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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Economic & Education Advocate, Domestic Violence Crisis Center, Norwalk/Stamford, CT

Economic & Education Advocate

Posted on: January 8, 2015
Posted by: Domestic Violence Crisis Center

The Housing and Economic Justice Advocate is responsible for providing direct assistance to individuals impacted by intimate partner violence (IPV) in the areas of affordable housing and consumer education. The Housing and Economic Justice Advocate will work closely with the program coordinator to provide support, information and advocacy services designed to enhance the safety and economic security to our clients. 
Such services include: 
  • Assist clients with housing, employment and education applications
  • Coordinating and advocating with housing authorities, property owners, and other service providers to secure safe and affordable housing
  • Assisting clients with budgeting and financial planning
  • Conducting financial education workshops
The position requires demonstrated case management skills and a strong commitment to advancing opportunities for DVCC clients. Competitive candidates will possess excellent oral and written communications skills and the desire to work at an organization that is fast paced, desires critical thinking abilities, is data responsive and recognizes the value of coordinated care across services and systems. Ability to collect data, maintain service records, complete reports accurately and submit in a timely manner and an ability to facilitate groups and conduct presentations a must. Candidate must have drivers license and reliable transportation, and also be able to lift 30 pounds. Bilingual in English and Spanish is required.
This is a part-time position for 20 H/W to be paid at an hourly rate of $18.00 to $21.00.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to with the subject "Housing and Economic Justice Advocate."
Before applying, please review our website at, or our Spanish website at, for information regarding our organization.
Phone inquiries are not accepted.

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