Employment

“Be the change you wish to see in the world !”

 – Gandhi –

 

 

Client Advocate

Courage Connection provides housing and supportive services for victims of domestic violence. Our organizational mission is to provide a continuum of services so that individuals and families can achieve safety, stability, and self-sufficiency. We believe in the right of every person to safety and the potential of every person for success.

We are currently looking to fill the part-time position of Client Advocate

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide supportive services on a weekly basis, or more often as needed, to clients in the form of advocacy, counseling, budgeting, housing assistance and short and long-range goal planning;
  • Provide crisis intervention
  • Document client meetings and groups
  • Maintain client files to meet agency and funder requirements
  • Provide appropriate support to other clients as needed
  • Cover the agency phone or hotline; be flexible to ensure that the phones are always covered
  • Coordinate service and safety plans with other direct service staff
  • Make client referrals and network with appropriate agencies
  • Participate in community activities and resource building opportunities with clients and for the agency
  • Other duties as assigned

 QUALIFICATIONS:        

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with clients, staff, and community partners
  • Excellent organizational and life skills
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practice
  • Must have at least 1 year of case management experience
  • BSW preferred; MSW strongly preferred

 

 

We have the following available shift(s):

Saturdays and Sundays 8am-8pm.  (24 hours per week, part-time)

Please e-mail resume, cover letter and a list of a minimum of three professional references to:

 cherges@courageconnection.org

Please include job title in subject line of e-mail

Close Date:  Until Filled

EOE


 

All Courage Connection job openings are posted on this website.

Courage Connection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.