Current Openings:

API Survivors Project Specialist


My Sister’s House began in 2000 as a public campaign to establish the organization as Sacramento’s (in fact the Central Valley’s) first agency to address domestic violence in the Asian and Pacific Islander community.  Our mission is to serve Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training and community services.

The Project Specialist is hired by My Sister’s House Executive Director and is directly accountable to the Executive Director. The Project Specialist is responsible for assisting the Executive Director in addressing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking by:

  • Promote awareness of culturally-specific services for API survivors and coordinate domestic violence, sexual assault education and outreach activities
  • Assisting with victim identification needs assessments and referrals.
  • Coordinating schedule for volunteers to attend sexual assault related community events
  • Coordinating and preparing sexual assault presentations. 
  • Recruiting and overseeing Cultural Brokers/Translators/ Language Advocates
  • Provide professional training to local criminal justice and service providers in Sacramento and Yolo county on culturally-specific responses on domestic violence and sexual assault for API communities
  • Arranging for print, TV or radio interviews to be conducted  
  • Arranging for at least 15 outreach tables will be coordinated particularly at highly attended community events, such as the Pacific Rim Fest.  
  • Representing My Sister’s House as needed regarding sexual assault issues.
  • Assisting in the preparation of grant project reports.
  • Implementing other grant related deliverables.
  • Handling other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience required (either paid or volunteer) working in sexual assault or violence against women field.  
  • Commitment to My Sister’s House’s mission and values.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies (particularly with communities of color).
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to design and maintain effective systems.    
  • Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable.  Bilingual skills helpful. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use email and MS Office 2007 programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for work; proof of car insurance.
  • Ability to work as part of a team. 

Position: Full time (grant funded) – note work schedule varies
Salary: $18 per hour
Deadline to apply: Open until filled
To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to: jobsmsh1@gmail.com or 

My Sister’s House
Attn: Executive Director
3053 Freeport Blvd #120
Sacramento, CA 95818


Employment Advocate

My Sister’s House began in 2000 as a public campaign to establish the organization as Sacramento’s (in fact the Central Valley’s) first agency to address domestic violence in the Asian and Pacific Islander community. Our mission is to serve Asian and Pacific Islander and other underserved women and children impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking by providing a culturally appropriate and responsive safe haven, job training and community services.

The Employment Advocate is hired by the Executive Director and will report to the Employment and Immigration Senior Advocate of My Sister’s House and assist in the following responsibilities:

⦁ Conduct intake and screening of new clients in accordance to established criteria.
⦁ Provide direct services and case management to Women to Work clients, including conducting support and training groups.
⦁ Assist clients in developing resumes, conducting job searches, and preparing for job interviews.
⦁ Provide case management support and crisis intervention to help line clients.
⦁ Maintain accurate and up to date client records, statistics and information.
⦁ Respond to clients’ crisis calls.
⦁ Participate and represent My Sister’s House at various community and collaborative meetings, including conducting community outreach presentations.
⦁ Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications:

⦁ Bachelors in Psychology/Social Work or demonstrated experience (either paid or volunteer) in working in domestic violence or violence against women field required and/or employment readiness.
⦁ Able to work with diverse populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups, youth, immigrants, refugees, LGBTQIA community, physically and mentally challenged, a wide age range from infants to elderly.
⦁ Paid or volunteer experience in working with domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking victims.
⦁ Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable. Bilingual skills helpful. (Chinese, Hmong, or other Asian Pacific Islander language ideal.)
⦁ Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision.
⦁ Ability to use email and MS Office 2000 programs.
⦁ Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for work; proof of car insurance.
⦁ Ability to work as part of a team.
⦁ A strong commitment to helping women and children in need.

Position: 40 hours / week / Full-Time – some weekends and evenings
Salary Range: begins at $16.00 per hour
Deadline to apply: Open until filled.
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to: brendaamsh@gmail.com
My Sister’s House
Attn: Employment Manager

My Sister’s House
Attn: Executive Director
3053 Freeport Blvd #120
Sacramento, CA 95818

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