Be part of a community solution and help us end homelessness!
We are seeking staff for CHCB’s low barrier, Winter Warming Shelter. Evening and overnight shifts are available 7 days a week. Candidates must be comfortable with people experiencing homelessness, be willing to be trained, and support our program model. Background in social services, outreach or hands-on delivery of services to vulnerable populations preferred but not required. These are currently temporary positions ending April 1, 2018, but potential for long-term employment is possible.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or another human service related field preferred. A strong history of appropriate experience could compensate for human service education.
- A minimum of 1 year of human service experience required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Ability to meet clients “where they are” both literally and figuratively, working with a diverse population of clients with a variety of challenges, including, but not limited to, substance abuse and mental health issues.
- Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills that include basic ability to moderate and de-escalate as needed.
- Strong communication skills, including active listening, verbal and written skills.
- Ability to motivate, develop and direct people as they work.
- Ability to identify the need to seek higher level supervision when needed and appropriate.
All people share a powerful need for the basic necessities of a good life and a place that understands that good health starts with a caring touch and a kind word. For over 45 years, the Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB) has provided access to high quality health care regardless of financial status or life circumstance. We strive to improve the health of all within the communities we serve in an environment that conveys respect, offers support, and encourages people to be actively involved in their own health care. Our positive, mission-minded staff make CHCB a great place to work!
CHCB is an innovative Federally Qualified Health Center with eight sites throughout Chittenden County and southern Grand Isle County. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the organization. We offer an excellent benefits package to eligible employees.
Learn more about this position and other current career opportunities at https://www.chcb.org/careers/positions-available/
- Position Type: Unknown / Not Applicable
- Location: Chittenden County
- Employment Type/ Status: Temporary/ Seasonal