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If you are not in immediate danger, and need help or advice, call our local 24/7 hot line highlighted in red below.

*Crisis Hotline for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence, Family Violence, and Sexual Assault

To reach our office, please call (903) 509-2526

B.I.P.P Program: (903) 579 – 2500

24-Hour Crisis Hotline

800-333-0358

East Texas Crisis Center Office

(903) 509-2526

Weekend Residential Shelter Advocate

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Weekend Residential Shelter Advocate

Objective:
Ensure smooth operation of shelter for women who are victims of intimate partner violence/sexual assault, and their children during assigned day shift.

Description:
Assist with the management and operation of the shelter during shift.
Provide crisis intervention to resident clients and children as needed.
Responsible for answering Hotline calls during shift.
Conduct screening of women for intake into shelter.
Provide safety planning and information and referral to assist residential clients to achieve their identified goals.
Oversee activities of resident clients and children during shift.
Provide referrals for resident clients and children for services with the agency as well as other community resources.
Responsible for handling emergency situations at the shelter following guidelines set for in agency Policy and Procedures manual.
Perform other work duties as requested. 

Knowledge And Skills:
Crisis Intervention techniques/skills required.
Experience working with at-risk children.
Personable and able to be calm in crisis.
Ability to work independently.
Writing skills necessary.
Must be an effective team player.
Ability to problem solve.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Computer knowledge.
Data entry accuracy.
Attention to detail.
Good organizational skills.
Working knowledge of community resources.
Ability to project positive and professional interpersonal skills. 

REQUIREMENTS:
Part-time position (Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus).
Saturday and Sunday.
12:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. 

QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates Degree in Human Service field preferred or two years’ experience working with women and children. 

 

Please submit cover letter and resume to: swalden@etcc.org 

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24-Hour Crisis Hotline

800-333-0358

*Crisis Hotline for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence, Family Violence, and Sexual Assault