Employment

Thank you for your interest in The Friends Program! Current employment opportunities are listed below.  If you are interested in applying for any of our positions, please send us an email including your cover letter and resume.  We would love to hear from you!

 

Director of Emergency Housing: Full-time

The Director of Emergency Housing is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Friends Emergency Housing Program and for assisting in the development, recommendation, implementation, and administration of the agency program’s policies and business goals. Directs the activities of program staff and represents the agency to regulatory agencies, other similar agencies, trade associations and others.

The Director is responsible for the direct supervision of both full and part-time shelter staff at our year-round, 24-hour emergency shelter for eight families. Our shelter operates on a Housing First model.

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Family Support Staff: Part-time

Family Support Staff are professionals who are responsible for assisting the families in our homeless shelter. Family Support Staff implement the program’s policies and procedures in a compassionate manner consistent with the program philosophy, while maintaining clear, professional boundaries with our clients and peers. Family Support Staff have strong interpersonal, and communication skills, both verbal and written and have strong computer skills. They possess efficient time management and prioritization skills. They are organized and focused, work well independently and as a member of our larger team. Family Support Staff take initiative and make independent decisions that are consistent with the policies and procedures, while seeking guidance from the Program Director or Shelter Manager when presented with a challenge or barrier. Family Support Staff are open minded and flexible in working with challenging clients, while remaining consistent and supportive of all teammates.

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Office Manager: Part-time

Oversee the business administrative and clerical/office support operations of the agency and provide administrative support to central agency functions and to each of the service programs. This is a 20-hour/week position with a flexible daytime schedule. Must be able to manage multiple tasks efficiently and timely, have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, excellent time management skills and be highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite software. Experience in using ADP and Little Green Light is a plus. Must be self-directed and capable of working independently with the ability to efficiently set and achieve goals.

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