Sister Nora’s Place Advocate

By November 22, 2021 No Comments

Website Sacramento Loaves & Fishes

Description, Compensation and Benefits:

Sister Nora’s Place Advocate
  • Full-time, 40hrs/week; overnight shifts
  • Th, F, Sa, Su, Mon 10pm – 6am
  • Medical and dental benefits included
Sister Nora’s Place provides long-term overnight shelter and case management for up to sixteen women who have experienced chronic homelessness, trauma, and serious mental and physical health impacts.  While emphasizing safety and stability, each resident receives case management, life skills training, mental and physical health support, medication monitoring, and daily support groups with the goal of re-establishing their health and independence.

Job Duties:
  • Monitoring and assisting sixteen residents in day-to-day activities.
  • Answering the phone, providing information regarding Sister Nora’s Place services and local resources for individuals experiencing homelessness.
  • Cleaning that includes but is not limited to sweeping, mopping, and making beds as needed.
  • Collaborating with all members of Sister Nora’s Place staff to provide individualized, trauma-informed services to our residents.
  • Representing Sister Nora’s Place professionally by modeling respectful, hospitable behavior toward volunteers, donors, residents, and staff at all times.
  • Ability to bend, lift at least 20 lbs., and go up and down stairs.
  • Flexibility and willingness to cover other shifts as needed. Shifts may include day, evening, overnight, weekends and holidays.
Qualities Required:
  • Desire to work compassionately with women experiencing homelessness.
  • Knowledge, comfort level, and ability to work with individuals experiencing crisis (e.g. mental and physical health diagnoses, substance use, domestic violence).
  • Willingness and temperament to work in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment. Ability to exercise good judgment and respond with appropriate urgency to situations as they arise.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision while maintaining strong professional boundaries.
  • Being coachable and receptive to feedback pertaining to professional development.
  • High school Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness or marginalized populations.
  • Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suites.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter by email to [email protected] or to Human Resources, PO Box 13495 Sacramento, CA 95813 or fax to 916-446-9376 or no later than December 15th, 2021.