Service Coordinator

The Upper Valley Haven is seeking a qualified candidate to provide and coordinate outreach and support for individuals and families who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness. The role involves helping people access resources to obtain or sustain permanent housing. Work will be conducted in both shelter and community settings. Applicants should be empathetic, creative problem-solvers who thrive in a dynamic work environment. This position offers creative opportunities to work with local partners to aid community members in crisis. As a flexible and energetic member of the team, you will help individuals get connected to community resources. The position is fulltime and will work with our service coordination team at the Haven and receive supervision from a licensed clinician. Qualified applicants will have BA or MA in human services/social work and experience in the field. The base salary for the full-time position is $42,500. Salaries are adjusted upward from the base for relevant advanced degrees and experience.

A valid driver’s license is required as well as driving record as specified in the Vehicle Use Policy (2020) The Upper Valley Haven is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse workplace environment that is welcoming and safe for all. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We are committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $42,500.00 per year

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest to hr@uppervalleyhaven.org

Maintenance Coordinator

The Upper Valley Haven is seeking a qualified candidate to provide and coordinate maintenance and repair work to our campus property, ensuring a high standard of facility appearance and function.  Primary functions of this position include preventative maintenance to four buildings and grounds; Checking, troubleshooting, and performing routine repairs across campus, utilizing basic carpentry, painting, plumbing and general mechanical skills; Responding to and following through on after-hours emergency facility calls, as directed by the on-call administrator. Other similar duties may be assigned as needed by the Director of Operations. The Maintenance Coordinator position is also the bridge between the organization and outside facilities vendors. This position is responsible for leading the project, including setting the tone of mutual respect for all parties, as work often happens within our shelter living spaces, and managing the pace of the work through completion.

Qualifications include: Mid-level experience (3-5 years minimum) in building science and carpentry skills;  Ability to lift 50 pounds; Valid driver’s license; Experience working with and leading teams; and ability to interact comfortable with people from socially and economically diverse groups. Position is 32 hours per week; hourly rate plus competitive benefits package.

The Upper Valley Haven is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse workplace environment that is welcoming and safe for all. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. We are committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Job type: Part-time (32 hours)

Pay rate: $21/hour

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest to hr@uppervalleyhaven.org

Per Diem Shelter Staff

Are you seeking a way to earn extra income without committing to a full or part time job? Are you committed to helping people during a time of crisis? The Upper Valley Haven is hiring per diem shelter staff to provide assistance to guests & maintain shelter operations. Per diem shelter staff are accountable to ensuring the environment is safe, clean, and welcoming. Qualified per diem shelter staff have education and life experience including demonstrating respect for and acceptance of people facing challenges in their lives. They work well independently, and know how and when to ask for support. They are able to interact effectively with diverse populations and work well in a crisis. They have flexibility and adapt easily to constantly changing circumstances. We are seeking reliable individuals who have availability to cover first, second and third shifts all days of the week for our regular staff who call out or are taking paid time off. We are also seeking candidates who are able to be on call for a week at a time for a generous stipend. Starting pay is $17.35 per hour and a third shift differential with opportunities for professional growth. Candidates with a BA in Human Services are preferred.

The Upper Valley Haven is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse workplace environment that is welcoming and safe for all.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $17.35 per hour

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest to hr@uppervalleyhaven.org

Housing Service Coordinator

The Upper Valley Haven seeks a qualified candidate for a unique and multi-faceted position within the Service Coordinator team. The person in this role will provide outreach and support to individuals and families who are experiencing, or who are at risk of homelessness or housing instability. The candidate will divide their time between community and shelter-based work. The Service Coordinator will help clients access resources to obtain and/or sustain permanent housing and support client goal achievement. Applicants must have strong advocacy and crisis-management skills and be able to work both independently and in collaboration with co-workers and community partners.

We seek applicants who are empathetic, creative problem-solvers who take a strengths-based approach and demonstrate unconditional positive regard. If you like diversity in your day, enjoy thinking on your feet, believe your relationships are your currency, and have a passion for the work, we’d like to talk!

The position is full-time, will work within our Service Coordinator team, and receive supervision from a Licensed Clinician. Qualified applicants will have BA or MA in Human Services/Social Work and have experience in the field.

The Upper Valley Haven is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a diverse workplace environment that is welcoming and safe for all. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We are committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $42,500.00 per year

Interested candidates should apply through this link https://uppervalleyhaven.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=26&source=aWQ9Mjk%3D

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Join Our Team!

Since 1980, the Upper Valley Haven, located in White River Junction, VT, has provided temporary shelter and educational programming for homeless families and adults, as well as food to anyone in need. The Haven offers support and fosters independence through four domains of service: Food, Shelter, Education, and Problem Solving. The Haven is open 365 days per year and never charges for any of its services. We serve over 14,500 people per year. It is difficult to adequately describe the stress and range of emotions surrounding homelessness and poverty. The same is true of the rewards our donors, staff, and volunteers experience from helping those in need.

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Please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page to see ways to get involved at the Haven.
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