Overnight Advocate

Application deadline: August 14, 2019

Employer: Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs

Location: Appleton, WI

Position Title:  Overnight Advocate

Full Time

Competitive Salary


Harbor House Domestic Abuse Programs is seeking an energetic, self-starter who has the ability to work in a team atmosphere providing support and advocacy to domestic violence victims and their children.

Primary responsibilities

Essential Duties:

Provide helpline coverage, information and referral, spend one on one time offering education, support and advocacy, maintain safety of the shelter and its residents, assist with shelter maintenance and upkeep, coordinate and process donations, assist with compiling program records and statistics.


Required Skills:

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with survivors of domestic violence from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Ability to be responsive, empathetic, and client-focused.
  • Ability to handle crises appropriately and to communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality.
  • Working knowledge of trauma and the practice of trauma informed care.
  • Demonstrated computer and software skills required; proficiency with Microsoft Office Word and Excel and be able to work in and navigate through databases.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.

Agency responsibilities

Full time

*Benefits include: health insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, voluntary dental, group life insurance, retirement

Application instructions

To apply:  Send resume and cover letter by 8/14/19 to hr@harborhousewi.org

Application deadline: August 14, 2019

Sorry, we are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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