Job Opportunities

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The following positions are currently open and are looking to fill immediately. If you have a passion for helping the homeless, un-housed, at-risk adults in your community, then we want to talk to you! Please see the positions below, and email your resume to our Human Resources. Thank you!

Development Director (Full-time or Part-time)
Under the general direction of the President, the Development Director’s responsibilities include, but not limited to, engaging in donor development, donor management, grant development, grant management, project set-up and early-stage implementation, business evaluation and reporting. We are looking for candidates who have deep connections within the non-profit, county and/or Silicon Valley philanthropic community, and have at least 3-5 years of experience in the area of expertise. The new Development Director will work in tandem with the Board of Directors and key administrative staff to help Project WeHOPE increase its annual budget to a projected $1.3 Million over the next two years. If you have what it takes and are passionate about helping the homeless, un-housed or at-risk men and women, we want to hear from you! This position is located at our East Palo Alto Office.
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Shelter Operations Lead
We are looking for a qualified candidate, with 1-2 years of experience, who can help lead the shelter staff in its daily operations, help enforce policies and procedures, provide training opportunities for shelter staff and create a positive environment for shelter staff and clients. This person would be the on-site acting supervisor, with hours primarily starting mid-afternoon into evening hours, with occasional late night. This person works directly under the Associate Manager and is responsible for reporting any emergencies.

Shelter Monitor Staff
We are looking for male and female shelter monitor staff to help support clients, register, check-in, monitor and assess the overall well-being of clients and shelter. Must be able to work nights and mid-night shifts with hours being: 4:00 PM to 12:30 AM and 12:00 AM to 8:30 AM. Must be hardworking, responsible, and be able to pass a drug screening & background check. Spanish speaking a plus but not required. Pay between $9 to $13 per hour based on experience. We are looking to get started immediately! Please email your resume to Human Resources or fax it to (650) 330-8010, Attention Human Resources. Please include your times of availability for an interview.

Shift responsibilities include the following:

  • Advocate for clients needs
  • Monitor clients’ progress and well-being.
  • Assist team in identifying potential challenges and provide input to others.
  • Understand the systemic issues that affect low income and marginalized people.
  • Engage clients: document background information and history
  • Orient new arrivals to shelter protocols and policies
  • Observe clients in day-to-day routines: maintain informal contact and develop informal

Opportunities to assist when needed

  • Observe and assess agitation levels in order to proactively defusing potentially aggressive situations
  • Assist with life and problem solving skills and support
  • Communication – Attends staff meetings to ensure that clients needs are being well represented

Education and Experience

  • Experience working in a shelter or other organization that works with the disenfranchised
  • Some college
  • Effective team player who is non-judgmental and honest
  • Proficient with PC
  • Typing

Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Able to assist team in identifying potential challenges and providing input to staff
  • Understands the systemic issues that affect low income marginalized people
  • Able to observe and assess agitation levels in order to proactively diffuse potential aggressive situations
  • Orient new clients on shelter protocols and policies
  • Team work and Adaptability