Shelter Advocate

Posted: 10/05/2022

LTE Shelter Advocate

Work site: Family Crisis Center – Stevens Point, WI 
Start Date: as soon as possible  
Starting Pay: $18.65-$20.32 per hour, depending on experience 
Benefits: 401K 
Status: LTE, 0-16 hours per week, as needed position  

Duties:  The position exists 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, domestic abuse and sexual assault.  The position also meets 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. 

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 5 years of relatable work or work considered preparatory, leading to a working knowledge of crisis intervention/youth/domestic violence/sexual assault services. 

  • Must be able to respond on site within 30 minutes of being contacted during scheduled on call. 

-If you are passionate about Advocacy work, this LTE Shelter Advocate position may be a perfect fit for you. This is a permanent position at the Family Crisis Center. After an extensive training period, LTE staff assist in covering shelter and the 24-hour Crisis line when there is a need. Looking for someone who has availability to work am/pm and overnights shifts

Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC, upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.  

CAP Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer