Employment Opportunities 

Housing Advocate & Transitional Housing Specialist- South

Position Classification: 1 FTE, hourly, non-exempt
Reports to: Advocacy Director, St. Johnsbury
Salary Range: $43,000 - $50,000

 

The Housing Advocate & Transitional Housing Specialist is responsible for providing a safe, supportive, caring
environment to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, where options are outlined and the choices are
made by the clients. The Advocate is charged with providing housing support to survivors of domestic and
sexual violence including placement and ongoing support at Umbrella’s Emergency Shelter spaces, through
Umbrella’s Transitional Housing and by helping to connect clients to long-term housing options. The Advocate
will have a special focus on the Transitional Housing program and be the lead on ensuring the success of that
program within the Advocacy team in St. Johnsbury. The Advocate will also provide legal advocacy, economic
empowerment, and any other support needed and identified by Umbrella clients.

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Housing Advocate & Emergency Shelter Specialist- South
 

Position Classification: 1 FTE, hourly, non-exempt
Reports to: Advocacy Director, St. Johnsbury
Salary Range: $43,000 - $50,000

 

The Housing Advocate & Emergency Housing Specialist is responsible for providing a safe, supportive, caring
environment to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, where options are outlined and the choices are
made by the clients. The Advocate is charged with providing housing support to survivors of domestic and
sexual violence including placement and ongoing support at Umbrella’s Emergency Shelter spaces, through
Umbrella’s Transitional Housing and by helping to connect clients to long-term housing options. The Advocate
will have a special focus on the Emergency Housing program and be the lead on ensuring the success of that
program within the Advocacy team in St. Johnsbury. The Advocate will also provide legal advocacy, economic
empowerment, and any other support needed and identified by Umbrella clients.

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Housing Advocate - Newport


Position Classification: 1 FTE, non-exempt
Reports to: Newport Site Director
Pay Range: $41,600 - $50,000

 

The Housing Advocate is responsible for providing a safe, supportive, caring environment to survivors of
domestic and sexual violence, where options are outlined and the choices are made by the clients. The Housing
Advocate is charged with oversight of housing and support services to residents in Umbrella’s Emergency
Apartment and Transitional Housing Program, as well as providing support related to legal matters, economic
empowerment, and any other support needed and identified by Umbrella clients. The Housing Advocate will be
part of a dynamic team of advocates working to support survivors in Orleans and N. Essex Counties. 

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Prevention Specialist - Newport

 

Position Classification: 1 FTE, hourly, non-exempt
Reports to: Social Change Program Manager
Salary Range: $19- $23 per hour

 

The Prevention Specialist (PS) at Umbrella is focused on preventing gender-based violence and
substance misuse in Orleans and Northern Essex Counties. The PS will co-facilitate the ONE
Prevention Coalition which has the mission to reduce substance misuse by cultivating a
connected, caring and resilient community across the lifespan. The PS will work with the
Coalition on specific strategies to reduce substance misuse in the region. In addition, the PS will
provide evidence-based workshops in schools and in the community focused on reducing the
incidence and impact of gender-based violence.

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