Outreach Journey Home Guide – True Worth Place

Presbyterian Night Shelter
Published
October 28, 2020
Location
1513 E. Presidio, Fort Worth, Texas
Category
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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 outreach case management activities for guests who are using the True Worth Place plaza, waiting in line, and spending time along streets around the facility with the primary goal of finding viable, long term housing options. Case management includes completing assessments, assistance with critical documents, identification and coordination of resources, connection to mainstream benefits and/or employment, connection to housing resources, and documentation of 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 families experiencing homelessness is strongly preferred.

Prior demonstration of skills in crisis intervention, case management and group facilitation preferred.

Must possess knowledge of developmental stages, age-appropriate activities and care guidelines for children.  Must be able to make sound, independent decisions and act effectively in a residential setting.

Current Texas Driver's License required.

Must provide proof of auto liability insurance.

 

 

 

Application Instructions

This is a full-time salaried position with benefits, if interested in this position please send your resume by e-mail to emayer@journeyhome.org No phone calls please.

Presbyterian Night Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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