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Employment

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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Shelter Support Staff 

Safe Voices, a domestic violence and sex trafficking resource center serving Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford Counties is hiring for a full-time Shelter Support Staff Person. This position is based in Androscoggin County and has limited travel needs. 

What is this job like? Our shelter is a 17-bed communal living facility serving all survivors of domestic abuse and violence, regardless of gender identity. A pet-friendly shelter, support staff should be comfortable with animals and their care, as well as providing emotional and crisis support as well as advocacy to guests. This is not an overnight position.  

What does it feel like to work at Safe Voices? Funny you should ask! We recently asked our staff that, and here’s what they said: At Safe Voices, they described feeling welcomed, included, prioritized, engaged, supported, and able to advance. One team member said “I’ve never felt the level of support, kindness, and compassion in any other position. This work is hard, but having a team that is always ready to help makes a huge difference.”  

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 

Primary Duties: 

  • Assisting with day-to-day operations of the shelter including meeting resident needs within the communal living environment, monitoring, and restocking food supplies, organizing donations, assisting with internal office procedures and tasks, and monitoring the maintenance of shelter as assigned. 
  • Provide crisis support, emotional support, and advocacy 
  • Coordinate care of shelter animals including emotional support animals, therapeutic animals, service animals, and pets. 
  • Support shelter case managers 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of domestic violence 
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the highest levels of safety and professionalism 
  • Experience working with diverse populations 
  • Possess good communication skills, be dependable and flexible in an ever-changing environment, and adhere to strict documentation guidelines. 
  • Must be able to pass a criminal, driving and DHHS/CPS background check. 

Preferred qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field from an accredited four (4) year institution is preferred.  

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to travel in varying weather conditions 
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for extended periods 
  • Occasional lifting up to 30 pounds 
  • Adhere to universal safety precautions 

Pay & Benefits 

  • Pay starts at $20.00 per hour and will increase based on experience 
  • Beginning in January, health, dental, vision, life, short & long-term disability insurance are 100% covered at no cost to employees. Accident insurance available at low cost. 
  • Employer-sponsored health savings account for qualifying plans, with $1,500 deposit from employer. For non-HSA plans, employer pays $1,500 toward deductible.  
  • Second plan option has a health reimbursement paying $1,500 of the deductible.
  • 401K retirement savings w/employer match 
  • 13 paid holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day) 
  • 20 Days of accrued leave in first year 
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options (to include compressed work schedule) 

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Michelle at mbaldwin@safevoices.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed. 

 

Shelter Case Manager/Advocate - NO MINIMUM billing requirements 

Safe Voices Domestic Violence Resource Center is seeking a dynamic, creative, and engaging individual to fill the full-time role of Shelter Case Manager/Advocate. This position is based in Franklin County and has limited travel needs. 

What is this job like? Our Franklin County shelter is a 4-8 bed communal living facility serving all survivors of domestic abuse and violence, regardless of gender identity. A pet-friendly shelter, support staff should be comfortable with animals and their care, as well as providing emotional and crisis support as well as advocacy to guests. This is not an overnight position.  

What does it feel like to work at Safe Voices? Funny you should ask! We recently asked our staff that, and here’s what they said: At Safe Voices, they described feeling welcomed, included, prioritized, engaged, supported, and able to advance. One team member said “I’ve never felt the level of support, kindness, and compassion in any other position. This work is hard, but having a team that is always ready to help makes a huge difference.” 

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 

Primary Duties: 

  • Providing individual advocacy and case management 
  • Assisting with day-to-day operations of the shelter including individualized assessments, emergency intakes, meeting resident needs within the communal living environment, monitoring and restocking food supplies, organizing donations, assisting with internal office procedures and tasks, and monitoring the maintenance of shelter as assigned. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of domestic violence 
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the highest levels of safety and professionalism 
  • Experience working with diverse populations 
  • Possess good communication skills, be dependable and flexible in an ever-changing environment, and adhere to strict documentation guidelines. 
  • A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or related field is required  
  • Must be able to pass a criminal, driving and DHHS/CPS background check. 

Pay & Benefits 

  • Pay starts at $20.00 per hour and will increase based on experience 
  • Beginning in January, health, dental, vision, life, and short & long-term disability insurance are 100% covered at no cost to employees. Accident insurance available at low cost. 
  • Employer-sponsored health savings account for qualifying plans, with $1,500 deposit from employer. For non-HSA plans, employer pays $1,500 toward deductible.  
  • 401K retirement savings w/employer match 
  • 13 paid holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day) 
  • 20 Days of accrued leave in first year 
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options (to include compressed work schedule) 

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Marta Velez at mvelez@safevoices.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed. 

 

Housing Navigator 

Safe Voices, a domestic violence and sex trafficking resource center serving Androscoggin, Franklin, and Oxford Counties is hiring for a full-time Shelter Case Manager/Advocate. This position is based in Franklin County and has limited travel needs. 

What is this job like? This position works with both shelter and safe house guests. Each house is set up as a communal living facility serving all survivors of domestic abuse and sex trafficking, regardless of gender identity. We operate pet-friendly facilities, so support staff should be comfortable with animals and their care, as well as with providing emotional and crisis support and advocacy to guests. The Housing Navigator works with survivors and local partners to secure and maintain independent housing. This is not an overnight position.  

What does it feel like to work at Safe Voices? Funny you should ask! We recently asked our staff that, and here’s what they said: At Safe Voices, they described feeling welcomed, included, prioritized, engaged, supported, and able to advance. One team member said “I’ve never felt the level of support, kindness, and compassion in any other position. This work is hard, but having a team that is always ready to help makes a huge difference. 

Safe Voices is an equal opportunity employer, committed to growing a diverse staff.  We strongly encourage application from candidates of all racial and ethnic backgrounds, genders/gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and those with lived experience of domestic violence or sexual exploitation or trafficking.  In addition, candidates will be considered for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 

Primary Duties: 

  • Assisting victims of domestic violence in overcoming barriers to obtaining and maintaining housing. 
  • Actively collaborates with partnering agencies, community resources, as well as landlords to provide information and referrals necessary to meet the individual’s needs and housing stability of the program participants. 
  • Providing individualized client support by developing an individualized housing stability plan with clients and address any barriers to obtaining and maintaining permanent housing. This includes connecting to services to increase income as well as accessing mental health services and resources as needed.  

Required Qualifications: 

  • Knowledge of domestic violence 
  • Ability to remain calm and effective in a fast-paced environment while maintaining the highest levels of safety and professionalism 
  • Experience working with diverse populations 
  • Possess good communication skills, be dependable and flexible in an ever-changing environment, and adhere to strict documentation guidelines. 
  • A bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field  
  • Must be able to pass a criminal, driving and DHHS/CPS background check. 
  • Active driver’s license and reliable transportation 

Pay & Benefits: 

  • $18.00 per hour to start with an increase to $20.00 per hour after the first year and successful completion of required training.  
  • Beginning in January, health, dental, vision, life, and short & long-term disability insurance are 100% covered at no cost to employees. Accident insurance available at low cost. 
  • Employer-sponsored health savings account for qualifying plans, with $1,500 deposit from employer. For non-HSA plans, employer pays $1,500 toward deductible.   
  • 401K retirement savings w/employer match 
  • 13 paid holidays (to include Juneteenth & Indigenous People’s Day) 
  • 20 Days of accrued leave in first year 
  • Flexible, family-friendly work options (to include compressed work schedule) 

Interested applicants can submit their resume and letter of interest to Michelle Baldwin at mbaldwin@safevoices.org