Noel House Programs provides shelter and related services for homeless women in several locations. The Women’s Referral Center (WRC) is the referral component of Noel House Programs. Many of the women we serve have chronic and acute mental illness, addiction issues, and are survivors of trauma. Noel House Programs serves women of all ages (over 18 years) and ethnic backgrounds.
The Women’s Referral Center (WRC) provides homeless adult women with nightly shelter referrals, dinner, hygiene services and general resource referrals every night of the year. Referrals and related services are provided between 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The WRC is located at Angeline’s Day Center in the YWCA Opportunity Place building. There is no limit to the duration or number of times that a woman may access WRC services. The WRC assists between 180 and 240 women every night.
Women’s Advocates are responsible for managing the front desk, lobby, hygiene area, and kitchen, providing direct service to the women and fostering a team environment among shelter staff and volunteers.
This position is 12 hours per week, Thurs - Sunday 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Compensation at $15.60-$16.54 DOQ per hour.
LOCATION OF POSITION:
Women’s Referral Center
2030 3rd Ave.
Seattle, WA 98121
Direct service to homeless women:
Direct Service to Homeless Women:
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.
This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Other exposures could include cleaning supplies, chemicals involved in pest control, paint and other materials used in building maintenance. Working conditions may include interruptions, interactions with angry persons, and exposure to computer CRTs.
Social service experience (minimum of six months).