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Current Position Openings

Outreach Counselor (Full Time)- Max’s Place
Provide case management and house coverage 8am-4pm Monday-Friday at Max’s Place. Max’s Place is part of New Hope Housing’s Permanent supportive housing programs, serving single adults with severe and untreated mental illness. Applicants must have a BA/MA degree and considerable experience working with adults with serious mental illness; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; experience with chronically homeless adults; strong counseling and crisis intervention skills; flexibility, creativity, and leadership skills; able to make decisions independently and work autonomously and as part of a team. Some evening hours are required.  Microsoft Office experience. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive agency vehicles as needed. $42,000/ EOE/ADA employer that values diversity!

 

PSH Outreach Counselor (Full Time) – Gartlan House
Housing program for 8 chronically homeless males. Hours are flexible Monday-Friday but should be 8 hours a day; with some early evenings required. Must be able to establish rapport and build trust with residents and be comfortable working in a program with few rules. Various duties including taking clients to appointments with doctors and therapists, assisting with and making recommendations for the established program, as well as maintaining files and keeping records. This position also includes a significant amount of time spent teaching life skills, such as cooking, cleaning, hygiene, and building consistent/trusting relationships with residents. Many other duties as assigned! OC should be professional, enthusiastic, flexible, and patient. Experience in working with adults with mental health issues and some knowledge of medical issues, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and healthy diet/lifestyle. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record, and comfortable transporting residents. Bachelor Degree required. Flexibility, sense of humor, and ability to handle crisis situations a must. Must be able to take initiative and work well independently. Will be part of on-call rotation with other programs. Consistency and reliability a must. Must be able to drive, have reliable transportation, and be able to pass our insurance carrier driving requirements. Spanish speaker a plus. $42,000/year plus excellent benefits. EOE/ADA that values diversity!

 

Residential Services Specialist (Full Time)- Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter
4 p.m. to 12 a.m. Monday thru Friday Shift

Duties include:
In this position you will serve the residents residing at Eleanor U. Kennedy Shelter that serves viagra for sale single adults 24/7.  You must be reliable, on time, and willing to work with a diversified group of residents that may suffer from some form of mental illness, addictions, or both.  Daily duties include: interaction to assist residents as they come into the shelter as well as when they are in the shelter.   Answers telephone, greet all guests, including donors, staff, and outside agency individuals. You will be the face of New Hope Housing to donors and volunteers on your shift. Basic office work and working with the NHH team will all be part of your daily duties.  May be called upon to assist the operations team in stocking light supplies.  Will maintain alert, and provide good documentation in log book of activities on your shift.  Will assist with medication dispensing along with your team worker.  Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include: Successful experience working with residents in similar environments, understanding of the NHH philosophy, dependable, reliable transportation, flexible, good with people, basic computer skills, etc.  Salary is $14.13 an hour with benefits. EOE/ADA that values diversity!

 

On-Call Resident Service Specialists- Kennedy Shelter
Responsibilities include monitoring the shelter, answering the phones, greeting visitors, and most importantly interacting in a positive manner with our residents. Must be flexible, dependable, and have the ability to work with a diversified group of individuals. A High School diploma or GED is necessary, and previous experience with the homeless/mentally ill a plus. Successful candidates will be called to duty when we are short staffed. Hours are flexible, not scheduled, and you must be willing to cover shifts at a moment’s notice. $14.13 an hour. EOE/ADA that values diversity

 

To apply for any of the above positions, email resume and cover letter to hr@newhopehousing.org. In the subject line, state the specific position for which you are applying.

New Hope Housing is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity.

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