Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 17.59
Organization's Mission: Utah Community Action’s mission is to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities through self-reliance and education programs.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The Agency is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons and is dedicated to the following practices: To recruit, employ, train, and promote persons for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age (40 and over), national origin, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or pregnancy-related conditions, veteran, genetic information, military service or other protected-group status and to base decisions regarding applicants and employees on an individual's job-related qualifications and other relevant and lawful factors.
Position Summary: This full-time social services position with our nonprofit typically works a variable schedule set a month in advance. Travel may sometimes be necessary between the Homeless Resource Centers.

As a Homeless Services Intake Worker, you play an essential role in helping the homeless population find placement in shelters. Under the direction of the Homeless Services Coordinator, you are part of the Homeless Services Team responsible for the intake system for Salt Lake County. You conduct the intake process for placement in a shelter by meeting with homeless clients, collecting their personal information, and verifying their income. After evaluating their needs, you work to satisfy those needs by making referrals to shelters and other services.

Using great discretion, you maintain confidentiality for each client you work with. You display great flexibility to meet the changing demands and expectations of the job. At times, the work can be challenging, but you are always up to tackle any task that comes your way. To keep the operations of our nonprofit running smoothly, you form great relationships with other staff and program partners to keep what's best for your clients front and center. You find great satisfaction in having a job where you see the difference you make in the lives of those you serve.
Primary Responsibilities: As a Homeless Services Intake Worker, you play an essential role in helping the homeless population find placement in shelters. Under the direction of the Homeless Services Coordinator, you are part of the Homeless Services Team responsible for the intake system for Salt Lake County. You conduct the intake process for placement in a shelter by meeting with homeless clients, collecting their personal information, and verifying their income. After evaluating their needs, you work to satisfy those needs by making referrals to shelters and other services.
Desired Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience with Microsoft Office
Knowledge about data entry and explaining processes to clients
Ability to be empathetic to individuals experiencing homelessness regardless of their ethnic background, gender, or other demographic qualities
Ability to pass a background check and drug test upon hire
Strong computer skills
Excellent English skills, both verbal and written.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Health, Dental, Vision, Telehealth, EAP, 401k Retirement Match, Long-Term, Short-Term Disability, Accident, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, and PTO
How to Apply: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://www.applicantpro.com/j/2743256-335211
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA 84111

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Human Resources
Email: julie.bills@utahca.org
Phone: 555-555-5555