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Current Openings:

Development Manager

Substitute Advocate


Title: Development Manager

FLSA: Exempt

Classification: Regular Full Time

Purpose: Development, Marketing, Administrative

Supervision Received and Exercised: Reports directly to the Executive Director

Hours: Standard business hours schedule; nights and weekends as needed for events and projects

Essential Functions:

Grant Writing and Management

  1. Performs grant research to identify new funding opportunities, prepares and submits quality grant requests, works with program managers to ensure compliance to funders, and prepares and submits grant reporting and follow-up activities with grantors
  2. Maintains comprehensive schedule of grant opportunities, deadlines, follow-up activities, and reporting requirements for grants received

Fundraising, Event Planning, and Donor Management

  1. Assists with the planning and execution of signature fundraising events
  2. Supports activities for third-party fundraisers and affinity events
  3. Supports fundraising campaigns as needed
  4. Maintains donor database and assists with gift processing and acknowledgment for in-kind and monetary donations       

Marketing

  1. Generates and implements social media content and monitors channels for analytics and engagement
  2. Stays abreast of current trends, best practices in social media, and other digital marketing strategies
  3. Conducts email marketing tasks including content development, copy writing/editing, design, and review
  4. Assists in various media design both print and digital using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  5. Website updates and other strategies via WordPress

Required Skills:

  1. Excellent written communications skills
  2. Comfortable with secondary research projects of varying size and subject
  3. Current working knowledge of social media platforms, trends and best practices
  4. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines while maintaining excellent attention to detail
  5. Self-motivated with good organizational skills
  6. Approaches varied and new projects with a can-do attitude
  7. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

Qualifications:

  1. BA or comparable experience in marketing, communications, journalism, or related discipline
  2. Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  3. Experience utilizing the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) to create marketing materials
  4. Willingness and aptitude to learn new programs, skills and functions
  5. Ability to operate with highest level of confidentiality, integrity and respect for people from all walks of life
  6. Ability to lift 40 pounds; ability to climb stairs

Other:

Candidate must have an understanding of and adherence to confidentiality and safety protocols that are associated with working in a highly secured facility; pass a criminal background check; attend 16-hour domestic violence training course provided by Crossroads Safehouse. Must live in Larimer County.

TO APPLY: Email a resume and cover letter to development@crossroadssafehouse.org. No phone calls, please.

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No person in the United States shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or employment of Crossroads Safehouse 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.


Title: Substitute Advocate

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Classification: As-Needed

Purpose:The purpose of the Crossroads Safehouse “Substitute Advocate “ is to meet shelter coverage needs that regularly scheduled staff advocates cannot meet due to illnesses, scheduled vacations, unexpected absences, and federal holidays. Must expect to work evenings and/or overnights and weekends.

Supervision Received and Exercised: Reports to and receives supervision from the Shelter and Outreach Program Director. Exercises no supervision.

Hours: Crossroads Safehouse operates 365 days a year including holidays, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to provide safe housing and services to its clients and the community.  All employees must be available for evening, overnight, weekend, and holiday shifts if needed. Available shifts to Substitute Advocate will be mostly evening, overnight, weekend, and holiday shifts.

Definition: The Crossroads Safehouse “Substitute Advocate List” is a pool of trained Crossroads Safehouse advocates who:

  • Have employee status with Crossroads Safehouse and remain on Crossroads Safehouse’s payroll;
  • Must abide by Crossroads Safehouse’s employee policies and procedures, including keeping statistical data and timesheets for all shifts worked;
  • Have no regularly scheduled or guaranteed weekly shifts;
  • Make a commitment to work intermittent shelter-coverage shifts as needed, as available, and as offered;
  • May take any vacant shift amounting to no more than 40 hours in a week and no more than 12 hours in a day;
  • Are not obligated to take any shift, and may refuse any shift for any reason. We understand that Substitute Advocates may be juggling the requirements of other jobs or school, and that their schedules may not permit them to take a particular shift;
  • Will be contacted by the Shelter Manager via email immediately upon the need to fill a shift due to an unexpected staff absence or illness, and prior to each quarter with vacant shifts due to scheduled vacations and federal holidays. The email will go out to the entire pool of Substitute Advocates.  The shift will go to the first person who offers to take the shift (email responses are preferred).

Essential Functions:

  • Provides crisis intervention and counseling, information, referral, advocacy, and emotional support on a regular basis by phone and in-person to residential and non-residential clients, including crisis hotline callers.
  • Conducts client intakes, resident orientation, contracts, and exit interviews.
  • Performs record-keeping functions pertaining to clients in the Shelter program, including data collection, reporting, and case notes.
  • Maintains current knowledge of interpersonal abuse.
  • Responds to the safety and welfare of the residents of Crossroads’ Emergency Shelter.
  • Maintains care of the facility by reporting needed repairs and health/safety hazards to the facilities manager.
  • Assists in maintaining the shelter and helps ensure the readiness of rooms for occupancy. This includes minor maintenance, necessary cleaning, and stocking of linens, supplies, etc.
  • Maintains supply of forms and handouts, assembles client files and folders.
  • Assists in delivery of the Crosstrails Program and Med Unit programs as appropriate.
  • Assists in gathering of statistical data on program activity.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by the Shelter and Outreach Program Director.

Qualifications:

  • A 30-hour paid training provided by Crossroads Safehouse is mandatory.
  • Knowledge concerning domestic violence.
  • Ability to effectively counsel and provide information in crisis situations.
  • Knowledge of local community and human services resources.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to climb one flight of stairs.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

Experience and Training:

  • Experience in human services or related field preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus.
  • A third or fourth year student working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Behavioral Science or related field.

TO APPLY: Email a resume and cover letter to employment@crossroadssafehouse.org. No phone calls, please.

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No person in the United States shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or employment of Crossroads Safehouse 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.

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