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Current Openings:


To Apply: Only accepting electronic submissions. Send cover letter, resume, and work references to development@crossroadssafehouse.org.  No phone calls, please. 

Title: Events and Fundraising Intern

Supervision: This is a shared position that reports to the Executive Director as well as the Development Manager

Classification: Internship (unpaid)

Hours: 15+ hours per week with a set schedule determined by intern and managers upon hire

Position Summary:

This internship will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to build a foundation in the nonprofit development field by cultivating skills in event planning, fundraising campaign management, marketing, and other development-related responsibilities. This position will have a direct impact on the function, productivity, and organization of Crossroads’ fundraising and communications efforts, assisting in numerous and varied projects including special events and fundraising campaigns, writing and content development for print and digital media, and managing critical administrative projects.

Essential Functions:

Event Planning and Fundraising:

  • Assists with planning, execution, and follow-up for fundraising events and campaigns;
  • Promotes attendance at fundraising events and serves as a point of contact for event participants;
  • Provides event and fundraising campaign participants with necessary documentation in a timely manner;
  • Recruits sponsors for fundraising events;
  • Assists with marketing and promotional efforts for fundraising events and campaigns;
  • Develops social media content, digital and print materials, and other communication materials as needed;
  • Attends and participates in event- and fundraising-related activities and meetings;
  • Assists with marketing and logistics for third-party fundraising events.

Development and Marketing

  • Provides support for on-going development activities including prospect research, grant writing support, and corporate sponsor program administration;
  • Pulls and polishes mailing lists for solicitations and donor stewardship using donor database;
  • Manages participant and donor data in software programs;
  • Conducts data entry as needed;
  • Assists with social media marketing efforts via Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn;
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Executive Director and Development Manager.

Required Skills:

  • Current working knowledge of social media platforms, trends, and best practices;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills;
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines while maintaining excellent attention to detail;
  • Self-motivated with outstanding organization skills;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Qualifications:

  • A third- or fourth-year student working toward a degree in a related field;
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) and donor management software a plus;
  • An energetic, creative team player with an interest in nonprofit marketing, development, and fundraising;
  • Candidate must operate with the highest level of confidentiality, integrity, and respect for people from all walks of life;
  • Possess a valid driver's license and up-to-date insurance;
  • Ability to pass criminal background check;
  • Candidate must be able to commit to one full academic semester with opportunity to continue based on interest and performance;
  • A 20-hour paid domestic violence training provided by Crossroads is mandatory.

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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To Apply: Only accepting electronic submissions. Send cover letter, resume, and work references to employment@crossroadssafehouse.org.  No phone calls, please. 

Title: Substitute Advocate

FLSA Status: 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: Reports to and receives supervision from the Shelter Manager. 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;
  • May not have 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 or text 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 request will go out to the entire pool of Substitute Advocates.  The shift will go to the first person who offers to take the shift.

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 recordkeeping functions pertaining to clients in the Shelter Programs, 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 Manager.

Qualifications

  • A 20 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.

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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