Job Opportunity: Weekend Intake Coordinator

Position Summary:

The incumbent is primarily responsible for providing emergency intervention by responding to calls from the Coordinated Crisis Response from 7 am to 3 pm or 2 pm to 10 pm shifts.  The incumbent is also responsible for the oversight of emergency shelters during their shift.  This includes shelter visits, crisis intervention and immediate enforcement of house rules and guidelines that pose a threat to the health and wellbeing of other residents as well as emergency intakes for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or human trafficking. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  1. Respond to crises as they arise at emergency housing locations.  Apprise supervisory back-up staff of all emergency situations in shelter as soon as possible and complete incident report.
  2. Perform all procedures related to communication across shifts.
  3. Perform office duties including documentation, record keeping and reporting in Electronic Case Management System.
  4. Provide transportation (taxi, etc.), placement, referrals and information as appropriate.
  5. Visit all shelters as designated by the Regional Coordinated Crisis Supervisor during their shift.
  6. Be located on Samaritan House property during the hours of the shift.
  7. Maintain and update priority list of clients who are seeking emergency housing services.
  8. Maintain census of clients and submit maintenance request for emergency housing as needed.
  9. Other duties as assigned. 

Preferred Background: 

  • A minimum of a B.A or B.S. social work, counseling, criminal justice or other related disciplines or working towards degree in related field. 
  • At least one-year experience in crisis intervention work with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and homelessness or other related disciplines. 
  • Working knowledge of issues as they relate to domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and homelessness. 

 Required Skills: 

  • Versed in the dynamics of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and homelessness and current teachings on power and control as articulated in the domestic violence literature. 
  • Versed in the principles of empowerment and able to demonstrate this in all interactions with clients, volunteers and staff. 
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English. 
  • Ability to work within a team model of service delivery. 
  • Ability to use a computer and a telephone. 
  • Possess reliable transportation. 
  • Possess a valid Virginia Drivers License and a reasonably clean driving record. 
  • Current CPR card. 

 Required Physical Skills: 

  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle, a car, truck and/or van. 
  • Ability to walk, climb and reach. 
  • Ability to conduct and attend meetings. 

Salary: Based on experience and qualifications.

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