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:

Family Advocate – Rental Assistance Program
This 25 hours per week position provides support services and crisis intervention to families experiencing homelessness. This position works with families to improve the quality of individual lives, educate for more effective community living, and secure permanent housing. This position is part of the supportive housing team at Simpson Housing Services. The goal of the team is to provide effective support services to homeless families in transition.

Family Advocate – ZOOM House and Housing First
This position will work as part of a team that utilizes a Harm Reduction/Housing First Model to provide case management services and crisis intervention to families experiencing long-term homelessness. This position works with families to improve the quality of individual lives, strengthen family functioning, and educate for more effective community living. This position is part of the supportive housing team at Simpson Housing Services. The goals of the team are to provide stable housing and effective support services to long-term homeless families

Housing Advocate for Women
This position will work as part of a team that utilizes a Harm Reduction/Housing First Model to assist long-term homeless women in finding and maintaining housing. Team members will respond to each participant’s unique needs and goals by providing on-going support, advocacy and assistance in accessing community services to ensure stability in housing and integration in the community.

Rapid Rehousing Advocate
This position will provide Rapid Rehousing 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. This position works from 9-5pm on Weekdays with some flexibility depending on client need.

Shelter Advocate – Bilingual, Spanish
This position will provide hospitable, safe, secure, clean, supportive, and affirming environment for single adult men and women in need of overnight shelter. This position will also provide advocacy, support, direction, resources and referrals to shelter guests, as needed. This position works on Tuesdays through Saturdays, daytime and some variable evening hours.

Shelter Advocate – PT/OC
The Shelter Advocate provides hospitable, safe, secure, clean, supportive, and affirming environment for single adult men and women in need of overnight shelter. Provide advocacy, support, direction, resources and referrals to shelter guests, as needed.

 

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 will ideally start in the summer and continue on part-time during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).

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 will ideally start in the summer and continue on part-time during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).

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 will ideally work part-time during the fall (August to December) with the potential to continue in the spring (January to early June).

 

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-2017