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Our Mission: Tri-Valley Haven creates homes safe from abuse, contributes to a more peaceful society one person, one family, one community at a time. Together, we build a world without violence.

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TRI-VALLEY HAVEN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - SEXUAL ASSAULT ADVOCATE

Full-Time: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Sexual Assault Services, the Sexual Assault Advocate provides advocacy to survivors of sexual assault, coordinates and assist with training programs, and meets all OES-SA contract requirements.

General Requirements: Bachelor's degree with one year's experience working with survivors of sexual assault. One year experience in a non-profit setting. Excellent writing ability; skills for public speaking; intermediate or advanced computer skills. Ability to work independently, manage time and tasks effectively. Knowledge of violence toward women and children issues. Completion of Agency Training within 6 months of employment (if not before).

Hiring Range: $16.64 $19.14 per hour

Instructions for Applying: EOE. Fax resume to (925) 449-2684, Attn: Fay. Please refer to Job No. 090714. Please submit resume by July 24, 2014.


TRI-VALLEY HAVEN EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES - OVERNIGHT STAFF

General Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Director of Homeless and Family Support Services, the Overnight Staff will work the overnight shift(s) for the Homeless Shelter. Responsible for providing general oversight of the program and participants. The Overnight Staff will assist TVH managers in the preparation of contractual reports and documents. Assist with shelter operations as directed by supervisor.

General Requirements: Bachelor's degree with one year's experience. Two year minimum experience with computers, one year in a non-profit setting; knack for detail work; experience working alone. Ability to work independently, manage time and tasks effectively. Knowledge of violence toward women and children. Completion of Agency Training within 1 year of employment (if not before).

Hiring Range: $15.60 - $17.94 per hour

Instructions for Applying: EOE. Fax resume to (925) 449-2684, Attn: Fay. Please refer to Job No. 170714. Please submit resume by July 31, 2014.


Tri-Valley Haven Begins 65-Hour Advocate Training for Volunteers

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Twice a year, the Tri-Valley Haven hosts a 65-hour training for our new crisis line and sexual assault response team and legal clinic volunteers. This session begins on Tuesday, August 5th and runs most Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 PM - 10:15 PM through October 21st. This training is required by the State and by the agency for anyone wishing to become an advocate at Tri-Valley Haven. If you are interested in joining our team, please contact Stacey (our Volunteer Coordinator) at 925-449-5845 x2711 or at stacey@trivalleyhaven.org


Tri-Valley Haven Self-Defense Class

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Self-Defense for Women and Teen Girls - 10 AM - 1 PM, Saturday August 2nd 2014.

Sign up for the class at Las Positas by clicking here!

Protect Yourself! Respect Yourself! Develop your awareness and assertiveness skills and practice physical self-defense techniques. Come to our class at Las Positas College and find out how! Register at the Las Positas College Website today! Other classes can be arranged upon request for groups of six or more. Please call Carolyn at 925-449-5845 x2712 for more information or email at carolyn@trivalleyhaven.org.


Back to School Summer Outreach

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Tri-Valley Haven will be holding a Back to School Outreach event at the Haven Food Pantry at 418 Junction Avenue on Tuesday, August 19th from 1-5 PM. We are in need of school supplies to distribute for the event. A wish list of supplies is available at this link. Can you contribute some supplies to help kids in need when the school year starts? If so...we need you!


Other Ways to Keep up with Tri-Valley Haven

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Tri-Valley Haven is all over the web! If you like your news in small doses, you can follow us on our Twitter account. Our Facebook Page has an up-to-date account of where we are, what we're doing, and how you can make a difference, as well as some great images from our events! You can email us to sign up for Haven Happenings, our twice-a-month e-newsletter, and our blog, Tri-Valley Haven Blogger, encourages you to share your thoughts with us as we go more in-depth into the news, our mission, activism, and thoughts. Drop by one or all of our many ways we keep in touch, follow us, and we will keep you in the loop!

 

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