A Resident Advocate’s role is to assist in protecting the rights and promoting the well-being of residents of the Hubbard House emergency shelter. Resident Advocates at Hubbard House provide for the daily needs and safety for Hubbard House Shelter residents and their families living in shelter. Shelter residents may include survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, child abuse, and elder abuse. Hubbard House will provide training to help you become the world-changer you want to be.
Hubbard House is looking for people passionate about making a difference in the lives of victims and their families. We are looking for candidates with strong relationship-building skills and who believe in putting the needs of clients first.
Full-time and part-time positions available. Openings available on various shifts to include weekdays, weekends, days and nights.
HS diploma or GED considered with at least four years applicable experience preferably working in a certified domestic violence center. AA or equivalent considered with at least two years applicable experience. BA/BS in human service field with experience in crisis intervention and working with victims of domestic violence preferred. Experience in Microsoft Office (or equivalent) and data entry. Must be able to read, write and speak English. A valid driver’s license and dependable transportation required. Vehicle insurance must be maintained. Must meet eligibility requirements for Hubbard House, Inc. vehicle insurance coverage. Must be able to produce proof of eligibility to work in the United States (E-Verify). Due to the serious nature of our mission, applicants chosen to move forward in the hiring process must submit to the following: 1) a level-2 background screening which includes a criminal background check through the Department of Family and Children (DCF), Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and the National Sex Offender Registry (at a minimum); 2) a motor vehicle report (MVR) is also run against the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV); and 3) a drug, alcohol, and TB screening. Experience in one or more of the following is a plus: sexual assault, domestic violence programs, bi-lingual. Leadership is committed to the diversity and inclusivity of all employees with a continuing goal to improve upon each employee’s sense of belonging and ability to safely express ideas for growth and improvement for the good of all on the team or within the organization. All duties and requirements are essential job functions. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. This is an onsite position.
From $17.00 per hour; commensurate with experience