Circle of Hope

24-Hour Local Hotline
706-776-4673 (HOPE)

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Position: Legal Advocate - Full-time

Application Deadline: 5 pm - 11/12/18

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Overview:  Responsibility of providing comprehensive support services to survivors seeking legal remedies within multi-county service area. The Legal Advocate is responsible for assessing victims with eligibility for temporary protective orders, assisting with Temporary Protective Order ex-parte paperwork and process, coordinating effective legal advocacy services, maintaining relationships with judiciary and law enforcement agencies, and collaborating with community resources/agencies to facilitate access to existing services. The advocate works with the program participant from the initial point of contact on issues of crisis intervention, domestic violence education and specific goals to address the participants physically and emotionally safety.  

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Social Work, and/or Equivalent work experience with three years’ experience with domestic violence, crisis intervention, legal assistance or case management services.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to meet the needs of the families served and travel within multi county service area. 
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of the issue of domestic violence and demonstrate problem-solving and advocacy skills.
  • Knowledge of trauma informed principles and prior experience working directly with survivors of domestic violence is preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) highly desirable.

 

Position: Thrift Store Associate - Part-time 

Application Deadline: 5 pm - 11/12/18

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Overview: This position's primary responsibility is to provide exceptional customer service by greeting and assisting customers with their purchases, processing donations, maintaining cash register with integrity and accuracy, and ensuring the sales floor is kept neat, clean, organized and replenished.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required, Associates degree is preferred.
  • Two years retail operations.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. 

 

Position: Part-time Shelter Advocate (Shift is 12 am - 8 am)

Application Deadline: 5 pm - 11/15/18

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Overview: The Shelter Advocate will work as part of a team in our 24/7 residential shelter which provides a safe environment to adults and children fleeing domestic violence. As a trained domestic violence advocate you will provide crisis intervention, safety planning, advocacy, shelter and hotline coverage.

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • High school graduate with some college preferred
  • Two years of experience in social service program area. 
  • Must have own transportation and is subject to a background check.

Contact Details

Circle of Hope
PO Box 833
Cornelia,
GA 30531
706-776-3406
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Clarkesville Thrift Store

506 Monroe Street
706-754-7668
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday & Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Wednesday - Friday: 9:00 - 3:00
Saturday: 9:00 - 1:00

Cornelia Thrift Store

142 Lee Street
706-776-1404
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Friday: 10:00 - 5:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 2:00