Employment Opportunities

Lorain County Safe Harbor/Genesis House is a non-profit domestic violence social service and social change agency, providing emergency confidential shelter and a wide variety of community-based intervention and prevention services throughout Lorain County. We post new employment opportunities periodically so check back for the latest openings.

To Apply: 

Forward resumes to:

Virginia Beckman, Executive Director at

vbgenesishouse@gmail.com

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Current Openings

Last Updated (11/15/2021)

Title:  Shelter Advocate

This is a part-time hourly, non-exempt position that will include weekend, evening, overnight and holiday hours.  This position reports directly to the Shelter Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

In-House Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-house intake interviews

  • Linkage duties including needs assessment, goal setting, and goal evaluation

  • Make referrals and advocating for clients to secure appropriate services and resources for mental health services and social services

  • Facilitate peer group sessions

  • Individual crisis counseling

 

Crisis Telephone Responsibilities:

  • Crisis support and linkage with Emergency Stabilization Services

  • Provision of information and referrals including linkage to mental health and social service agencies

  • Conduct telephone intake screenings

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide transportation to clients

  • Maintenance of shelter including conducting a daily shelter tour and reporting needed repairs and/or health and safety concerns in the log book

  • Complete record keeping tasks and maintaining client’s files

  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and/or in-services

  • Run agency errands, including donation pick-ups and grocery shopping

  • Participate in activities that promote the agency in the community

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent life experience in human services

  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and insured, reliable transportation

  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must

  • An understanding of trauma and trauma-informed care is necessary

  • Strong conflict management skills

  • An appreciation for the importance of maintaining strict confidentiality as well as strict professional boundaries

  • A commitment to equality in relationships and women’s empowerment

  • Basic computer skills, including simple database usage, Microsoft Word programs, and internet research abilities.

Title: Overnight Shelter Advocate

This is a full-time, hourly, non-exempt position that will be a midnight-8am shift. This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

Key Responsibilities:

In-House Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-house intake interviews.

  • Linkage duties including needs assessment, goal setting, and goal evaluation.

  • Make referrals and advocating for clients to secure appropriate services and resources for mental health services and social services.

  • Facilitate peer group sessions.

  • Individual crisis counseling.

 

Crisis Telephone Responsibilities:

  • Crisis support and linkage with Emergency Stabilization Services.

  • Provision of information and referrals including linkage to mental health and social service agencies.

  • Conduct telephone intake screenings.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide transportation to clients.

  • Maintenance of shelter including conducting a daily shelter tour and reporting needed repairs and/or health and safety concerns in the log book.

  • Complete record keeping tasks and maintaining client’s files.

  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and/or in-services.

  • Run agency errands, including donation pick-ups and grocery shopping.

  • Participate in activities that promote the agency in the community.

  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent life experience in human services

  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and insured, reliable transportation

  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must

  • An understanding of trauma and trauma-informed care is necessary

  • Strong conflict management skills

  • An appreciation for the importance of maintaining strict confidentiality as well as strict professional boundaries

  • A commitment to equality in relationships and women’s empowerment

  • Basic computer skills, including simple database usage, Microsoft Word programs, and internet research abilities

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

 

Forward resumes to:

Virginia Beckman, Executive Director at

vbgenesishouse@gmail.com

24/7 Crisis Hotline
(440)-244-1853
or
(440)-323-3400

Safety Planning

Adult Safety Plan Guide 

Safety Plan Worksheet 

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