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Crisis Advocate

We are presently hiring for a full-time Crisis Advocate.  The Crisis Advocate works a flexible schedule to ensure 24/7 shelter availability for victims who become homeless due to domestic violence.  The Crisis Advocate is responsible for assisting victims in immediate crisis situation.  The Crisis Advocate will provide crisis intervention, trauma-informed empowerment counseling, safety planning, and linkage to the Hope Center and other community resources.  Based upon need, the Crisis Advocate may also be called upon to provide child care for the children of victims or transport victims to appointments. Flexible hours required, including evenings, overnights, and weekends. Minimum requirement is a high school diploma and necessary clearances. EOE 

To apply, please submit resumes to by noon on May 20, 2022.

Staff Attorney

Schuylkill Hope Center for Victims of Domestic Violence, a private non-profit organization in Pottsville, PA, seeks a staff attorney to represent survivors of abuse in matters related to the abuse other than protection orders, e.g., child and spousal support, custody, divorce, landlord/tenant issues, etc. Representation may include but is not limited to interviewing, filing court documents, and court appearances (motions, conferences, trials, subsequent proceedings such as contempt hearings and appeals). Must coordinate and work closely with Hope Center advocates to meet the legal needs of the client. Maintain appropriate filing system, records, and reports required. Maintain continuing legal education (CLE) credits as required for licensure. Supervises legal assistant.

QUALIFICATIONS: Law degree from accredited school and license to practice in PA. Spanish-speaking or bilingual helpful. Agree to child abuse, criminal background, driving record, and FBI Fingerprint background checks.

CANDIDATES SHOULD SUBMIT:  Cover letter and resume to  

BENEFITS: Health, dental, and vision insurance, generous paid time off, and simplified employee pension (SEP) IRA.

Deadline to apply:  Noon on June 3, 2022