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My Sister’s Place is a supportive place to work, which combines community-based services with a high level of clinical professionalism.

Available opportunities:

Position Title: FRSP Community Advocate

Program/Department: Family Re-housing and Stabilization Program

Reports to: FRSP Manager

Status: Full-time/Not exempt from overtime

The FRSP Community Advocate provides intensive case management to clients in the Family Re-housing and Stabilization Program in scattered-site units in the District of Columbia. This position reports to the FRSP Program Manager, is fulltime, and is not exempt from overtime.


-Provide intensive case management services to women and children affected by domestic violence and other crimes at least twice a month in-person;

-Create detailed service plan and financial budget with each client and review monthly;

-Establish and enhance relationships with partners and stakeholders including landlords;

-Identify strengths and needs of individuals and families as they relate to the overall plan of intervention;

-Make appropriate referrals to address social, environmental, medical, and emotional problems;

-Respond to crisis situations and intervene to resolve immediate problems

-Provide assistance in seeking housing, employment, financial assistance, and other needed services

-Maintain up-to-date records for documentation of case activity, including electronic case management data entry

-Maintain statistical data which reflects an account of clients served, and the number and types of activities performed in order to provide services

-Prepare a variety of reports, including monthly reports to the Program Director;

-Coordinate workshops on financial intelligence, housing opportunities, and other applicable topics

-Collaborate with area service providers in addressing individual client needs;

-Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings;

-Participate in weekly supervision, staff meetings, and other meetings/committees as assigned;

-Assist with training and supervision of volunteers as needed;

-Other duties as assigned.


-Comprehensive knowledge of the dynamics of human behavior

-In-depth understanding of the dynamics of domestic violence

-A valid DC social work license. This must be in effect on the date of hire

-Two or more years of case management experience

-Two or more years’ experience working with individuals who have experienced trauma

-A valid driver’s license

-Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

-Strong ability to work independently as well as on a team

-Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing

-Strong organizational abilities

-Ability to work effectively with diverse individuals

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My Sister’s Place is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.