North Tahoe-Truckee Homeless Services, a subsidiary of AMI Housing, Inc., is seeking 2 seasonal part-time employees for the Emergency Warming Center (EWC) program. The Emergency Warming Center is NTTHS’s seasonal shelter that operates between November and April each winter season in Truckee, CA. Responsibilities include providing coverage, client outreach, maintaining client safety, monitoring security of the building, providing crisis intervention and support, and supporting program needs and activities Staff positions are ideal for those who are flexible, enjoy engaging with people, and prefer fast-paced work. Shifts will include evening and weekend hours.
***STRONG PREFERENCE FOR LOCAL CANDIDATES as these positions operate throughout the winter and employees must be able to get to the Truckee location in the snow and road closures can make commuting a challenge.
***Bilingual Staff: $1.00 per hour differential. Specializes in providing case management services to clients and families who speak Spanish as a primary language. May be occasionally asked to support the broader Community Services department with translating/interpreting in Spanish and English ***
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Bilingual skills preferred. Be able to speak and read with fluency and proficiency in Spanish/English.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Current vehicle insurance and a valid CA state driver’s license.
OTHER SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Possesses good “people skills” and is comfortable working within a collaborative work setting. Has a natural ability to show compassion and empathy while also being firm, fair and consistent in upholding the guidelines of North Tahoe-Truckee Homeless Services. Modifies words and actions by gauging individual needs and the state of mind of guests/clients.
Understands implicitly how to de-escalate situations to encourage the best possible outcome.
Uses a computer to access, input, and retrieve work-related information and to prepare written documents.
Work is generally performed in a fast–paced office environment with frequent interruptions and occasional crises. Frequently requires travel within the agency’s service areas for home visits, community resource networking, meetings, special workshops, speaking engagements and other job related professional activities
AMI Housing Employment is available to eligible people regardless of religion, race, color, national origin, sex or disability.
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $23.00 – $25.00 per hour
Work Location: In person
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