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Shelter Advocate – Overnight

Turning Point, Inc.
2.4 out of 5
Woodstock, IL 60098
$18 - $21 an hour - Part-time, Full-time

Location

Woodstock, IL 60098

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Loan forgiveness

Full job description

Location: Woodstock, IL

Pay Range: $18-21/hour base pay.

Schedule: overnight, which may include weekend shifts

Full Time – 32-hour schedule. (Benefit Eligible) (May option for 40-hour workweek if desired)

Benefits:

Dental insurance

Disability insurance

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off and 12 Discretionary Days

12 Paid Holidays

Vision insurance

403(b) plan with matching

PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) Site

About Us:

Turning Point, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive domestic violence services. We are seeking a motivated Shelter Advocate to join our team and make a difference in the lives of survivors.

Position Summary:

As a Shelter Advocate, you will provide crisis intervention, emotional support, safety planning, and case management to victims of domestic violence. This role involves coordinating services, conducting assessments, providing referrals, and ensuring 24/7 coverage for our shelter and helpline program.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provide crisis intervention and stabilization.

Respond to calls on the 24-hour helpline, offering support, safety planning, and referrals.

Screen for shelter eligibility and coordinate arrival arrangements.

Update and maintain accurate service documentation.

Provide counseling, case management, and group education for shelter residents.

Monitor shelter safety and enforce operational protocols.

Participate in staff meetings, supervision, and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice or Human Services (preferred)

1-2 years' experience in domestic violence or crisis work (preferred)

Strong organizational and communication skills

Ability to multitask.

21 years or older

Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills a plus

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter describing your interest in the position to lavila@turnpt.org. Include "Shelter Advocate Application" in the subject line. Apply within Indeed or you can also apply via the website - https://turnpt.org/

Join Our Team:

If you are passionate about supporting survivors of domestic violence and creating a safer community, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position at Turning Point, Inc.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 - $21.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 403(b)
  • 403(b) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Weekends as needed

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: In person