EMMAUS Inc., a multi-service agency serving homeless and formerly families and individuals is seeking a full time family advocate /case worker for our Family Shelter Program to provide trauma informed support services to families with children.
Family advocates are responsible for working in partnership with assigned families to identify and access needed services, establish and implement a rapid Re-Housing Plan, make referrals and conduct follow-up to ensure that each family has the necessary tools to overcome obstacles and barriers to securing permanent housing.
Requirements: 1-2 years’ experience working with low-income households. BA in Human Services/Social Work preferred but AA in related field with experience working with at-risk families can be substituted. Good oral and written communication skills, empathy, and ability to multi-task are required for this position. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
How to apply
Please submit resume and cover letter by mail, email or fax to:
- Emmaus Inc., P.O. Box 568,Haverhill MA 01831 ATTN: Family Advocate Job Posting
- Please make sure to indicate the program and position you wish to be considered for in your cover letter.
- Fax: 978-373-7626
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: November 7, 2013
Family Advocate Job Posting
P.O. Box 568,Haverhill MA 01831