Shelter Advocate

Bethany House provides long-term safe transitional shelter and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence and their children. The Shelter Advocate position is part-time: Provides support to families in shelter and to callers during weeknight and weekend shifts, and ensures facility security and cleanliness; Requires a High School diploma or equivalent; Associates degree or higher in a social services or related field is preferred OR comparable field experience in domestic violence services and/or residential setting; Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of domestic violence survivors and their children and commitment to a Trauma Informed Practice model; Ability to work with a diverse population and to cooperate in a team environment; Familiarity with community agencies and resources a plus; Able to lift 40 pounds and to climb stairs required.

Bethany House is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of St. Francis in Sylvania, Ohio. Qualified employees of Bethany House are eligible for tuition assistance to Lourdes University.

No phone calls, please. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to execdirector@bethanyhousetoledo.org

Bethany House provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran or any other factor the law protects from employment discrimination in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.