Transitional Shelter Program
Non Exempt Position
Center for the Pacific-Asian Family, Inc. (CPAF) was founded in 1978 with a mission to build healthy and safe communities by addressing the root causes and consequences of family violence and violence against women. CPAF is committed to meeting the specific cultural and language needs of Asian-Pacific women and their families. CPAF’s services include a 24-hour crisis hotline, residential services through its Emergency and Transitional Programs and outreach, education and advocacy on the issues of family violence and violence against women through the Community Program.
Summary Statement: The Family Advocate (FA) develops and implements a comprehensive response for and with survivors of domestic violence striving to achieve independent living at
CPAF’s Transitional Shelter
Program ( TSP). This includes providing advocacy, emotional
support and supportive services. In
addition to carrying a caseload, the FA will assist in the development and
coordination of shelter programs at TSP. The FA works closely with the
other FA’s, interns and volunteers to ensure an effective and holistic response
to all residents.
Responsibilities (Duties and Tasks):
· Direct Services: Coordinates orientation, intake and assessment of families into
develops and updates goal-oriented action plans with women & children;
provides emotional support/counseling services, case management and maintains
up-to-date files on clients and program activities; works with other teams to
coordinate supportive services.
· Program Development & Planning: Develops, facilitates and schedules supportive programming (i.e. evening workshops, annual events, etc.) with other
TSP team members, interns and volunteers.
· Outreach: Represent
and TSP in coalitions, network
meetings and public forums. Presents
and/or trains within the community on a
quarterly basis to build community partnerships, provide public education and establish
resources and referrals for South
· Teamwork: Provides general support asked of all staff. Recruits, trains and works closely with interns and volunteers. Also answers crisis calls, responds to emergencies, provides coverage of the shelter, provides transportation (with own vehicle if necessary) and maintains a functioning office and shelter.
· Enjoys and has experience working with women and children of different backgrounds. Understands and appreciates Asian/Pacific Islander cultures; is able to work with diverse communities (race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age, transgender, class, etc.).
· Committed to eliminating family violence and violence against women, including spousal and child abuse. Practices non-violence, including non-corporal child discipline.
· Experience in case management and facilitating women’s programs.
· Experience in working with community-based organizations such as and not limited to public and social service agencies, schools and faith-based groups.
· Plans work schedule respective to program needs, coordinates multiple tasks, has strong work ethic and is well organized.
· Able to work in a flexible, evolving environment and is willing and able to work evenings and weekends.
· Addresses crises and conflict through open communication.
· Korean or Vietnamese-speaking preferred.
Qualified and interested parties: Please send us your cover letter with your resume to HR Department, by e-mail to HR@CPAF.info or fax to 310.517.0306. Please state which position you are applying for and where you saw our job posting. Thank you.