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DATE ADDED: Thu 27/09/2018

Warming Center Resident Advocate

San Leandro, USA
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COMPANY: BUILDING FUTURES

Job Description

 

Beginning in December 2014, Building Futures and our partners will operate an overnight warming shelter in San Leandro that will be open for pre-screened homeless men living on the street to spend the night when the weather drops below 38 degrees or it rains.

Position Title: WARMING SHELTER RESIDENT ADVOCATE

Position Summary
Building Futures is currently looking for several on-call, temporary employees to work in our overnight Warming Center, which will be open when the weather drops below 38 degrees or colder or when rain is predicted, over the next three to five months.
Position Objective:
This position will be responsible for maintaining the health and safety of homeless men who are living on the streets or in vehicles and are in need of emergency shelter from cold weather and rain. The Resident Advocate is expected to maintain a friendly, safe and supportive environment and provide compassionate care for the homeless people staying at the Warming Shelter.
Qualifications:
•  High School Diploma or Equivalent.
• Experience and knowledge of the effects of homelessness, trauma, mental health, substance abuse, family violence, and child abuse prevention.

Reports to: Warming Center and Outreach Manager
Compensation: $12.00 hourly Classification: Temporary and on-call, non-exempt staff
Accepting Applications: Ongoing
To apply: Send in your resume and cover letter to #removed#

 

Company Description
At Building Futures, we believe everyone deserves a safe place to call home. The agency is an Alameda County leader providing a safety net of services to help individuals and families rebuild safe and stable lives free from homelessness and family violence. We operate three emergency shelters; a full spectrum of domestic violence outreach services; a supportive housing site; and a rapid re-housing program. As a Housing First agency, all of Building Futures' programs and services prioritize linking our clients with housing.


Role: Warming Center Resident Advocate
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Location: San Leandro,

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