Legal Advocate (Part-Time, up to 30 hours/week)

Legal advocacy involves various activities and skills including but not limited to: providing information to assist survivors in making choices among various legal options, support through the criminal/civil justice system, and working with legal and law enforcement agencies to strengthen victim-centered responses to these crimes. Legal advocacy is not legal advice or the practice of law, which requires a qualified licensed attorney.

The successful applicant should possess experience and documented achievements in crisis work, an understanding of PA laws and legal proceedings, ethical work standards, and openness to flexible work schedules.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required and work experience is respected. Must complete 70-hour counselor/advocate required training.

Please send a cover letter, three references, and a resume electronically to hbeers@wrmonroe.org.

Federal and State child abuse and police clearances are conducted. Bilingual/bi-cultural workers are encouraged to apply. No phone inquiries. EOE

Shelter Counselor/Advocate (Full Time, 2nd Shift, 37.5 hours/week)

The successful applicants will possess experience and documented achievements in their work with diverse individuals who have experienced abuse and trauma, and the ability to manage crises with adults and children.

Applicants must possess the ability to work within a residential/shelter setting with families in crisis and be able to work independently within established professional, and ethical boundaries. They must demonstrate strong decision-making and conflict resolution skills Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred and life experience is respected. Must complete a required 69-hour crisis intervention training.

Please send a cover letter, three references, and a resume electronically to hbeers@wrmonroe.org.

Federal child abuse, FBI, and background clearances will be conducted. Bilingual/bi-cultural workers are encouraged to apply. No phone inquiries. EOE