Part-Time Client Advocate - Nueva Vida Haven
To serve as a resourceful advocate in supporting our clients toward achieving program success while employing a trauma-informed approach to care to maintain client case notes, and other documentation as needed. Provide spiritual leadership and guidance for SDRM clients. Represent our Mission, Vision, and Values and continue and continue to grow as a follower of Christ.
The Client Advocate serves the Mission as a whole, 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 part-time 25 hours per week
Skills / Requirements
Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Ministry or related field from an accredited institution.
Experience: Minimum 2 years full-time work experience with individuals experiencing homelessness, various addiction challenges, mental illness and/or dual diagnosis is preferred. Nonprofit experience preferred. Must work evenings, overnights, weekends and/or holidays.
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.
If you have a passion to serve those experiencing homelessness and/or addiction in a faith-based environment, please contact us!
Our Vision: To see God transform the lives of those experiencing homelessness, impacting San Diego one life at a time.
Our Mission: To lovingly address the needs of men, women, and children experiencing homelessness by sharing the Good News of Salvation and providing a holistic approach to rehabilitation and recovery.
Our Values: Faith, Compassion, Excellence, Integrity
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.
Pay: from $17/hour
Job Status: Part Time