St. Francis House is the largest day shelter in Massachusetts. Located in the heart of downtown Boston, we serve an average of 500 poor and homeless men and women each day, 365 days a year.


As a leader in the field of homeless services, St. Francis House is a strong, vibrant organization. Building on our strong foundation of basic and rehabilitative programs, St. Francis House will grow and deepen our impact by further developing our focus on recovery and our employment and housing programs. We will ensure that we are doing the very best we can for those we serve by continuing to build a data-driven, outcomes-oriented culture that emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and growth.   To achieve our vision, the agency is making significant investments in our staff across the agency. If you want to make an impact in the lives of others, we want to invest in you.  We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity within our organization. St. Francis House affirms its policy of providing equal opportunity for all applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


OUR BENEFITS

For each of our positions, we offer extensive benefits including:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Employer pays 90% of individual premiums and 80% of family premiums)
  • Four weeks paid Vacation per year
  • Twelve paid Holidays per year
  • Twelve paid Sick Days per year
  • Employer paid Life, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 5% employer match

 

Current Employment Opportunities:

Organization Overview

St. Francis House is the largest day shelter in Massachusetts. Located in the heart of downtown Boston, we serve an average of 500 poor and homeless men and women each day, 365 days a year.

We ensure that we are doing the very best we can for those we serve by continuing to build a data-driven, outcomes-oriented culture that emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and growth. To achieve our vision, the agency is making significant investments in our staff across the agency. Check out our amazing benefits!

If you want to make an impact in the lives of others, we want to invest in you. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity within our organization.

Opportunity  

Community Engagement & Safety Associates are responsible for helping to ensure that St. Francis House provides a safe and welcoming environment for our guest. St. Francis House has an open door policy, whereby anyone who wishes to seek our services is welcome, including those who are actively using substances, have significant mental and/or physical health challenges, and have histories of incarceration and criminal activity.  In this dynamic and complex environment serving approximately 500 guests a day, the Associate’s key responsibility is to foster a physically and psychologically safe environment.  Working collaboratively with other Community Engagement and Safety Team members, as well as other staff, he/she actively supports the work to establish consistent, dignified, and respectful safety protocol and practices that reflect our agency’s philosophy of care (person-centered, trauma-informed and recovery-oriented).

  • Welcomes guests by providing a positive, professional, and respectful presence at all times to all who enter our doors.
  • Engages with guest to help understand their immediate needs upon entering the building.
  • Directs guests to essential services within the building. Answers guests’ questions and refers them to the appropriate departments/programs to address their needs or concerns.
  • Stays up to date on which guests are suspended or restricted from receiving services and ensures that they are either kept away from SFH services until the suspension or restriction ends, or that they are referred to the appropriate staff person for further assessment or follow up.
  • Proactively monitors the environment to intervene before crises occur when possible.
  • Intervenes in crisis situations, using good communication skills, de-escalation techniques, and calling upon emergency services as appropriate. Responds to medical emergencies of all types throughout the building including overdoses.
  • Facilitates the flow of guests throughout the building, working to keep areas clear and ensure that people are able to access scheduled services such as showers, clothing, and meals in an orderly manner.
  • Ensures that banned items (weapons or items that can easily be used as weapons, drugs, drug paraphernalia, or any other illegal items) are not brought into the building by screening bags as they go through the x-ray machine and using proper x-ray scanning and physical scanning techniques.
  • Ensures that the front of the building remains clear of loitering and disruptive behaviors, ensuring a calm environment on the sidewalk and within the street and providing ample room for pedestrians to pass.
  • Enforces St. Francis House rules of behavior as needed throughout the building.
  • Responds to calls throughout the building to provide support and/or intervene in conflict situations as they arise.
  • Walk through and engage with volunteers, staff and guest on the first six floors of the building.
  • Performs walk-throughs in the permanent housing program as needed.
  • Maintains and models appropriate boundaries with guests so that guests receive clear signals about what behavior is acceptable and unacceptable at St. Francis House.
  • Pro-actively communicates with team members, supervisors and colleagues. Actively participates in department and agency-wide meetings and conversations.
  • Completes incident reports about any issues of the day thoroughly and completely before the end of the day.
  • Receives donated items and puts them in the designated, secure location.
  • Secures the building at the close of day as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and necessary for the safe and continuous operation of the organization.

Qualifications/ Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associate Degree or professional certification in Criminal Justice, Humanities or similar field preferred.

Compensation and Benefits We offer a competitive salary and extensive benefits including: All benefits are prorated for part-time employees.

  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Employee pays 10% of the premium for individual coverage or 20% of the premium for family coverage)
  • Employer paid Life, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Four weeks paid Vacation per year
  • Twelve paid Holidays per year
  • Twelve paid Sick Days per year
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Match  

 

  • *Part -Time Friday- Monday 32 hours per week Day Shift*

How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter either by email (with the position in the subject line) or to the address below. email:    careers@stfrancishouse.org mail:     Human Resources St. Francis House 39 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116 AA/EOE

Report to: Vice President of Finance & Administration

Position Summary

Our Philosophy of Care guides everything we do at St. Francis House – how we work with guests and how we work together as an entire organization and community. 

St. Francis House recognizes our employees are our greatest asset and embraces a dynamic and diverse workforce. We are committed to the success of our employees and promote a culture that values professional development and high performance.

The Director of Human Resources is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to maximize staff engagement, contribution and satisfaction by providing leadership and oversight for all human resources functions and programs including Talent Acquisition and Management, Employee Relations, Compensation, Benefits, and Staff Training and Development.

Supervision Exercised

The Director supervises the Training & Staff Development Officer and the HR Coordinator

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in the development of the Agency’s plans and provides strategic, functional expertise, thought leadership and coaching as an active member of the Senior Leadership Team
  • Establishes departmental objectives that support the accomplishment of the Agency’s strategic goals.
  • Directs the preparation and maintenance of reports as necessary to carry out the functions of the department.
  • Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment   
  • Plans, implements, and directs the Agency’s Human Resource function and performance.  Manages the staff of the Human Resources Department
  • Develops and implements programs to allow the Agency to embrace applicants and employees of all backgrounds and to promote the full development and performance of all employees.  Takes a leadership role on the Agency’s Diversity and Inclusivity Committee
  • Develops and implements staffing strategies and programs to identify talent both within and outside the Agency
  • Oversees talent management from recruitment to onboarding
  • Ensures positive work environment and staff engagement. Oversees training and leadership development, retention, recognition, employee communication and career development. Assesses and evaluates training and staff development needs, and develops programs to meet needs
  • Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish positive employer-employee relationships and promote a high level or employee morale and motivation.
  • Develops and maintains performance management programs and provides assistance to employees and supervisors with questions and workplace issues
  • Works with the VP of Finance and Administration to Develop and manage compensation and benefit programs, including job descriptions and classifications, salary structure and salary adjustments.
  • Oversees benefit plan communication, enrollment and administration including but not limited to FMLA, short and long term disability, workers compensation, and health and dental insurance
  • Maintains an effective program of compliance with laws and regulations related to human resources and manages relationships with legal and compliance agencies
  • Actively engages with employees at all levels to promote positive and constructive employee relations
  • In coordination with Agency management, develops and documents appropriate personnel policies and programs for effective management of staff including employee relations, affirmative action, sexual harassment, and employee safety and wellness
  • Provides leadership and consulting support on Human Resource matters of policy and supervising staff
  • Monitors latest trends in Human Resources and ensures that St. Francis House remains at a strong competitive advantage
  • Serves as liaison with the Finance Department to ensure that all information required for payroll processing is timely and accurately received by finance and that all benefits invoices are accurate, properly coded, timely submitted and consistent with budgeted benefits
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Master’s Degree preferred); and ten to fifteen years related experience preferably in a nonprofit setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.   SHRM certification a plus 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • HR generalist with broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organizational development, employee relations, safety, and training and development
  • Excellent  verbal and written communication skills and ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Be very detail oriented, able to multi-task, and willing to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Adhere to agency code of conduct

Language Requirement(s)

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus

Equipment Utilized

  • Comfort and experience with computers, including the use of email programs, web-based tools, common Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel), and database programs

Physical Requirements

  • Stand, walk, bend, stoop, and sit.
  • Ability and willingness to perform light housekeeping and occasional lifting and moving up to 25 pounds independently

Classification

  • Exempt

Compensation and Benefits We offer a competitive salary and extensive benefits including: All benefits are prorated for part-time employees.

  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Employee pays 10% of the premium for individual coverage or 20% of the premium for family coverage)
  • Employer paid Life, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Four weeks paid Vacation per year
  • Twelve paid Holidays per year
  • Twelve paid Sick Days per year
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Match  

 

If you are interested in this position, please contact Bob Meyer at bob.meyer@roberthalfes.com.

Job Title: Leadership Gifts Officer

Department: Development

Organization Overview

St. Francis House is the largest day shelter in Massachusetts. Located in the heart of downtown Boston, we serve an average of 500 poor and homeless men and women each day, 365 days a year.

We ensure that we are doing the very best we can for those we serve by continuing to build a data-driven, outcomes-oriented culture that emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and growth. To achieve our vision, the agency is making significant investments in our staff across the agency. Check out our amazing benefits!

If you want to make an impact in the lives of others, we want to invest in you. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity within our organization.

Position Summary

Our Philosophy of Care guides everything we do at St. Francis House – how we work with guests and how we work together as an entire organization and community. 

St. Francis House seeks an experienced and innovative Development professional with a proven track record working in a fast-paced environment in non-profit fundraising.  This individual will be a key member of the Development Department’s annual giving operation and will manage a portfolio of mid-level individual donors and prospects.

This is a dynamic position for an individual who enjoys front-line relationship building and working in a team-oriented environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that donors are accomplishing their philanthropic goals and ambitions through relationship building.
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of 200+ current and prospective donors.
  • Increase the number of mid-level donors and upgrade the giving levels of existing donors participating in the annual giving program.
  • Make direct and face-to-face solicitations.
  • Use Raiser’s Edge to track and cultivate donors and prospective donors.
  • Use wealth screening tools for prospect research.
  • During validation any donor categorized as a major gift prospect shall transitioned to the major gifts team.
  • Create and implement moves management plans.
  • Steward donors through public and private recognition.
  • Track and report progress using specific metrics.
  • Support the Director of Annual Fund and other team members with projects that contribute to the Department’s overall goals and other duties as assigned.

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university and two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Math Ability: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software and Raiser’s Edge database software.
  • Adhere to agency code of conduct

Language Requirement(s)

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

Compensation and Benefits We offer a competitive salary and extensive benefits including: All benefits are prorated for part-time employees.

  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Employee pays 10% of the premium for individual coverage or 20% of the premium for family coverage)
  • Employer paid Life, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Four weeks paid Vacation per year
  • Twelve paid Holidays per year
  • Twelve paid Sick Days per year
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Match  

 How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter either by email (with the position in the subject line) or to the address below.

email:  careers@stfrancishouse.org 

mail:     Human Resources, St. Francis House, 39 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116

AA/EOE

Organization Overview

St. Francis House is the largest day shelter in Massachusetts. Located in the heart of downtown Boston, we serve an average of 500 poor and homeless men and women each day, 365 days a year.

We ensure that we are doing the very best we can for those we serve by continuing to build a data-driven, outcomes-oriented culture that emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and growth. To achieve our vision, the agency is making significant investments in our staff across the agency. Check out our amazing benefits!

If you want to make an impact in the lives of others, we want to invest in you. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity within our organization.

Position Summary

Our Philosophy of Care guides everything we do at St. Francis House (SFH) – how we work with guests and how we work together as an entire organization and community.  The Office Coordinator assures a smooth and efficient operation of the front office activities in the Workforce Development Department (WFD) that meet the needs and expectations of program participants and funders.

The Coordinator provides administrative support to Job Training and Employment Services by:

  • working closely with all staff to ensure timely and high-quality processing of  program applications
  • managing applicants’ roster and entering clients’ information into the agency’s Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database and  the MASSHire database ( MOSES)
  • managing reimbursement vouchers
  • preparing invoices and billings related to direct services
  • administrating supportive services budget
  • organizing and managing office and food supplies
  • managing the front desk telephone system
  • maintaining the office copiers and fax machines, serving as a contact point with repair vendors
  • performing administrative support
  • assisting with other duties and responsibilities as needed

The Coordinator supports and promotes WFD services alignment with agency-wide goals, particularly those related to income and housing stability, and delivers the program in alignment with the SFH philosophy of care (trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, and person-centered).   

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • 3-year experience in an office management /administrative support position in human services, workforce development or healthcare setting
  • Some experience providing direct services to people with one or more of the following characteristics: homeless, living with substance use disorder and/or mental illness, and/or having histories of criminal activity and incarceration

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Efficient and extremely organized, strong ability to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills and ability to prioritize
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, resourcefulness
  • Ability to analyze situations, anticipate and detect problems and provide solutions
  • Results-driven work-style with strong interpersonal skills and teamwork skills
  • Ability to resolve conflicts diplomatically, to be decisive and to make professional judgments
  • Ability to act independently and to make sound decisions without supervision
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Must possess the temperament to work with individuals with untreated mental illness and substance abuse issues around vocational and employment issues
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse people and situations
  • Comfortable with financial transaction and reporting

Compensation and Benefits We offer a competitive salary and extensive benefits including: All benefits are prorated for part-time employees.

  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Employee pays 10% of the premium for individual coverage or 20% of the premium for family coverage)
  • Employer paid Life, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Four weeks paid Vacation per year
  • Twelve paid Holidays per year
  • Twelve paid Sick Days per year
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Match  

 How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter either by email (with the position in the subject line) or to the address below.

email:  careers@stfrancishouse.org 

mail:     Human Resources, St. Francis House, 39 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116

AA/EOE

Organization Overview

St. Francis House is the largest day shelter in Massachusetts. Located in the heart of downtown Boston, we serve an average of 500 poor and homeless men and women each day, 365 days a year.

We ensure that we are doing the very best we can for those we serve by continuing to build a data-driven, outcomes-oriented culture that emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and growth. To achieve our vision, the agency is making significant investments in our staff across the agency. Check out our amazing benefits!

If you want to make an impact in the lives of others, we want to invest in you. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity within our organization.

Position Summary

Our Philosophy of Care guides everything we do at St. Francis House – how we work with guests and how we work together as an entire organization and community. 

The Clinician’s role is to provide low-barrier, “on-demand” and ongoing individual and group substance use disorder treatment for SUD among SFH guests.  An important part of this work will be to work with staff and be present in milieu spaces where guests gather, engage and connect with people and encourage them to participate in treatment services.  Doing so will require the Clinician to be highly engaging, flexible, and apply experience and insights from traditional treatment models to a less traditional setting.  The Clinician also will be a key participant in the agency’s plan to embed an intensive outpatient treatment program into our menu of SUD-related services that currently include harm reduction for those who are still actively using and peer-based recovery support for individuals in recovery.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure a highly responsive model of care that welcomes people into treatment “on-demand” with limited barriers to access
  • Actively conduct in-reach and engagement in our milieu spaces throughout the building to facilitate guest access to treatment
  • Use evidence-based techniques to provide short and long-term individual and group therapy, and clinical case management
  • Work closely with our Harm Reduction Specialist and staff from our new Recovery Support Center, to identify and support people who are seeking treatment for their substance use disorder. 
  • Work within a holistic care model, collaborating closely with other clinicians, psychiatrists, physicians, case managers, and support staff.
  • Conduct and document intakes and maintain clinical notes
  • Work closely with the behavioral health and medical team at our partner Boston Healthcare for the Homeless, including the OBAT team.
  • Offer clinical insight and expertise into the development of a SUD treatment program model in pursuit of licensure.
  • Collaborate closely with the Director of Programs and Vice President of Program Strategy and Initiatives to develop a billable model for SUD treatment services.  Assist in the preparation of materials to apply for state BSAS licensing by June 30, 2020.
  • Actively participate in training and program development and improvement activities
  • Infuse a person-centered, trauma-informed, and recovery-oriented approach in accordance with our Philosophy of Care. 
  • Adhere to agency code of conduct.

 

Education & Experience

  • Licensed social worker (LICSW) preferred or licensed mental health counselor (LMHC)
  • 5 years of experience of providing SUD treatment utilizing evidence-based treatment models including CBT and group curriculum.  
  • Experience with providing supervision.
  • Experience providing treatment to people who have lived in extreme poverty and have co-occurring disorders
  • Experience with highly vulnerable, high-barrier individuals and awareness of issues common to those who are experiencing homelessness.
  • Experience developing treatment programs, including writing policies and procedures

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Genuine enthusiasm for being present in the day shelter environment to engage people in treatment, particularly those who may be hard to reach. 
  • Desire to actively participate in designing and implementing ways to adapt traditional treatment models to the unique needs of the people St. Francis House serves. 
  • Experience providing individual and group therapy using best practices applicable to a high-barrier population experiencing homelessness.
  • Commitment to and support of harm reduction as part of the continuum of treatment
  • Welcoming of the use of peers and enthusiastic about integrating peers, including Recovery Coaches, into treatment teams.
  • Experience and knowledge of Boston-based treatment providers and community resources
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and coordination skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability, team-orientation, and the ability to take situations in stride.
  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Proven ability to manage challenging situations with compassion, professionalism, and conviction

Language Requirement(s)

Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred

 

Physical Requirements

  • Stand, walk, bend, stoop, and sit.
  • Ability and willingness to perform light housekeeping and occasional lifting and moving up to 25 pounds independently.

Compensation and Benefits We offer a competitive salary and extensive benefits including: All benefits are prorated for part-time employees.

  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Employee pays 10% of the premium for individual coverage or 20% of the premium for family coverage)
  • Employer paid Life, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Four weeks paid Vacation per year
  • Twelve paid Holidays per year
  • Twelve paid Sick Days per year
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Match  

 How to Apply: Send resume and cover letter either by email (with the position in the subject line) or to the address below.

email:    careers@stfrancishouse.org 

mail:     Human Resources, St. Francis House, 39 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116

AA/EOE

Organization Overview St. Francis House is the largest day shelter in Massachusetts. Located in the heart of downtown Boston, we serve an average of 500 poor and homeless men and women each day, 365 days a year. We ensure that we are doing the very best we can for those we serve by continuing to build a data-driven, outcomes-oriented culture that emphasizes the importance of continuous learning and growth. To achieve our vision, the agency is making significant investments in our staff across the agency.  Check out our amazing benefits! If you want to make an impact in the lives of others, we want to invest in you.  We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity within our organization.

Opportunity

The Wellness and Life Skills  Coordinator plays an integral role in designing and implementing programming intended to move participants in the Workforce Development Department through the vocational stages of change. S/he develops curriculum with a focus on building life skills that are useful in the workplace as well as wellness habits to support job retention and long-term employment success. By offering interventions that are relevant and based in best practices. S/he will coordinate services internally and externally that are focused on helping clients secure the supports necessary to achieve overall income, housing, and behavioral health stability.  Based on best practices in employment services for adults experiencing homelessness s/he conducts assessments, creates engagement plans and delivers employment readiness/wellness and life skills services.

  • Coordinates and provides wellness curriculum delivery to all program participants focusing on employment, skill identification and development, health and safety, self-advocacy and community participation, in accordance with individual choice.
  • Provides back-up support and fills for instructors, as needed.
  • Uses coaching principles  to assess participant needs and collaborates with the participant to develop and follow a service plan that includes the development of life skills and wellness habits
  • Facilitates participant workshops and/or classes on life skills development and wellness related topics and activities
  • Participates in the development of contextualized learning curriculum and prepares lesson plans to deliver life-skills, job readiness and employment-focused activities.
  • Meets and interviews program applicants to assure alignment with applicants’ expectations and needs in accordance with program services offered
  • Recommends service plans based on realistic expectations and creates pathways for goal achievement 
  • Works collaboratively with participants and other program staff to establish and collectively work toward participant goals
  • Links or assists clients with services to address and support psycho-social needs, CORIs, Mass Health, recovery services, PCPs, public benefits, ID’s, etc.
  • Coordinates the implementation of wellness programming, which includes scheduling speakers or demonstrations related to personal and professional wellness
  • Promotes WFD services and engages SFH guests through thoughtful and planned monthly workshops 
  • Reviews and explains curriculum, program expectations and services to potential clients, St. Francis House staff and external stakeholders, as needed
  • Effectively manages group dynamics and fosters learning among adult learners with diverse abilities and needs including many who have struggled to succeed in formal learning environments in the past
  • Creates an environment that promotes engagement, trust, respect and accountability
  • Applies principles of person-centered, recovery-oriented and trauma-informed care in the process of teaching and guiding students with multiple barriers and histories of trauma and addiction

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Master Degree preferred
  • 2 years professional experience working directly with clients using a holistic, asset-based, and coaching approach to providing employment services and/or  other income maximization services.
  • Some experience providing direct services to people with one or more of the following characteristics: homeless, living with substance use disorder and/or mental illness, and/or having histories of criminal activity and incarceration

Compensation and Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and extensive benefits including:

  • Medical and Dental Insurance (Employee pays 10% of the premium for individual coverage or 20% of the premium for family coverage)
  • Employer paid Life, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Four weeks paid Vacation per year
  • Twelve paid Holidays per year
  • Twelve paid Sick Days per year
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with 5% Employer Match

How to Apply
Send resume and cover letter either by email (with the position in the subject line) or to the address below.

email: careers@stfrancishouse.org

mail: Human Resources                                          

St. Francis House

39 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

 

AA/EOE