The WT Internship opportunity deadline to work as a Shelter Assistant at the John Graham Shelter in Vergennes, VT has been extended until Monday, November 9. The position would work to identify and reach out to homeless individuals and families to build trusting relationships in order to foster empowerment and assist with transition from homelessness to housing. You would also assist with the intake process, forms and recordkeeping as needed and build trust and self esteem with clients through daily interaction via one on one and group activities.
Qualifications include: Compassion and understanding;Good communication and advocacy skills; Ability to deal effectively with a variety of clients as well as others outside the agency; Knowledge of crisis intervention and supportive counseling skills; Ability to analyze problem situations and focus on resolving them with clients; Knowledgeable of client population and their issues; Strong computer skills appreciated.
To apply for the position go to MOJO.