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Full-Time Families with Pets Advocate:

Advocate for survivors and their companion animals by helping them develop individualized goals, create a pet safety plan, build support networks, process trauma and heal from abuse, with a specific emphasis on the unique needs and barriers of sheltering and housing with pets. Make relevant and appropriate referrals for clients’ companion animal needs. Build relationships with community agencies through advocacy and provide education on the connection between domestic violence and animal abuse and neglect to other professionals and organizations that impact the population we serve including, for example, professionals in veterinary care, animal welfare, victim service organizations, law enforcement, court and justice agencies, education, and other service providers. Ensure all animals residing at the Candy Clark Pet Sanctuary, shelter building, or being boarded off-site are receiving adequate care.


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About Peace at Home Family Shelter

Founded in 1977 by a group of community members, Peace at Home was the first domestic violence shelter in Arkansas. Our current programs include a 24-hour crisis hotline, 50-bed emergency shelter, legal services, support groups, counseling, and housing assistance programs. All services are confidential and free of charge for survivors of domestic violence and their children. 
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There are currently no AmeriCorps VISTA positions available.

About AmeriCorps VISTA

What is AmeriCorps VISTA?
Members serving in the AmeriCorps VISTA program serve full-time for one-year terms. They build capacity in nonprofit organizations and public agencies to help them more effectively generate the commitment of private sector resources, encourage volunteer service at the local level, and empower individuals and communities.

What are the benefits to AmeriCorps VISTA Service?
  • Education award of $6,000 at the end of service year, or $1,800 cash stipend
  • Non-competitive eligibility (NCE) for federal jobs
  • Professional development training
  • 20 vacation and sick days
  • Biweekly living stipend during service year (approximately $17,600 per year)
  • Relocation expenses to service site, if applicable
  • Health insurance
  • Childcare assistance, if applicable

Equal Opportunity Employer

Peace at Home Family Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, identity or expression, military service, or any legally protected status.  

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