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Come Join Our Team!

We are a non-profit organization dedicated to ending homelessness one person at a time through access to employment, training, and housing. In addition to the Ready to Work program – which provides paid work, housing, and support services for adults experiencing homelessness who are working to re-entering the workforce – Bridge House also provides outreach case management services and basic needs for those seeking a pathway out of homelessness.

 

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Positions Open for New Applicants

Bridge House – a Boulder-based non-profit organization dedicated to ending homelessness one person at a time through access to employment, training, and housing – is seeking a part time delivery driver.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Pick-up and deliver food and supplies at various sites
  • Set up and take down catering events
  • Maintain current and recurring delivery schedules
  • Assist with food receiving, stocking and maintenance of rotating food storage equipment and supplies at CT Kitchen
  • Understand and facilitate compliance with safe food handling procedures and Boulder County food regulations at Community Table serving sites
  • Communicate with volunteer coordinator and volunteers concerning supply needs at Community Table sites
  • Maintain keys for (2) kitchen vehicles and meal sites (FUMC, St. John’s, RTW building and storage units)
  • Maintain kitchen vehicles (2) in accordance with manufacturers’ & mechanic’s maintenance schedule
  • Ensure vehicle logs are maintained with daily mileage and expense notations
  • Maintain daily meal sheets
  • Shop once a week for Community Table Kitchen food supplies at Community Food Share

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid driver’s license with good driving record
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds from floor to above waist multiple times throughout work day
  • Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment, food preparation and food safety
  • Good working knowledge of Boulder roads
  • Good communication skills and ability to work positively with others
  • Ability to positively handle high stress and to perform various activities at a fast pace, efficiently and on schedule
  • Strong organizational skills

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience driving on the roads of Boulder and surrounding communities is essential to maintain delivery schedule efficiently
  • Some experience and comfortable familiarity with homeless and low income individuals and that culture is helpful.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Monitor and supervise residents in the 48-bed Ready to Work transitional housing program. This position will be responsible for covering a variety of shifts that require great attention to detail and flexibility. 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Track 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.
  • Monitor compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Coordinate action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provide crisis intervention for residents.
  • Maintain and update client data.
  • Provide input to case management team on trainee performance.
  • Monitor in-house janitorial crew based on daily checklist.
  • 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.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

SHIFT HOURS:
This is a part-time position that requires 20-29 hours weekly. Part-time employees receive vacation, sick and holiday pay.

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.
    • 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.
    • Cultural sensitivity, 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.
    • CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Monitor and supervise residents in the 48-bed Ready to Work transitional housing program. This position will be responsible for covering a variety of shifts that require great attention to detail and flexibility. 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.

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

  • Track 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.
  • Monitor compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • Coordinate action in response to medical and other emergencies.
  • Provide crisis intervention for residents.
  • Maintain and update client data.
  • Provide input to case management team on trainee performance.
  • Monitor in-house janitorial crew based on daily checklist.
  • 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.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

SHIFT HOURS:
The hours of available shifts will vary; on-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.

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).

Ready to Work is Aurora’s Only transitional employment and housing program providing an opportunity for homeless individuals to transition to independence through paid work and training. Ready to Work seeks a supervisor for our outdoor work operation to oversee crew operations and perform contract duties.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Work Supervisor: 40 hours per week, $15.00 an hour with full time medical and dental benefits, paid sick and vacation time, requires flexible schedule.

DUTIES:

  • Supervise a crew of up to 15 individuals performing supplemental sanitation and landscaping services in Metro and business districts
  • Accept work assignments from State, County, City and Non-Profit Agencies, and ensure they are completed in a timely manner
  • Communicate work tasks to crew, provide proper instructions and motivation, resolve conflict as necessary
  • Communicate effectively with agency staff and Ready to Work Director of Outdoor Operations.
  • Report on trainee progress to Director of Outdoor Operations, case management and Program Director
  • Provide constructive supervision to crew members and problem solve as needed
  • Maintain time logs, incident reports, and safety logs and documentation as necessary
  • Maintain equipment, work supplies and inventory
  • Ensure, instruct, and model Ready to Work values, making sure that trainees are acting in a manner consistent with Ready to Work program requirements
  • Must maintain professional boundaries with clients
  • Maintain vehicle logs and concerns related to functioning. Follow safe driving techniques.
  • Act as a liaison to community on the work performed by Ready to Work crews
  • Assist in trainee recruitment
  • Act as a role model for program trainees

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in landscaping, handy work, construction or custodial maintenance
  • 1 year or more of supervision in a similar work environment
  • Understanding of population to supervise and commit to help homeless individuals enter the workforce
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to be flexible
  • Clean Colorado driver’s license
  • Reports to Ready to Work Director of Outdoor Operations

Bridge House – Denver Metro’s provider of day services and resources leading to self-sufficiency for the homeless and working poor – is seeking an individual to provide case management to residents in a 50-bed transitional living facility. The location of this position is in Aurora. Residents are participants in our innovative Ready to Work transitional employment program. Ready to Work provides paid work coupled with transitional housing, and support services for homeless men and women re-entering the workforce.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

The Ready to Work Program, which provides paid transitional employment and housing for individuals transitioning to stability, seeks well-qualified, self-motivated candidates to provide case management services for homeless adults and ex-offenders. This position is responsible for coordination of all clinical services and coordination of services during the trainee life cycle of the program.

Shift Hours: This salaried position works a schedule that will be determined at the time of hire. All fulltime positions include options for medical and dental plans, and paid sick, holiday and vacation time.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with Ready to Work case management staff on recruitment and job readiness services within Ready to Work.
  • Identify client barriers to employment and help client’s access resources to eliminate them.
  • Assist clients with resume writing, online application and interviewing skills.
  • Provide direct client assistance with creating employment plans and job search assistance.
  • Work together with Ready to Work and Bridge House staff to help assess and identify behavioral health issues as early as possible.
  • Collaborate with Bridge House and Ready to Work case management to assist and help clients work on behavioral health issues.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining on-site recovery support services in our transitional living program.
  • Research and identify referral opportunities for clients in need of behavioral health services.
  • Coordinate treatment planning to address mental health and substance use issues.
  • 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.
  • Work with outside providers that will be providing groups and activities in the building for residents.
  • Monitors compliance with policies and procedures in resident handbook.
  • 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: BA or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience: 6 months of human service experience or other relevant experience.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Strong commitment to providing opportunities for homeless men and women to reach 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.
    • CAC II or higher preferred.
    • Must have CPR certification (current or within three months of hiring).

Non-Discrimination Policy

Bridge House is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the spirit of the intent of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by state of local law. This policy applies to all areas of employment and includes unlawful harassment based on any of these protected classes. Unlawful harassment includes verbal or physical conduct that has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work performance or creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment. This policy applies to all employees, including managers, supervisors, co-workers, and non-employees such as clients, vendors, consultants, etc.