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Our staff is dedicated to helping people move beyond homelessness

Shelter House is always looking for the right people to join our team. If you are interested in learning more about employment at Shelter House, please send your resume and inquiry to hr-staff@shelterhouseiowa.org.  Shelter House is an Equal Opportunity Employer and United Way Agency.

Position Title: Development Director

Key Responsibilities:

1. Oversee and provide leadership on all fundraising initiatives, including annual appeal, capital campaign, contributions, corporate and private grants, employee giving, end-of-year appeal, mission-focused fundraisers, planned giving, special events, and sponsorship.
2. Implement, maintain, and manage strategic internal and external communication efforts with a focus on fund development to build and sustain agency engagement and outreach.
3. Manage and lead the development team; communicate goals, objectives, and deadlines to the team; and assesses individual and team performance.

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Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, three references, and, if desired, a work sample or portfolio to Cady Gerlach, Director of Strategic Operations and Resource Management at hr-staff@shelterhouseiowa.org. All completed applications should be submitted before January 15th for full consideration by the selection committee.

Position Title: Shelter Coordinator
Reports to: Shelter Manager

Key Responsibilities:
1. Provide direct support services that are high quality, consistent, and in accordance with the Shelter House mission, vision, and values to people who are experiencing homelessness in an emergency shelter setting.
2. Manage client records and files to ensure accuracy and confidentiality.
3. Maintain and regulate the facility to ensure a safe and healthy environment.
4. Work with other Shelter House staff to ensure all emergency and housing programs are working together to provide quality support services to people who are experiencing homelessness.

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Interested applicants should send their resume, a cover letter, and three references directed to Debbie Peck, Emergency Services Director, to hr-staff@shelterhouseiowa.org. Applications will be accepted until filled. Shelter House is a United Way Agency and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Position: Cross Park Place Coordinator
Reports to: Permanent Supportive Housing Manager

Key Responsibilities:
1. Provide a welcoming environment to tenants, donors, volunteers, and the general public.
2. Build rapport and maintain positive professional relationships with the individuals and other service providers
3. Intervene and appropriately de-escalate crisis situations.
4. Provide oversight and supervision so that a safe and healthy environment is maintained at all times.
5. Communicate information regarding services to tenants.
6. Record and maintain accurate documentation in a timely manner, including but not limited to collateral
contact, medical, face-to-face, HMIS reports.
7. Attend monthly team meetings to review client situations, concerns and issues.

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Interested applicants should send their resume, a cover letter, and three references directed to Erin Sullivan, Housing Services Director, to hr-staff@shelterhouseiowa.org. Applications will be accepted until filled. Shelter House is a United Way Agency and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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