offer basic needs provisions, intensive case management, health and wellness opportunities. Staff is available 24 hours a day to support women in recovery, with chronic mental illness, healing from trauma or homelessness, seeking emotional, psychological and social well-being. We are seeking a someone to join our dynamic team. The purpose of the Women's Advocate role is to ensure the overall safety of the house,provide support on an as needed basis and oversee the assignment and functioning of the resident work program. The hours of this role are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 4:30 - 8:30pm.

  • Participate as an Ascension Place team member in the day-to-day operations of the program:
    • Provide front office coverage, which includers answering phones and doors, responding to immediate resident concerns, documenting medication  and keeping work area neat/organized

    • Assist all residents with day-to-day needs including support, problem solving, conflict resolution, crisis intervention, enforcing house guidelines and other concerns

    • Maintain effective team communication by logging about daily contact with residents and participate in regular consultation with colleagues

    • Maintain the security of the building and ensure safety of residents and complete incident reports as necessary

  • Attend monthly supervision meetings with Program Director

  • Attend special functions as scheduled and perform other tasks and special projects as assigned by the Program Director

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in social service/administration or equivalent

  • Experience working with women of diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds, preferably in a housing and/or nonprofit organization

  • Experience with Gmail, Google apps and Microsoft Office

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Criminal/driving background check will be required (must have a good driving record and valid auto insurance)

 

Qualified applicants, please send cover letter and resume to Allison Skoglund, Ascension Place Program Director, at askoglund@havenhousing.org. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!