Journey Home Guide – Occupancy Specialist

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Journey Home Guide – Occupancy Specialist

Journey Home Guide – Occupancy Specialist

 

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

Completing all occupancy charge calculations and ensuring funds associated with lease are applied appropriately and lease renewals are completed before expiration.  Responsible for case management activities for guests with the primary goals of maintaining housing and mainstream benefits along with increasing income and self-sufficiency.  Case management includes providing information and referrals, life skills training, and long term goal planning with guests.  Duties include assessment of needs, identification resources matched to the need, coordination with guests to connect with needs, and documentation of those services.  Services must be coordinated with all relevant departments and must fall within the mission of Presbyterian Night Shelter.

 

Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field is required. 

Experience working with diverse and/or difficult populations desired.

Experience working with the homeless population is preferred.

Experience working with individuals with mental illness is preferred.

Current knowledge of the local network of services preferred.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required.

Valid driver license is required.

 

Salary

$39,600.00 Annually

 

 

This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits.  Email cover letter and resume to jgordy@journeyhome.org , no phone calls please.

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