Current Openings:


Shelter Assistant-Full Time

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 Shelter Assistant is directly accountable to the Shelter Manager of My Sister’s House.  The Shelter Assistant shall assist the shelter manager in 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.
  • Provide 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 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 Assistant                 

Pay Rate: $16.00 – $21.63                   

Deadline to apply:  Open until filled

To Apply:                    E-mail resume and cover letter to jobsmsh1@gmail.com or send to

                                    My Sister’s House

                                   Attn: Executive Director

                                    3053 Freeport Blvd #120, Sacramento, CA 95818


Muslim Shelter Advocate 

My Sister’s House mission: 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. Working with the Muslim community,  My Sister’s House is helping start a culturally responsive emergency shelter that helps address the needs of  Muslim victims of domestic violence. 

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 jobsmsh1@gmail.com or send to  My Sister’s House  

Attn: Executive Director 

3053 Freeport Blvd #120, Sacramento, CA 95818

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