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Bethany House Services (BHS) is the largest provider of emergency shelter and HUD-funded housing programs for families in the region. Our mission is to empower families who are at-risk of or who are experiencing homelessness with solutions to achieve housing stability and long-term self-sufficiency. We envision living in a community where all families have a place to call home, and no one spends the night without shelter. With strong community support, we continue to expand our services. BHS provides comprehensive family-centered services, all of which are provided by staff trained in trauma-informed care and focused on empowering families to reach self-sufficiency. Our holistic services address a family’s current needs and seek to prevent repeat episodes of homelessness. Our services include prevention of homelessness, emergency shelter, housing programs, comprehensive case management, post shelter support, and permanent affordable rental housing.

If you have a passion for helping others and want to make a difference in the lives of families experiencing homelessness, Bethany House has an opportunity for you!

Current Job Openings


DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR 

Position Summary

The Development Coordinator leads all activities related to the donor database and donor acknowledgement and supports all fundraising efforts to enable Bethany House Services to fulfill its mission to empower homeless and at-risk families with the solutions to achieve housing stability and long-term self-sufficiency.

Primary responsibilities include processing all donations, producing all donor acknowledgements, facilitating all development reporting, and maintaining and managing the Raiser’s Edge database system.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee all functions and uses of Raiser’s Edge donor database and train others at BHS who utilize various development database functions
  • Facilitate all components of gift processing including donation data entry, donor acknowledgement letters, and record updating for both financial and in-kind donations
  • Run queries and reports for various needs including mail lists, donor lists, development metrics, and more
  • Maintain data integrity through database updates, enhancements, and necessary policies and procedures
  • Lead all gathering and reporting of fundraising metrics for the organization
  • Perform donor research as needed by CEO, CDO, or others
  • Oversee all online donation and registration pages, steward a small portfolio of recurring online donors, and assist with communications functions related to Raiser’s Edge including email and social media
  • Assist in planning, coordination, and implementation of events
  • Assist with other development or communications tasks as needed

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree – or equivalent years in experience,
  • Experience with donor databases, CRMs, or other databases
  • Impeccable attention to detail.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, creative-thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent proficiency in using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with accounting or finance is preferred
  • Polished professional presence with exceptional verbal and written communication skills,
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, adapt to shifting priorities, and work on a team,

Qualifications:

  • A valid driver’s license, able to meet BHS vehicle insurance requirements, and reliable transportation.
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug tests.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical mobility on a small agency campus and capacity to drive to appointments as scheduled.
  • Ability to perform work quickly and accurately with minimal instruction.
  • Essential physical requirements of the job: kneeling, standing, pulling, climbing, balancing, crouching, walking, lifting, stooping, tactile sense, hearing, reaching with hands and arms, grasping, pushing, fingering, repetitive movements, talking
  • Specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Environmental Conditions:
    • Normal office environment; inside environmental conditions.
    • Moderate noise level.

Working Conditions:

  • The position requires extended use of a computer.
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Hours of Work:
    • Generally 40 hours a week Monday – Friday; some evenings for special events, volunteer training and supervision.
    • At times it may be necessary to work longer workday and/or weekend hours due to business needs.
  • Other Position Requirements:

This position requires Strictness in the Confidentiality of all client, volunteer and employee data


GRANTS WRITER (Part-time 20-25 hours per week) 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Grant Writer will write persuasive and compelling grant applications and reports to foundation, corporate, and/or government funders to help Bethany House Services (BHS) fulfill its mission to empower homeless and at-risk families with the solutions to achieve housing stability and long-term self-sufficiency.

Primary responsibilities include composing letters of intent, grant applications, and grant reports; assisting with program budgets and other supplemental documents; and supporting research and data collection efforts.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write compelling grant proposals and reports to foundation, corporate, and government funders
  • Collaborate as needed with Program staff to understand and promote program outcomes or with Finance department for budgeting specifics
  • Assist with grant research, grant calendar management, organizational data collection, and other grant-related cultivation and stewardship needs
  • Assist with other development or communication tasks as needed

 JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree–preferably in English, communications, or other related disciplines–or equivalent years in experience.
  • Excellent written communication skills as well as advanced proofreading and editing abilities.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as a contributing team member.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to self-prioritize.
  • Experience with grants, reports, fundraisings, or issues related to BHS’ mission is preferred.
  • Experience performing grant and donor research is preferred.

 Other Position Requirements: 

  • Successful completion of BHS criminal background checks and drug tests
  • This position requires Strictness in the Confidentiality of all donors, clients, volunteers and employee data.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • As an essential business, incumbent must be able to work with the safety protocols under any pandemic condition which requires infection control precautions including a pandemic outbreak.
  • Essential physical requirements of the job: kneeling, standing, pulling, climbing, balancing, crouching, walking, lifting, stooping, bending, tactile sense, hearing, reaching with hands and arms, grasping, pushing, fingering, repetitive movements, talking.
  • Ability to move up to 20 pounds
  • Specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to work safely in an environment containing caustic chemicals, cleaning materials, dust and noise. Routinely required to work under inclement weather conditions.

HOUSING DIRECTOR

Position Summary:

The Housing Director provides direction, supervision, and coordination of the Housing programs and ensures Bethany House Services’ (BHS) values and mission are integrated with trauma informed care. This position reports to the Chief Operations Officers and is responsible for the management and direct supervision of assigned Housing Program staff and maintenance of Housing Program contract compliance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Administration

  • Accountable for ensuring that stated grant outcomes are met within budget.
  • Prepare and submit proposals, applications and required reports to appropriate funders.
  • Participate in external public relations efforts to support BHS’ mission.
  • Provide internal agency leadership, communication and consultation with all appropriate staff, administrative support persons and volunteers as related to Housing Program operations, improvements and public relations.
  • Provide leadership to the Family Housing Partnership (FHP) through collaboration with the CEO, CFO, Program Directors, and representatives from partner agencies.
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of compliance and efficiency for all components of the Housing programs.
  • Communicate and collaborate with Program Directors to ensure all program participants are receiving applicable and consistent wrap-around-services.
  • Monitor the VESTA and Clarity database systems for reports related to the Housing programs.
  • Serve on the Board of Director’s Social Services Committee providing leadership and vision to the group and collaborating with the Leadership Team and the committee chair to address agency needs and meet agency strategic goals
  • Share in overall internal team building internally.

Supervision Responsibilities

  • Ensure the Housing staff receives professional development by providing a minimum of biweekly supervision, coaching, and mentoring to assigned Housing Program staff
  • Complete probationary and annual performance evaluations within an established time frame for assigned staff
  • Develop performance improvement plans including recommendations for termination as necessary for assigned Housing Program staff.
  • Coordinate with the Human Resources Department to ensure adequate staffing needs including hiring new staff, onboarding, and offboarding.
  • Serve on Leadership Team to collaborate and ensure BHS continues to provide the highest quality of service.

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in social work or related field; LISW or LISW-S preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years working with individuals and/or families experiencing or who are at risk of experiencing homelessness required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HUD funded programs and wrap-around services including knowledge of housing placements and conducting home inspections. required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social service theory systems; social work and managerial principles required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook as well as other web-based programs.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and successfully manage competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading diverse and multidiscipline teams.
  • Strong organizational skills, and verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, delegate and create effective teams with demonstrated attention to detail and punctuality.
  • Ability to represent BHS in the community, to work cooperatively with homeless and emergency assistance providers and to initiate new relationships in the community
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and reliable transportation.
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug test.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical mobility on agency campus, special event locations, and within community; ability to drive to all appointments.
  • Essential physical requirements of the job: kneeling, standing, pulling, climbing, balancing, crouching, walking, lifting, stooping, tactile sense, hearing, reaching with hands and arms, grasping, pushing, fingering, repetitive movements, talking.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times to move objects.
  • Specific vision requirements: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Please submit your resume for consideration to hr@bhsinc.org

Bethany House Services is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Bethany House Services Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor and will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.