Career Opportunities

We are currently recruiting team members that will work to house, support and advocate for people experiencing homelessness. Our team has the following openings:

Spanish Outreach Advocate – NEW!
This position provides hospitable, safe, secure, clean, supportive, and affirming environment for single adult men and women in need of overnight shelter. In addition, the shelter advocate provides advocacy, support, direction, resources and referrals to shelter guests as needed. Multilingual candidates, especially native Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.

Employment Specialist
This position is vital to the 66 West program team, and works with youth to provide employer outreach and job/internship development for residents. This position is also responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with employers to place residents in meaningful and productive employment and/or internships that build skills necessary for long-term employment. The Employment Specialist also provides a range of services including on-the-job support to employers and program participants, workforce skill development, and supportive career counseling.
Hours will be primarily during business hours on Mondays to Fridays, but will require some evening and Saturday hours.

Family Advocate: Transitional Housing Program – NEW!
This position will provide case management services and crisis intervention to families experiencing homelessness. This position works with families to improve the quality of individual lives, strengthen family functioning, educate for more effective community living, and secure permanent housing. This position is part of the transitional housing team at Simpson Housing Services. The goal of the team is to provide effective support services to homeless families in transition.
Hours will be primarily during business hours (9-5pm) on Mondays to Fridays.

Middle School Mentoring Coordinator
This position will oversee the Middle School Mentoring Program which serves 20, 5th-8th grade students in our Family Housing Program. The mission of the program is to build on the inherent potential of youth through exploration, connection, and support. The coordinator will be responsible for supporting the activities and development of mentoring pairs which includes consistent communication with parents, mentors and mentees.
Hours will be primarily during business hours on Mondays to Fridays, but will require some evening and Saturday hours.

OHP Program Manager – NEW!
This position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for resident stability and community building at the Opportunity Housing Program (OHP). OHP is a set of Aeon buildings that provides 130 formerly homeless adults with a safe and permanent home and provides support services to help residents regain and maintain stability in their lives, homes and the community. This energetic and adaptable employee will work as part of a team to assist residents to maintain housing, support access to community resources, and foster engagement.
Hours will be primarily during business hours (9-5pm) on Mondays to Fridays.

Rapid Rehousing Advocate
This position will provide Rapid Re-Housing Services to assist single adults to obtain and maintain housing. The team member will respond to each participant’s unique needs and goals by providing advocacy and assistance in accessing community services to ensure stability in housing and integration in the community.
Hours will be primarily during business hours (9-5pm) on Mondays to Fridays.

Development and Grants Manager – NEW!
This position plays a key role in supporting private fundraising and public grants & contracts. This position is primarily responsible for institutional giving from foundations, corporate, and government sources. The Development and Grants Manager is responsible for managing the public and private grants calendar, submitting proposals, writing reports, and identifying new funding opportunities. This position will lead efforts to expand and deepen relationships with institutional giving sources, including but not limited to foundations, businesses, individuals, and faith organizations. Ideal candidate is interested in expanding their fundraising and non-profit experience.
Hours will be primarily during business hours on weekdays, some evenings and weekends required.

Volunteer Engagement and Partnerships Manager – NEW!
This position is responsible for coordinating meals and meal groups at the Emergency Overnight Shelter; increasing visibility for Simpson Housing Services; promoting an enhanced understanding of Simpson Housing Services (SHS); developing long-term partnerships with area faith communities, corporations, and civic organizations; and coordinating opportunities for speaking engagements.
This position will primarily work weekdays, some evenings and weekends required.

 

Internship Opportunities

Accounting Internship
The Accounting Intern will provide support to the Director of Business Operations, Accounting Manager and HR. They will assist in a multitude of accounting-oriented tasks such as: business planning, budgeting, accounting and finance. They will also assure agency compliance and accountability to Generally Accepted Accounting Practices, Risk Management and Employment Law, amongst others.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week; and will ideally work part-time during the summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: Filled for Summer 2018

Administrative Internship
The Administrative Assistant Intern will provide administrative support to various Simpson Programs, HR department and Administrative office. This position will serve as the primary point of contact with the public at our administrative offices. This involves answering phones and greeting incoming traffic in a friendly, professional manner; general clerical duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing, faxing, mailing and other miscellaneous projects. This position requires an organized and detail-oriented team player with excellent oral and written communication skills, strong relationship-building skills, and a commitment to social justice.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week; and will ideally work part-time during the summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: On Hold for Summer 2018

Business Administration Internship
The Business Administration Intern will by provide operations support to the Director of Business Operations and HR Department. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of business operations while working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization. This position will also assist with donors and visitors, general office duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing, faxing, etc. This position requires an organized and detail-oriented team player with excellent oral and written communication skills, strong relationship-building skills, and a commitment to social justice.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week; and will ideally work part-time during the summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: Filled for Summer 2018

Human Resources Internship
The HR Intern plays an important role for the agency by providing administrative support to the HR department and Administrative office. They will provide support towards one or more HR functions such as staffing, benefits administration, employee relations, internal and external mailings, data entry, distribution of mail, developing and implementing training curriculums, etc.
This position requires a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week; and will ideally work part-time during the summer (May to August) with the potential to continue in the Fall (September to December).
STATUS: Filled for Summer 2018

Marketing and Communications Internship
The Communications Intern will work closely with the Development and Volunteer department’s team members to assist with communications and outreach efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of communications while working for a well-known community based nonprofit organization. In addition to working with communications projects, interns also assist with donors and visitors, general office duties such as photocopying, scanning, filing, faxing, etc. This position requires an organized and detail-oriented team player with excellent oral and written communication skills, strong relationship-building skills, and a commitment to social justice.
This position requires a 8-12 hours per week, 5-month commitment and will ideally work part-time during the spring (January to June) with the potential to continue in the summer(June to September).
STATUS: Filled

Shelter / Social Work Intern
STATUS: TBD – Coming Soon!

 

Employee Benefits

Simpson Housing Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides an excellent benefit package to all full-time employees, including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Coverage
  • Vision Discount Plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Health and Wellness tools
  • Paid Time Off (prorated for part-time staff)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan with a 3% employer match
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability Coverage
  • Flex Benefits
  • 9 Paid Holidays

SHS Employment Application

 

As of 6/21/2017, Simpson Housing Services participates in E-Verification of ALL newly hired employees.