East Valley Men's Shelter - Support Partner, Part-Time

Mesa, Arizona, United States Part-time

A New Leaf is seeking a part- time Support Partner to work at our East Valley Men's Center, evenings / nights. The Center provides life skills training, work assistance, AA and NA services, socialization skills, food, basic needs and shelter. 

Our 94-bed shelter provides comprehensive programs and strategies for each resident. Many of the men face challenges because of past substance abuse, criminal involvement, life changing events or simply a long life on the streets. Residents are screened before enrollment and asked to be candid about the problems that resulted in their homelessness. Staff provides a supportive and structured environment to assure safety and respect. 

Schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 4PM-11:30PM & Saturday 3PM-11PM

Pay Rate: $12.00

Requirements/Qualifications/Skills:  

  • High school diploma or GED required; Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience working with the homeless or economically disadvantaged population preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources preferred and/or experience in a social service. 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with reliable transportation, current auto liability insurance and a clean 39-month motor vehicle record.
  • Must have a Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card or be able to pass various background checks in order to obtain one.
  • Due to state licensing, applicants must be a minimum 21 years of age.
  • Must have the skills necessary to engage and work with others from diverse ethnic and cultural groups, coupled with maintaining professionalism at all times.
  • Demonstrate and provide strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be committed to teamwork and have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Duties and Responsibilities: This position interacts with all levels, both inside and outside the company (e.g. clients, courts, agencies, etc.).  General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Answer and screen telephone calls (multiple lines). Provide resources/screening crisis calls.
  • Complete client intake/exit forms.
  • Assist with the introduction of program and facility orientation. Brief clients on house rules, chores, housekeeping, requirements and fire safety instructions, assuring adherence.
  • Provide varied verbal and physical crisis intervention.
  • Assist with maintaining program appearance; cleanliness and maintenance of agency physical plant, equipment and/or agency vehicles. May report repairs and maintenance needs.
  • Prepare and/or assist with meal/snack preparation and serving, including assisting with cleanup.
  • Complete all job duties on duty list. Document (verbal/written) and submit significant and routine paperwork.
  • Provide transportation in the agency vehicle as needed for scheduled activities. Oversee off-site activities.
  • Receive client care supervision as required by state law and A New Leaf policy and procedures.

Important Notes: 

PLEASE NOTE: Only those candidates with the experience and qualifications that correspond to our requirements may be contacted by a member of our hiring department. Please wait to hear from us; do not call the Human Resources Department to check on the status of your application.  NO PHONE CALLS. No Third Party or Temp Agencies.

We appreciate your interest in our organization. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. A New Leaf is an at-will employer. Any offer of employment with A New Leaf is contingent upon a successful consumer report to include verification of driving records, employment, education, and criminal background search. A New Leaf is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and participates in the E-Verify program. A New Leaf participa en el program de E-Verify. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Locations: Mesa, AZ 85201

Pay Rate: from $12.00/hour 

Pay Comments: All of our employees enjoy the following benefits: Direct deposit, Competitive pay, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Annual Team Member Appreciation Event, informal, yet professional team environment.