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POSITION AVAILABLE

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Position title: Shelter Advocate
Employment status: Full-time, overnight
Reports to: Chief Program Officer

FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Work site: Residential facility and off-site locations
Wage: $13-$17/hour

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible supportive services for residential program participants by responding to crisis telephone calls and maintaining the operations of the emergency shelter program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain the confidentiality of participants
  • Provide crisis intervention, trauma-informed supportive services, safety planning, and information and referral
  • Respond to crisis calls and make decisions about appropriateness of shelter for callers
  • Provide and arrange emergency and essential transportation
  • Conduct intakes and assessments; enter data; document service provision; and maintain daily case notes
  • Provide back-up and additional support to other staff as part of a team approach
  • Monitor shelter program operations; assist with cleaning and maintenance of facility when needed
  • Provide services in compliance with all funding contracts, including data and report preparation
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings
KNOWLEGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, homelessness, and child abuse
  • Knowledge of case management, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution techniques
  • Skills in written documentation and interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ability to remain calm, use sound judgement, and determine specific action under pressure

Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter to: Kelly Buzan, P. O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015; kbuzan@alternativesdv.org; or respond to the Indeed posting.

Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status.

POSITION AVAILABLE

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Position title: Nonresidential Advocate (Hancock County)
Employment status: Full-time
Reports to: Direct of Nonresidential Services

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Work site: Residential facility and off-site locations
Wage: $13-$17/hour

PRIMARIY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible case management and supportive services for domestic and sexual violence survivors through advocacy, support, and continued assistance in achieving self-sufficiency.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain the confidentiality of participants
  • Provide crisis intervention, trauma-informed supportive services, case management, safety planning, and information and referral
  • Provide and arrange emergency and essential transportation
  • Conduct intakes and assessments; enter data; document service provision; and maintain case notes
  • Design and implement education and supportive groups
  • Identify program participants' strengths and weaknesses and assess self-sufficiency barriers
  • Assist participants in developing individualized action plans utilizing matrixes
  • Build and maintain networks and support systems for participants
  • Establish partnerships with other service providers and represent Alternatives Inc. in the community
  • Provide training and education for a variety of audiences and community partners
  • Represent Alternatives Inc. at community events
  • Provide back-up and additional support to other staff as part of a team approach
  • Provide services in compliance with all funding contracts, including data nd report preparation
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILIITES:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, homelessness, and child abuse
  • Knowledge of case management, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution techniques
  • Skills in written documentation, interpersonal communication, and public speaking
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ability to remain calm, use sound judgement, and determine specific action under pressure
  • Must had their own vehicle, hold a valid Indiana driver's license, vehicle insurance, and good driving record

Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter to: Lisa Connors, P. O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015; lconnors@alternativesdv.org; or respond to the Indeed posting.

Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status.


POSITION AVAILABLE

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Position title:  Shelter Advocate
Employment status: Weekends
Reports to: Chief Program Officer

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Work site: Residential facility and off-site locations
Wage: $13-$17/hour

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible supportive services for residential program participants by responding to crisis telephone calls and maintaining the operations of the emergency shelter program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain the confidentiality of participants
  • Provide crisis intervention, trauma-informed supportive services, safety planning, and information and referral
  • Respond to crisis calls and make decisions about appropriateness of shelter for callers
  • Provide and arrange emergency and essential transportation
  • Conduct intakes and assessments; enter data; document service provision; and maintain daily case notes
  • Provide back-up and additional support to other staff as part of a team approach
  • Monitor shelter program operations; assist with cleaning and maintenance of facility when needed
  • Provide services in compliance with all funding contracts, including data and report preparation
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings

KNOWLEGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, homelessness, and child abuse 
  • Knowledge of case management, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution techniques
  • Skills in written documentation and interpersonal communication
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Ability to remain calm, use sound judgement, and determine specific action under pressure

Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter to: Kelly Buzan, P. O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015; kbuzan@alternativesdv.org; or respond to the Indeed posting.

Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status.

POSITION AVAILABLE

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Position title: Maintenance Facilities/Janitor

Employment status: Full-time

Reports to: Chief Administrative Officer

Hours:  Monday-Friday

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Work site: Residential facility and off-site locations

Wage: $17-$18/hour

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide a safe, clean, trauma-informed, culturally appropriate, and accessible environment for residential program participants by overseeing all aspects of equipment and residential facility maintenance (interior and exterior).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain the confidentiality of participants and services provided
  • Coordinate and perform maintenance, cleaning, and upkeep tasks of the facility
  • Ensure facilities are tidy, functional, and safe
  • Identify maintenance needs/issues; apply basic fixes to equipment and building systems
  • Ensure snow and ice removal from walk areas
  • Ensure lawn and building grounds are maintained year round
  • Work in a safe and cautious manner
  • Purchase maintenance supplies following approvals according to policy
  • Maintain all necessary and required documentation
  • Provide services in compliance with all funding contracts and federal and state standards
  • Prepare data and reports as required in a timely manner and comply with all grant standards
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor regarding activities, challenges, and successes
  • Apprise supervisor or Chief Executive Officer of necessary and pertinent information regarding staff, operations, and services

KNOWLEGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Maintenance/housekeeping for a residential facility; VCT tile maintenance and individual heating/air units
  • Inventory and cost control
  • Interpersonal communication, including excellent listening, verbal, and writing skills
  • Strong organization and detail-oriented
  • Office, floor, lawn, snow removal, and cleaning equipment; electrical/hand tools; and computer
  • Work in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Report for work in a timely manner, work independently, and cooperate with co-workers
  • Perform physical tasks associated with maintenance and housekeeping
  • Apply principles to solve practical, everyday problems; recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action

Alternatives Incorporated is committed to creating an inclusive team; applicants from historically marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Interested persons should submit a resume and cover letter by Tuesday, June 4, 2024 to: Melissa Stanton, P. O. Box 1302, Anderson, IN 46015; mstanton@alternativesdv.org; or respond to the Indeed posting.

Alternatives Incorporated does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, political beliefs, or military and veteran status.

POSTED 5/21/24



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