Residential Advocate
Harbor House - New Philadelphia, OH

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About Us
Harbor House is a Domestic Violence Shelter and Substance Abuse Halfway House serving Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties in Ohio. As a division of Personal & Family Counseling Services of Tuscarawas Valley, Inc. an affiliate organization of OhioGuidestone, is dedicated to serving both victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as women who are recovering from substance abuse.

Job Description
Full-time available
Personal and Family Counseling Services is looking for a Residential Advocate. The position requires individuals to provide direct client support by monitoring the household and supervising client’s activities in addition to crisis intervention. Help clients adjust to group/shared family living while being responsible for their safety and well-being. Monitors medications, completes necessary paperwork, answers crisis line and assess caller’s appropriateness for admission into the program.

Job Requirements
Associates Degree or enrollment in college with major in sociology, psychology, and criminal justice or related field and have completed a minimum of 12 hours of course work in major field; or have work and/or life experience. Four months to one year of applicable employment experience in a residential facility strongly preferred.

BENEFITS OFFERED TO FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES:
Medical, dental, vision, 401k retirement plan, family-friendly work environment and scheduling flexibility, outstanding vacation, holiday and sick time, free parking, life insurance, supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and we are business casual!

We promote from within, provide management training for rising leaders and professional development opportunities! Internships and co-ops are unpaid, but offered in most of departments at several different levels.

Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/AA M/F/H/V

State law requires that all potential employees undergo fingerprint screening. The agency also requires and covers the cost of a physical after an employment offer is made. Our licensing requires all employees working directly with clients be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license & safe driving record, with the exception of Day Care. Two (2) forms of identification showing proof of eligibility to work in the United States, i.e., such as a driver license & social security card will be required. Application and resume submitted will remain active for this job submission only and be kept on file until this position is filled. Apply to only one position at a time to be considered for employment.


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