The Bridge Shelter Program provides 24/7 enhanced shelter and related services for adults experiencing homelessness. Referrals to the program come from King County Coordinated Entry. Participants are typically people who been identified as high needs adults who are eligible for supportive permanent housing. Many clients have chronic and acute mental illness, active addiction issues, and/or trauma. This is a low-barrier, harm reduction program. Advocates are responsible for providing direct service to the participants, assisting with the goal of moving participants quickly into permanent housing, and fostering a team environment among shelter staff and volunteers.
This is a new program and there are multiple positions available - shifts include:
Friday and Saturday 3:00pm to 11:00pm
On-call Saturday and Sunday
Overnight 12:00am to 8:00am with on call
Pay range is $15.60-$16.54/hour DOQ.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Direct service to people who are homeless
Client intake, assessment and advocacy
Supervision of volunteers
Administrative and General Responsibilities
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY DEMANDS:
The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.