Bridge House is seeking a full time Greeter to start immediately.

 Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 Client Interaction and Services

  • Develop rapport with clients and welcome them to Bridge House.
  • Help orient new clients to the rules and procedures of Bridge House.
  • Count clients that enter into Bridge House and enter count into database.
  • Attend and contribute to community meeting.
  • Maintain case management list, shower list or lists for any other special activities.
  • Sort, file, distribute, and return mail.
  • Fill out check log when checks are given out.
  • Check Bridge House voice mail daily and maintain and distribute clients’ phone messages and staff messages.
  • Assist with case management as asked.
  • Provide information on and refer individuals to public or private agencies and community services for assistance.

 

Safety

  • Explain rules of Bridge House.
  • Monitor outside of building and alleyway for rule infraction.
  • Consult with supervisor regarding any unsafe situations, defuse conflicts as possible.
  • Monitor client interactions inside the building.
  • Clean playground and church property.
  • Maintain police log.
  • Maintain incident report log.
  • Maintain code of conduct forms.

 

Facility and Supplies

  • Prepare shower room in morning.
  • Distribute hygiene supplies and monitor/communicate need of restocking.
  • Set-up cold breakfast for clients.
  • Assist in kitchen as needed.
  • Provide support, on-site training, task supervision and crisis management to Bridge House volunteers and communicate with Volunteer Coordinator as needed.
  • Find backup volunteers when volunteers are missing.
  • Wash towels at end of day.
  • Close down carriage house building at the end of business hours and prepare building for after hours cleaning.

 

Community Interaction

  • Greet clients, volunteers, donors and service providers as they enter Bridge House and provide information as needed.
  • Maintain in-kind donation log.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

  • Reports to Program Coordinator for supervision, and in her absence to the Director of Finance and Operations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prefer B.A., high school graduate acceptable.
  • Experience with mental illness, substance abuse and/or homelessness highly preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to de-escalate and dissolve difficult situations with clients.

 

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter via email to heather@boulderbridgehouse.org.

 



 

 

 Weekday Nightshift Attendant Counselor  for the Ready to Work Program

 

Description of Work:

This position is the Weekday Nightshift Attendant Counselor, responsible for all activities of the weekday nightshift, which provides the supervision in a 48-bed transitional residential program. Program services include intervening in emotional and medical crises, providing a monitored safe living space, and providing support and encouragement to residents. All Bridge House and Ready to Work staff is responsible for creating a positive, client-centered culture.

 

Shift Hours: This 40-hour/week position works Monday-Thursday from 10:00pm – 8:00am, with an additional (approximately) 4.5 hours of meeting time each month. All fulltime positions include options for medical and dental plans, Eco Pass, and paid sick and vacation time.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts rounds on all residents, keeping an accurate count of all residents in the building.
  • Tracks sign in/out documentation to maintain accurate census.
  • Monitors compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Prepares breakfast according to schedule.
  • Coordinates action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention for residents.
  • Participates in case conferences, staff meetings, and shift changes to promote communication between all staff involved with residents program.
  • Maintains and updates client data.
  • Inform House Managers of issues related to building maintenance, supply needs, and other relevant issues for the day shift.
  • Promote and model the values and vision of Bridge House and Ready to Work, in day to day work and in relationships with community partners and the public.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience: 6 months of human service experience or other relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Working knowledge of issues relevant to homelessness and legally mandated clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to verbally de-escalate situations, or the willingness to learn verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively with angry, argumentative, resistant, and possibly intoxicated clients in an understanding, consistent, and stable way.
  • Must show excellent judgment regarding client-related issues, including confidentiality, legal, and emergency crisis situations.
  • Physical assessment and intervention skills, including basic first aid training and CPR training.
  • Culturally sensitive, with the ability to work effectively with clients from diverse populations.
  • Ability to work well under stress.
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and the public.
  • Must have CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

 If interested, please submit resume and cover letter via email to widd@boulderbridgehouse.org.

Applications will be accepted until July 7, 2015.


 

On-call Attendant Counselor for the Ready to Work Program

 

Description of Work:

This position is the On-call Attendant Counselor, responsible for covering a variety of shifts in the Ready to Work transitional housing program. This position requires great attention to detail, and flexibility in the monitoring and supervision of residents in a 48-bed residential program. Program services include intervening in emotional and medical crises, providing a monitored safe living space, and providing support and encouragement to residents. All Bridge House and Ready to Work staff is responsible for creating a positive, client-centered culture.

 

Shift Hours: The hours of available shifts will vary; and-calls are not guaranteed a set amount of hours. On-calls will submit their availability by the 5th of the month for the following month’s schedule. On-calls must be available for 2 night shifts per week, including one weekend, and be able to work major holidays.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tracks sign in/out documentation to maintain accurate census.
  • Conduct hourly rounds on all residents, keeping an accurate count of all residents in the building.
  • Monitor building equipment for repairs and request outside service when necessary.
  • Maintain inventory of building supplies and communicate with House Managers on needed items.
  • Monitors compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Coordinates action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention for residents.
  • Maintains and updates client data.
  • Provide input to case management team on trainee performance.
  • Monitor in-house janitorial crew based on daily check list.
  • Communicate with supervisors on outside work crew’s schedules.
  • Oversee meal set up and clean up with assistance for trainees.
  • Promote and model the values and vision of Bridge House, in day to day work and in relationships with community partners and the public.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience: 6 months of human service experience or other relevant experience.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Desire to help homeless men and women transition to stability.
  • Working knowledge of issues relevant to homelessness and legally mandated clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to verbally de-escalate situations, or the willingness to learn verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively with angry, argumentative, resistant, and possibly intoxicated clients in an understanding, consistent, and stable way.
  • Must show excellent judgment regarding client-related issues, including confidentiality, legal, and emergency crisis situations.
  • Physical assessment and intervention skills, including basic first aid training and CPR training.
  • Culturally sensitive, with the ability to work effectively with clients from diverse populations.
  • Ability to work well under stress.
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and the public.
  • Must have CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter via email to widd@boulderbridgehouse.org.

Applications will be accepted until July 7, 2015.


 

Weekday Nightshift Attendant Counselor for the Ready to Work Program

 

Description of Work:

This position is the part-time Weekday Nightshift Attendant Counselor, responsible for all activities and monitoring of a 48-bed transitional residential program. Program services include intervening in emotional and medical crises, providing a monitored safe living space, and providing support and encouragement to residents. All Bridge House and Ready to Work staff is responsible for creating a positive, client-centered culture.

 

Shift Hours: This 20-hour/week position works Saturday – Sunday from 12:00am –10:00am, with an additional (approximately) 4.5 hours of meeting time each month.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts rounds on all residents, keeping an accurate count of all residents in the building.
  • Tracks sign in/out documentation to maintain accurate census.
  • Monitors compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Prepares breakfast according to schedule.
  • Coordinates action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention for residents.
  • Participates in case conferences, staff meetings, and shift changes to promote communication between all staff involved with residents in program.
  • Maintains and updates client data.
  • Inform House Managers of issues related to building maintenance, supply needs, and other relevant issues for the day shift.
  • Promote and model the values and vision of Bridge House and Ready to Work, in day to day work and in relationships with community partners and the public.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience: 6 months of human service experience or other relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Desire to help homeless men and women transition to stability.
  • Working knowledge of issues relevant to homelessness and legally mandated clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to verbally de-escalate situations, or the willingness to learn verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively with angry, argumentative, resistant, and possibly intoxicated clients in an understanding, consistent, and stable way.
  • Must show excellent judgment regarding client-related issues, including confidentiality, legal and emergency crisis situations.
  • Physical assessment and intervention skills, including basic first aid training and CPR training.
  • Culturally sensitive, with the ability to work effectively with clients from diverse populations.
  • Ability to work well under stress.
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and the public.
  • Must have CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

 If interested, please submit resume and cover letter via email to widd@boulderbridgehouse.org.

Applications will be accepted until July 7, 2015.


 

Weekday Nightshift Attendant Counselor for the Ready to Work Program

 

Description of Work:

This position is the Weekday Nightshift Attendant Counselor, responsible for all activities of the weekday nightshift, which provides the supervision in a 48-bed transitional residential program. Program services include intervening in emotional and medical crises, providing a monitored safe living space, and providing support and encouragement to residents. All Bridge House staff is responsible for creating a positive, client-centered culture.

 

Shift Hours: This 40-hour/week position works Monday-Thursday from 12:00am –10:00am, with an additional (approximately) 4.5 hours of meeting time each month. All fulltime positions include options for medical and dental plans, Eco Pass, and paid sick and vacation time.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts rounds on all residents, keeping an accurate count of all residents in the building.
  • Tracks sign in/out documentation to maintain accurate census.
  • Monitors compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Prepares breakfast according to schedule.
  • Coordinates action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention for residents.
  • Participates in case conferences, staff meetings, and shift changes to promote communication between all staff involved with residents program.
  • Maintains and updates client data.
  • Inform House Managers of issues related to building maintenance, supply needs, and other relevant issues for the day shift.
  • Promote and model the values and vision of Bridge House and Ready to Work, in day to day work and in relationships with community partners and the public.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience: 6 months of human service experience or other relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Desire to help homeless men and women transition to stability.
  • Working knowledge of issues relevant to homelessness and legally mandated clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to verbally de-escalate situations, or the willingness to learn verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively with angry, argumentative, resistant, and possibly intoxicated clients in an understanding, consistent, and stable way.
  • Must show excellent judgment regarding client-related issues, including confidentiality, legal, and emergency crisis situations.
  • Physical assessment and intervention skills, including basic first aid training and CPR training.
  • Culturally sensitive, with the ability to work effectively with clients from diverse populations.
  • Ability to work well under stress.
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and the public.
  • Must have CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter via email to widd@boulderbridgehouse.org.

Applications will be accepted until July 7, 2015.


 Weekend Nightshift Attendant Counselor for the Ready to Work Program

 Description of Work:

This position is the Weekend Nightshift Attendant Counselor, responsible for all activities and monitoring of a 48-bed transitional residential program. Program services include intervening in emotional and medical crises, providing a monitored safe living space, and providing support and encouragement to residents. All Bridge House and Ready to Work staff is responsible for creating a positive, client-centered culture.

 Shift Hours: This 20-hour/week position works Saturday – Sunday from 10:00pm – 8:00am, with an additional (approximately) 4.5 hours of meeting time each month.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts rounds on all residents, keeping an accurate count of all residents in the building.
  • Tracks sign in/out documentation to maintain accurate census.
  • Monitors compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Prepares breakfast according to schedule.
  • Coordinates action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention for residents.
  • Participates in case conferences, staff meetings, and shift changes to promote communication between all staff involved with residents program.
  • Maintains and updates client data.
  • Informs House Managers of issues related to building maintenance, supply needs, and other relevant issues for the day shift.
  • Promote and model the values and vision of Bridge House and Ready to Work, in day to day work and in relationships with community partners and the public.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience: 6 months of human service experience or other relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Desire to help homeless men and women transition to stability.
  • Working knowledge of issues relevant to homelessness and legally mandated clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to verbally de-escalate situations, or the willingness to learn verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively with angry, argumentative, resistant, and possibly intoxicated clients in an understanding, consistent, and stable way.
  • Must show excellent judgment regarding client-related issues, including confidentiality, legal, and emergency crisis situations.
  • Physical assessment and intervention skills, including basic first aid training and CPR training.
  • Culturally sensitive, with the ability to work effectively with clients from diverse populations.
  • Ability to work well under stress.
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and the public.
  • Must have CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter via email to widd@boulderbridgehouse.org.

Applications will be accepted until July 7, 2015.


 

Weekday Swing Shift House Manager for the Ready to Work Program

 Description of Work:

This position is the Weekday Swing Shift House Manager, responsible for building operations and program logistics in the Ready to Work transitional housing program. This position requires great attention to detail, and the ability to manage multiple projects in a 48-bed residential program. Program services include intervening in emotional and medical crises, providing a monitored safe living space, and providing support and encouragement to residents. All Bridge House and Ready to Work staff is responsible for creating a positive, client-centered culture.

 Shift Hours: This 20-hour/week position works Monday – Tuesday from 2:00pm –12:00am, with an additional (approximately) 4.5 hours of meeting time each month.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tracks sign in/out documentation to maintain accurate census.
  • Conduct hourly rounds on all residents, keeping an accurate count of all residents in the building.
  • Monitor building equipment for repairs and request outside service when necessary.
  • Maintain inventory of building supplies and submit purchase orders for supplies as needed.
  • Monitors compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Coordinates action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention for residents.
  • Maintains and updates client data.
  • Participates in case conferences, staff meetings, and shift changes to promote communication between all staff involved with residents in program.
  • Provide input to case management team on trainee performance.
  • Train, schedule and supervise in house janitorial and kitchen crew based on daily check list.
  • Work with outside providers that will be providing groups and activities in the building for residents.
  • Oversee meal set up and clean up with assistance for trainees.
  • Promote and model the values and vision of Bridge House and Ready to Work program, in day to day work and in relationships with community partners and the public.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience: 6 months of human service experience or other relevant experience.

 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Desire to help homeless men and women transition to stability.
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision.
  • Working knowledge of issues relevant to homelessness and legally mandated clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of (or ability to learn) program policies and procedures.
  • Ability to verbally de-escalate situations, or the willingness to learn verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Ability to work effectively with angry, argumentative, resistant, and possibly intoxicated clients in an understanding, consistent, and stable way.
  • Must show excellent judgment regarding client-related issues, including confidentiality, legal and emergency crisis situations.
  • Physical assessment and intervention skills, including basic first aid training and CPR training.
  • Culturally sensitive, with the ability to work effectively with clients from diverse populations.
  • Ability to work well under stress.
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and the public.
  • Must have CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

If interested, please submit resume and cover letter via email to widd@boulderbridgehouse.org.

Applications will be accepted until July 7, 2015.