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.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
- Access to an emergency fund to address financial emergencies that may affect completion of
- When meals are provided, members will be fed as well.
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or 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
- 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
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check
17 - 25