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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Housing Outreach Advocate, SafeNest, Las Vegas, NV

Housing Outreach Advocate 

Posted on: July 31, 2014
Posted by: SafeNest
Key information: Salary: $31,564. Benefits: health, dental & vision insurance, vacation, sick leave, + monthly "mental health" day and employer contributed retirement.
Job location: Las Vegas, NV

Brief Summary

SAFE NEST, providing services to survivors of domestic violence and their families seeks a Housing Outreach Advocate to provide advocacy services to domestic violence victims and survivors residing in public housing properties administered by Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority.


  • Knowledge of domestic violence and factors related to poverty and homelessness.
  • Understanding of empowerment, basic advocacy strategies and barriers to public housing residents seeking domestic violence services.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a human services fields including Women's Studies, Social Work, Sociology or related field or any equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Ability to build relationships and work in a collaboration setting.
  • Ability to work in varied locations with diverse populations. 

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Experience in building effective collaborative community relationships to achieve common goals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think critically and engage diverse groups of people including community stakeholders, domestic violence survivors and their allies.
  • A minimum of four years volunteer or professional experience in a field relative to the position

How to Apply

Cover letter, resume and application (at or SN office) to: Safe Nest 2915 W. Charleston Ave. Suite 12, Las Vegas NV 89102 Attn: HOA Hiring Committee
Incomplete submissions will not be reviewed.
To submit electronically: Subject: HOA 2014
No telephone inquiries please.
Candidates will be notified for interviews and 3 professional references must be provided at that time. Candidate must be available for Safe Nest Advocacy Training conducted in September: 6=9-5; Sept. 8+10= 5:30-9pm; Sept. 13=9-5; Sept. 15,17,22,25 and 29=5:30-9pm.

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