Title: Service Coordinator for Resource Center & BSWS Coordinator & Safe Parking Program
Reports To: Executive Director of Just Compassion of East Washington County
Open Date: June 24, 2019
Closing Date: When filled
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $17.00 to $22.00 /hour
Relevant 1 year (Required)
View the full job description and how to apply here: Service Coordinator
Just Compassion of East Washington County is a Non-Profit community centered response for addressing the needs of homeless individuals by building relationships and aspiring towards wholeness.
Just Compassion (JC) of East Washington County is looking for a Mission Driven Coordinator for the resource center for houseless adults and the Beaverton Severe Weather Shelter. The resource center opened in January 2016 and is a safe place for adults to rest, socialize, and seek resources and support. The Beaverton Severe Weather Shelter opened in January 2017 at the Beaverton community Center (12350 SW 5th Street) and provides up to 30 adults with a warm, safe place for the night during shelter season (October 1-April 30). The BSWS is a collaboration between the City of Beaverton and Just Compassion of East Washington County. As part of the Washington County Coordinated Response Plan, staff and volunteers follow protocol for all county shelters in maintaining a safe, welcoming environment. The coordinator will operate through the JC cultural values of trust, presence, empathy, joy, investment, transparency and effectiveness.
Under the supervision of the Just Compassion Executive Director, the Service Coordinator is responsible for the day to day operations of the Resource Center and Beaverton Severe Weather Shelter during shelter season. This position coordinates services and provides onsite management for both locations. This includes opening and resourcing the center and shelter, recruiting, training and setting up volunteers, making sure guests are taken care of and managing any conflicts that may arise.
The ideal candidate enjoys serving others and responds effectively and appropriately in stressful and difficult situations. This position also tracks the number of participants, volunteer hours and any other statistics needed. All data must be entered into the HMIS and/or other systems/software.
Demonstrated effectiveness at building supportive relationships with the houseless population and interacting with people from different backgrounds. Excellent organizational, administrative skills are essential. Effective written and verbal communication skills for recruiting, promoting, training, representing and reporting to various external and internal constituents are required. Demonstrated capacity for managing systems that maintain efficient, safe and hospitable environment for all constituents (guests, volunteers, partners, agencies). The successful candidate will be able to manage multiple tasks, respond quickly and calmly to situations, dictate rules clearly, resolve conflicts in a respectful manner, and motivate a team of volunteers.
Just Compassion of East Washington County is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to all employees and applicants for employment. This policy prohibits discrimination on all legally-recognized bases including, but not limited to, race, creed, color, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family relationship, disability, national origin or service in the uniformed services.
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