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Updated February 16, 2018


Metro HomeShare Client Services Coordinator (part-time)

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Metro HomeShare (MHS) is a program of the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon that brings together people who need housing with those who have available space in a way that benefits both. The program contributes to safe and affording housing in our community, fosters financial stability and independence, and creates community. MHS provides comprehensive screening of clients, informative client orientations, computer-based matching database, and supportive case management. The Client Services Coordinator will be responsible for work relating to MHS clients. This person will help develop resource referral procedures and work with community agencies in identifying resources for MHS clients. Additionally, the Client Services Coordinator will assist the Program Manager in overseeing BSW interns as needed.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  To apply, send a cover letter and resume by email to emo@emoregon.org or mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239. Position open until filled.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as directed by the Board of Directors and Executive Director of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.

REPORTS TO: Metro HomeShare Program Manager.

DIRECT REPORTS: None.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: The Client Services Coordinator will work with the Program Assistant to conduct client services, create a resource referral guide that is relevant to the needs of our clients. Provide oversight for best social work/case management practices in order to improve MHS programs. When BSW interns serve at MHS, they will assist in supervising and managing intern workload.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Home Provider client services
  • Home/Site visits
  • Data entry
  • Creating and maintaining resource referral guide
  • Building connections with community agencies

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of EMO, and maintain an understanding of the services provided by the programs and projects of EMO.
  • At least two years’ experience working in a direct-service or social services environment.
  • Ability to remain confidential and work in a professional manner.
  • Experience and comfort working with clients at off site locations, for example: home visits, site visits, etc. Vehicle required for this position. Must possess valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • High level of organization and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows tools, applications, and using computer-based client databases.
  • Data entry and records keeping experience.
  • Working knowledge of human services agencies in the Portland metro area.
  • Prior experience working with seniors.
  • Prior experience working with communities facing housing instability and homelessness.
  • Willingness and ability to work in respectful manner with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstances, religion, culture and sexual orientation.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. LCSW or MSW.
2. Working knowledge of the housing crisis in the Portland metro area.
3. Current First Aid and CPR certification.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Responsible for working collaboratively with Metro HomeShare Program Assistant to develop procedures for client intakes and home visit assessments.
2. Ensure that data entry, both off-site and in-office, are accurate and coincide with all client-based databases.
3. Assists in and management and supervision of BSW intern program.
4. Provide informal and formal support, including crisis management, problem solving and information for client referrals. Provide additional support to clients with multiple barriers, such as clients with disabilities.
5. Work collaboratively with EMO programs and other social services agencies to identify relevant referral opportunities for MHS clients.
                                                                                       
WORK HOURS: 20 hours per week. Occasional work on evenings and on weekends will be required.

SALARY: $15-$18/hour depending on experience.

BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, employee assistance program and employee trainings. Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

LOCATION: MHS office (10011 SE Division St., Suite 314, Portland), and other offsite locations.


Metro HomeShare Program Assistant (part-time)

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Metro HomeShare (MHS) is a program of the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon that brings together people who need housing with those who have available space in a way that benefits both. The program contributes to safe and affording housing in our community, fosters financial stability and independence, and creates community. MHS provides comprehensive screening of clients, informative client orientations, computer-based matching database, and supportive case management. The Program Assistant leads daily client services and interaction of the program. Perform daily activities including all client and interagency interaction. Work with clients, other programs, agencies and community leaders in facilitating homeshare arrangements for clients. Improve, develop and implement policies and procedures with direction and assistance from the Program Manager. Serve as the main office administrator.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  To apply, send a cover letter and resume by email to emo@emoregon.org or mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239. Position open until filled.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as directed by the Board of Directors and Executive Director of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon.

REPORTS TO: Metro HomeShare Program Manager.

DIRECT REPORTS: None.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The Program Assistant is responsible for the majority of client interaction including but not limited to: receiving phone calls, processing applications, screening applicants, completing client intakes, collaborating with mediation teams and other community agencies who call regarding their referrals. Additionally, the Program Assistant will support the program through various administrative duties related to managing the office. The Program Assistant will have support from the Program Manager and volunteers.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Direct and indirect client services (e.g., respond to requests for information, provide referrals, conduct client interviews, respond to requests for matches, maintain client files accurately and perform criminal background checks).
  • Maintain the client database, secure and organize all program files.
  • Contribute to the improvement of the MHS by working with the Program Manager.
  • Maintain program forms, equipment and supplies.
  • Other tasks as required for continuous improvement of the MHS.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of EMO, and maintain an understanding of the services provided by the programs and projects of EMO.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly administrative and organized.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office suite of programs on a PC platform.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Access programs is a must.
  • Handles multiple simultaneous tasks in a fast-paced environment with grace and good humor.
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and change.
  • Able to work independently while maintaining a close relationship with supervisor and co-workers.

WORK HOURS: 20 hours per. Occasional work on evenings and on weekends will be required.

SALARY: $15-$17/hour depending on experience.

BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, credit union, employee assistance program and employee trainings. Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

LOCATION: MHS office (10011 SE Division St., Suite 314, Portland).


Bilingual Russian/English Domestic Violence Advocate at Russian Oregon Social Services

TO APPLY: Send cover letter and resume no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 5, 2018, to emo@emoregon.org, fax to (503) 223-7007, or mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239EMO is an EOE.

HOURS: Non Exempt, Full time position, 40 hours per week.

PURPOSE: To provide effective, culturally specific services to Russian-speaking survivors of  domestic violence.

ACCOUNTABILITY: To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO: ROSS Program Manager

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide comprehensive crisis intervention services to domestic violence (DV) survivors
  • Be available, as scheduled, to respond to emergency calls during non-work hours
  • Provide case management for DV survivors that lead to emotional and economic independence and maintain comprehensive and timely case files
  • Facilitate support group meetings for DV survivors
  • Provide translation and interpretation support to DV survivors
  • Conduct outreach to the Russian speaking and Slavic community on domestic and sexual violence
  • Provide cross-cultural education to mainstream victim service providers
  • Attend staff meetings and training related to services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon
  • Willingness and ability to work with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstance, religion, culture and sexual orientation
  • High-level organization and prioritization skills and ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor
  • Skill/ability to effectively communicate (orally and in writing) in English and Russian/Ukrainian
  • Knowledge of local victim service providers and social service organizations.
  • Appropriate multicultural work experience with refugee populations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Russian and Slavic culture and the local Russian-speaking and Slavic population
  • Skills and education necessary to perform the duties of the position
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, including evening hours and weekends
  • Must be able to work independently and to meet multiple deadlines
  • High tolerance for ambiguity and change
  • Must have the ability to use a computer and various software programs
  • Must possess valid driver's license and evidence of insurability

SALARY RANGE: $15.00 - $16.00 per hour 

BENEFITS: All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, credit union, employee assistance program, and employee trainings. Employees in exempt positions which are at least .50 FTE or non-exempt positions which are 20 hours per week or more, also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

LOCATION: Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s ROSS program site, and other sites as assigned.


Daily Bread Express (DBX) Coordinator, HIV Services

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume no later than 4 p.m. on February 23 to emo@emoregon.org. You may also mail to EMO, 0245 SW Bancroft St., Suite B, Portland, OR 97239.

LOCATION:  EMO’s Patton Home, HIV Day Center program site and other sites as assigned.

NON-EXEMPT Position:  Full time, typical hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.  Some nights and weekends required.

SALARY: $15-17 per hour.

PURPOSE:  To coordinate all aspects of the DBX home delivered meals program and provide nutritional education and staff support to the HIV Day Center.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  To the mission and goals of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) as determined by the Board of Directors, and as administered by the Executive Director and his/her delegates.

REPORTS TO:   HIV Services Program Manager

DIRECT REPORTS:  DBX volunteers

BENEFITS:  All regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary) are eligible for vacation, holidays, sick leave, credit union, employee assistance program, and employee trainings.  Employees in exempt positions that are at least 0.50 FTE or non-exempt positions that are 20 hours per week or more, also receive medical insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance and life insurance, per eligibility requirements.

REQUIRED QUALIFIATIONS:

  1. Ability to work within the mission, vision and ethics of EMO.
  2. Willingness and ability to work in a respectful manner with people of diverse ethnicity, socio-economic circumstances, religion, culture and sexual orientation.
  3. Valid Driver’s License and evidence of insurability.
  4. Experience recruiting, training and supervising volunteers.
  5. Current food handler’s permit.
  6. High-level organization and prioritization skills and ability to maintain a calm, professional demeanor.
  7. The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  8. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  9. Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  10. High tolerance for ambiguity and change.
  11. Familiarity with Microsoft Windows tools and applications.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Spanish language proficiency.
  2. Working knowledge of HIV disease and HIV related issues, including mental health and nutritional concerns.
  3. Prior experience working with communities experiencing physical and/or mental health issues, and aging populations.
  4. Experience in community outreach.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Encourage a spirit of hospitality, organization and community within DBX and the HIV Day Center.
  2. Recruit, train, supervise and manage all DBX volunteers.
  3. Coordinate all aspects of the DBX program, including:
    1. Client outreach
    2. New client intakes
    3. Record keeping and file maintenance
    4. Reporting and billing
    5. Scheduling volunteers and planning delivery routes
    6. Program development
  4. Provide regular nutritional education at the HIV Day Center.
  5. Ensure the safety of clients, staff and volunteers by developing, maintaining and enforcing client compliance with the DBX and HIV Day Center’s policies and procedures.
  6. Provide staffing for the HIV Day Center in an on call and/or part time schedule.
  7. Provide psychosocial support to DBX and Day Center clients. 
  8. Provide kitchen support when needed and prepare meals when Kitchen Coordinator is unavailable.
  9. Other duties as assigned

Employee Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to all regular employees (does not include on-call or temporary employees), which includes:
- holidays
- vacation
- sick leave
- employee trainings
- employee assistance program

Additional benefits for regular non-exempt employees in positions that are 20 hours per week or more and regular employees in exempt positions that are 0.50 FTE or more also include:
- medical insurance
- dental insurance
- disability insurance

If the position requests a cover letter and resume, they may be emailed to emo@emoregon.org. Please attach your cover letter and resume in a PDF, Microsoft Word, or Rich Text.

Download an Application Packet or please call (503) 221-1054 or come in to our central office (address listed at top of page). Directions to EMO.

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. People of color, women, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by state and federal regulations will be observed.


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