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Thank you for your interest in working at YWCA Glendale!

Job Description

The Relief Shelter Advocate is responsible for providing support and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and their children in the Sunrise Village emergency shelter and DV hotline, including assisting shelter residents with daily living needs and providing general support and shelter coverage. The Shelter Advocate also documents services provided to clients through the client records log, prepares rooms for new residents, conducts house checks, and attends supervision and team meetings. Work shifts may include days, evenings, weekends, overnights, and holidays to ensure adequate coverage of the shelter program. Regular Part-time, Variable Part-time/Relief Shelter Advocates provide weekend and overnight coverage in addition to weekday and holiday coverage as needed.


  • Associate degree in a human services-related field, relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Experience in a residential facility setting strongly preferred.
  • Experience working with trauma survivors strongly preferred.
  • Experience in crisis intervention preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred.
  • Knowledge of domestic violence issues preferred.

If interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to Elizabeth Sahagun, at elizabethsahagun@glendaleywca.org.


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YWCA Glendale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ancestry, age, color, disability (physical and mental, includes HIV and AIDS), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, military or veteran status, national origin, race, religion (includes religious dress and grooming), sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), and sexual orientation, or request for FMLA. (Equal Employment Opportunity Policy)