Colorado Nonprofit Association

Shelter/Community Advocate

The Crisis Center is dedicated to reducing domestic violence and family conflict through advocacy, empowerment, violence prevention, and intervention services

and education.

The Shelter/Community Advocate provides direct services (advocacy, information and referrals to community agencies, safety planning, case management) and support

to victims of domestic violence who reside in the community or within the emergency shelter setting.

The Shelter/Community Advocate reports directly to the Program Manager and is primarily responsible for providing direct services to victims of domestic violence and their children residing in the shelter program, as well as, within the community. The advocate works with the team to develop, update and present resources that address the needs of the families we serve. This position will also provide outreach and education to the community and coordinate with other referral sources, service providers, and the criminal justice system.




Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field. Work experience may substitute for education.

Experience and desired skills



NOTE: This job description is not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of this position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by a person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements to the work of the Crisis Center and are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer –In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at the Crisis Center will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The Crisis Center does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion,

sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender status, military status, age over 40, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.