Women's Advocate - Home Free - Relief Staff

Location
Plymouth, MN
Posted
Jan 20, 2017
Closes
Feb 19, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Part Time

Missions Inc. Programs is a multi-service non-profit organization with a long history of providing services to those who are most in need, each year offering thousands of men and women, whose lives have been severely disrupted by chronic addiction, homelessness, and domestic violence safety, housing, support services, and the opportunity to make real change in their lives. Chemical dependency services are provided through four programs: Hart House (women only), Mission Lodge, and Smith Lodge provide transitional housing for men and women in recovery and Mission Detox Center provides medically supervised detoxification for adults and adolescents.  Domestic violence services are provided through the Home Free Shelter for battered women and their children and the Home Free Community Program.

Missions Inc. Programs enables people struggling to meet fundamental human needs to obtain safety and healing and to pursue justice in their lives.

Home Free operates a 30 bed shelter program that provides immediate safety, advocacy, support and information for women who have had to flee their homes due to domestic violence. Regularly operating at over 100% capacity, the program has 24-hour staffing, provides three meals daily, and offers a children’s program, including childcare. 

 

All shifts are available. 

 

Advocates are responsible for providing support, transportation and access to resources appropriate to the needs of battered women living in a shelter.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of social services pertinent to the needs of battered women.
  • An understanding of and sensitivity to the unique problems encountered by battered women and children needing shelter and advocacy services.
  • Must be able to work well with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Valid MN drivers license and a driving record acceptable to Missions Inc. insurance carrier.

How To Apply:

Send your letter of interest and resume or application to: Missions Inc. Programs, HR Department 3409 E. Medicine Lake Boulevard, Plymouth, MN 55441 or fax to 763.559.1195 or email to HR@missionsinc.org. Please indicate that you are applying for the Home Free Relief Staff position. No phone calls please.

 We invite you to visit our website at www.missionsinc.org/employment to learn more about us and to fill out an application to include with your resume and cover letter.

 Missions Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation or age. 

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