Intake Specialist – 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.
Responsible for screening, applications, and intake of guests into Family and Individual Rapid Exit (FIRE) program activities with the primary goal rapidly exiting from the homeless system to stable housing. The Intake Specialist is responsible for helping applicants complete the application process, gathering all necessary documentation to determine eligibility, and preparing them for approval for Rapid Exit or Shallow Subsidies. Services must be coordinated with all relevant departments and must fall within the mission of Presbyterian Night Shelter.
At least one year of relevant experience providing similar services to a comparable population 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 and proof of liability insurance is required.
This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits. Email cover letter and resume to email@example.com, no phone calls please.
Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer