Reporting to the Senior Director of Housing and Development, the Housing First Advocate provides case management, crisis counseling, safety planning, community referrals, building life skills, education/employment plans, and financial literacy, and domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking education to individuals and families residing in the YWCA Silicon Valley’s community-based housing programs. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree or college course work in social services field or equivalent combination of education and experience in housing industry. Candidates should have knowledge of sensitivity to sexual assault and domestic violence issues, trauma, gender equity and/or other forms of oppression. Understanding and application of program theories such as trauma-informed care, feminist, and anti-oppression/anti-discrimination frameworks are key. Learn more and apply
Responding to a Crisis
While we're all hustling to direct critical resources, volunteers, and services to where they can be most effective in responding to the COVID-19 crisis, we know that many nonprofits need to staff up quickly to adequately serve their communities.
That's why we're leveraging our job board to help nonprofits providing essential services connect with talented and passionate nonprofit staff who suddenly find themselves out of work or underemployed.
Do you have openings you need to fill right away? Submit them today. We'll post the positions on our website and share them with our nonprofit email list and on our social media feeds including LinkedIn.
Not a member? No problem. We're waiving the fees for jobs that qualify as essential services under the current shelter-in-place order. Please choose the Member rate on the submission form.
And if you hear of any critical job needs that you think we should share, let us know that, too!