Acres of Hope is a spiritually-based renewal center serving homeless women with children by providing them with a home and an environment of structured programming. Acres of Hope’s unique approach allows residents to live onsite for up to two years while staff and volunteers provide encouragement, practical life-skills training, job skills, mentoring and spiritual direction.

Characteristics: cres of Hope employees lead God-centered lives, have a servant attitude, are able to work both independently and as a team, and contribute to an atmosphere of mutual respect. Acres of Hope is a drug-free, alcohol-free and tobacco-free environment.

FAMILY SERVICES SPECIALIST

Do you have a heart for helping people and are looking for more than just another job?  Are you Caring? Patient? Kind? Dedicated? Encouraging?  Want to make a difference and go home knowing your time was invested in something worthy?

Then you may be that special person we are looking for as our newest Family Services Specialist!

Acres of Hope is a spiritually-based renewal center serving homeless women with children by providing them with a home and an environment of structured programming. Acres of Hope’s unique approach allows residents to live onsite for up to two years while staff and volunteers provide encouragement, practical life-skills training, job skills, mentoring and spiritual direction.

Summary: The Family Services Specialist will provide supervision and oversight of the campus and services provided to our residents (women and children) thru counsel, coaching, mentoring and role modeling.  The Family Services Specialist will assist residents to understand and follow Acres of Hope’s policies and guidelines, provide child care and parenting assistance, and ensure the safety and security of the campus.

Minimum Qualifications: This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED and at least two years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified such as: recovery programs, social services for women and children, or similar opportunities to gain skills in relating to and working with at­-risk and/or homeless populations. Basic computer skills (internet, email, word processing) also required.

Characteristics: Acres of Hope employees lead God-centered lives, have a servant attitude, are able to work both independently and as a team, and contribute to an atmosphere of mutual respect. Acres of Hope is a drug-free, alcohol-free and tobacco-free environment

Schedule: Part-time, typically 24 hours per week, shifts will vary

Acres of Hope is a 24/7 operation and flexibility is required. Additional hours may be assigned as needed for extra coverage and/or in case of emergency, vacations or illnesses. This position includes working on call as needed.
 

PLACER FAMILY HOUSING BENEFITS

Qualified positions receive paid sick leave, paid vacation leave and a paid dental insurance plan. Qualification is based on the number of regularly scheduled hours per week for each position. For some benefits, 30 hours per week is considered full time. Placer Family Housing does not offer a medical health insurance plan.

HOW TO APPLY

Download Employment Application

Please download a position description and application. Resumes without a completed application will not be considered. Completed applications should be submitted to:

Acres of Hope

Attention: Human Resources

By mail: PO Box 238, Auburn, CA 95604

By fax: (530) 878­-8009

By email: office@acresofhopeonline.org