Careers


Haven House employs over a dozen full- and part-time staff to provide the best case management and support services to homeless families.  See a list of current Haven House staff.

When staff positions become available, Haven House posts them here, as well as using a number of online job boards.  

One of the best ways to start is by volunteering: many staff members began as volunteers with Haven House.

 

If you are interested in a position with Haven House, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Meghan Rhoades at careers@havenhouseel.org. Only applicants who submit both a cover letter and a resume will be considered for employment with Haven House.


 
Position: Weekend Shelter Coordinator
Position Status: Hourly, Part-time
 
Summary of Functions
The Shelter Coordinator is responsible for monitoring shelter functions and solving problems that arise. The Shelter Coordinator will be working cooperatively with other staff members, volunteers, and student interns who are on duty during the day to clarify and share responsibilities and to enhance team functioning. In addition, the Shelter Coordinator will provide information in writing to other staff concerning resident issues, building issues and any other relevant matters. Providing such information will enable the rest of the staff to take appropriate action and will enhance the ability of the entire staff to function as a team and coordinate activities.
 
Duties and Responsibilities The applicant must have excellent verbal/written communication skills and strong mediation/problem solving capabilities. Must be comfortable with working independently in a communal living setting. Must be able to work a flexible schedule that may include days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays. Starting pay is $12/hour.

Education and Other Qualifications for the Position  
Working Hours
Weekend Shelter Coordinators work 20 hours per week. Hours alternate weekly Friday & Saturday 2pm - 11pm / Saturday & Sunday 7:30am - 4:30pm with a weekly staff meeting Tuesdays 1pm - 3pm. ON-CALL AVAILABILITY IS REQUIRED 7 DAYS IN A TWO WEEK PERIOD.
 

Position: Bookkeeper
Position Status: Hourly, Part-time

Summary of Functions
The bookkeeper is primarily responsible for maintaining the financial records, grant reporting, payroll, accounting, and employee benefits.
Duties and Responsibilities Performance standards
Evaluation of performance in the position is based on satisfactory performance of the duties and responsibilities described above.
Education and Other Qualifications for the Position To Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume to careers@HavenHouseEL.org with "bookkeeper" in the subject line.
 
 
Haven House is currently accepting applications for Interns for the Fall 2017 Semester! (September – December)

Prospective interns must be: Haven House interns will learn about the day-to-day operations of a non-profit, how the shelter system works, area resources that are available to low-income families, and how families transition from homelessness to housing.
 
Haven House Interns will follow a set curriculum. Duties will include: If you are interested in an internship with Haven House, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Meghan Rhoades at careers@havenhouseel.org. Only applicants who submit both a cover letter and a resume will be considered for an internship. 2-3 interns will be selected per semester.