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Outreach Worker

Los Angeles, CA | Adult Services

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896.  We provide a variety of social services to the Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing programs as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. 

The San Julian Access Center provides immediate needs including beds, showers, laundry, storage, medical evaluation, use  of phone and the Internet. We offer job training and placement, advocacy and referrals, and daily therapy groups. We serve 300 daily and 100 every night. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Responsibilities:

The Outreach Worker provides client outreach, manages and secures the facility for all residents.  The responsibilities are summarized as:

  • Provides onsite outreach, including operating and managing site services (showers, baggage, etc.). 
  • Maintains security by periodically walking throughout the facility and making reports reports as necessary.
  • Performs periodic maintenance and janitorial duties.
  • Provides crisis intervention if needed.

Requirements:

  • 1 - 2 years experience working in field of homelessness or other social support services
  • Valid California driver's license, insurance and reliable transportation preferred
  • Effective written and oral communications skills

Additional Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, apply program guidelines, follow procedures
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
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