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Please find our current job openings below. If you do not see a position that fits your skills and interests, please continue checking back! If you are interested in getting involved with our organization in the meantime, visit out our Volunteer Page.

To Apply: Crossroads is accepting only electronic applications. Send a cover letter referencing this position, resume, and three references to employment@crossroadssafehouse.org. No phone calls please.


Title: Youth and Family Advocate [Evening and Overnight]

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Classification: Full-time, regular employee

PurposeAssists in the facilitation of the Youth Program of Crossroads

Supervision Received and Exercised: Reports to and receives supervision from the Shelter Program Manager

Hours: This is an evening and overnight position with a Saturday through Wednesday work week. Crossroads Safehouse operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide safe housing and services to its clients and the community

Essential Functions: Crisis Intervention and Victim Advocacy: Provides crisis intervention in-person and via phone to victims of domestic violence • Provides safety planning, individual advocacy, protection order and victim’s compensation information, victim rights information and assistance to victims of domestic violence • Manages a caseload of residential adults and children • Provides information, community referral, legal advocacy referral, and support to victims and their families • Conducts client intakes, orientation, contracts, and exit interviews. Performs record keeping functions pertaining to clients, educational and referral literature • Serves as a member of the staff team; participates in client case management, staff meetings, and team efforts in problem solving, applicable program and policy development, program evaluation, and planning • Assists in maintaining the shelter and helps ensure the readiness of rooms for occupancy

Youth Program Duties: Works with other Youth and Family Advocates to develop goals, objectives, and action plans for the Children’s and Teen Program residential and outreach programs, serving youth who are residents in the Safehouse and outreach clients • Develops and facilitates dating violence programming and outreach education to local high schools • Implements the youth program through individual and group advocacy • Develops and maintains the Youth Program materials • Assists in the gathering of statistical data on program activity • May assist in assigning duties to volunteers and interns for the Youth Program • Assists in public relations, and advocacy on youth issues, and resource development for the youth program • Maintains knowledge of current issues in the field, attends workshops to increase professional knowledge and effectiveness • Works with the other Youth and Family Advocates to coordinate services for youth • Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Program Manager

Qualifications: Knowledge concerning domestic violence • Ability to effectively advocate and provide information in a crisis situation • Knowledge of local community and human services resources • Knowledge of child development and effective parenting strategies • Ability to lift 40 pounds • Ability to climb on flight of stairs • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Experience and Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Child Development or similar field • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus • A minimum of two years post-baccalaureate work experience in human services.

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity (as defined in paragraph 249(c)(4) of Title 18, United States Code, sexual orientation, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or employment of Crossroads Safehouse.


Title: Adult Advocate [Evening and Overnight]

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Classification: Full-time, regular employee

Purpose: Assists in the facilitation of the Shelter Program of Crossroads

Supervision Received and Exercised: Reports to and receives supervision from the Shelter Program Manager

Hours: This is an evening and overnight position with a Saturday through Wednesday work week. Crossroads Safehouse operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide safe housing and services to its clients and the community

Essential Functions: Crisis Intervention and Victim Advocacy: Provides crisis intervention in-person and via phone to victims of domestic violence • Provides safety planning, individual advocacy, protection order and victim’s compensation information, victim rights information and assistance to victims of domestic violence • Manages a caseload of residential adults and children • Provides information, community referral, legal advocacy referral, and support to victims and their families • Conducts client intakes, orientation, contracts, and exit interviews. Performs record keeping functions pertaining to clients, educational and referral literature • Serves as a member of the staff team; participates in client case management, staff meetings, and team efforts in problem solving, applicable program and policy development, program evaluation, and planning • Assists in maintaining the shelter and helps ensure the readiness of rooms for occupancy

Shelter Program Duties: Works with other Advocates to develop goals, objectives, and action plans for the residential programs • Implements individual and group advocacy • Develops and maintains the Shelter Program materials • Assists in the gathering of statistical data on program activity • May assist in assigning duties to volunteers and interns for the Shelter Program • Assists in public relations, and advocacy on youth issues, and resource development • May provide educational presentations to various partner agencies and community organizations as part of the Training Team • Maintains knowledge of current issues in the field, attends workshops to increase professional knowledge and effectiveness • Performs other duties as assigned by the Shelter Program Manager

Qualifications: Knowledge concerning domestic violence • Ability to effectively advocate and provide information in a crisis situation • Knowledge of local community and human services resources • Knowledge of child development and effective parenting strategies • Ability to lift 40 pounds • Ability to climb on flight of stairs • Effective written and verbal communication skills

Experience and Training: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Child Development or similar field • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus • A minimum of two years post-baccalaureate work experience in human services.

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity (as defined in paragraph 249(c)(4) of Title 18, United States Code, sexual orientation, or disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or employment of Crossroads Safehouse.

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