A secure environment to work in, with many opportunities for advancement.
Pros: great benefits, good chance for advancement from within.
Cons: not enough staff coverage, leaving too many shifts open to cover
A typical day at work would include greeting all residents with a smile, showing them care and concern as they venture to their places of employment, schools or other interests.
I have learned through my trainings how to empathize with our clients and understand how the trauma of Domestic Violence affects
them and their children. It creates many barriers – more... and obstacles that
hinder their progress in life.
My co-workers all are very helpful because I get different views, and experiences through their daily dealings with our clients.
The hardest part of the job is not taking things personal, and not getting too attached to our clients. Working with them on a daily basis
allows me to get to know them, and I need to remember that I am not a friend, but a professional doing her job, and service them to the best of my ability.
The best thing about my job is watching these women slowly transform from traumatized, scared individuals, into independent
working women, with a whole new world open to them and their children, with a new place of residence where they can start their lives over. – less