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EMPLOYMENT

Passion. That’s the common attribute of those that work for our organization.

We are dedicated to helping the people who utilize our services. If you're ready to make a difference, please check out any openings available below.

Positions Available

  • Overnight Shelter Specialist
    Overnight Shelter Specialist

    Job description

    Albemarle Hopeline, Inc. is seeking a compassionate and extremely reliable individual to provide support at our shelter facility in Elizabeth City.

    Shelter support staff provide supportive services to residential clients of Hope House, serving adult victims of domestic and sexual violence and their children. Shelter staff process intakes of new residents, and assist in maintaining the shelter facility including basic housekeeping duties.

    Must be able to respond to individuals in crisis with empathy and composure. Must be comfortable working with diverse populations. All employees of Hopeline must adhere to strict confidentiality guidelines. Experience working with victims or other vulnerable populations preferred. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

    Hours: every weekday including holidays

    Mon-Thurs 1:00-9:00am

    Fri 1:00-6:00am

    The ideal candidate might also have flexibility to cover additional shifts. Candidates must undergo a criminal background check prior to employment.

    After 90 days, this position is eligible for employer-paid health care benefits and participation in the agency's retirement plan. Dental and vision benefits are available for employee purchase. Holiday pay is one and one half times the hourly rate of pay.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $12.00 per hour

    COVID-19 considerations:
    To keep our staff and clients as safe as possible, masks are required in all communal spaces and strict cleaning protocols are being followed.

    To apply, e-mail resume and cover letter to cpatterson@albemarlehopeline.org

  • Victim Advocate
    Victim Advocate

    Albemarle Hopeline, Inc. has been serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in northeastern North Carolina for forty years. We are seeking a compassionate professional to join our team. Advocates seek to support and empower survivors using trauma-informed, victim-centered practices.

    Advocates provide the following services in accordance with a client’s individual needs and choices.

    - Assistance in filing for emergency protective orders

    - Information on victims’ rights and protections

    - Information about the criminal and civil justice processes

    - Assistance with completing Crime Victims’ Compensation applications

    - Accompaniment for court/legal proceedings and/or law enforcement interviews

    - Crisis intervention

    - Emotional support

    - Referrals to other needed resources in the community

    - Safety planning and associated follow-ups

    This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Regular work hours are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. Occasional morning/evening hours may be required. This position is based out of Hopeline’s Edenton office, primarily serving the counties of Chowan, Gates, and Perquimans. Training and frequent travel to the main office in Elizabeth City is also necessary, as well as occasional coverage in Camden and Currituck counties. This position participates in the agency-wide crisis coverage rotation which includes answering the crisis hotline overnight and on weekends, and providing hospital response for sexual assault victims at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center (additional stipend paid for crisis coverage).

    Salary range of $35,000 - $39,000 depending on experience and education. Benefits include employer-paid health insurance (after probationary period), retirement plan, paid time off, mileage reimbursement, and professional development opportunities.

    Qualifications: Empathy, compassion, and a non-judgmental attitude. Ability to remain calm in emotionally charged situations. Ability to work within strict confidentiality guidelines. Strong crisis intervention and case management skills. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in social work, criminal justice, or other related field of study required. Experience strongly preferred in victims’ services, human services, social work, or other related field. Familiarity with community resources preferred.

    Must have the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and communicate with coworkers to meet client needs. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, as well as basic computer skills. An acceptable driving record and access to reliable transportation is required. Subject to criminal background check prior to first date of employment; must demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States.

    ***Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.***

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $35,000.00 - $39,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    Health insurance
    Paid time off
    Retirement plan
    Schedule:

    8 hour shift
    Day shift
    Monday to Friday
    On call
    Application Question(s):

    Briefly describe why you are interested in this position, and what relevant skills and experience you possess which would make you successful.
    Education:

    Associate (Required)
    Experience:

    human services, criminal justice, or social work: 2 years (Required)

    TO APPLY:
    E-mail resume and cover letter to: ccottrell@albemarlehopeline.org

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