Friendship Home is an organization of people who are passionate about helping survivors of domestic violence and their children find safety and support as they rebuild their lives.
“Empowering Freedom from Domestic Violence”
When you work for Friendship Home, you’re joining a team of experts and professionals who stand up for survivors of domestic violence every day. Your job is important—and so are you. Friendship Home offers full-time employees comprehensive benefits including generous paid time off and an employer percentage matched retirement plan.
The health of our employees is important to Friendship Home. A variety of health insurance plans are offered to allow the best fit for our employees’ unique circumstances. From higher deductible and standard deductible options, including dental, vision, and employee assistance programs, to a Health Savings Account (HSA) plan that allows for tax savings. In addition, Friendship Home believes in investing in the future of our employees with Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, 403(b) retirement plan, and various employee support programs.
As a Friendship Home employee, your time is appreciated so for full-time employees there is paid vacation, paid personal time, and a special bonus day to use for a birthday or holiday.
Current Job Openings
We are currently hiring for the following positions.
The Development Coordinator is an integral part of the Friendship Home Development Team and will oversee all special events, help with mission advancement goals, and assist with donor and media relations. They will be responsible for composing and implementing a media plan during events and as needed throughout the year, writing and designing fundraising materials, posting social media messaging, and engaging the community in our mission.
This position will require the ability to organize a challenging workload and prioritize changing daily and weekly needs; a willingness to work additional hours during special events; and will involve evening and weekend work at times throughout the year. Must be highly relational, self-motivated and goal oriented.
Reports to Development Director. Supervises volunteers and supporters during special events and oversees Development interns.
Knowledge and Skills:
Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, and demonstrated presentation skills. Data entry, Microsoft 365 Applications. Requires a high level of organizational skill and detail management.
Education and Work Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred. At least two years’ experience coordinating special events, non-profit fundraising or related field desired. Experience with Microsoft 365 products and Adobe Creative products (e.g., InDesign, Illustrator) highly preferred.
View the Essential Duties and Responsibilities, here.
We realize there are great candidates who won’t meet all of the criteria, and we also know you might bring important skills that we haven’t considered. If that’s you, don’t hesitate to apply and tell us how your experience can benefit this position.
If you are interested in applying for the Development Coordinator position please submit your resume by emailing Meredith.
Friendship Home of Lincoln is an equal opportunity employer. Survivors, women, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), trans folks, LGBTQ individuals, and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
Bilingual Children’s Advocate
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Summary: To provide support and advocacy services, designed to empower residents and children who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Responsible for coordinating six months of voluntary post-shelter follow up support services to women who have secured permanent housing.
Reports to Program Coordinator. Coaches volunteers in area of expertise.
Knowledge and Skills
Ability to work with and advocate individuals with diverse backgrounds and diverse points of view. Must fluently speak and write Arabic and English. Ability to handle multiple job duties, flexibility in responding to unique situations, demonstrated oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
Education and Work Experience
A degree in Human Services or related field preferred. Thorough understanding of domestic violence required. At least 1 year of experience in a position requiring a high degree of independent judgment and problem solving.
- Sunday: 3:00 to 11:00 pm
- Monday: 3:00 to 11:00 pm
- Tuesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Wednesday: 1:00 to 9:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
If you are interested in applying for the Bilingual Children’s Advocate position please submit your resume by emailing Tisha.
On Call Advocates
- Provide an accurate schedule of your availability to your supervisor. You will accept shifts during the times you indicated you’d be available and update regularly. If you are unable to take a shift for three consecutive months, your employment will be reassessed and potentially ended at that time.
- Sign up to be available for overnight shifts at least five times per month. When you sign up to be the Overnight Back-Up, you are agreeing to work the overnight shift if needed (generally 10:45 pm to 8:00 am). You may be called in to work any time prior to or during that shift. You will be paid $10.00 for signing up, whether you are called in or not. Remember to include these dates on your time sheet.
- Accept shifts on an as-needed basis, both in advance and on short-notice, working a minimum of one shift per month.
- Accept shifts to work at either shelter in the office, as a children’s advocate, out-of-office, or during an overnight.
- Once you’ve accepted a shift, it is your responsibility to work it—or find a replacement if you discover you are unable to work the shift.
- Return calls in a timely manner when asked to fill a shift, whether you are accepting the shift or not. For short notice shifts, the expectation is that you will respond within the hour and within 24 hours for regularly scheduled shifts.
- Work one holiday shift each year, as needed. Holidays include Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day.
On Call Meetings
- Attend/participate in monthly On Call meetings. On Call Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month at from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. or via email correspondence, as determined by the supervisor.
View the Essential Duties and Responsibilities, here.
If you are interested in applying for the On-Call Advocate position please submit your resume by emailing Tisha.