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Women Against Abuse is committed to a work environment built on honesty, transparency, teamwork, accountability and a high level of professionalism.

Responsibilties

Primary responsibilities will be to support the Advancement Department’s administrative needs in order to reinforce the organization’s donor stewardship and community image. Maintain the development database; coordinate donor acknowledgement according to Gift Entry and Donor Acknowledgement Policies; address all initial inquiries that come to the Advancement Department (e.g. via website, phone and in person); process all monetary agency donations, including United Way pledges and gifts; screen, accept, track and distribute all in-kind donations; coordinate the agency’s Holiday Gift Drive and Welcome Kit donations; assist with  mailings, including coordination of the hotline mailing distribution; coordinate the agency’s volunteer program, including scheduling of Community Awareness Representatives; maintain documentation related to gifts needed for auditing purposes; order and maintain stock of marketing materials needed for events; assist in other tasks or projects as assigned, including day-of support for the Agency’s two hallmark events; Attend staff, program and Agency meetings, as required. Maintain professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality at all times. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and vision and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model.  

Qualifications

  1. An Associate’s Degree in business, marketing or related field, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
  2. A minimum of 2 years administrative experience.
  3. Prior database and database reporting experience required.
  4. Event planning experience preferred.
  5. Strong computer skills, including MS Office spreadsheets and word-processing programs required
  6. Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population
  8. Must have strong multi-tasking skills and have a genuine service orientation
  9. Bilingualism Spanish/English a plus

Schedule

Part Time: 24 hours/week; schedule to be determined

Location

Center City Philadelphia

Salary

Commensurate with experience and qualifications

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

Provide and ensure mission-focused vision and leadership to achieve and maintain excellence in organizational fundraising and communications, with a focus on face to face major donor solicitation. The VP will lead the effort to increase and diversify Women Against Abuse’s revenue to ensure the organization’s sustainability while lessening its dependence on government funds, and will serve as a major gifts officer. They will directly supervise 3 members of the Advancement department (total departmental staff of 5), be a member of the Executive and Senior Management Teams and work closely with the Development & Events Committees of the Board, as well as the Honorary Council, and develop and ensure fundraising strategies to drive and achieve the organization's mission and Strategic Plan. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, expanding our major donor program, giving circle, and planned giving program; Facilitating donor cultivation meetings and building a robust framework for major gifts; Preparing the Executive Director and Board leadership for donor visits with detailed prospect reports and strategy; Expanding foundation support to include national private funders; Ensuring continued success & growth of the Agency’s hallmark fundraising event, Dish It Up; Leading the marketing and communication effort to elevate the profile of the organization; and serving as the media liaison and overseeing crisis communications. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in Communications, Nonprofit or Public Administration or a related field is required. May consider a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field with additional Fundraising experience.

  • A record of progressive experience, including a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in fundraising and five (5) years’ experience in public relations is required.

  • Previous experience as a senior manager in fundraising required, preferably with a Human Services or related non-profit organization.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of management/supervisory experience is required.

  • Successful track record of securing major individual donors, corporate sponsorships, and planned gifts is required.

  • Experience with federal or government grants, preferred.

  • Familiarity with application of prospect research tools and moves management.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and strategic thinking skills

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong administrative, analysis and organizational skills required

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively represent the organization is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.

  • Affinity for or experience in working on domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.

  • Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire

  • Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory pre-employment physical, child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances required (all related fees will be paid by Women Against Abuse)

Schedule

40 hours/week Mon – Fri 

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience; includes a generous benefits package.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities will be to create and maintain a safe and stimulating environment for children (ages 1-5), provide care and activities for children’s learning programs in a structured setting and to assist with program planning and coordination. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  1. High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. A certificate in childcare, early childhood education or related field is strongly preferred.
  3. Three (3) to five (5) years experience working with children pre-school to K is required.
  4. Demonstrated experience in delivering effective learning activities is required.
  5. Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communication is required.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  8. A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required.

location

Philadelphia, PA

schedule

20 hours per week
Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.
Additional 2.5 hours per week TBD

salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include the recruitment and hiring of employees in support of the organization mission and goals. Responsibilities will include, implementing sourcing and recruiting strategies; conducting interviews (primarily phone but some in person); working in partnership with hiring managers to provide guidance, support and recommendations on candidates for interview and hire, while ensuring efficiency in time to hire; implementing tracking systems to monitor the recruiting systems; conducting pre-employment references; coordinating and communicating to candidates and applicants throughout the recruitment process; begin the process for on-boarding for new hires; assist with facilitating new hire orientation; work collaboratively and communicate with other departments to ensure smooth operations; making recommendations on any recruiting, interviewing, testing and selection procedure improvements to the Human Resources Supervisor. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree or may consider equivalent education & experience.
  2. A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience recruiting/sourcing.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in HR recruiting processes and practices (i.e., compensation, EEO laws, interviewing skills, sourcing strategies, etc), required.
  4. Demonstrated proficient skills with Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, PowerPoint, etc.., required.
  5. Experience with applicant tracking systems, a plus.
  6. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.
  7. Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records.
  8. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  9. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  10. Previous experience in a human services or non-profit organization is preferred.
  11. Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.
  12. Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory child abuse, criminal, FBI clearances and TB Test required (all related fees will be paid by Women Against Abuse).

Schedule

24 - 30 hours per week, schedule TBD

Location

Center City Philadelphia

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience.

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the Legal Center Director with strategic initiatives and legal projects including but not limited to grants management and implementation of strategic plan goals; maintaining and enhancing relationships with key constituents and community partners (e.g. Police, DA Office, DHS, etc.) and supervise the Legal Center Receptionist/Clerical Assistant; Provide administrative support, which includes routine correspondence, making inquiries and research, responding to requests for information internally and/or externally; coordinating conferences; maintaining confidential material; and scheduling and coordinating meetings as assigned. Develop research materials and information packets; Provide overall coordination and communication for various Legal Center grants partners, gather & provide pertinent information and budget updates to grant partners, coordinate with non-profit and advocacy organizations, police department, courts, and district attorney’s office; Ensure implementation schedules are met and track progress; Provide support to the Mayor’s Domestic Violence Task Force – Law Enforcement Subcommittee; Assist with maintaining the database and prepare reports as required by WAA, funders or by the city; Schedule and convene the Coordinating Council/Law Enforcement Subcommittee meetings and other collaborative meetings necessary to implement the project; Maintain professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality at all times. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

1. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required.
2. A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in office support is required.
3. Demonstrated proficiency in the use Microsoft Word and Excel required. Experience with Microsoft Outlook preferred.
4. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written are required.
5. Ability to establish effective working relationships with stakeholders, partners, and funders
6. Willingness to travel to worksites within the City of Philadelphia and work offsite if needed; some travel may be required for training or technical assistance sessions.
7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
8. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
9. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
10. Bilingualism is a plus.

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Schedule

40 hours/week Monday - Friday, 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. 

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

Provide and ensure mission-focused vision and leadership to achieve and maintain excellence in our financial operations. The VP of Finance serves as the principal fiscal officer of the Agency; oversees all fiscal activities related to the budget, revenue, expenditures, funding and all related compliance and recording keeping. They will directly supervise the finance department (3 direct reports), be a member of the Executive and Senior Management Teams and work closely with the Finance, Audit and Investment Committees of the board, and assists in developing long-term financial strategies to drive and achieve the organization's mission and strategic plan. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management and monitoring of the fiscal activities of the organization, grant administration and compliance, analysis and interpretation of statistical and accounting information to ensure effective operating results with costs, budgets, policies and generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and 2 CFR 200 -Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles; management of liability insurance packages; and recruitment, supervision & training of the finance staff. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or related field; CPA, or MBA/MS preferred.

  • A record of progressive experience, including five (5) to seven (7) years accounting management experience in a government funded non-profit.

  • Previous experience as a Controller/Finance Director, preferably in a (direct federal) government funded non-profit organization, is required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and 2 CFR 200 -Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, and grant compliance and management

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Excel and sophisticated Financial Accounting Software required, Intacct preferred.

  • Proven effectiveness in providing financial leadership and creating the analytic framework for planning and managing organizational growth

  • Demonstrated effective leadership and strategic thinking skills

  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong administrative, analysis and organizational skills required (e.g. general operations, contract management)

  • Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire

  • Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory pre-employment physical, child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances required (all related fees will be paid by Women Against Abuse).

 

SCHEDULE:

40 hours/week Mon – Fri 

TO APPLY:

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities:

Answers the Hotline as required, providing information and referrals, options counseling, and support to victims of domestic violence and their children. Will conduct intake to WAA Safe Havens and assist OSH intake staff by assessing the needs of persons presenting for service and arrange for direct access to the DV shelter or other safe options. When no DV shelter beds are available, will provide information related to maintaining safety, available services and connect clients to those services. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications:
1. An Associate’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
2. At least one (1) year experience in an advocacy, hotline, crisis or related experience is required.
3. Experience with victims of domestic violence is preferred.
4. Demonstrated effectiveness in crisis intervention is required.
5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
7. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
8. Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and in writing is required.
9. Proficiency in Spanish is strongly preferred.

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilities

The After School/Summer Program Assistant is responsible for planning program activities; ensuring a high level of program quality; helping to maintain a safe, clean environment; ensuring the safety of all children in the program; working independently as well as with a team; creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their parents. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s in early childhood education or related field.
• A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working with school aged children in an educational setting.
• Demonstrated experience in delivering effective learning activities is required.
• Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communication is required.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
• Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
• A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is preferred.

 

SCHEDULE

16 -20 hours per week, Monday – Thursday 3 pm - 8 pm during school year
Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm during 6-week Summer Program 

SALARY

Commensurate with job requirements and individual experience.

TO APPLY 

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review.

Responsibilites

Ensure the security and safety of staff, clients, and visitors to the Emergency Shelter in concert with established shelter and agency policies and procedures. Monitor security cameras, conduct security rounds, and oversee sign-in log. Provide Security support to Sojourner House, as needed. All responsibilities are expected to be delivered satisfactorily and with superior customer service and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. Minimum of 1 to 3 years of security experience required; experience in a human services or healthcare environment is preferred.
  3. A Valid Driver’s License is required.
  4. The ability to read, write and comprehend English is required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  8. Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and in writing, is required.
  9. Bilingualism is strongly preferred.

Schedule

As Needed

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience

To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Responsibilites

Provide employment services, benefits services, payroll support and other Human Resources services. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: performing a full range of managing the new hire process; maintaining payroll records, supporting the benefit enrollments and related updates, assisting with the running of the bi-weekly pays, running and processing of the related payroll reports; maintaining all employee records; and other supporting HR functions. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field is required. May consider a combination of education and experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Two (2) years’ experience in multiple Human Resources functions is required.
  3. Detailed oriented and demonstrated skills of follow through.
  4. Ability to successfully work independently and as a member of a team.
  5. Previous experience in a non-profit is preferred.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  8. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  9. Demonstrated strong communication skills, both verbal and in writing are required.
  10. Demonstrated strong computer skills, in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc..)
  11. Must satisfactorily pass criminal (state & FBI) and child abuse clearances and must attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training.

Schedule

Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week

Salary

Commensurate with experience and qualifications, plus a generous benefits package

Location

Center City, Philadelphia

To APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Provides trauma informed support to residents and their children and assist in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment.

Responsibilities

  1.  Lead and nurture a welcoming environment for clients.
  2. Welcome new residents, provide tours of the shelter.
  3. Assist residents in getting settled in their rooms and assist with the immediate needs of new residents.
  4. Staff the welcome center, offer support, space to relax and an opportunity to talk to residents. Provide residents with informal support through listening, sharing, and identifying options.
  5. Provide necessary hygiene and basic living supplies to clients and maintain the related inventory, such as (shampoo, diapers, soap, etc.) and other hospitality related items.
  6. Assist with the coordination and recording of outcomes of emergency evacuations and scheduled fire drills..
  7. Make contact with medical, police and fire personnel in the event of an emergency.
  8. Assist clients and other staff in establishing and maintaining a safe and supportive trauma informed community environment.
  9. Complete logs as required pertaining to residential issues; follow up on safety-related issues and concerns.
  10. Monitor dining hall during meal times.
  11. Offer off-hours activities to clients, based on clients’ interests and needs. Such activities include opening the computer center, having a family movie night, holiday gatherings, and/other events or activities.
  12. Conduct safety rounds in the building during the assigned shift; complete necessary verbal and written reports.
  13. Monitor incoming client calls on the off-shifts, weekends and holidays.
  14. Assist case managers with the discharge of clients.
  15. Conduct inspections of resident rooms as required according to established protocols.
  16. Assist in resolving issues involving women and their children.
  17. Arrange for cab services and transportation of clients.
  18. Distribute items from the donation room, linen closet and cards for laundry services and maintain the related inventory. Assist clients in utilizing laundry cards/services.
  19. Receive, sort and distribute resident mail.
  20. Assist the Supervisor in the orientation and training of new staff by double-staffing/shadowing.
  21. Maintain professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality at all times.
  22. Attend staff, team, program and Agency meetings as required.
  23. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. At least one (1) year experience in an advocacy, crisis or shelter support position is required.
  3. The ability to read, write and comprehend English is required.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  7. Demonstrated proficiency in communication, both verbal and written, is required.
  8. Bilingualism is strongly preferred.
  9. Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.
  10. Satisfactory child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances, and TB Test required.

Relief Schedule

Work as needed.

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience; in addition to paid time off.

Location

Philadelphia, PA

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Summary of Principle Duties:

The Food Service Assistant/Cook responsibilities include planning, preparing, and serving meals and snacks to safe haven residents.  Maintain overall cleanliness of the kitchen/food storage area and dining room. Help support management and other staff in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment.  All responsibilities are expected to be delivered satisfactorily and with superior customer service and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or the equivalent is required.
  2. Minimum two (2) years’ experience in food preparation in institutional setting is required
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of dietary menu preparation and state regulations for food preparation and storage is required.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  7. Bilingualism is strongly preferred.
  8. ServeSafe Certification preferred.  May be required to obtain and maintain post hire.
  9. The ability to bend, stoop, stand on a regular basis and general physical exertion is required.
  10. Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.
  11. Satisfactory child abuse, criminal and FBI clearances, and TB Test required (expenses paid by WAA)

Schedule

Weekday Part-Time Schedule: 20 hours per week (Monday – Friday) between 7am & 7pm

Weekend Part-Time Schedule: 16 hours per week between 7am – 3pm or 11am – 7pm

Relief Schedule: Work as needed

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience; in addition to paid time off.

Location

Philadelphia, PA

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

Summary of Principle Duties:

The Housekeeper/Maintenance Assistant will perform janitorial and housekeeping responsibilities and assist with maintenance work at our Emergency Shelter/Safe Haven, and other agency facilities as needed.  They will also perform heavy janitorial duties and help maintain the upkeep of our facility and grounds (e.g. buffing floors, deep cleaning of bathrooms, large cleaning assignments; etc.).  At times they may assist with picking up and delivering in-kind donations; in addition to, supporting management and other staff in maintaining a welcoming, safe, and supportive community environment.  All responsibilities are expected to be delivered satisfactorily and with superior customer service and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model®.

Qualifications

  1. A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  2. Previous janitorial experience required, janitorial/cleaning experience with residential facilities is strongly preferred.
  3. Knowledge of cleaning standards required.
  4. Maintenance experience and knowledge a plus.
  5. A valid Driver’s License required.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required.
  7. Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.
  8. The ability to read, write, understand and communicate in English is required.
  9. Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.
  10. Work is almost entirely physical, with on-going bending, stooping, and standing.
  11. Heavy lifting is routinely required.
  12. Affinity for or experience in working on domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.
  13. Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office: Word, Outlook, & Excel.
  14. Completion of the 40-hour DV Training required (post hire). Satisfactory criminal record, FBI and child abuse clearances and a TB Test required pre hire (all expenses paid by WAA).

Schedule

Work as needed.

Salary

Commensurate with the job requirements and individual experience along with a comprehensive and generous benefits package

TO APPLY

Please send your resume, cover letter, & salary requirements to recruiter@womenagainstabuse.org.

Please note that due to the volume of responses to our listings we are unable to provide a status to everyone. We are only able to provide a status to those that we interview. We review all incoming responses until we have enough viable candidates. All candidates that meet requirements are then forwarded on to the hiring manager for further review. 

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