Current Openings:


Shelter Advocate – Bilingual in Spanish Required

The ideal candidate is empathetic, patient and enjoys helping people. This candidate is able to think on their feet and adapts to immediate changes. Due to the nature of the work, the position requires some flexibility in work hours and weekend availability. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds and possession of a driver’s license is required.

The Shelter Advocate is directly accountable to the Shelter Program Manager of My Sister’s House. The Shelter Advocate shall assist My Sister’s House Shelter Program Manager with the following responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage daily operations and functions of assigned shelters.
  • Provide direct services and case management to shelter residents.
  • Maintain a safe living environment for clients.
  • Manage shelter resources in accordance with the organization’s budget.
  • Provide culturally responsive case management support and crisis intervention to help crisis line calls from clients.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date client records, statistics and information.
  • Conduct intake and screening of new clients in accordance to established criteria.
  • Assist the Shelter Program Manager with program and budget development for My Sister’s House.
  • Develop and conduct community outreach presentations on domestic violence issues.
  • Participate and represent My Sister’s House at various community and collaborative meetings as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Psychology/Social Work or demonstrated experience (either paid or volunteer) in working in domestic violence or violence against women field required.
  • Able to work with diverse populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups, youth, immigrants, refugees, lesbians, transgender, physically and mentally challenged, a wide age range from infants to elderly.
  • Experience in working and/or managing a shelter preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to use Gmail, Google and Zoom programs.
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to use personal vehicle for work; proof of car insurance.
  • Occasional evenings and/or weekends.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • A strong commitment to helping women and children in need.
  • Lift up to 25 pounds.

Position: Shelter Advocate

Pay Rate: $19.00 – $24.00

Deadline to apply: Open until filled

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $19.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability
  • Position: Shelter Advocate
  • Pay Rate: $19.00 – $24.00
  • Deadline to apply: Open until filled
  • To Apply: E-mail resume and cover letter to mtzeng@my-sisters-house.org

Muslim Shelter Advocate

The Muslim Shelter Advocate is directly accountable to the Shelter Program Manager of
My Sister’s House. The Muslim Shelter Advocate shall assist My Sister’s House Shelter Program
Manager with the following responsibilities:


● Coordinate and manage daily operations and functions of the shelter
● Provide direct services and case management to shelter residents.
● Maintain a safe living environment for clients.
● Manage shelter resources in accordance with the organization’s budget and the Muslim culture.
● Provide culturally responsive case management support and crisis intervention to help line clients.
● Maintain accurate and up to date client records, statistics and information.
● Conduct intake and screening of new clients in accordance to established criteria.
● Respond to clients’ crisis calls.
● Assist the Shelter Program Manager with program and budget development for My Sister’s House.
● Develop and conduct community outreach presentations on domestic violence issues.
● Participate and represent My Sister’s House at various community and collaborative meetings.
● Other duties as assigned.


Desired Qualifications:
● Knowledge of the Muslim culture and people.
● Bachelors in Psychology/Social Work or demonstrated experience (either paid or volunteer) in
working in domestic violence or violence against women field required.
● Able to work with diverse populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups, youth,
immigrants, refugees, lesbians, transgender, physically and mentally challenged, a wide age range
from infants to elderly.
● Experience in working and/or managing a shelter preferred.
● Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict
resolution skills are highly desirable. Bilingual skills helpful especially with Arabic, Punjabi, Hindi,
Urdu, Dar, Farsi, Pashto)
● 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: Shelter Advocate
Pay Rate: $19.00 – $24.00
Deadline to apply: Open until filled
To Apply: E-mail resume and cover letter to mtzeng@my-sisters-house.org

My Sister’s Cafe Assistant Manager

The Assistant Manager is hired by the Executive Director and is directly accountable to the Manager of My Sister’s Cafe. This person will have the following (but not limited to) responsibilities:

  • Act with integrity, honesty, and knowledge that promotes the values and mission of My Sister’s House
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality
  • Take orders from customers and prepare quality beverage and food products consistently for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards
  • Assist in the supervising and training of Customer Assistant Trainees in the café
  • Be responsible for managing the cash register; complete cashiering duties as needed 
  • Open and close the café
  • Provide customer service and handle comments/complaints as required; resolve conflict as needed
  • Maintain a calm demeanor, especially during high volume periods or unusual events to keep café operating and set a positive example for the shift team
  • Anticipate customer and store needs by constantly evaluating environment and customer cues
  • Follow health, safety, and sanitation guidelines
  • Follow My Sister’s Café’s Policies and Procedures
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace to ensure that others will be able to work safely and effectively
  • Communicate information to manager so that team can respond as necessary to day to day functions
  • Assist the Café Manager as needed
  • Serve as as Assistant Manager at either of our two cafe locations
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and program requirements:  

  • Food Safety Manager Training Certification 
  • Ability to lift 40lbs with minimal assistance
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to maintain effective systems, identify and manage resources, and establish priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and efficiently with minimal supervision, meeting deadlines, and to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to use a POS system
  • Ability to obtain transportation to and from Café.
  • Completion of or enrollment into the next 40 hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training
  • A strong commitment to supporting My Sister’s House’s mission and values.

Position: Full-Time, Hourly

Starting Salary: $18/hr.

Deadline to apply: On-going

To Apply:  Mail resume and cover letter to:

My Sister’s House 

Attn: Executive Director

3053 Freeport Blvd #120, Sacramento, CA 95818

Case Navigator

The Case Navigator reports to the Deputy Director. The Case Navigator has the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct intake and screening of new clients in accordance with established criteria.
  • Provide crisis intervention, direct services, advocacy and case management services.
  • Create and develop public service announcements to be disseminated via social media and outreach efforts.
  • Collaborate and build partnerships with other organizations to conduct quarterly training on gender violence.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date client records, statistics and information.
  • Participate and represent My Sister’s House at various community and collaborative meetings.
  • Develop and present training for local community members on topics connected to hate crimes as they relate to gender violence.
  • Respond to clients’ crisis calls.
  • Refer to internal and external programs/services and translate as needed.
  • Provide case management support and crisis intervention for clients.
  • Assist in report preparation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience (either paid or volunteer) in working in domestic violence or violence against women field required.
  • Able to work with diverse populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups, youth, immigrants, refugees, lesbians, transgender, physically and mentally challenged, a wide age range from infants to elderly
  • Experience in working at a shelter is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable. Bilingual skills are helpful. (Chinese or Spanish 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.

Required: Bilingual in Mandarin or Tagalog or other Asian Pacific Islander Language 

Position: Part-time – Non-exempt, at-will

Pay Rate: $20

Deadline to apply: Open until filled

To Apply:  Send resume and cover letter to mcoleman@my-sisters-house.org.

Cultural Advocate

The Cultural Advocate is hired by My Sister’s House Executive Director and is directly accountable to the Operations and Grants Manager. The Cultural Advocate is responsible for assisting the Operations and Grants Manager and API Specialist in addressing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault through the following responsibilities:

  • Create 1 outreach education program per quarter.
  • Attend outreach events as needed.
  • Provide outreach to at least 50 API survivors.
  • Help develop media presence (print, radio, television, social media, etc.).
  • Provide culturally specific and linguistically appropriate peer support and resources.
  • Serve as a liaison to the Asian & Pacific Islander community in Sacramento County and Yolo County.
  • Build partnerships with community members, including law enforcement and religious leaders.
  • Promote My Sister’s House activities and events.
  • Complete a 40-Hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training.

Qualifications:

  • Cultural knowledge or expertise with Asian & Pacific Islander communities.
  • Bicultural and multilingual preferred. Desired languages: Mandarin
  • Commitment to My Sister’s House’s mission and values.
  • Experience working with diverse constituencies (particularly with communities of color). 
  • Strong communication skills, including writing and public speaking abilities required. Conflict resolution skills are highly desirable.
  • Ability to use email and MS Office 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.
  • Ability to lift and/or move 25 pounds.

Position: Part-time, approximately 20 hours per month – up to 50 hours, work schedule varies, non-exempt, at-will.

Interview and screening process/background check required.

Starting Salary: $18.00 per hour

Deadline to apply: Open until filled 

Contact info and resumes can be sent to: 

Shing Long 

916-930-0626 

slong@my-sisters-house.org