Advocate Wanted



New Directions is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) applicant to fill the position of Advocate specializing in shelter & transitions in our team-oriented agency. The successful candidate must be willing to work with adults and children while they are in our undisclosed shelter location and as they transition out of shelter. A positive and professional attitude, ability to establish boundaries, and a strong work ethic are a must for the successful candidate. The hours for this position will be weekday afternoon/evening. The successful candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in social work, sociology, psychology or related field. Experience working in the field of domestic violence is also preferred. A combination of education and experience may be considered. This is a grant-funded position and benefits are included. Interested candidates will email their resume by Friday, September 24, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

Candidates must successfully complete a state and federal background check.
For more information about New Directions, visit www.newdirectionsshelter.org
New Directions is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity in its professional staff. Individuals with varied backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply. Candidates should also support New Directions’ commitment to serving underserved and at-risk populations, including male victims, individuals who identify as LGBTQ, and persons who are disabled, elderly and/or have mental health issues.

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