Journey Home Guide – Navigator (Women’s Shelter)

Presbyterian Night Shelter
Published
October 26, 2020
Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Category
Job Type

Description

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 exploring diversion options with all new guests entering the shelter.  Responsible for connecting overnight guests who are not enrolled in program to housing matches when assigned through CAS.  Navigator will also assist overnight guests in obtaining critical documents, verifications of homelessness, and other documentation needed to exit to housing.  Provides referrals and follow up to overnight guest to assist them in increasing income and exiting homelessness. 

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 mparker@journeyhome.org  , no phone calls please.

Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Instructions

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

Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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