Shelter Advocate

Posted: 11/15/2021

CAP Services, Inc. is a private non-profit corporation serving central Wisconsin for over 50 years. Our mission is to transform people and communities to advance social and economic justice.

CAP Services in Stevens Point, WI is looking for a part-time Shelter Advocate to meet the immediate needs of callers on a 24-hour crisis and information hotline and walk-in visitors presenting for a variety of concerns including mental health, family dysfunction, and abuse.  These roles also meet the needs of domestic violence victims and their children as well as youth-in-crisis who are receiving emergency shelter services at the Family Crisis Center.


There are additional responsibilities weekly, such as meetings, on call responses (after 6 months of employment), and client meetings that may increase weekly hours. The Family Crisis Center provides 24/7 Services, and Advocates require flexibility in working Overnight shifts (including some weekends and holidays) with possibility of some PM shift work as well. The staff at the Family Crisis Center collaborate with one another to ensure Shelter needs are met along with personal scheduling needs.

Shelter Advocate
Work site: Family Crisis Center – Stevens Point, WI
Start Date: as soon as possible                                        
Starting Pay: $18.23-$19.87 per hour, depending on experience 
Benefits: Paid time off, holidays, 401K (6% match), life insurance, access to health, dental, vision, and disability insurance 
Status: Part-time, 24.75 hours per week: Three scheduled shifts per week of 8.25 hours each.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in psychology, social work, human services or related degree and One year of relatable work or work considered preparatory, leading to a working knowledge of crisis intervention/youth/domestic violence/sexual assault services.  
  • OR
  • Associates Degree in related field and three years of the same work or work considered preparatory, leading to a working knowledge of crisis intervention/youth/domestic violence/sexual assault services
  • OR
  • High School Diploma and five years of relatable work as specified above. 

To Apply Online
Email your cover letter and resume to:
jobs@capmail.org

To Apply by Mail
Send your cover letter and resume to:
CAP Services, Inc
2900 Hoover Road, Suite A
Stevens Point, WI 54481

CAP Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer