• Direct Services Night Advocate

    Safe Place of Eastern South Dakota
    Job Description

    Hours: 40 hours per week 

    Reports to: Shelter Supervisor 

    Start Date: Immediately 

    Salary/Hourly Rate: $16/hour 

    Mission: To provide a safe and empowering environment for victims of domestic violence through advocacy, education, shelter, and family support services.  


    • Associate or bachelor’s degree in human services or related field and/or equivalent experience 

    • Basic knowledge, understanding and experience working with victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault is preferred 

    • Good listener, self-motivated, team player 

    • Ability to respond effectively to crises 

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills 

    • Communication and public speaking skills 



    • Direct client services to include trauma informed care, advocacy, in-take, protection orders, and sexual assault. 

    • Respond to emergency requests and/or needs by clients. 

    • Document all interactions as required. 

    • Maintain safety and security precautions. 

    • Track and report donations received. Stock where required. 

    • Crisis intervention and safety planning with clients/potential clients. 

    • Complete room checks. 

    • Shelter upkeep. 

    • Rotate on-call duties as assigned. 

    • Other duties as assigned. 


    Hours of work: 

    • 3pm - Midnight Monday through Friday; occasional weekends 

    • Ability to adjust hours as needed to cover events and needs of the position 


    To apply: Email resume to coleen@safeplace-esd.org; Subject: Safe Place of Eastern South Dakota 

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