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Street Outreach Collaborative - As Needed Staff

Company: Preble Street
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Details Level Experienced Job Location Preble Street - PORTLAND, ME - Salary Range $18.63 - $18.63 Description The Street Outreach Collaborative works to end homelessness through intentional, comprehensive outreach to people experiencing unsheltered homelessness who have barriers to accessing food and other services, providing social work services and delivering meals every day at various locations around Portland.

The Street Outreach team is seeking As Needed (per diem) staff to work alongside Caseworkers and other team members to deliver meals and basic necessities, and to offer supportive services to people in the community who are unsheltered. The Street Outreach team "meets people where they're at," providing essential services and connecting individuals with shelter, housing, health services, clothing, and other critical resources.

As Needed (per diem) staff have the ability to select available shifts and may work up to 28 hours per week.
Qualifications Education or training in social work and experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness are preferred qualifications. Position requirements include a positive regard for clients accessing services for homelessness and poverty; the ability to engage with and maintain boundaries with a diverse population; strong communication skills; the ability to work as part of a team; and reliability.

Also required is the ability to drive a van or small cargo truck, with a valid driver's license and an acceptable motor vehicle record.


The starting hourly rate of pay for As Needed Staff is $18.63. As Needed Staff may work up to 28 hours per week, have flexible schedules, and earn PTO.

To Apply: We encourage applicants to apply via Preble Street's website employment page. Applications (resume and cover letter, preferred) may also be emailed to employment@preblestreet.org or mailed via USPS mail to Preble Street Human Resources, 55 Portland Street, Portland, ME 04101. Please note that automatically generated confirmations of receipt will be sent in response to applications sent via email. Only those candidates selected for interviews will be otherwise contacted.

If you need assistance or accommodation in the application process, please contact us at hr@preblestreet.org.

Preble Street, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency, has been working since 1975 to provide best practice social services that meet urgent needs and end hunger and homelessness for individuals and families in Maine living in poverty.

Preble Street is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to equity and inclusion in our workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and consider applications for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military status, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Preble Street, Portland , Street Outreach Collaborative - As Needed Staff, Other , Portland, Maine

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