Journey Home Guide – Rapid Exit Program

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Journey Home Guide – Rapid Exit Program

Journey Home Guide – Rapid Exit Program

 

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

Responsible for rapid exit activities with the primary goal of gaining income or increasing income and rapidly exiting from the homeless system to stable housing.  Journey Home Guide is responsible to identifying and working with individuals with lower VI scores in an effort to help them obtain employment, find housing, and quickly exit homelessness.  Guide may be assigned a caseload within Presbyterian Night Shelter or may serve individuals from other agencies as identified by the Coordinated Entry System.  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.

 

 

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

 

 

Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer