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Apply through Indeed, or send your resume and cover letter to our HR Manager, Olivia, at olivia@harbornw.org. In your cover letter, please share what interests you in the position, your professional or lived experience that makes you a great candidate for the role, and any relevant information that may not be obvious from your resume.

About The Harbor

The Harbor provides advocacy, prevention and support to promote self-determination and hope for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Established in 1976 as a crisis phone line for women experiencing domestic violence, The Harbor has evolved to provide trauma-informed, culturally responsive, gender-inclusive services to more than 400 survivors each year. Our services include a 24-hour support line and in-person crisis response, a drop-in advocacy center, confidential shelter, and wrap around services like support groups, assistance with protection orders and legal sport, and mental health services. Our team is here to support all survivors with strengths-based services that promote self-determination and hope.

 

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage those who meet the basic requirements of the position to apply regardless of whether you meet every criteria. All persons of every race, ethnic background, spiritual belief, economic status, gender identity, sexual orientation, age or personal ability, are equally affirmed into membership, leadership and employment at The Harbor and are joyfully welcomed. 

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Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator - Indeed

The Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, and managing volunteers according to the needs of The Harbor, and the interests and qualifications of the individual volunteer. The purpose of this position is to ensure that The Harbor has a strong network of capable, reliable volunteers, and that they are utilized to fulfill The Harbor’s mission of providing advocacy, prevention, and support to promote self-determination and hope for survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

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Co-Director of Services (Sexual Violence Programs) - Indeed

The Co-Director of Services (Sexual Violence Programs) is responsible for the on-going operations, staff supervision and support of The Harbor’s sexual violence programming, including our Prevention Education program, culturally-specific 2SLGBTQIA+ and youth programs, and our sexual assault response program in partnership with Astoria Birth Center. This position facilitates and/or schedules training for staff, assists with grant writing and reporting, coordinates with partner agencies, ensures the quality assurance of services, that data is being accurately recorded, and that services provided are trauma-informed and culturally appropriate.

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Prevention Educator (Youth Focus) - Indeed

The Youth-Focused Prevention Educator is responsible for coordinating and facilitating activities associated with sexual violence prevention in local schools and at youth-focused events, including tabling at community-based events, creating and facilitating prevention workshops at youth programs such as the Q Center or GSA groups, teaching prevention education classes at local high and middle schools, facilitating a youth-led prevention podcast, and organizing a youth-led peer advocacy program to raise awareness and prevention of sexual violence issues within Clatsop County.

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Prevention Educator (Community Focus) - Indeed

The Community Focused Prevention Educator is responsible for coordinating and facilitating activities associated with sexual violence prevention in our community, including creating and providing sexual harassment presentations for local businesses, bystander intervention training for restaurants and bar staff, and tabling at community-based events to promote The Harbor’s services and raise awareness of sexual violence issues within Clatsop County.

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Direct Service Advocate (2SLGBTQIA+ Focus) - Indeed

The Direct Service Advocate will provide on-site advocacy services to drop-in clients at The Harbor’s Advocacy Center and shelter. This position has a specific focus on supporting our culturally specific 2SLGBTQIA+ programs and services. This includes providing one-on-one advocacy services such as safety planning, crisis intervention, peer support, and information and referrals, providing relevant 2SLGBTQIA+ resources and training to advocates, and sharing the work of The Harbor with community members and partners.

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Direct Service Advocate

The Direct Service Advocate will provide advocacy services to shelter and drop-in clients at The Harbor’s Advocacy Center. Services reflect our mission to provide advocacy, prevention, and support to promote self-determination and hope for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking. With support from the Director of Services, work towards the goals of the Advocacy Program, including creating and maintaining a confidential, safe, and supportive space for survivors and their family members; providing one-on-one advocacy services that may include safety planning, crisis intervention, peer support, and information and referral; connecting survivors to other social services and resources; and sharing the work of The Harbor with community members and partners.

What We Ask of Our Staff and Volunteers

  • Personal values compatible with The Harbor’s mission and values, including a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work

  • An understanding of/desire to learn more about how oppression is the root cause of domestic and sexual violence, and how injustices intersect based on race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ability.

  • The desire and ability to promote an antiracist, inclusive, culturally diverse and responsive environment

  • The ability to relate respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds and ages, and utilize equitable trauma-informed practices even in high-stress/crisis situations

  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of our shelter location and clients in a small community

  • Ability to be self-directed as well as work collaboratively with other staff

  • We value your experience!  We encourage employees to provide feedback and ideas about ways we can better serve our clients, staff, and community.

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills

Our Benefits

The Harbor provides 100% employer paid health, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and their dependents

 

Optional Flexible Spending Account for medical needs and/or childcare

Optional savings account through Oregon Saves

Generous paid time off (e.g. a new employee who works 40-hours per week will receive 169 hours [4.2 weeks] of paid time off during their first year of employment)

Employee Assistance Program 

  • Member counseling: 24-hour confidential crisis help from licensed counselors delivered via face-to-face sessions, telephone, televideo, chat and email

  • Member life-balance resources: Child care and elder care referral services, financial services, home ownership program, identity theft recovery services, legal and mediation services, will and other legal forms, and more

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