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Peaceful Paths is the state certified domestic violence center that serves adult and child survivors in Alachua, Bradford, and Union counties.  We are seeking compassionate, dedicated individuals committed to providing advocacy to survivors seeking safety and support.  In depth training is provided and the work environment is intersectional and welcoming to diverse individuals.  Working for survivors is rewarding and has long-lasting impact.  Our staff culture promotes self-care and transparency and encourages personal growth. 

 

We have worked diligently to protect our campus and staff during COVID through masking, cleaning, and distancing.  Our agency monitors and implements recommendations from the CDC in order to continue providing high quality services to survivors while keeping both clients and staff safe from COVID spread.

Client Advocate

 

Position reports directly to: Director of Residential Programs

Positions reporting directly to this position: Shelter
Location: Overtime-eligible

Status: FT-Overtime Eligible
Starting Pay: $14
 

Qualifications and Skills:

High school diploma or GED preferred. Experience in human services or direct service industry required. Strong customer service background also required. Bi-lingual language skills beneficial. Valid driver’s license and safe motor vehicle record is critical along with reliable transportation. Applicants must be able to work Wednesday 8 am-6 pm, Thursday-Saturday 7 am-5 pm.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires movement about the shelter, sitting at a desk, telephone communications, using a computer and presenting information to groups of clients and community partners throughout work hours.  Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, driving the agency vans for resident and employee transportation, some light lifting, general housekeeping and ability to walk around the shelter property.

 

Principal Job Duties:

  1. Provide shelter facilities coverage, including operating/monitoring security systems, conducting routine shelter safety checks, managing communal living settings and implementing other shelter safety measures as outlined in agency policies.

  2. Provide shelter advocacy services, including but not limited to admitting and exiting residents, answering phones, and providing appropriate crisis counseling/interpersonal conflict management.

  3. Maintain resident records (electronic and paper) and other documentation related to shelter services and operations.

  4. Maintain physical plant operations by ensuring cleanliness, safety and properly functioning equipment.  

  5. Provide resident transportation in the agency vehicles.

 

Secondary Job Duties:

  1. Facilitate appropriate resident meetings.

  2. Complete maintenance requests and calls as needed, aid the Director of Residential Programs with maintaining supplies and organizing resources, and other shelter management duties.

  3. Attend staff meetings and others trainings as required or assigned.

  4. Assist the Director of Residential Programs and/or Assistant Directors as instructed.

 

Qualified applicants should submit cover letters/resumes to apply@peacefulpaths.org ATTN:  Brandi Corbin

20-Hour Night Client Advocate

Position reports directly to: Director of Residential Programs
Positions reporting to this position: Shelter staff and volunteers

Location: Shelter

Status: PT-Overtime Eligible

Rate of Pay: $15

Qualifications and Skills:

Professional or volunteer experience in residential or crisis services is required. Strong interpersonal communication and conflict de-escalation skills are critical. Must be available for 4 pm- 2 am on Saturday and Sunday. Must be comfortable working independently without on-site peer or supervisory support. Valid Driver’s License, safe driving record and reliable independent transportation required.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires movement about the shelter, sitting at a desk, telephone communications, using a computer, and presenting information to groups of clients and community partners throughout work hours.  Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, driving the agency vans for resident and employee transportation, some light lifting, general housekeeping and ability to walk around the shelter property.

 

Principal Job Duties:

  1. Provide overnight shelter facilities coverage which includes operating/monitoring security systems, conducting routine shelter safety checks, managing communal living settings and implementing other shelter safety measures as outlined in agency policies.

  2. Provide shelter services, including but not limited to admitting and discharging residents, answering telephones, and providing appropriate crisis counseling/interpersonal conflict management.

  3. Maintain resident records (electronic and paper) and other documentation related to services and operations.

  4. Maintain physical plant by ensuring cleanliness, safety and proper functions. 

  5. Provide resident transportation in the agency vehicles.

 

Secondary Job Duties:

  1. Facilitate appropriate resident meetings.

  2. Complete maintenance requests and calls as needed. Aid the Director of Residential Programs or Assistant Directors with maintaining supplies and organizing resources, and other shelter management duties.

  3. Attend staff meetings and others trainings as required or assigned.

  4. Assist the Director of Residential Programs and/or Assistant Directors as instructed.

 

Qualified applicants should submit cover letters/resumes to apply@peacefulpaths.org ATTN:  Brandi Corbin.

30-Hour Overnight Client Advocate
 

Position reports directly to: Director of Residential Services

Location: Shelter

Status: P/T-Overtime Eligible

Starting Pay: $15/hour

Qualifications and Skills:

Professional or volunteer experience in residential or crisis services is required. Strong interpersonal communication and conflict de-escalation skills are critical. Must be available for 10 pm- 8 am on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Must be comfortable working independently without on-site peer or supervisory support. Valid Driver’s License, safe driving record and reliable independent transportation required.

Physical Requirements:

This position requires movement about the shelter, sitting at a desk, telephone communications, using a computer, and presenting information to groups of clients and community partners throughout work hours.  Physical requirements include ability to sit at a desk for up to 6 hours, driving the agency vans for resident and employee transportation, some light lifting, general housekeeping and ability to walk around the shelter property.

 

Principal Job Duties:

  1. Provide overnight shelter facilities coverage which includes operating/monitoring security systems, conducting routine shelter safety checks, managing communal living settings and implementing other shelter safety measures as outlined in agency policies.

  2. Provide shelter services, including but not limited to admitting and discharging residents, answering telephones, and providing appropriate crisis counseling/interpersonal conflict management.

  3. Maintain resident records (electronic and paper) and other documentation related to services and operations.

  4. Maintain physical plant by ensuring cleanliness, safety and proper functions. 

  5. Provide resident transportation in the agency vehicles.

 

Secondary Job Duties:

  1. Facilitate appropriate resident meetings.

  2. Complete maintenance requests and calls as needed. Aid the Director of Residential Programs or Assistant Directors with maintaining supplies and organizing resources, and other shelter management duties.

  3. Attend staff meetings and others trainings as required or assigned.

  4. Assist the Director of Residential Programs and/or Assistant Directors as instructed.

 

Qualified applicants should submit cover letters/resumes to apply@peacefulpaths.org ATTN:  Brandi Corbin.