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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.

Responsibilities

The Therapist will provide trauma informed clinical intervention to clients who have been effected by domestic violence and related stressors. The Therapist will work with clients to process their experiences of abuse and violence, in order to mitigate the long-term effects of trauma. They will also actively participate in training and education regarding the Sanctuary Model. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and vision and according to Agency standards.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other social science related field.

  • Licensed Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor (LSW or LPC) required.

  • At least one year of experience providing therapeutic services to adults.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

  • Knowledge of and experience with Trauma Informed and/or Sanctuary Model service delivery, preferred.

  • Able to work extended and flex hours when necessary.

  • Experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge regarding behavioral health issues and the impact it has on domestic violence survivors is preferred.

  • Knowledge of the dynamics of trauma is preferred.

  • Knowledge of the dynamics of addiction, co-dependency, recovery and relapse prevention is preferred.

  • Ability to work with clients dealing with mental health, drug & alcohol and domestic violence issues.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and handle crisis situations.

Schedule

40 hours/wk

Location

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. 

Responsibilities

The Behavioral Health (BH) Program Manager will organize services and administrative needs of our trauma informed behavioral health program. The Supervisor will supervise the Therapists and BH Interns within the residential programs (two 100 bed Safe Havens and our transitional services program). Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Provide direct supervision to therapists, Provide selection and coordination of interns at all sites, Evaluation and oversight of the BH team, Knowledge of trauma based therapeutic approaches, Facilitation of monthly team meetings, Work with residential management team and other residential staff to ensure a coordinated Sanctuary and Trauma informed experience for residents, Ensure all records and reports are complete in accordance with WAA standards; Monitor and coordinate procedures and standards for CBH billing of behavioral health services, Audit files on a regular basis in accordance with CBH regulations, Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure smooth operations, and at times provide therapeutic support, both one on one or in groups to residents. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and vision and according to Agency and trauma informed standards. Note: this position is on call rotationally which will at times require working outside of normal business hours.

Qualifications

  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology or other social science related

  • A minimum of two years’ experience providing trauma informed therapeutic services to adults.

  • A minimum of two years’ supervisory experience required.

  • Previous experience overseeing CBH billing and program operations a plus.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

  • Knowledge of the Sanctuary Model and/or Trauma Informed Services is required.

  • Experience in a residential setting is strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge of trauma intervention models.

  • Knowledge of the dynamics and impact of trauma.

  • Knowledge of the dynamics of addiction, co-dependency, recovery and relapse prevention is preferred.

  • Ability to work with clients dealing with mental health, drug & alcohol and domestic violence issues.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Prior experience using client database is required.

  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office software, Outlook, Word, & Excel, required.

  • Ability to work under pressure and handle crisis situations.

  • Driver’s license preferred.

Schedule

40 hours/wk, M-F, schedule TBD

Location

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. 

Responsibilities

Develops and implements an early childhood education program that meets the needs of the individual children. Helps develop a non-punitive atmosphere in the children’s program by assisting mothers and children in learning methods of non-violent conflict resolution. Plans and carries out learning and recreational activities for all ages of children including family groups. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • An Associate’s Degree or the equivalent in early childhood education and experience is required.

  • A certificate in childcare, early childhood education or related field is required.

  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years experience working with children from pre-school to Kindergarten group is required.

  • Demonstrated experience in creating effective learning programs is required.

  • A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required.

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

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

Schedule

40 hours/wk, M-F

Location

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. 

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities will include managing and implementing the organizational grant seeking process, which includes prospect identification, proposal writing, calendar and database management, managing the compilation of grant submissions and reports, facilitating meetings, and developing and supporting positive funder relationships. Together with the Director of Institutional Giving, the Grants Manager provides leadership to ensure effective grant submissions.  This includes independent research and identification of potential prospects to address agency funding needs and priorities;  facilitation of the grant proposal development process with program and finance staff, while ensuring clear internal communication; coordination of the grants management and tracking process via the grants management database, including meeting required deadlines and ensuring that all reports are submitted on time and that grant files (both paper and electronic) are properly maintained; respond to funder requests for information and support funder relations as needed, as well as maintain updated program templates and stock language. Lead grant kick-off meetings following receipt of award for smooth “hand off” to program/project manager. Represent the Advancement Dept. at monthly Grants Management Team meetings, as well as monthly planning meetings with the Finance Dept; work closely with the Director of Institutional Giving on complex competitive submissions, including federal applications, and provide research for annual federal grants planning meeting.  At times may oversee interns and volunteers serving the above areas of responsibility and provide support for agency special event fundraisers, as needed. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.  

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Communications, or a related field, required.

  • Minimum of three years of grant writing experience required with a successful track record of accomplishment; with at least one year of grant management or coordination; federal grant writing preferred

  • Prior experience conducting grant prospects research.

  • A strong writer with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are required.

  • Excellent project management skills with experience managing/overseeing administrative projects.

  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, multitask, and to follow through on assigned projects is required.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a team member is required.

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records, is required.

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

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

Schedule

40 hours per week, M-F

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. 

Responsibilties

The Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the VP of HR. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, recruitment/employment, and policy implementation. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of general/various HR experience, required. Must include a minimum of 1 year of employee relations experience.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience recruiting required.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all levels of employees.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work extended hours, as necessary.

  • Proficiency in Outlook, MS Office Suite required (Word, Excel, etc..) required and familiarity with HRIS software strongly preferred.

  • Accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

  • Flexibility in the midst of a changing environment with multiple and/or changing priorities and deadlines

  • Integrity, strong professional and ethical standards.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan projects and follow through to completion is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping track of records, is required.

  • Must satisfactorily pass criminal (state & FBI) and child abuse clearances and must attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training.

Schedule

40 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. 

responsibilities

Provide legal representation to victims of domestic violence across a range of issues, including protection from abuse, child custody, support and any related matter of legal significance. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following range of services: litigating cases originating as domestic violence matters; conducting client interviews, making court appearances, representing clients in trials, and performing all necessary legal work; participating in program evaluation and planning to ensure that the Legal Center is improving the legal system’s response to battered women; and providing functional supervision of Legal Center staff and interns working on assigned cases. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.

qualifications

  • A Juris Doctorate, with a current license to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required.

  • Familiarity with the court system in regard to domestic violence issues is strongly preferred.

  • Experience with legal representation to victims of domestic violence is preferred.

  • Demonstrated excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are required.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively represent an advocacy agency or function is required.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize time and detail, including keeping of records is preferred.

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

  • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required.

  • Bilingualism, Spanish/English is strongly preferred.

schedule

M - F, 9 am to 5 pm, 40 hours a week

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. 

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will bring a substantial record of accomplishment in fund development in the nonprofit sector, with managerial competence and a special skill in strategic relationship building. They will demonstrate an understanding of highly effective marketing practices and be a masterful communicator who can share the story and vision of Women Against Abuse with passion and authenticity. They will 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 WAA’s revenue to ensure the organization’s sustainability, and will serve as a major gifts officer. The VP will report directly to the Executive Director & President, 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; and leading the marketing and communication effort to elevate the profile of the organization. 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 Communications, Nonprofit or Public Administration or a related field is required.

  • A record of progressive experience, including a minimum of 5 years’ experience in major donor cultivation and acquisition required; and some experience in public relations is a plus.

  • Demonstrated comfort and ability in relationship building, including business development and raising money from individuals.

  • A minimum of 3 years of management/supervisory experience is required.

  • Evidence of having executed strategies that resulted in increased numbers of and dollars from individual donors.

  • Experience working directly with the Executive(s) of the organization, board of directors and related committees

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

  • Knowledge of federal or government funding and grants, preferred.

  • Demonstrated effective leadership, strategic thinking and public speaking skills.

  • Demonstrated ability for raising money from individuals; present effective case for funding, both written and oral.

  • 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.

  • Required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire.

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

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

Relief schedule, work 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. 

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

40 hours per week

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. 

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

Prepares monthly invoices to various funding agencies and monitors related grant expenditures vs. budgets and enters all cash receipts and banking transfers into accounting database. Reconciles relocation spending monthly and processes client savings payments. In addition, prepares monthly bank reconciliations for all checking accounts and reports service charges, as well as monthly balance sheet account reconciliations. Processes payroll for Agency; maintains payroll records and reports within the guidelines of the record retention policy. Reviews payroll updates and changes, periodically, with the HR Assistant to ensure accuracy. Enters employee pay rates; prepares manual payroll checks when necessary; prepares and/or reviews quarterly and annual payroll tax returns and forms for government agencies; prepares payroll and tax forms in coordination with other accounting staff. Assists the VP of Finance in the preparation of budgets, cost estimations for proposals, cash flow projections and financial reports, as requested. Assists VP of Finance/Auditors at year-end with the audit and provides supporting documentation. Maintains professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality at all times. Attends staff, program and Agency meetings, as required. 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 in accounting, business administration preferred; may consider the equivalent combination of education and experience.
2. A minimum of three (3) years working experience in general ledger accounting, reporting and payroll processing is required, such experience in the not-for-profit industry strongly preferred.
3. Intermediate to advanced experience with accounting software (e.g. Great Plains, Blackbaud, etc.), required
4. Demonstrated intermediate skills in the use of excel and proficiency with other MS Office software 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 proficiency in communication, both verbal and in written, is required.

SCHEDULE

Monday – Friday, 40 hours per week

LOCATION 

Office in Center City Philadelphia

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. 

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 Housekeeping/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. 

Duties

Provide support to the main Administration Office of Women Against Abuse by greeting visitors, answering and triaging telephone calls, distributing mail, filing, copying/scanning, and other administrative work as assigned.

We have several needs for coverage during normal business hours Monday-Friday between 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, flexibility provided.  Monday – Thursday, and two hours or so between 9:00 am – 1:00 pm and the same in the afternoons 2:00-5:00 pm and on Friday’s need assistance 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and flexible needs in the morning 9:00 am – 12:00 pm and afternoon 1:00 – 4:00 pm.

Qualifications

  • Proficient communication and customer service skills.

  • Prior office or administrative experience strongly preferred.  

  • Basic computer skills needed; Microsoft Office Suite software, including Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred.  

  • PA and Federal Criminal Background Checks are required (processed and paid by Women Against Abuse).

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We do not currently have any Internship Opportunities available at this time. Please check back for new opportunities.

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