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Program Assistant - Our Sisters House

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 22, 2022 - July 15, 2023

Application Window

April 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022

Location

  • Tacoma, WA

Contact Information

Kaitlan Ohler
(253) 389-2407
kohler@safest.org

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Program Assistant - Our Sisters House

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Description

The Program Assistant will have a key role in every program OSH has, assisting with intakes, client follow ups, program-related administrative duties as well as lead groups, discussions or present key information and content to youth, families.

Our Sisters House has been providing culturally specific services to African American women and girls since 1995. Our mission is to lead, empower, and inspire change by eliminating domestic violence through intervention and prevention services. We aim to enhance the lives of survivors of domestic violence by providing services that meet the cultural needs of those we serve. OSH seeks to accomplish ending the cycle of violence through youth programming, education, outreach advocacy strategies, and collaboration with key community partners. We provide advocacy, legal advocacy, case management, mental health services, support groups and outreach to assist those who have been traumatized my domestic violence and other types of crimes. Our Programs Include: New Directions; Stepping Stones, Building New Bridges, Sisters’ Seeking Change all with the goal aims to strengthen families, empower women to become self-sufficient, and help children affected by domestic violence heal, with the hopes of breaking the cycle of domestic violence.

The Program Assistant will have a key role in every program OSH has, assisting with intakes, client follow ups, program-related administrative duties as well as lead groups, discussions or present key information and content to youth, families.

Our Sisters House has been providing culturally specific services to African American women and girls since 1995. Our mission is to lead, empower, and inspire change by eliminating domestic violence through intervention and prevention services. We aim to enhance the lives of survivors of domestic violence by providing services that meet the cultural needs of those we serve. OSH seeks to accomplish ending the cycle of violence through youth programming, education, outreach advocacy strategies, and collaboration with key community partners. We provide advocacy, legal advocacy, case management, mental health services, support groups and outreach to assist those who have been traumatized my domestic violence and other types of crimes. Our Programs Include: New Directions; Stepping Stones, Building New Bridges, Sisters’ Seeking Change all with the goal aims to strengthen families, empower women to become self-sufficient, and help children affected by domestic violence heal, with the hopes of breaking the cycle of domestic violence.
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Living Allowance

$1636 - $1636 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

- Access to an emergency fund to address financial emergencies that may affect completion of service term - When meals are provided, members will be fed as well.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

- High School Diploma or equivalent upon start of service term, OR agree to obtain diploma or equivalent prior to using Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
- US Citizen or permanent resident
- Commitment to building skills and knowledge related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Ability to travel to service site(s) as well as other training or activity locations across Pierce County
- Proficient in Microsoft365, Social Media
- Preferred proficiency in creating flyers, Canva
- Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

- Represent the diversity of clients being served through personal characteristics and/or lived experience
- Previous experience working with youth or young adults
- Familiarity with the Pierce County community
- Skills and/or knowledge related to youth development, trauma-informed care, or diversity, equity and inclusion

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

17 - 25

Service Details

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Homelessness & Housing, Legal Assistance

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Kaitlan Ohler
(253) 389-2407
kohler@safest.org

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Program Assistant - Our Sisters House

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