WomenShelter of Long Beach is dedicated to ending the cycle of domestic violence through compassionate intervention, education, and personal empowerment. WomenShelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and every person meeting the qualifications of the position is encouraged to apply.
WomenShelter of Long Beach prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status in all of its programs, activities, and employment practices.
Job Description: On-Call Client Advocate
Reports To: Shelter Director
FLSA Status: On-Call, Non-Exempt
The On Call Client Advocate acts as a substitute for WSLB Client Advocates who call in sick, take vacation or holiday time off. They are responsible for providing support to the clients residing at the shelter as necessary during a variety of shifts including weekends, graveyard shifts, holidays and other hours as needed. The On-Call Client Advocate will primarily be responsible for providing crisis intervention, counseling, referrals, support services and advocacy to victims of domestic violence in a confidential and safe environment.
Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
Provide crisis intervention, information and referrals to individuals calling the 24-hour hotline
Complete telephone intakes for individuals seeking access to the Emergency Shelter; assess and make determinations for appropriate criteria for admission into Shelter
Provide crisis intervention and conflict resolution to residents as needed
Engage clients and support the needs of clients in the shelter while maintaining shelter policies and procedures
Assist all clients being admitted or discharged from the program
Facilitate groups for adults/children
Responsible for maintaining statistical information (phone longs, client files, etc.)
Monitor adherence of shelter policies and procedures by clients, volunteers and visitors, including safety matters pertaining to the adult and children residing in the shelter
Responsible for overall shelter security and client safety during shifts
Provide support to all other program staff as needed
Assist with performing routine chores and cleaning tasks assigned to ensure the safety and cleanliness of the shelter.
Additional responsibilities on an as-needed basis
Minimum of 1 year Domestic Violence case management experience
Knowledge and experience in CalWORKs, counseling, advocacy, and case management
Bilingual in Spanish
Valid CA driver’s license; valid auto insurance
40 hour DV Training Certificate; or to be completed within 3 months of beginning employment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Must demonstrate informed sensitivity to the issue and experience of domestic abuse and the ability to respond effectively to people in crisis
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Please send resume and cover letter to Zaira Cuevas, HR Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
The WomenShelter of Long Beach is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff.
Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical
condition, age, marital status, or veteran status. Revised Date: 10/5/18
Job Description: Housekeeper/Cook
Position: Part-time, Non-Exempt; Available to work 2 days during the week
Reports To: Shelter Director
Responsible for the general cleanliness of the shelter by keeping it well maintained and in good condition. Responsible for cooking and preparing meals following sanitary and safety procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
Vacuum, sweep and mop floors
Clean and stock restrooms
Use cleaning solutions to remove stains and clean surfaces
Clean up spills with appropriate cleaning materials
Notify supervisors or managers of major repairs
Collect and dispose of trash
Complete tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision
Keep cleaning supplies in stock
Organize and routinely stock designated items donated for shelter services
Clean empty rooms and prepare for new clients
Clean and organize office space
Must be able to drive during daytime hours.
Track shelter grocery items and replace as needed during shopping trips
Prepare meals and snacks for shelter clients and shelter staff
Keep kitchen clean and sanitized
Ability to maintain a clean and safe work area
Friendly attitude toward staff and clients
Please send resume to Zaira Cuevas, HR Coordinator at email@example.com