Full-time 40 hours, Monday – Friday 10-6:30, with occasional weekend and evening hours
ECHO is now looking for a Volunteer Outreach Coordinator for Paso Robles. This position fills an important role in managing a large volunteer pool for many positions throughout the shelter. This position is also responsible for the recruitment and retention of volunteers through outreach activities.
Implement a volunteer program that specifically engages high-value volunteers, particularly specialized/skilled volunteers, including the preparation of position descriptions, assessments and training programs to continually enhance ECHO’s capacity to deliver effective and appropriate services.
Enhance recruitment of community members as volunteers utilizing social media and community education opportunities to strengthen the community partnership. Conduct outreach activities necessary to maintain a volunteer base including recruitment events, speaking at religious and civic organization meetings; placing ads for volunteers on social media channels and volunteer websites and coordinating with local schools and community service programs.
Case Managers provide information, referrals, and case management; make decisions and act on behalf of the client, coordinating services for those who need permanent housing, health care, financial help and/or job training, all supporting the client’s move towards self-sufficiency. They are responsible for developing strategies for engaging with clients, creating awareness about the program in the community, and developing a path to re-housing. The Case Manager coordinates and initiates services with other public and private agencies providing services to the homeless population.
We are looking for a person who has a can-do attitude, is passionate about engaging chronically homeless individuals and has experience with this population. This position is located at the ECHO Shelter, Atascadero site. We are looking for someone who can work Tuesday – Saturday, 9:30am – 6:00pm, with flexibility for nights and weekends.