Journey Home Advocate (Temporary Position) – Safe Haven

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Journey Home Advocate (Temporary Position) – Safe Haven

Journey Home Advocate (Temporary Position) – Safe Haven

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter is known for serving the homeless in greatest need: those who have no other places to go.  Those who present the greatest challenge to our community are welcome here.  As the largest homeless shelter in Tarrant County, we serve approximately 1,000 men, women and children each night.

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter staff members strive with mutual respect and compassion to serve with integrity, taking responsibility for our actions to foster hope in the journey from homeless to home.      

Job Summary

The Journey Home Advocate will be responsible for maintaining front desk including answering and appropriately routing all guests into the building including phone screenings for potential new guests.  The Journey Home Advocate will also verify and greet all guests, volunteers, and visitors as they approach the front gate and as they enter the building.

 

Qualifications

High school diploma with some college preferred. 

Must have an understanding of ethical practices. 

Must be able to lift 25 lbs. with ease. 

Must be flexible in work schedule. 

Previous experience with reception or front desk work strongly preferred.

Experience with diverse populations preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.

 

Hours

6am to 2pm, Monday – Friday

(Hours/Days may fluctuate based on needs)

 

This is a temporary position expected to end January 31, 2019. At the time the position ends the temporary employee will have the option to transfer to other positions open in the agency as long as they meet the qualifications of the position.

 

If interested in this position please send your resume by e-mail to jyoung@journeyhome.org     No phone calls please.

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer