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 7/3/2019.

Relief Advocate (Night Shift, 12am-8am, Temporary)

40 hrs / week

$15.50/hr + night shift differential $1.00

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide crisis intervention, advocacy and support to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault (dv/sa) and their children, over the telephone and in person.  
  • Assess immediate safety and assist with developing safety plans, provide information on dv/sa, screen for residency and appropriate referrals.
  • Coordinate with emergency responders.
  • Feel comfortable in a fast paced environment. 
  • Complete paperwork and data entry accurately.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

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

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

Please send resume and cover letter to Owen Hutchinson by 9/5/19 to PO Box 20809, Juneau, AK 99802, fax to (907) 586-2479, or email to owenh@awareak.org  For more information call (907) 586-6623. AWARE is an  EEO.

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 each year in the fall (please email info@awareak.org for 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.