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Shelter Engagement Specialists for Annie Ross

Northwest Housing Alternatives, Milwaukie, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 08/30/2019

Northwest Housing Alternatives is offering an exciting employment opportunity to assist in opening and operation of the new Annie Ross House for families experiencing homelessness in Clackamas County.

The Shelter Engagement Specialist ensures quality day-to-day operations of the Annie Ross House and provides support for families from a person-centered, trauma-informed perspective. NHA has operated the Annie Ross House since 1986 and it continues to be the only 24/7 shelter keeping whole families with children together who are currently experiencing homelessness in Clackamas County.

NHA’s Annie Ross House serves families from many different backgrounds and cultures. Families made up of multi-generations, that are non-traditional, and/or have same-sex parents are welcome. Families may speak different languages or have different lived experiences.

The ideal candidate will have a learned or lived experience that enables them to work effectively with all families.

The shelter requires 24/7 coverage and day, evening, night, and weekend shifts are available.
Shift schedules are:
• 6:30am to 3pm,
• 2:30pm to 11pm
• 10:30pm to 7am

These are full-time, non-exempt positions with an hourly pay range of $15.00 - $17.00 depending on experience.

About Northwest Housing Alternatives
For over 35 years, Northwest Housing Alternatives (NHA) has been a leading not-for-profit developer of affordable housing in Oregon. Our mission is to create opportunity through housing by developing, building, and managing rental housing designed for Oregonians with extremely limited incomes. These homes help families live healthy and stable lives, allow older adults to age in place, and give people with special needs a dignified residence. Along with providing affordable housing, NHA provides services that connect tenants to critical health and community resources, work to prevent homelessness before it begins, and offer emergency shelter and services for families experiencing homelessness.

NHA is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment and are actively seeking to recruit a diverse applicant pool. NHA offers a great work environment and an opportunity to work with a group of committed and passionate coworkers just seven miles south of downtown Portland. NHA provides a full range of benefits, including but not limited to the following:
• Excellent health coverage through Kaiser Permanente, including multiple medical and dental plan options; NHA contributes
100% of the cost of coverage for the employee each year, plus an additional subsidy if the employee adds dependents.
Alternative care and vision included
• 7% match after the first year of employment for our 403(b) plan with T. Rowe Price
• Generous vacation and sick leave
• 4 weeks of paid parental leave

Northwest Housing Alternatives is committed to supporting a diverse workforce and does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

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