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Monitor - As-Needed (Domestic Violence)

Domestic Violence Outreach & LGBTQ Advocacy Program | Downey, CA | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) was established in 1972 in a grassroots effort by community volunteers seeking alternatives for individuals with substance use disorder (SUD). SCADP is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization providing more than 500 residential treatment beds and outpatient counseling to over 1,500 individuals.                                                       


The Program Monitor – Domestic Violence will be responsible for assisting with the maintenance and implementation of all the routine processes, special projects and overall immediate needs of the program.  This person will assist the program manager and supportive personnel in client supervision and maintenance of shelter operations.    

SCOPE OF DUTIES: Under the supervision of the Program Manager for the residential programs of Southern California Alcohol & Drug Programs, the Program Monitor will serve as support staff to the Program Manager and Clinical Directors as needed; assisting with  maintenance and implementation of all routine processes, special projects and overall immediate needs.  

  • Support staff and Program Manager in client supervision and maintenance of shelter operations  
  • Provide crisis counseling and referrals for hotline callers   
  • Ability to assess and determine appropriate criteria for shelter admission 
  • Responsible for overall shelter security and client safety during shift, including knowledge of emergency procedure, evacuation plan and fire alarms 
  • Assist in maintenance of program records and files 
  • Supervise residents in coordination of housekeeping tasks 
  • Attend staff development meetings as directed by program manager
  • Keep and maintain call logs, records, notes, incidents reports, and other data required by funders
  • Provide clerical and data entry support for the case management team
  • Monitor adherence of shelter policies and procedures by clients, volunteers, and authorized visitors, including all safety matters pertaining to residents at the shelter     
  •  Ability to perform under circumstances of possible emotional stress and conflict, dealing with un-cooperative clients
  • Provide client transportation, if applicable 
  • Other duties as required and is subject to change at any time 



  • High school diploma
  • 40 hour domestic violence certificate


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with victims of domestic violence
  • Minimum 2 years sobriety, if recovering
  • Must be able to clear a live scan background check


  • Knowledge and understanding of the effects of domestic violence

Technology Skills:

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Outlook, and Internet applications
  • Able to electronic health records and homeless services data bases

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong crisis management, conflict resolution and de-escalation skills
  • Flexible work schedule to include some evenings and/or weekends
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Effective communication skills including good speaking and writing
  • Attention to detail; ability to exercise good judgment and discretion

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

Lines of Authority:              

This position reports to the Program Manager and the Program Clinician, who will supervise the duties and job performance

Additional Note(s):               

*Online Resume Submissions Accepted Only; No-Drop-Offs Please*   

Southern California Alcohol and Drug Programs, Inc. (SCADP) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form 1-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (OHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment.