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 Hotline 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 well-being of other residents as well as emergency intakes for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or human trafficking. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • 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.  
  • Perform all procedures related to communication across shifts. 
  • Perform office duties including documentationrecord keeping and reporting in Electronic Case Management System.  
  • Provide transportation (taxi, etc.), placement, referrals and information as appropriate. 
  • Visit all shelters as designated by the Regional Coordinated Crisis Supervisor during their shift. 
  • Be located on Samaritan House property during the hours of the shift. 
  • Maintain and update priority list of clients who are seeking emergency housing services. 
  • Maintain census of clients and submit maintenance request for emergency housing as needed. 
  • 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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