Employment

If you are interested in applying for the positions below, please send a resume and letter of interest to the staff contacts listed:

This page was last updated 5/23/2019.

Girls on the Run & Boys Run I Toowú Klatseen Local Coordinator

Hours: 40hrs/week

Salary: $18/hr  DOE + benefits

Key Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of AWARE’s Statewide Girls on the Run (GOTR) Coordinator, oversee and implement GOTR & Boys Run I Toowú Klatseen (BRITK)  in Juneau, and AWARE’s service area
  • Work with CCTHITA partners to implement BRITK program in Juneau
  • Work with BRITK regional council to implement strategic plan
  • Implement GOTR program plan and achieve program goals with respect to number of participants and number of sites
  • Work with site liaisons and key community partners to support GOTR & BRITK program implementation, including coaches training, CPR & First Aid, background checks, and ensure all program sites are staffed with qualified volunteer coaches.
  • Mentor and support GOTR & BRITK coaches and site liaisons in their implementation of GOTR & BRITK programs, including coach trainings, data management and reporting, and quality program implementation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of survivors or the willingness to learn.
  • Must have the ability to be attentive to many details and tracking requirements
  • Must pass an AWARE background check

Please email resume and cover letter by June 4 to:

Natalie Watson at nataliew@awareak.org or mail to AWARE, Inc., PO Box 20809, Juneau, AK 99802 or fax (907) 586-2479. Open until filled. For more information call Natalie Watson at (907) 586-4902.  

AWARE is an equal opportunity employer.

SHELTER ADVOCATE

Hours/Week: 32hrs/Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 4 pm – midnight, including weekly meetings and monthly trainings.  

Salary/Wage/Benefits: $17/hour DOE + benefits

Becoming a weekend Advocate is an opportunity to work in a fast-pace, crisis oriented agency with a commitment to teamwork and wellness. This positions offers the chance to work with a diverse population promoting a healthy community within the shelter. The Shelter Advocate also responds to crisis calls and emergency situations. This position is perfect for someone who is self-motivated, enjoys working with people, and is dedicated to serving survivors.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide advocacy service to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.
    • Provide assessment of program participant’s immediate safety needs and assist with developing a safety plan.
    • Perform record-keeping activities associated with program participants contact.
    • Complete daily security checks of the shelter facility.
  • Facilitate weekly house meeting and other social activities in shelter.   

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have high school diploma/GED. College level study or experience in social work, women’s studies, education, accounting or related field is desirable.
    • Must possess a valid Alaska Driver’s License and be willing to acquire a CPR and First Aid Certificate.
  • Must pass AWARE background check.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn.
  • Must have the ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Must maintain confidentiality.
  • Must support AWARE’s Philosophy: A commitment to providing options and alternatives to women and child victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Send resume/cover letter to AWARE, Inc. by May 19th to PO Box 20809, Juneau, AK 99802, fax to (907) 586-2479, or email to lilyl@awareak.org.  For more information call (907) 586-6623 or e-mail Emma-Lily Larsen.  AWARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RELIEF ADVOCATE

SALARY: $15.50/hr. DOE, plus shift differential

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in a fast-pace, crisis oriented agency with a commitment to teamwork and wellness.
  • Provide advocacy services and support to survivors of domestic violence.
  • Aid in safety planning
  • Answer crisis calls
  • Be an effective communicator
  • Desire to work with individuals and families who experience mental illness and/or substance abuse disorders
  • Demonstrates basic computer skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have high school diploma/GED. College level study or experience in social work, women’s studies,education, accounting or related field is desirable. Must have or be willing to acquire a CPR and First Aid Certificate.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to understand and communicate with people of different socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Thorough understanding of domestic violence, sexual assault and the needs of victims or the willingness to learn.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Support AWARE’s Philosophy: A commitment to providing options and alternatives to survivors and families who experience domestic violence and sexual assault.

Email resume/cover letter to Owen Hutchinson at owenh@awareak.org.  For more information call (907) 586-6623.  AWARE is an EEO.

BECOME A MEMBER OF AWARE’S SEXUAL ASSAULT RESPONSE TEAM (SART)

Be a (S)HERO for women in your community…

Did you know that 1 in 4 women will be victims of sexual assault in their lifetime? Do you want to help support these women at the hospital when they seek medial and/or legal assistance? Do you want to help hold their offenders accountable? Is so, becoming a part of AWARE’s on-call SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) program may be right for you! You can learn more about it what it takes to be a SART advocate by registering for AWARE’s 40-hour advocacy training, offered twice a year (please email beccag@awareak.org for most recent dates). Please contact Swarupa at swarupat@awareak.org with questions regarding SART.

Thanks for helping to heal our fellow sisters on their journey towards healing and justice.

***If you are experiencing domestic or sexual violence, please contact AWARE for free and confidential services (907)586-1090.