Employment

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 Attendant

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

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
  • Health, dental, vision, life, accident, short & long-term disability insurance available at low cost for employees
  • Employer-sponsored health savings account
  • 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 Tal Zucker at tzucker@safevoices.org. Resumes submitted without cover letters will not be reviewed.