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Page last updated: 5/16/2022
Crisis Line Specialist
Call to Safety is seeking a Crisis Line Specialist to join us in our efforts to end domestic and sexual violence through confidential support services. Assist in carrying out the mission and goals of Call to Safety by providing high quality support, advocacy, safety planning, and information and referrals to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking as well as working closely with social services providers, medical personnel, and other professionals through Call to Safety’s crisis line.
This is a regularly scheduled position on our 24/7 crisis line working varying predetermined days, with three guaranteed shifts for a total of 24 hours/week. The hourly starting wage is $18.00 and benefits include full medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid time off; and 10 paid holidays. Due to COVID-19, this position can be performed remotely or on-site. Call to Safety is a proud union shop and the Call to Safety Worker’s Union is part of the IWW – this position is included in union membership. For more information about this position, please see the full CLS job description. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. This position will remain open until filled.
Call to Safety is seeking Back-Up Advocate staff for in-person hospital response to join our efforts to end domestic and sexual violence through confidential support services. This position is responsible for being the first responder to a sexual assault hospital response. This position will assist in carrying out the mission and goals of Call to Safety by providing high quality crisis intervention, information/referral, needs assessment, safety planning, emotional support, and support services in-person to survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Opportunities for professional experience and additional hours on our 24/7 crisis line may be available for interested applicants, but is not a requirement of the Back-Up position.
This is a Back-Up Advocate position covering 24/7 shifts for in person hospital response and hours vary; preference for weekend and/or weeknight availability; flexibility in the number of shifts scheduled. We are hiring for both on-call Back-Up Advocates and regularly scheduled Back-Up Advocates based on applicant availability. The hourly stipend for back up shifts is $2.08 per hour for being on back-up and $17.75 per every hour you are responding to a call. For more information, please see the full Back-Up Advocate job description. To apply please send cover letter and resume firstname.lastname@example.org.
Having a car is not required, we can provide transportation to/from any hospital within 25 miles of Portland. At this time, hospital response is being done over the phone only and advocates are not required to go to the hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Call to Safety is seeking On-call Crisis Line Specialists to join us in our efforts to end domestic and sexual violence through confidential support services. On-call Crisis Line Specialists assist in carrying out the mission and goals of Call to Safety by providing high quality support, advocacy, safety planning, and information and referrals to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and sex trafficking survivors as well as working closely with social service providers, medical personnel, police, and other professionals through Call to Safety’s crisis line.
This is an on-call position covering 24/7 Crisis Line shifts and hours will vary; primarily weekdays with some evenings, weekends, and overnights available. The hourly wage is $17.75. For more information about this position, please see the full On-Call CLS job description. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Call to Safety recognizes that we live in an inherently racist culture and that many survivors experience racism on a daily basis. As a continuation of our work to dismantle all forms of oppression and provide equitable services, we are striving to become an anti-racist organization by applying the lens of racial justice to our work with individuals and institutions. All persons of every race, ethnic background, spiritual belief, economic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or personal ability are equally affirmed into membership, leadership and employment at Call to Safety and are joyfully welcomed. We value lived experience and seek to center the voices of those most impacted by systems of oppression and violence. We draw from our core values as we strive to create a nurturing and supportive work environment for staff and volunteers.
At this time, due to COVID-19, Call to Safety’s Volunteer Program is on hold. If you are interested in volunteering with us in the future, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and request to be notified when we resume Basic Advocacy Trainings.