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Harbor House of Central Florida  is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Harbor House does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation,  veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, or any other legally defined characteristic protected by law.Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities.

All positions require a national criminal background check. Harbor House participates in the E-verify program and is a drug-free workplace.

 

We provide a dynamic and rewarding workplace environment with excellent benefits.

Join a team that saves lives every day.

Email resume and cover letter to: resumes@harborhousefl.com. No phone calls please.

The following positions are currently open:

Children’s Advocate
Part-Time Position

Harbor House is seeking an experienced, dynamic individual to maintain a safe, nurturing, developmentally appropriate environment for the children of domestic violence victims residing at a domestic violence agency.  In addition, duties include providing hands-on activities, implementation of curriculum and general facility/classroom cleaning. When necessary the Children’s Advocate is responsible for providing crisis intervention, information, and referral to victims of domestic violence. Uses agency van to provide transportation to residents and assists shelter residents in meeting their physical needs.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum High School diploma or GED. Prefer: CDA, 45 hour DCF training, CPR/First-Aid. A Minimum of one years’ experience in the early childhood field is required. This position will require employees to pass the State of Florida requirements for child care providers. This position requires the knowledge of basic child growth and development; indicators of abuse; ability to respond to children and adults in crisis; to lift and hold 40-pound children; to learn the dynamics and effects of domestic violence on children and adults.Basic computer skills are required. A current, valid Florida drivers’ license and a safe driving record are required for this position. Must pass a pre-employment drug and background screen and attend a three day training to become CORE certified.  Professional or non-professional experience may be substituted for formal education at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.

 

Shelter Services Advocate       

Several Positions Available:

  • 2 Full-time:
    *1 of which  is Bilingual preferred –  Creole/English
  • Per Diem :this position has no set schedule and works on an on-call/as needed basis

Harbor House is seeking an experienced, dynamic individual to provide advocacy, support, crisis intervention, safety planning and lethality assessments to survivors of domestic violence residing in the emergency shelter. 

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of an undergraduate degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field is required.  A minimum of one year of case management experience preferably in a domestic violence program is required.Professional experience may be substituted for formal education at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer.

This position requires knowledge of case management skills, the ability to provide effective and immediate crisis intervention for clients, and to facilitate support groups. Basic to intermediate computer skills are required. A current, valid Florida drivers’ license and a safe driving record are required for this position. Must pass a pre-employment drug and background screen and attend a three day training to become CORE certified.

Ability to read, write, and speak fluently in both  English and Creole is preferred.

 

Executive Administrative Assistant to CEO

Full Time

Harbor House is seeking an experienced, dynamic individual to perform a variety of responsible administrative duties that includes but is not limited to providing administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors. The successful candidate must possess excellent attention to detail, organizational, computer and customer service skills. This position reports directly to the CEO.

A minimum of 1 year experience as an Executive Assistant is required.  Data Entry, writing skills, strong computer and communication skills and clean driving record required. All applicants must attend a 3 day training in order to become CORE certified within 90 day of hire.  Must pass a pre-employment drug and background screen. All employees must be comfortable dealing with the issue of domestic abuse, domestic abuse survivors and high stress situations surrounding our work.


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