Meet our 2022 Salute to Excellence Finalists!

Bridges DVC

Children’s Advocate

Bridges DVC


Job Summary

Work with children in domestic violence shelter and community that live in a home where domestic violence is/was occurring

Job Responsibilities

  • Child Intake / Assessment on all children in shelter
  • Build a network for referrals and advocacy
  • Develop the Children’s Program
  • Provide positive parenting behavioral skills to clients
  • Complete a Safety Plan with program participants
  • Write and maintain policies on CDC Covid Guidelines.
  • Keep staff trained and updated on CDC guidance changes
  • Monitor compliance of CDC Guidelines
  • Facilitate transition and on-going needs around virtual school
  • Work with the School System and individual teachers
  • Assist with Tutoring
  • Facilitate Support Group with age appropriate activities
  • Conduct individual supportive counseling sessions with the children
  • Attend Training’s and Staff meetings
  • Provide community trainings as requested
  • Supervise Childcare Worker
  • Provide backup to other staff positions as needed
  • Insure all grant guidelines are maintained
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Valid Drivers License
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Pass a Criminal Background Check
  • The ability to interact in a positive manner with children addressing behaviors through creative problem solving
  • The ability to work as a team using direct communication
  • Organizational Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Flexibility
  • Prior experience working with children
  • Ability to lift and carry 30 lbs.


Additional Information


Health, Life, Dental, Vision

How to Apply

Email with cover letter including job title


  • Date Posted: May 24, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 07/11/2022
  • Salary Range: negotiable
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs. varied, primarily days