There are currently two job openings at the Crisis Shelter of Lawrence County:

VICTIM ADVOCATE – FT/Benefits; Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree and 1 year experience in social service, criminal justice or related field.  Provide crisis intervention, counseling, education, and legal and medical advocacy to victims; Responsible for all service plan activities for clients; Provide shelter/hotline coverage; maintain physical residential facility; Flexible schedule to meet agency needs; Schedule will include weekends, overnights, holidays, must complete 65 hour training.  Cover letter and resumes to Crisis Shelter, Attn:  Jennifer, 1218 West State Street, New Castle, PA  16101;;  Fax:  724.652.9222 by May 21, 2018.  EOE.

Job descriptions:  Victim Advocate 3.7.18

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES SPECIALIST – FT/On-Call/Weekends/Holidays; High school diploma/GED.  Position includes crisis intervention and/or counseling, hotline coverage, education to victims fleeing violence; maintain physical residential facility; schedule will include weekends, overnights, holidays; must complete 65 hour training; Cover letter and Resumes to Crisis Shelter, Attn: Jennifer, 1218 West State Street, New Castle PA 16101 by May 31, 2018. EOE

Job descriptions at    Residential Services Specialist FT 2-2016

“Then, after a few days when I started to get used to my new home, staff members offered me services and took me around town. They helped me do things such as file a PFA – a protection from abuse order, sign up for welfare and child support and even obtain a lawyer.”