Job Description

  PURPOSE

 

To serve as a resourceful Advocate in supporting our students/guests toward achieving success while employing a trauma informed approach to care      

To maintain student/guest case notes and other documentation as needed and appropriate

To provide spiritual leadership and guidance for Mission students/guests

To represent our Mission, Vision, and Values and continue to grow professionally and spiritually

Advocates serve the Mission as a whole, and as a member of their specific Program team, and reports to their Program Director. This position is a non-exempt position that provides support, advocacy, leadership, resourcing, documentation, and encouragement in partnering with clients toward successful Program completion or transition

This position is a full-time 40 hours per week, benefit package offered, paid medical premiums dental, vision, life, disability and 403(B) retirement savings plan offered

Skills / Requirements

Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Human Development, Ministry or related field from an accredited institution (or commensurate experience). MSW preferred.

Experience: Preferred 2 years full-time work experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, various addiction challenges, mental illness and/or dually diagnosed is preferred. Nonprofit experience preferred.

Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook); typing (min 35 wpm); coordinate and/or direct a variety of complex tasks and assignments simultaneously and successfully; exercise good judgment and make sensible decisions; attentive to detail; prioritize effectively; effective oral and written communication skills; eagerness to learn and be trained; work both independently and as part of a team; provide information to public by answering questions and requests; regular, timely attendance.


Important Notes

No phone calls please.

All openings are subject to change without notice, due to the volume of applications/resumes received, we are unable to respond to status inquiries. Please be assured that your information is being properly handled and forwarded to the appropriate hiring staff. If your skills and qualifications meet the needs of the job, you will be contacted.